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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 61 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 1.57% 2.33% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.74% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Median daily rate £395 £400 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +41.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £400 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £422
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £47.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +52.00%
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
359 73 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 80.31% 84.88% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 45 95
Median daily rate £310 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £268 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £451 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 2 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 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 19 (82.61%) SC Cleared
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 12 (52.17%) SAN
4 12 (52.17%) Unix
4 12 (52.17%) Linux
5 10 (43.48%) HP
5 10 (43.48%) Change Control
5 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
7 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
7 6 (26.09%) Office 365
8 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
8 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
8 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
8 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
8 5 (21.74%) Migration
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (17.39%) IronPort
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
9 4 (17.39%) MCSE

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 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
1 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
3 3 (13.04%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) Skype
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) LDAP
5 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.35%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Celerra
2 3 (13.04%) CLARiiON
2 3 (13.04%) EMC VNX
2 3 (13.04%) Symmetrix
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
1 12 (52.17%) Unix
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Change Control
1 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) Dependency Management
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) C-shell
2 2 (8.70%) Korn
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 19 (82.61%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (17.39%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) MCITP
6 1 (4.35%) MCP
6 1 (4.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Samba
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) IronPort
4 3 (13.04%) 3PAR
4 3 (13.04%) Brocade
4 3 (13.04%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix