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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Consultant
UK / Scotland
Rank 93 131 117
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 9 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.039% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.041% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £406 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -11.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1668 2435 2592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.26% 94.02% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 1288 1445
Median daily rate £370 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 56
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 - 9 £406 - 2
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 7 (43.75%) Law
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (37.50%) F5
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) BIG-IP
3 5 (31.25%) Network Security
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (25.00%) User Experience
4 4 (25.00%) Sass
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (18.75%) Prototyping
5 3 (18.75%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 3 (18.75%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) Spring
6 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) BIG-IP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (31.25%) Network Security
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (6.25%) Power BI
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Gradle
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) PVCS
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Law
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) Sass
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) JPA
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) User Experience
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 3 (18.75%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 3 (18.75%) Prototyping
2 3 (18.75%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Kanban
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) ES6
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
1 6 (37.50%) F5
2 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Talend