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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 32 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 46 31 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.33% 4.78% 6.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.68% 5.03% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 28
Average daily rate
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£398 £413 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £290 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £550 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.36%
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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
810 616 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.86% 95.06% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 330 386
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.10 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 17 (21.79%) Oracle
3 10 (12.82%) Information Security
3 10 (12.82%) CISSP
4 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.54%) CRM
5 8 (10.26%) SOA
5 8 (10.26%) SQL
5 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
6 7 (8.97%) HTML
6 7 (8.97%) Workflow
6 7 (8.97%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (7.69%) Migration
7 6 (7.69%) E-business
7 6 (7.69%) IVR
7 6 (7.69%) ITIL
7 6 (7.69%) Windows
7 6 (7.69%) Genesys
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (6.41%) CEH
8 5 (6.41%) R
8 5 (6.41%) SSCP
8 5 (6.41%) Intranet
8 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.41%) CCSP
8 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (6.41%) UNIX
8 5 (6.41%) SAP
8 5 (6.41%) Oracle Payroll

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.56%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.28%) OpenROAD
4 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle HRMS
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (3.85%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.85%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (3.85%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (2.56%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.28%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Intranet
1 5 (6.41%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) LAN
2 4 (5.13%) WAN
3 3 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.28%) Network Security
4 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.56%) QlikView
3 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) Ingres
4 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.28%) ProC
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) HTML
2 4 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (2.56%) SAP XI
3 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.56%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.28%) WCF
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
4 1 (1.28%) JSP
4 1 (1.28%) XSL
4 1 (1.28%) XSLT
4 1 (1.28%) Middleware
4 1 (1.28%) WinForms
4 1 (1.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) IVR
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) Learning Management System
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.56%) CESG
5 1 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.28%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.28%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Information Security
2 9 (11.54%) CRM
3 8 (10.26%) SOA
4 7 (8.97%) Workflow
5 6 (7.69%) Migration
5 6 (7.69%) E-business
5 6 (7.69%) ITIL
6 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.13%) Information Management
7 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (5.13%) Analytics
8 3 (3.85%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.85%) SIEM
8 3 (3.85%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.85%) Network Design
8 3 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) R
3 4 (5.13%) Java
4 3 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.56%) ABAP
6 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) CISSP
2 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.41%) CCSP
2 5 (6.41%) SSCP
2 5 (6.41%) CISM
2 5 (6.41%) GIAC
2 5 (6.41%) CEH
3 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.28%) MCPD
5 1 (1.28%) MCSD
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.56%) QA
1 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) CRD IV
2 1 (1.28%) COREP
2 1 (1.28%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Oracle
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) Genesys
4 5 (6.41%) SAP
5 3 (3.85%) Cognos
5 3 (3.85%) IBM
6 2 (2.56%) Informatica
6 2 (2.56%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.28%) Symantec
7 1 (1.28%) VMware
7 1 (1.28%) Altiris
7 1 (1.28%) T-Plan
7 1 (1.28%) Sybase
7 1 (1.28%) Misys
7 1 (1.28%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix
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