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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 15 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.17% 13.33% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 13.79% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £354 £325 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £325 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £431
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +127.27%

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
46 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 95.83% 96.67% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 14
Median daily rate £288 £490 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.32% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £325 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
Median hourly rate £18.75 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.39% -14.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 25 February 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 Aberdeen region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Tandem
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML

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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Server Building
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas