The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank - 23 19
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine - 1.23% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.37% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-11.04% -4.11%
Consultant
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine 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
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48 73 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 66.67% 90.12% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 51 25
Average daily rate £341 £335 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) PMP
3 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) GCIA
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) PMP
2 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) GCIA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Lumension