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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 54 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 2.56% 1.23% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 1.52% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Median daily rate £388 - £280
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 - £406
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 £45.50 £36.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+24.65% -12.04%
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
357 66 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 83.22% 81.48% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 48 63
Median daily rate £313 £348 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +5.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £249 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £454 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 20 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) SAN
4 12 (50.00%) Linux
4 12 (50.00%) Unix
5 10 (41.67%) HP
5 10 (41.67%) Change Control
5 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
6 7 (29.17%) Degree
6 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
7 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (25.00%) Migration
7 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (25.00%) Office 365
7 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) OpenStack
8 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (16.67%) IronPort

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 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) OpenStack
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
5 1 (4.17%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) Skype
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.17%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Celerra
2 3 (12.50%) CLARiiON
2 3 (12.50%) EMC VNX
2 3 (12.50%) Symmetrix
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
1 12 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Change Control
1 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Content Management
6 1 (4.17%) Dependency Management
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.33%) C-shell
2 2 (8.33%) Korn
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 20 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.67%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) MCITP
6 1 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Samba
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) IronPort
4 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 3 (12.50%) Brocade
4 3 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) VMware
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