Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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.

Consultant
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 49 86
Rank change year-on-year -10 +37 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 38 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.82% 4.49% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 4.72% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 46
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +18.42% -10.59%
10th Percentile £373 £331 £285
90th Percentile £603 £588 £510
North East median daily rate £475 £434 £400
% change year-on-year +9.51% +8.44% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £50.00 -
North East median hourly rate - £50.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 956 889 1,868
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 94.98% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 628 1,353
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £258
90th Percentile £563 £577 £525
North East median daily rate £413 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +6.11% +3.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 74
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -45.54% +26.25%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.90 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.20 £50.12 £37.93
North East median hourly rate £13.89 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.66% -22.22% +26.62%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Tyne and Wear

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Tyne and Wear

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Tyne and Wear

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Tyne and Wear

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 38 £475 +5.56% 47
Consultant
North East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (42.11%) SharePoint
1 16 (42.11%) Skype for Business
1 16 (42.11%) Skype
2 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) Office 365
3 14 (36.84%) SCCM
3 14 (36.84%) OneDrive
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps
6 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (7.89%) Python
7 3 (7.89%) SQL
7 3 (7.89%) G Suite
7 3 (7.89%) User Stories
7 3 (7.89%) Google
7 3 (7.89%) Terraform
8 2 (5.26%) PMO
8 2 (5.26%) Runbook
8 2 (5.26%) GitLab
8 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.26%) PaaS
8 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 16 (42.11%) SharePoint
1 16 (42.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.63%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.63%) Sage 300 ERP
1 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.63%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) Office 365
2 14 (36.84%) OneDrive
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (7.89%) G Suite
6 2 (5.26%) PaaS
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.63%) IaaS
7 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) Skype
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.63%) NAS
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) HBase
2 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) GitLab
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.63%) Gatling
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) JMeter
3 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.63%) LSMW
General
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) IDoc
1 1 (2.63%) Kafka
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
1 1 (2.63%) SAP PI
1 1 (2.63%) SAP XI
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.53%) DevOps
3 3 (7.89%) User Stories
4 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.26%) ERP
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Runbook
4 2 (5.26%) Test Planning
4 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.63%) Data Development
5 1 (2.63%) Due Diligence
5 1 (2.63%) Order to Cash
5 1 (2.63%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (2.63%) Service Design
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Python
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) ABAP
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
3 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) Terraform
3 2 (5.26%) Ansible
3 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (2.63%) logstash
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) BMC
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Sage
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.63%) SOASTA, Inc