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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 26 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 42 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.33% 3.98% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.76% 4.15% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 18
Average daily rate £380 £450 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +20.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £242 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £534 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
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
621 843 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.67% 95.90% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 471 360
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 13
Average hourly rate £13.73 £27.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.09% +77.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Law
2 15 (19.48%) SAP
3 14 (18.18%) Banking
3 14 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 11 (14.29%) Migration
5 9 (11.69%) Intel Security
6 7 (9.09%) Unix
6 7 (9.09%) Content Management
6 7 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 6 (7.79%) Open Source
7 6 (7.79%) Qualys
7 6 (7.79%) Firewall
7 6 (7.79%) OpenText
7 6 (7.79%) Cisco
8 5 (6.49%) Linux
8 5 (6.49%) Cognos
8 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.49%) Sybase
8 5 (6.49%) LiveLink
9 4 (5.19%) Clustering
9 4 (5.19%) JIRA
9 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.19%) Cognos Controller
9 4 (5.19%) .NET
9 4 (5.19%) Windows
9 4 (5.19%) AIX
9 4 (5.19%) IBM
9 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.19%) Atlassian

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (6.49%) LiveLink
2 4 (5.19%) Confluence
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
4 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Cognos Controller
2 3 (3.90%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.60%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (2.60%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.30%) HFM
4 1 (1.30%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.30%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Firewall
2 3 (3.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.60%) DNS
3 2 (2.60%) IPsec
3 2 (2.60%) LDAP
3 2 (2.60%) SAN
3 2 (2.60%) VLAN
3 2 (2.60%) VPN
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SAP HANA
2 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.60%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (1.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (5.19%) FishEye
1 4 (5.19%) JIRA
1 4 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.30%) Moq
2 1 (1.30%) NUnit
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Law
3 14 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.30%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.30%) EDI
3 1 (1.30%) LINQ
3 1 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.30%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.30%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (1.30%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) WPF
3 1 (1.30%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) DataPower
3 2 (2.60%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Unix
2 5 (6.49%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) AIX
3 4 (5.19%) Windows
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) Migration
2 7 (9.09%) Content Management
2 7 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 6 (7.79%) Open Source
4 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.19%) Data Mapping
5 4 (5.19%) DevOps
5 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.90%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.60%) High Availability
7 2 (2.60%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (2.60%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.60%) SDLC
8 1 (1.30%) Data Transformation
8 1 (1.30%) Database Security
8 1 (1.30%) ETL Development
8 1 (1.30%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (1.30%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (1.30%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) ABAP
2 2 (2.60%) Java
2 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) AWK
3 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.30%) C#
3 1 (1.30%) Perl
3 1 (1.30%) sed
3 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) CCNA
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.30%) ACCA
3 1 (1.30%) CIMA
3 1 (1.30%) CISSP
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) MCITP
3 1 (1.30%) MCP
3 1 (1.30%) MCTS
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) XenApp
3 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (2.60%) Legato
1 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.30%) Nagios
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) SAP
2 9 (11.69%) Intel Security
3 6 (7.79%) Cisco
3 6 (7.79%) OpenText
3 6 (7.79%) Qualys
4 5 (6.49%) Cognos
4 5 (6.49%) Sybase
5 4 (5.19%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.19%) IBM
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.90%) F5
6 3 (3.90%) Forcepoint
6 3 (3.90%) Symantec
7 2 (2.60%) CA
7 2 (2.60%) EMC
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle
7 2 (2.60%) VMware
8 1 (1.30%) Citrix
8 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
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