The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 45 22 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.17% 3.57% 6.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.55% 3.76% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 25
Average daily rate
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£385 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.33 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+28.92% -43.12%
Consultant
Scotland

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
687 585 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.24% 94.81% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 287 383
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Average hourly rate £16.16 £10.93 £16.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.84% -33.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £125.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 25 (27.17%) Oracle
2 24 (26.09%) Finance
3 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 13 (14.13%) SQL
4 13 (14.13%) Windows
5 11 (11.96%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (11.96%) E-business
5 11 (11.96%) Workflow
5 11 (11.96%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (10.87%) Migration
6 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
6 10 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (9.78%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (8.70%) VMware
8 8 (8.70%) ERP
8 8 (8.70%) SOA
8 8 (8.70%) ITIL
9 7 (7.61%) HTML
9 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
9 7 (7.61%) CRM
9 7 (7.61%) HP
9 7 (7.61%) Information Security
9 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (6.52%) SCCM
10 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (6.52%) Office 365
10 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (6.52%) Oracle HRMS
10 6 (6.52%) SAN

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 11 (11.96%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.43%) Lync
4 2 (2.17%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.09%) OpenROAD
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.09%) SAS
5 1 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (9.78%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle HRMS
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Payroll
6 3 (3.26%) SAP CRM
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (2.17%) SAP SD
7 2 (2.17%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.52%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) Taleo
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) SAN
2 4 (4.35%) Intranet
2 4 (4.35%) Firewall
3 3 (3.26%) LAN
3 3 (3.26%) WAN
4 2 (2.17%) DHCP
4 2 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.17%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.17%) DNS
5 1 (1.09%) HTTP
5 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.26%) QlikView
4 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.09%) Ingres
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Toad
1 1 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.09%) ProC
General
1 24 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Retail
3 3 (3.26%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
4 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) HTML
2 3 (3.26%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) XSLT
2 3 (3.26%) Web Services
2 3 (3.26%) XML
3 2 (2.17%) SAP XI
3 2 (2.17%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.09%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.09%) WCF
4 1 (1.09%) REST
4 1 (1.09%) XSL
4 1 (1.09%) EDI
4 1 (1.09%) JMS
4 1 (1.09%) Middleware
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.09%) EJB
4 1 (1.09%) CSS
4 1 (1.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.26%) Data Integration
1 3 (3.26%) Learning Management System
1 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.17%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.17%) IVR
3 1 (1.09%) CESG
3 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.09%) Clustering
3 1 (1.09%) RMADS
3 1 (1.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.13%) Windows
2 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.35%) UNIX
5 2 (2.17%) Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.96%) E-business
1 11 (11.96%) Workflow
2 10 (10.87%) Migration
3 8 (8.70%) ITIL
3 8 (8.70%) ERP
3 8 (8.70%) SOA
4 7 (7.61%) CRM
4 7 (7.61%) Information Security
5 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.26%) Project Management
8 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.17%) Service Management
9 2 (2.17%) Information Management
9 2 (2.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.13%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
3 5 (5.43%) Java
3 5 (5.43%) R
4 3 (3.26%) ABAP
5 2 (2.17%) C
5 2 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) COBOL
6 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.09%) Perl
6 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (4.35%) CISSP
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.26%) CCSP
3 3 (3.26%) SSCP
3 3 (3.26%) GIAC
3 3 (3.26%) CEH
3 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.09%) ISEB
5 1 (1.09%) CISM
5 1 (1.09%) MCSD
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.09%) CFA
5 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.09%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.17%) QA
1 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.26%) vSphere
4 2 (2.17%) XenApp
5 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) SCCM
2 5 (5.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (5.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) Oracle
2 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.70%) VMware
4 7 (7.61%) HP
5 6 (6.52%) Dell
5 6 (6.52%) SAP
5 6 (6.52%) Symantec
5 6 (6.52%) CommVault
6 4 (4.35%) Cisco
7 3 (3.26%) EMC
7 3 (3.26%) NetApp
8 2 (2.17%) Informatica
8 2 (2.17%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.17%) Citrix
8 2 (2.17%) Genesys
8 2 (2.17%) IBM
8 2 (2.17%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.09%) Altiris
9 1 (1.09%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.09%) Lotus
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