The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Erskine region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 41 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 3.29% 3.95% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 4.05% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 11
Median daily rate £325 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £425 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +54.12%
Consultant
Renfrewshire

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
192 74 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 79.01% 97.37% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 54 104
Median daily rate £320 £330 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +163.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Erskine region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Degree
6 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (33.33%) Office 365
7 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (26.67%) Server Building
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (26.67%) Intranet
8 4 (26.67%) Internet
8 4 (26.67%) Project Management
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (26.67%) Change Control
8 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
9 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 4 (26.67%) Intranet
3 3 (20.00%) Skype
4 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (13.33%) LDAP
4 2 (13.33%) X.500
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) PKI
4 2 (13.33%) Replication
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Control
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
1 4 (26.67%) Server Building
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (6.67%) Records Management
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) MCP
5 3 (20.00%) MCSE
5 3 (20.00%) MCTS
6 1 (6.67%) CISSP
6 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) IronPort
3 1 (6.67%) AppSense
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix