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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 25 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.02% 4.76% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 5.15% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £280 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +27.69%
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
59 97 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 60.20% 92.38% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 69 28
Average daily rate £353 £323 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.54% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £377 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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

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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

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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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 -3 1 - -
Consultant
Scotland

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) PMP
2 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) GCIA
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering

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Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) PMP
2 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (28.57%) GCIA
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) FrontRange
2 1 (14.29%) Lumension
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow