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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 44 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 27 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.10% 4.17% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 4.45% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £356 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £485 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +27.69%
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
821 651 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.26% 93.67% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 361 464
Average daily rate £375 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 17
Average hourly rate £26.83 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.09% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 13 (20.63%) Windows
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.70%) SAN
4 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
4 8 (12.70%) VMware
5 7 (11.11%) Migration
5 7 (11.11%) Firewall
5 7 (11.11%) SAP
6 6 (9.52%) Java
6 6 (9.52%) ABAP
6 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
6 6 (9.52%) HP
6 6 (9.52%) Dell
6 6 (9.52%) CommVault
6 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (9.52%) SCCM
7 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.94%) Lync
7 5 (7.94%) Office 365
7 5 (7.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (7.94%) NetBackup
7 5 (7.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (7.94%) Informatica
7 5 (7.94%) Symantec
7 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
7 5 (7.94%) WAN

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.94%) Lync
3 4 (6.35%) NetWeaver
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.59%) CICS
5 1 (1.59%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
1 3 (4.76%) Endur
2 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.59%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (1.59%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.94%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) SAN
2 7 (11.11%) Firewall
3 5 (7.94%) WAN
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.17%) LAN
5 2 (3.17%) VPN
5 2 (3.17%) Network Security
6 1 (1.59%) Broadband
6 1 (1.59%) FTP
6 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.35%) SAP HANA
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) PowerCenter
4 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.17%) QlikView
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.59%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Kalido
5 1 (1.59%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) SAP Basis
2 3 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) XML
3 2 (3.17%) XSLT
4 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (1.59%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) DataPower
3 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.59%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) iPad
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) zOS
5 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.11%) Migration
2 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
2 4 (6.35%) Data Management
2 4 (6.35%) Master Data Management
2 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
2 4 (6.35%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (4.76%) ETRM
3 3 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (4.76%) Analytics
3 3 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.17%) ERP
4 2 (3.17%) CRM
4 2 (3.17%) Identity Management
4 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
4 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.17%) Project Management
4 2 (3.17%) PDM
4 2 (3.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) Java
1 6 (9.52%) ABAP
2 2 (3.17%) VBA
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) REXX
3 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.76%) MCITP
4 3 (4.76%) CISM
4 3 (4.76%) MCSE
5 2 (3.17%) CISA
5 2 (3.17%) CRISC
5 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) MCTS
6 1 (1.59%) ISEB
6 1 (1.59%) CISSP
6 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.17%) COBIT
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCCM
2 5 (7.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (7.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) VMware
3 7 (11.11%) SAP
4 6 (9.52%) HP
4 6 (9.52%) Dell
4 6 (9.52%) CommVault
5 5 (7.94%) Informatica
5 5 (7.94%) Symantec
6 4 (6.35%) Business Objects
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco
6 4 (6.35%) EMC
6 4 (6.35%) NetApp
6 4 (6.35%) F5
7 3 (4.76%) OpenLink
7 3 (4.76%) Citrix
7 3 (4.76%) IBM
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle
8 2 (3.17%) Genesys
8 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.59%) Twitter
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