Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 154 126
Rank change year-on-year +60 -28 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 6 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.49% 0.55% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.60% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 1
North East median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +16.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £284 £411 £363
90th Percentile £610 £444 £388
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £33.87 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1150 2497 1900
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 91.73% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 1699 1178
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £243
90th Percentile £550 £524 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 126 121
North East median hourly rate £17.48 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.04% +51.43% +14.75%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.28 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £33.87 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the North East

Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in the North East

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Consultant in the North East

Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Consultant in the North East

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +47 3 £600 +37.14% 1
Northumberland - 1 £550 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 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 North East region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Xen
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

Technical 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware