The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £378 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 43 30
Rank change year-on-year -14 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 23 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.95% 3.71% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 3.90% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 12
Median daily rate £378 £300 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.83% -31.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £276 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

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 560 666 435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 96.05% 95.14% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 461 263
Median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £530 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 27
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +31.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 -22 18 £388 +29.16% 8
Gateshead - 1 £380 - 2
Consultant
North East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
4 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
5 9 (19.15%) Oracle
6 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
6 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
6 8 (17.02%) Skype
6 8 (17.02%) Office 365
7 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (14.89%) User Experience
7 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
7 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (14.89%) Visualisation
7 7 (14.89%) Android
7 7 (14.89%) MCSE
7 7 (14.89%) Unix
7 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
7 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
8 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
8 6 (12.77%) DHCP
8 6 (12.77%) DNS
8 6 (12.77%) ITIL
8 6 (12.77%) CRM
8 6 (12.77%) MS Office
8 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (12.77%) Middleware

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 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
2 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.77%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (8.51%) MQSeries
5 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.13%) AquaLogic
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (2.13%) SAS
7 1 (2.13%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.26%) MFGPRO
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 2 (4.26%) SAP WM
4 1 (2.13%) Maximo
4 1 (2.13%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Skype
2 6 (12.77%) DHCP
2 6 (12.77%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) SSL
4 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.13%) HTTP
5 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.13%) NAS
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) SMS
5 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.13%) DB2
3 1 (2.13%) DTS
3 1 (2.13%) GIS
3 1 (2.13%) Ingres
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Toad
2 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Advertising
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Middleware
2 3 (6.38%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) CSS3
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) HTML5
3 1 (2.13%) J2EE
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.89%) User Experience
2 6 (12.77%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) AS400
5 1 (2.13%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (2.13%) Tandem
5 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.89%) Android
3 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
3 7 (14.89%) Unix
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) AIX
5 4 (8.51%) Solaris
6 3 (6.38%) Linux
6 3 (6.38%) OS/390
7 1 (2.13%) HPUX
7 1 (2.13%) MVS
7 1 (2.13%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Visualisation
2 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.77%) CRM
2 6 (12.77%) Customer Insight
2 6 (12.77%) Ethnography
2 6 (12.77%) Guerrilla Research
2 6 (12.77%) Human Factors
2 6 (12.77%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Line Management
2 6 (12.77%) Market Research
2 6 (12.77%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (12.77%) Service Design
2 6 (12.77%) Usability Testing
3 5 (10.64%) Workflow
4 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.38%) ERP
5 3 (6.38%) ITSM
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) MCSE
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.51%) Degree
5 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CISSP
6 1 (2.13%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (2.13%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Trend Micro
4 4 (8.51%) SAP
5 3 (6.38%) HP
5 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.26%) Progress
7 1 (2.13%) AppSense
7 1 (2.13%) Axway
7 1 (2.13%) Brocade
7 1 (2.13%) CA
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) F5
7 1 (2.13%) Sun
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) Tableau
7 1 (2.13%) VMware