The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank - 81 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £353 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Senior 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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1366 1136 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.40% 93.57% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 692 338
Average daily rate £350 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £13.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +50.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Consultant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) HPUX
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) HPUX
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) HP