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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 20 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 8.61% - 6.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.32% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£347 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -23.61%
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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
126 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 83.44% 82.61% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 12 14
Average daily rate £340 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £370 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) HP
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) DNS
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 6 (30.00%) SAN
4 6 (30.00%) Thin Client
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (30.00%) Fat Client
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (20.00%) AppSense
6 4 (20.00%) Middleware
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (15.00%) MCSE
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (10.00%) VCAP
8 2 (10.00%) vSphere
8 2 (10.00%) vCloud
8 2 (10.00%) SNMP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) SNMP
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (30.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) HPUX
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (10.00%) VCAP
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) MCTS
5 1 (5.00%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) vCloud
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Brightmail
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.00%) KVM
5 1 (5.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (5.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) HP
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) AppSense
4 2 (10.00%) PlateSpin
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) IronPort