Period
to 17 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Consultant
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 7 15
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 4.31% 16.28% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 16.67% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Aberdeen median daily rate £444 £350 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.79% -36.36% +15.79%
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 - £47.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies in Aberdeen with a recognized job title 111 84 73
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 97.67% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 37
Aberdeen median daily rate £263 £300 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +27.66% -27.69%
10th Percentile £103 £126 £135
90th Percentile £468 £369 £480
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £360
% change year-on-year +7.64% - -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 6 8
Aberdeen median hourly rate £31.93 £14.50 £32.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.17% -55.50% +127.07%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.63 £13.35
90th Percentile £47.63 £27.75 £74.95
Scotland median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +12.82% -3.70% +12.50%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Aberdeen

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Aberdeen

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Aberdeen

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, 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 Aberdeen region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Maximo
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) HP

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 (20.00%) Maximo
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle