Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 61 72
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 19 35 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.91% 3.76% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 3.95% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 48
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £381 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +8.11% -5.13%
10th Percentile £255 £294 £237
90th Percentile £781 £625 £483
North East median daily rate £375 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £28.00
North East median hourly rate - - £28.00

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 952 886 2,031
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 95.06% 90.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 595 1,334
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £222 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £541 £499
North East median daily rate £377 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.54% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 53 110
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.20% -9.26% +92.86%
10th Percentile £9.67 £10.03 £11.83
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £35.00
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £19.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.29% -28.70% +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -20 18 £381 -4.69% 43
Sunderland - 1 - -
Consultant
North East

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (15.79%) G Suite
3 3 (15.79%) User Stories
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Google
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) AirWatch
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Terraform
4 2 (10.53%) PKI
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Content Management
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS

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 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.26%) Maximo
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) G Suite
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) 3G
2 1 (5.26%) Broadband
2 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) WebEx
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Java EE
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) User Stories
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) Content Management
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.53%) SOA
3 1 (5.26%) BDD
3 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) System Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) AirWatch
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Afaria
1 2 (10.53%) Terraform
1 2 (10.53%) XenMobile
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Packer
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) Google
3 2 (10.53%) Apple
3 2 (10.53%) McAfee
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) Guidewire
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Ivanti
4 1 (5.26%) New Relic
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) Tableau
4 1 (5.26%) ThinPrint
4 1 (5.26%) VMware