The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Renfrewshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 23 17 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.05% 6.15% 59.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 11.11% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 12
Average daily rate - £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -28.42%
Job Titles Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
85 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 89.47% 55.38% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 18
Average daily rate £328 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.92% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £304 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £378 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Consultant
Scotland

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
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Paisley - - - -
Consultant
Scotland

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Netcool
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) MCSD
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Fat Client

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VBScript
1 3 (50.00%) VB
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Netcool
2 2 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
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