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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 32 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 40 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.68% 5.11% 5.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.91% 5.48% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £549 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+68.10% +5.45%
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
815 767 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.32% 93.31% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 348 360
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 21
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £134.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 (18.31%) Finance
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle
3 11 (15.49%) Web Services
3 11 (15.49%) SOA
4 10 (14.08%) Windows
4 10 (14.08%) Java
4 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database
4 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (12.68%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (12.68%) WebCenter
5 9 (12.68%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (12.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (12.68%) SAP
5 9 (12.68%) ERP
5 9 (12.68%) Informatica
5 9 (12.68%) WebLogic
5 9 (12.68%) Middleware
6 8 (11.27%) Migration
6 8 (11.27%) Line Management
7 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
7 7 (9.86%) XML
8 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
8 6 (8.45%) IBM
8 6 (8.45%) Data Management
8 6 (8.45%) Master Data Management
8 6 (8.45%) Data Quality
8 6 (8.45%) iPad
9 5 (7.04%) BPEL
9 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (12.68%) WebLogic
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle Service Bus
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) NetWeaver
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.41%) Lync
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (4.23%) Endur
3 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.82%) Workday HCM
4 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.41%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) SAN
1 3 (4.23%) Firewall
1 3 (4.23%) iSCSI
1 3 (4.23%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) LDAP
2 1 (1.41%) Broadband
2 1 (1.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.41%) FTP
2 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.63%) PowerCenter
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.63%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.82%) Big Data
4 2 (2.82%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.82%) QlikView
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.41%) DataStage
5 1 (1.41%) QualityStage
5 1 (1.41%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.41%) Kalido
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Back Office
2 2 (2.82%) Billing
3 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) Web Services
2 9 (12.68%) Middleware
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (12.68%) WebCenter
3 7 (9.86%) XML
4 4 (5.63%) SAP Basis
5 3 (4.23%) .NET
6 2 (2.82%) XSLT
7 1 (1.41%) J2EE
7 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.41%) Drools
7 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) iPad
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) CLARiiON
3 3 (4.23%) Celerra
3 3 (4.23%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.41%) DataPower
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Life Science
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) zOS
4 1 (1.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) SOA
2 9 (12.68%) ERP
3 8 (11.27%) Migration
3 8 (11.27%) Line Management
4 6 (8.45%) Master Data Management
4 6 (8.45%) Data Management
5 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (7.04%) BPEL
6 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.63%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.63%) SDLC
6 4 (5.63%) Release Management
6 4 (5.63%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (5.63%) CRM
7 3 (4.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) Java
2 4 (5.63%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) ABAP
3 2 (2.82%) VBA
4 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.41%) REXX
4 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) CISM
4 2 (2.82%) CISSP
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) CISA
4 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) CRISC
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) MCP
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.41%) MCTS
5 1 (1.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) COBIT
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
1 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.23%) vSphere
2 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
1 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.68%) SAP
3 9 (12.68%) Informatica
4 6 (8.45%) IBM
5 5 (7.04%) VMware
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco
6 4 (5.63%) HP
6 4 (5.63%) EMC
7 3 (4.23%) OpenLink
7 3 (4.23%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (2.82%) Sybase
8 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.82%) Genesys
9 1 (1.41%) Ariba
9 1 (1.41%) CA
9 1 (1.41%) CommVault
9 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.41%) Symantec
9 1 (1.41%) MicroStrategy