The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 86 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.32% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £488 £439 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £438 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Technical 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
1371 1258 1124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.01% 95.88% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 685 551
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £24.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) DataPower
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (25.00%) IIS
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) zOS
3 3 (25.00%) iPlanet
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Teradata
4 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) SAS
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) SAN

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) iPlanet
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) DataPower
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Solaris
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) API Design
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas File System
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Teradata
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas
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