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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 24 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 34 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.51% 4.01% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.04% 4.15% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 14
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £310 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £570 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
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
563 747 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.25% 96.64% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 444 272
Average daily rate £325 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 11
Average hourly rate £32.75 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.67% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Migration
2 16 (19.51%) Banking
3 14 (17.07%) SAP
4 13 (15.85%) Legato
4 13 (15.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 12 (14.63%) Linux
6 11 (13.41%) EMC
7 8 (9.76%) IBM
7 8 (9.76%) Firewall
8 7 (8.54%) F5
8 7 (8.54%) Cisco
8 7 (8.54%) SAN
8 7 (8.54%) Unix
9 6 (7.32%) Law
10 5 (6.10%) Sybase
10 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
11 4 (4.88%) Brocade
11 4 (4.88%) SAP IS-U
11 4 (4.88%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
11 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (4.88%) vCloud
11 4 (4.88%) GPFS
11 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
11 4 (4.88%) HACMP
11 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.88%) Windows

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 2 (2.44%) LiveLink
1 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.44%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.22%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.22%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Firewall
2 7 (8.54%) SAN
3 4 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (3.66%) Network Security
5 2 (2.44%) IPsec
5 2 (2.44%) VLAN
5 2 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) SAP HANA
2 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.44%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (1.22%) Big Data
3 1 (1.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.22%) QlikView
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.22%) Moq
1 1 (1.22%) NUnit
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Billing
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) Flash
2 2 (2.44%) .NET
2 2 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.22%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) CSS3
3 1 (1.22%) EDI
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) HTML5
3 1 (1.22%) LINQ
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.22%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (1.22%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (1.22%) WPF
3 1 (1.22%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Clustering
1 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
1 4 (4.88%) HACMP
2 2 (2.44%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.22%) CCTV
3 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.22%) NHS
3 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Linux
2 7 (8.54%) Unix
3 4 (4.88%) AIX
3 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.88%) Windows
4 2 (2.44%) HPUX
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) Migration
2 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
2 4 (4.88%) Data Migration
3 3 (3.66%) CRM
3 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
3 3 (3.66%) TOGAF
4 2 (2.44%) Business Analysis
4 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.44%) Content Management
4 2 (2.44%) Data Modelling
4 2 (2.44%) ETL
4 2 (2.44%) High Availability
4 2 (2.44%) Open Source
4 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.22%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (1.22%) Line Management
5 1 (1.22%) MVVM
5 1 (1.22%) SDLC
5 1 (1.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) Python
1 4 (4.88%) Ruby
2 2 (2.44%) ABAP
2 2 (2.44%) C#
2 2 (2.44%) Java
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) CCNA
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.22%) CISSP
4 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) GPFS
1 4 (4.88%) vCloud
2 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) EMC NetWorker
1 13 (15.85%) Legato
2 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) SAP
2 11 (13.41%) EMC
3 8 (9.76%) IBM
4 7 (8.54%) Cisco
4 7 (8.54%) F5
5 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.10%) Sybase
6 4 (4.88%) Brocade
7 3 (3.66%) Forcepoint
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle
8 2 (2.44%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.44%) OpenText
8 2 (2.44%) Qualys
9 1 (1.22%) DevExpress
9 1 (1.22%) Informatica
9 1 (1.22%) Kofax
9 1 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.22%) Netezza
9 1 (1.22%) VMware