Period
to 26 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 53 46
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 30 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.18% 4.00% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 4.16% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 29
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £338 £379 £360
90th Percentile £485 £585 £588
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 669 890 922
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.18% 96.11% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 657 671
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £278 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.41% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 38
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -12.28% -36.67%
10th Percentile £11.56 £9.01 £9.58
90th Percentile £54.30 £45.90 £42.49
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £15.68 £14.00
% change year-on-year +18.02% +11.96% -37.78%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 20 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Azure
4 11 (36.67%) CTC Cleared
4 11 (36.67%) DNS
5 10 (33.33%) DHCP
6 8 (26.67%) Citrix
6 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) ThinPrint
8 6 (20.00%) SafeCom
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (13.33%) Power Platform
9 4 (13.33%) PowerApps
9 4 (13.33%) OneDrive
9 4 (13.33%) Power BI
9 4 (13.33%) VPN
9 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 4 (13.33%) LAN
9 4 (13.33%) WAN
9 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.33%) Workflow
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) Workflow Management
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (13.33%) SharePoint Server

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 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (6.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Azure
2 6 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) AWS
3 4 (13.33%) OneDrive
3 4 (13.33%) Power Platform
3 4 (13.33%) PowerApps
4 2 (6.67%) Office 365
5 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 10 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
1 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.33%) Workflow
2 4 (13.33%) Workflow Management
3 3 (10.00%) Project Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Accounts Payable
4 2 (6.67%) Accounts Receivable
4 2 (6.67%) Cash Management
4 2 (6.67%) Order to Cash
4 2 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (6.67%) Record to Report
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Event Correlation
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Microservices
5 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SafeCom
2 2 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Packer
3 1 (3.33%) Perfmon
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Citrix
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) ThinPrint
4 4 (13.33%) Trend Micro
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) Dynatrace
6 1 (3.33%) Guidewire
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk
6 1 (3.33%) VMware