The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 124 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.087% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£353 £375 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -34.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2546 2309 2430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.28% 93.90% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1333 1120 1127
Average daily rate £373 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 80 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Consultant
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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
Edinburgh - 3 £353 - 1
Glasgow - - - - 2
Stirling - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) SLA
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) JBoss

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
1 2 (15.38%) System Testing
1 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Web Design
1 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
1 2 (15.38%) Change Management
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
1 2 (15.38%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Security
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
2 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) CRD IV
2 1 (7.69%) COREP
2 1 (7.69%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss