The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Livingston region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
West Lothian / Livingston
Rank 16 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 5.88% 5.36% 6.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 5.36% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £60.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +142.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Livingston 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
Livingston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51 56 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 100.00% 100.00% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 27
Median daily rate £350 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £9.84 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Livingston region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

Consultant Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Livingston region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL