The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Glasgow 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 34 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 38 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.69% 4.58% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 4.84% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 22
Average daily rate
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£410 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £560 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £7.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
760 744 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.71% 94.66% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 368 377
Average daily rate £325 £338 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £191 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 23
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £142.60 £18.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Consultant
Scotland

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Oracle
3 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 12 (15.58%) CISSP
5 10 (12.99%) Information Security
5 10 (12.99%) ITIL
5 10 (12.99%) Windows
6 8 (10.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
6 8 (10.39%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
7 7 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (9.09%) CISM
7 7 (9.09%) Firewall
7 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.79%) Banking
8 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.79%) Change Management
8 6 (7.79%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (7.79%) ERP
8 6 (7.79%) UNIX
8 6 (7.79%) SQL
8 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.79%) SLA
9 5 (6.49%) CCSP
9 5 (6.49%) SOA
9 5 (6.49%) LAN

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (5.19%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle HRMS
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Payroll
4 4 (5.19%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (3.90%) Cognos Controller
5 3 (3.90%) SAP SD
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (1.30%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.30%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) LAN
2 5 (6.49%) WAN
3 3 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.60%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.30%) xDSL
5 1 (1.30%) MRTG
5 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.30%) HSRP
5 1 (1.30%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.30%) PPP
5 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.30%) VPN
5 1 (1.30%) Intranet
5 1 (1.30%) Extranet
5 1 (1.30%) OSPF
5 1 (1.30%) BGP
5 1 (1.30%) FDDI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.30%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) QlikView
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Selenium
1 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Local Government
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) German Language
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) SAP Basis
2 3 (3.90%) HTML
3 2 (2.60%) SAP XI
3 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.60%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) JSP
4 1 (1.30%) XSL
4 1 (1.30%) XSLT
4 1 (1.30%) Middleware
4 1 (1.30%) WinForms
4 1 (1.30%) J2EE
4 1 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) IVR
1 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.90%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.60%) CESG
4 1 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.30%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.30%) Statistics
4 1 (1.30%) RMADS
4 1 (1.30%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) UNIX
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) MVS
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.99%) ITIL
1 10 (12.99%) Information Security
2 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
3 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (7.79%) ERP
4 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.79%) Change Management
5 5 (6.49%) SOA
5 5 (6.49%) CRM
5 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.49%) System Testing
5 5 (6.49%) Analytics
6 4 (5.19%) SIEM
6 4 (5.19%) Workflow
6 4 (5.19%) Migration
6 4 (5.19%) Data Management
6 4 (5.19%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) Java
3 3 (3.90%) C#
3 3 (3.90%) R
4 2 (2.60%) ABAP
4 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) CISSP
2 7 (9.09%) CISM
3 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.49%) CCSP
4 5 (6.49%) GIAC
4 5 (6.49%) CEH
4 5 (6.49%) SSCP
5 4 (5.19%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.30%) CCNP
7 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.30%) MCPD
7 1 (1.30%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) CRD IV
2 3 (3.90%) COREP
2 3 (3.90%) FINREP
3 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.30%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) SAP
4 4 (5.19%) Cognos
4 4 (5.19%) Genesys
5 3 (3.90%) IBM
6 2 (2.60%) F5
6 2 (2.60%) Remedy
6 2 (2.60%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Qualys
7 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.30%) T-Plan
7 1 (1.30%) BMC
7 1 (1.30%) Informatica
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.30%) Symantec
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco
7 1 (1.30%) Sybase
7 1 (1.30%) Misys
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