The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 133 124 112
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£330 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
Support 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
3060 2557 2253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.84% 92.68% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1581 1286 1095
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 52 80
Average hourly rate £20.25 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% +32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 4 £330 -
Glasgow +8 1 - -
Support Consultant
UK

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Toad

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Lotus
1 1 (20.00%) VMware