The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank - 122 112
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.038% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.039% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.66%
IT Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2389 2536 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.76% 95.88% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1413 1027
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

IT Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IT Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

IT Consultant
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement