The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical 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
Technical Consultant
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 2.42% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £444 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.84% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Technical 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% -

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Technical 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 Technical 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 - 4 £420 -
Technical Consultant
Scotland

Technical 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 Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) JSP 440
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) PKI
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
5 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Technical 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 Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
2 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft