The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 115 135 126
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.062% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.065% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +29.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
2145 3085 2584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.91% 95.01% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1603 1321
Median daily rate £350 £371 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 71 50
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 August 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 +7 6 £500 +29.03% 1
Glasgow - 4 £475 -
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) JSON
5 4 (17.39%) Unix
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
6 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) PVCS
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) ETL
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 3 (13.04%) CA
6 3 (13.04%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (13.04%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (13.04%) Splunk

Senior 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) VLAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) ATM
3 1 (4.35%) BGP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.35%) DMVPN
3 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.35%) HSRP
3 1 (4.35%) ISDN
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) OSPF
3 1 (4.35%) PPP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) PVCS
1 3 (13.04%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (8.70%) ProC
General
1 8 (34.78%) Banking
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Change Management
1 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
1 3 (13.04%) ETL
1 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (13.04%) Service Management
1 3 (13.04%) SIEM
1 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
2 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
2 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
2 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.70%) Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.35%) BPR
3 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) CCIE
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCSA
3 1 (4.35%) CCSE
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) QRadar
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) ArcSight
2 3 (13.04%) CA
2 3 (13.04%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (13.04%) Splunk
2 3 (13.04%) Talend
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft