The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 118 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £294 - £303
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 - £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 - £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.00
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
1858 2638 2706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 93.31% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1386 1449
Median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 £294 -
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec