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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 22 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 1.25% 5.49% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 5.95% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £280 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +27.69%
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
41 84 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 51.25% 92.31% 52.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 62 27
Average daily rate £353 £327 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.07% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £379 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) GCIA
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) SIEM
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) GCIA
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Lumension
2 1 (16.67%) F5