The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 25 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.

Consultant
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 62 45
Rank change year-on-year +33 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 16 57 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.21% 4.05% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.53% 4.59% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 11
Median daily rate £425 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +18.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 353 1242 601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.89% 88.27% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 803 376
Median daily rate £351 £321 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.19% -12.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 75 65
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £13.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +36 12 £425 +18.05% 17
Gateshead - 1 £380 -
Consultant
North East

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Windows
3 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
5 6 (15.38%) Office 365
5 6 (15.38%) Skype
5 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
6 5 (12.82%) DNS
6 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
6 5 (12.82%) DHCP
6 5 (12.82%) SAP
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle
6 5 (12.82%) MCSE
6 5 (12.82%) CRM
6 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
6 5 (12.82%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (12.82%) Android
6 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
6 5 (12.82%) Trend Micro
6 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
6 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (12.82%) Mobile Device Management

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 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Office Communications Server
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.13%) MFGPRO
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 2 (5.13%) SAP WM
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (2.56%) Sage 200
3 1 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Skype
2 5 (12.82%) DHCP
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) SMS
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Toad
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) MSI
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.13%) Advertising
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) IDoc
2 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.82%) Android
3 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Unix
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) CRM
1 5 (12.82%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
2 4 (10.26%) Actionable Customer Insight
2 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
2 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.26%) Customer Insight
2 4 (10.26%) ERP
2 4 (10.26%) Ethnography
2 4 (10.26%) Guerrilla Research
2 4 (10.26%) Human Factors
2 4 (10.26%) Line Management
2 4 (10.26%) Market Research
2 4 (10.26%) Qualitative Research
2 4 (10.26%) Quantitative Research
2 4 (10.26%) Service Design
2 4 (10.26%) Usability Testing
2 4 (10.26%) Workflow
3 3 (7.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) MCSE
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) SAP
2 5 (12.82%) Trend Micro
3 2 (5.13%) Progress
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) AppSense
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Sage
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