The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Aberdeen region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 3 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 23.53% 7.14% 9.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.49% 7.50% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £249 - £538
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 - £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +40.00%
Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49 40 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 96.08% 95.24% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 51
Median daily rate £300 £180 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £29.17 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.43% +133.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Aberdeen region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Aberdeen region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Aberdeen region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 Aberdeen region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
4 9 (56.25%) SDLC
4 9 (56.25%) ITIL
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
6 7 (43.75%) Change Management
6 7 (43.75%) Billing
7 3 (18.75%) ERP
8 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 2 (12.50%) SAP
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (6.25%) Server Building
9 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (6.25%) Records Management
9 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 1 (6.25%) Ventyx
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (6.25%) Infor M3
4 1 (6.25%) Maximo
4 1 (6.25%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (6.25%) Primavera
4 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (6.25%) SAP HCM
4 1 (6.25%) SAP HR
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) EDRMS
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Billing
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
2 9 (56.25%) SDLC
3 8 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) Change Management
4 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) ESRI
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Mincom
4 1 (6.25%) Siemens
4 1 (6.25%) Triple Point
4 1 (6.25%) Ventyx
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas
4 1 (6.25%) VMware