Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 143 103
Rank change year-on-year +60 -40 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.34% 0.59% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.65% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £600 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.14% +16.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £575 £411 £363
90th Percentile £625 £444 £388
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £600 £438 £375
% change year-on-year +37.14% +16.67% -6.25%
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 823 2000 1339
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.49% 91.16% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 1462 882
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -13.58% +8.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £524 £591
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +11.43% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 92 72
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.48 £27.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.85% +23.86% +35.05%
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.37 £11.78
90th Percentile £48.70 £33.55 £36.93
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.30 £26.79 £20.00
% change year-on-year -39.15% +33.94% +31.15%

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 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

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%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix