The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 75 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.28% 0.11% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.12% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 685 831 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.01% 95.52% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 555 334
Median daily rate £358 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 35
Median hourly rate £13.13 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.93% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 -9 2 £400 - 2
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Maximo
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (16.67%) Maximo
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
1 1 (16.67%) ITSM
1 1 (16.67%) Release Management
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft