The first table below looks at the demand for the Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 125 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.24% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.26% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £323 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2540 2308 2430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.23% 93.90% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1121 1128
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 79 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Consultant
UK

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Support 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 Support Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 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
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Support Consultant
UK

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) ERP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Local Government
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (12.50%) R
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (12.50%) IVR
6 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) ERP
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Genesys
3 1 (12.50%) SAP