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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 14 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 55 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.27% 4.17% 5.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.75% 4.31% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 16
Median daily rate £450 £383 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £327 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £499 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.51% +83.33%
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
564 858 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.11% 96.73% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 431 380
Median daily rate £335 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 14
Median hourly rate £10.00 £50.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +217.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £55.00 £110.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
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 27 August 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 44 (45.36%) Finance
2 29 (29.90%) Law
3 28 (28.87%) Banking
4 27 (27.84%) Data Centre
5 14 (14.43%) Qualys
5 14 (14.43%) Oracle
6 13 (13.40%) Unix
7 11 (11.34%) Intel Security
8 10 (10.31%) IBM
8 10 (10.31%) SAP
9 9 (9.28%) Open Source
9 9 (9.28%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database
10 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
10 8 (8.25%) Linux
10 8 (8.25%) SQL
10 8 (8.25%) Symantec
11 7 (7.22%) Java
11 7 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (7.22%) Content Management
12 6 (6.19%) WebSphere
12 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.19%) OpenText
12 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
12 6 (6.19%) Forcepoint
12 6 (6.19%) Data Loss Prevention
13 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
13 5 (5.15%) DevOps
13 5 (5.15%) Clustering
13 5 (5.15%) ETL

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 6 (6.19%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.12%) Confluence
3 3 (3.09%) LiveLink
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.06%) JBoss
4 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.06%) NetWeaver
4 2 (2.06%) PowerExchange
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.03%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) DOC1
1 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) SAP MDM
2 2 (2.06%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (2.06%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.03%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) LDAP
2 2 (2.06%) DNS
2 2 (2.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) DHCP
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.03%) SAN
3 1 (1.03%) SSL
3 1 (1.03%) VLAN
3 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.06%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (2.06%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.03%) DataStage
7 1 (1.03%) DB2
7 1 (1.03%) MySQL
7 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (4.12%) FishEye
1 4 (4.12%) JIRA
1 4 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.09%) PVCS
2 3 (3.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.06%) ERwin
3 2 (2.06%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.06%) JUnit
3 2 (2.06%) Ranorex
3 2 (2.06%) Selenium
3 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.03%) GitLab
4 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 44 (45.36%) Finance
2 29 (29.90%) Law
3 28 (28.87%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Publishing
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) .NET
1 3 (3.09%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
1 3 (3.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.06%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.03%) cXML
3 1 (1.03%) Drools
3 1 (1.03%) EDI
3 1 (1.03%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.03%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.03%) J2EE
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.84%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.15%) Clustering
3 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) DataPower
4 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Unix
2 8 (8.25%) Linux
3 5 (5.15%) AIX
3 5 (5.15%) Windows
4 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.03%) Solaris
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.28%) Open Source
1 9 (9.28%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (7.22%) Content Management
3 6 (6.19%) Data Loss Prevention
3 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
4 5 (5.15%) DevOps
4 5 (5.15%) ETL
5 4 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.12%) Test Scripting
6 3 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.09%) CRM
6 3 (3.09%) ERP
6 3 (3.09%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (3.09%) Migration
6 3 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.09%) Web Development
7 2 (2.06%) BCP
7 2 (2.06%) Change Management
7 2 (2.06%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) SQL
2 7 (7.22%) Java
3 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.12%) Python
3 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.09%) C#
4 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.06%) Perl
5 2 (2.06%) Scala
5 2 (2.06%) VBScript
6 1 (1.03%) AWK
6 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.03%) C
6 1 (1.03%) C++
6 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.03%) PHP
6 1 (1.03%) Ruby
6 1 (1.03%) sed
6 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) ACCA
3 1 (1.03%) CIMA
3 1 (1.03%) CISSP
3 1 (1.03%) ISEB
3 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.03%) MCITP
3 1 (1.03%) MCP
3 1 (1.03%) MCTS
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.03%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.03%) RHEV
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.03%) XenApp
4 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) SCCM
1 3 (3.09%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.03%) Ansible
3 1 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.03%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.03%) Nagios
3 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.03%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Oracle
1 14 (14.43%) Qualys
2 11 (11.34%) Intel Security
3 10 (10.31%) IBM
3 10 (10.31%) SAP
4 8 (8.25%) Symantec
5 6 (6.19%) Forcepoint
5 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.19%) OpenText
6 5 (5.15%) CA
7 4 (4.12%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.12%) HP
8 3 (3.09%) Cognos
8 3 (3.09%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (3.09%) Talend
9 2 (2.06%) BMC
9 2 (2.06%) Informatica
9 2 (2.06%) Teradata
10 1 (1.03%) Cisco
10 1 (1.03%) Epicor