The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 96 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.074% - 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.85 - -
Support 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
1293 1342 1224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.78% 95.18% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 701 731
Median daily rate £395 £356 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 32
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Support 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 Edinburgh region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco