Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 85 51
Rank change year-on-year +37 -34 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 47 73 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.09% 3.10% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.40% 3.40% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 53 30
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £440 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £300 £265 £258
90th Percentile £625 £450 £550
North East median daily rate £425 £410 £435
% change year-on-year +3.66% -5.75% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £50.00 £28.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -13.85% -
North East median hourly rate £50.00 £28.00 £32.50
% 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 870 2148 1447
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.26% 91.09% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 1533 937
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £243 £225 £250
90th Percentile £551 £516 £588
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 103 81
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.30 £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.63% +35.00% +31.15%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.26 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.80 £31.30 £37.00
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -34.00% +49.13% +13.44%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +43 44 £430 +11.69% 16
Sunderland +2 1 - - 1
Consultant
North East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
3 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
4 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
5 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
5 11 (23.40%) Migration
6 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (17.02%) Workflow
7 8 (17.02%) Solaris
7 8 (17.02%) SQL
8 6 (12.77%) Linux
8 6 (12.77%) ERP
8 6 (12.77%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (12.77%) SCCM
9 5 (10.64%) Office 365
9 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (10.64%) Unix
9 5 (10.64%) Oracle
9 5 (10.64%) Finance
9 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
9 5 (10.64%) Advertising
9 5 (10.64%) Teamcenter
10 4 (8.51%) MSI
10 4 (8.51%) Perl
10 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
10 4 (8.51%) HP
10 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (6.38%) OpenStack

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 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.13%) FileNet
4 1 (2.13%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.13%) LiveLink
4 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (10.64%) Teamcenter
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.13%) Sage 200
3 1 (2.13%) Sage X3
3 1 (2.13%) SAP Business One
3 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.13%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.13%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.13%) SAP HR-PA
3 1 (2.13%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (2.13%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) LDAP
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) Skype
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) FCoE
3 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) NAS
3 1 (2.13%) Network Security
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MSI
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Advertising
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
1 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Software Packaging
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) Flash
3 1 (2.13%) J2EE
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) DataPower
2 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Exalytics
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.02%) Solaris
5 6 (12.77%) Linux
6 5 (10.64%) Unix
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.38%) AIX
9 1 (2.13%) HPUX
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Migration
2 8 (17.02%) Workflow
3 6 (12.77%) ERP
4 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL
5 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.38%) Presales
5 3 (6.38%) Release Management
6 2 (4.26%) Analytics
6 2 (4.26%) Business Development
6 2 (4.26%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) High Availability
6 2 (4.26%) Scrum
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.13%) Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Perl
3 2 (4.26%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) Korn
3 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.13%) C-shell
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.26%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Brightmail
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.13%) KVM
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.13%) Samba
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Xen
4 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) Ansible
3 2 (4.26%) Terraform
4 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.13%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.13%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.13%) OpenView
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Piwik
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) HP
4 3 (6.38%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) Sun
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) BT
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) IronPort
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.26%) Sage
5 2 (4.26%) Veritas
6 1 (2.13%) Borland
6 1 (2.13%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) Informatica
6 1 (2.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) Opsware
6 1 (2.13%) Workday