The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 29 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 7.88% 5.00% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% 5.47% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Average daily rate £420 £425 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £347 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £447 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -8.33%
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 Renfrewshire 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
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
143 128 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 86.67% 91.43% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 80 23
Average daily rate £390 £348 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +1 13 £420 -1.17% 1
Consultant
Scotland

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) SAN
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 9 (45.00%) Change Control
3 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (30.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
7 3 (15.00%) PKI
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) JSP 440
8 2 (10.00%) EMC VNX
8 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
8 2 (10.00%) Brocade
8 2 (10.00%) Celerra
8 2 (10.00%) Replication
8 2 (10.00%) CLARiiON
8 2 (10.00%) Symmetrix
8 2 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (10.00%) EMC
8 2 (10.00%) Citrix

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.00%) Live Communications Server
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (10.00%) LDAP
2 2 (10.00%) X.500
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) AOM
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Celerra
2 2 (10.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Symmetrix
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
1 9 (45.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Change Control
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (10.00%) Brocade
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) VMware