The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 24 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 25 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.07% 4.99% 5.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 5.46% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 20
Median daily rate £444 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £311 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £520 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £435
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +85.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
467 623 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.73% 91.48% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 349 407
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
Median hourly rate £17.32 £33.71 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.62% +113.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £18.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Glasgow region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Glasgow region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Glasgow region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Oracle
2 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.70%) SQL
3 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
4 9 (12.33%) User Stories
4 9 (12.33%) SAP
4 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.96%) Windows
6 7 (9.59%) Symantec
7 6 (8.22%) Law
7 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.22%) Unix
7 6 (8.22%) Linux
7 6 (8.22%) Java
7 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
7 6 (8.22%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database
7 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
7 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.85%) SCCM
8 5 (6.85%) Apex Code
8 5 (6.85%) Visualforce
8 5 (6.85%) Banking
8 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.85%) ETL
8 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (4.11%) JBoss
1 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) EngageOne
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP IS-U
1 3 (4.11%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.37%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.37%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) DNS
2 2 (2.74%) Skype
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.37%) IPsec
3 1 (1.37%) NAS
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) SSL
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) VLAN
3 1 (1.37%) VPN
3 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) Power BI
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
6 1 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.37%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.11%) PVCS
1 3 (4.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.74%) GitLab
2 2 (2.74%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
3 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Law
3 5 (6.85%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Billing
4 3 (4.11%) Publishing
5 2 (2.74%) Advertising
6 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Visualforce
2 2 (2.74%) J2EE
2 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.37%) Kafka
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.37%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.37%) Web Services
3 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.85%) User Experience
2 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) Unix
3 3 (4.11%) Solaris
3 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.37%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) SUSE
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.33%) User Stories
3 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
3 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (6.85%) ETL
5 4 (5.48%) BDD
5 4 (5.48%) CRM
5 4 (5.48%) Ethnography
5 4 (5.48%) Human Factors
5 4 (5.48%) Scrum
5 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.48%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (4.11%) BCP
6 3 (4.11%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.11%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (4.11%) DevOps
6 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) Java
2 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.85%) Apex Code
3 5 (6.85%) C#
3 5 (6.85%) Python
4 4 (5.48%) VBScript
5 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.74%) C
6 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.74%) Perl
6 2 (2.74%) PHP
6 2 (2.74%) Ruby
6 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) CISSP
4 1 (1.37%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.37%) RACF
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) SCCM
2 4 (5.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.11%) Ansible
4 2 (2.74%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.37%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.37%) logstash
5 1 (1.37%) Netcool
5 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.37%) Puppet
5 1 (1.37%) QRadar
5 1 (1.37%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.37%) SCOM
5 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) SAP
3 7 (9.59%) Symantec
4 6 (8.22%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.48%) HP
5 4 (5.48%) Qualys
6 3 (4.11%) IBM
6 3 (4.11%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (4.11%) Talend
7 2 (2.74%) OpenText
7 2 (2.74%) VMware
8 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.37%) BMC
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix
8 1 (1.37%) Epicor
8 1 (1.37%) MapR
8 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.37%) Veritas