The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeenshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeenshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank - - 1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeenshire - - 28.57%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeenshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeenshire 100.00% 85.71% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate £375 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
Scotland

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeenshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Aberdeenshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeenshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeenshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeenshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeenshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeenshire

Consultant
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Aberdeenshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeenshire region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeenshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeenshire region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle