The median contractor rate for a Support Consultant was £285 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 29 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.

Support Consultant
England / North East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 125 71
Rank change year-on-year +72 -54  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.53% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £285 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.11% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.85 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.85 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 531 1443 797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 94.15% 89.18% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1035 2518 1723
Median daily rate £350 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -12.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 234 343
Median hourly rate £17.24 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.42% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £36.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Support Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Support Consultant in the North East

Support Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Support Consultant in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Consultant in the North East

Support Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Consultant in the North East

Support Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +80 2 £285 -20.83%
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Support 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 North East region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Trend Micro
2 4 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared

Support Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQLPlus
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Trend Micro
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP