Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 47 90
Rank change year-on-year -19 +43 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 19 45 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.16% 5.03% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 5.39% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 56
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £463 £428 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.19% +15.54% -7.50%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £246
90th Percentile £810 £625 £488
North East median daily rate £463 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.66% -5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £50.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +78.57% -13.85%
North East median hourly rate - £50.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +78.57% -13.85%

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 841 835 2,316
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 93.30% 90.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 572 1,611
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -15.00%
10th Percentile £243 £235 £224
90th Percentile £583 £540 £506
North East median daily rate £400 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +10.34% +4.09% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 112
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% -35.19% +80.00%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.50 £10.03
90th Percentile £33.58 £42.50 £35.93
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -35.19% +80.00%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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 -26 18 £463 +8.82% 36
Sunderland +1 1 - - 1
Consultant
North East

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) G Suite
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) User Stories
2 3 (15.79%) Terraform
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) Google
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Data Security
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Runbook
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) Ansible
3 2 (10.53%) Docker
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation

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 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maximo
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 200
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 300 ERP
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
1 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) G Suite
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Datadog
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Broadband
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
1 1 (5.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Gatling
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) GitLab
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) JMeter
2 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.26%) LSMW
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.79%) User Stories
2 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Data Security
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) ERP
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Runbook
2 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.26%) Due Diligence
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) Order to Cash
3 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.26%) SOA
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
1 3 (15.79%) Python
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Terraform
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Guidewire
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) New Relic
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Sage
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk