The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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.

Technical Consultant
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 113 59
Rank change year-on-year +69 -54  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.29% 0.74% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.84% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £375 £424 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.50% +13.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £314 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £444 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -8.82% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract IT Job Roles
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 329 1186 544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.54% 88.18% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 2111 1262
Median daily rate £370 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £505 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 175 268
Median hourly rate £17.48 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.57% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Newcastle upon Tyne

Technical 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 Technical Consultant in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

Technical 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 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle