Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Consultant
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 86 56
Rank change year-on-year +42 -30 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 41 55 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.62% 2.90% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 3.13% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 25
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -9.41% +2.10%
10th Percentile £331 £285 £315
90th Percentile £588 £513 £675
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £385 £425
% change year-on-year +16.88% -9.41% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £50.00 - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £50.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 845 1,760 1,315
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 92.73% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 1,304 868
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +8.55%
10th Percentile £253 £262 £256
90th Percentile £588 £525 £592
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £370 £405
% change year-on-year +8.11% -8.64% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 62 61
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.75 £26.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.34% +15.97% +26.94%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.26 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.61 £38.75 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.75 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -48.11% +32.50% +21.21%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Newcastle upon Tyne

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Newcastle upon Tyne

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Newcastle upon Tyne

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Newcastle upon Tyne

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
4 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
5 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
6 9 (21.95%) Solaris
6 9 (21.95%) Linux
6 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
7 8 (19.51%) Puppet
7 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
7 8 (19.51%) Ansible
7 8 (19.51%) DevOps
7 8 (19.51%) Terraform
7 8 (19.51%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
7 8 (19.51%) Migration
7 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (19.51%) Software Packaging
8 6 (14.63%) SCCM
9 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (12.20%) SAP
10 4 (9.76%) Unix
10 4 (9.76%) SQL
10 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
10 4 (9.76%) MSI
10 4 (9.76%) Scrum
10 4 (9.76%) Workflow
10 4 (9.76%) Advertising

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (2.44%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (4.88%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.44%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.44%) Sage X3
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Business One
3 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.44%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.44%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.44%) SAP HR-PA
3 1 (2.44%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) FinancialForce
3 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) Skype
2 2 (4.88%) SMS
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) FCoE
3 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) NAS
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
1 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
1 8 (19.51%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) MSI
3 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Advertising
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Software Packaging
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Solaris
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.76%) Unix
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) AIX
6 2 (4.88%) HPUX
7 1 (2.44%) SUSE
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
1 8 (19.51%) DevOps
1 8 (19.51%) Migration
2 4 (9.76%) Scrum
2 4 (9.76%) Workflow
3 3 (7.32%) ERP
3 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) ITSM
4 2 (4.88%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Analytics
5 1 (2.44%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.44%) High Availability
5 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) Korn
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) C-shell
4 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Brightmail
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.88%) Samba
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) KVM
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Xen
3 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Ansible
1 8 (19.51%) Puppet
1 8 (19.51%) Terraform
2 6 (14.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.44%) Matomo
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Sun
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) IronPort
4 2 (4.88%) Sage
4 2 (4.88%) Veritas
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Brocade
5 1 (2.44%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) IFS
5 1 (2.44%) Infor
5 1 (2.44%) Opsware
5 1 (2.44%) PlateSpin
5 1 (2.44%) Workday
5 1 (2.44%) Xero