The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 127 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
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£300 £383 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -33.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - -
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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
2566 2305 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.04% 93.36% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1353 1105 1187
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 90 125
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.33 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
North Lanarkshire - 2 £300 - 1
Edinburgh -3 1 - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle