The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 64 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 11 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.33% 0.62% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.65% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 11
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£550 £343 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.58% +10.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £44.97 £43.48
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +3.42%
Technical 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
776 612 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.72% 94.88% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 329 376
Average daily rate £350 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 19
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -22.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.16 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Glasgow region.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Glasgow region.

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) SOA
1 7 (46.67%) Workflow
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (26.67%) R
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle HRMS
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Payroll
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) E-business
2 4 (26.67%) Intranet
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Learning Management System
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 1 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Altiris
5 1 (6.67%) IVR
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Misys
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Genesys
5 1 (6.67%) SQL

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle HRMS
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) Extranet
2 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) SOA
1 7 (46.67%) Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) E-business
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) R
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Altiris
3 1 (6.67%) Misys
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Genesys
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec