The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Erskine region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 20 17 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 1.25% 7.14% 80.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 13.79% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 12
Average daily rate - £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
71 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 88.75% 51.79% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 15
Average daily rate £335 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £306 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Consultant
Renfrewshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Netcool
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) MCSD
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Fat Client

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VBScript
1 3 (50.00%) VB
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Netcool
2 2 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
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