Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Technical Consultant
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 138 94
Rank change year-on-year +46 -44 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 4 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.42% 0.63% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.70% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £424 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.60% +10.78% -
10th Percentile £385 £315 £363
90th Percentile £490 £444 £412
North East median daily rate £400 £424 £383
% change year-on-year -5.60% +10.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 901 2012 1161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.64% 90.39% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 1323 722
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £325 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -11.26% +13.57%
10th Percentile £249 £222 £219
90th Percentile £528 £500 £526
North East median daily rate £366 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +12.69% -9.72% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 101 94
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £24.50 £27.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.26% +100.00% -18.18%
10th Percentile £10.15 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.00 £27.05
North East median hourly rate £20.57 £27.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -23.83% +86.21% -9.83%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Technical Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Tyne and Wear

Technical 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 Technical Consultant in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Consultant in Tyne and Wear

Technical Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Consultant in Tyne and Wear

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 +49 4 £400 -5.60%
Technical Consultant
North East

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Server Monitoring

Technical 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle