The median contractor rate for an IT Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

IT Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 86
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - - 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1145 1265 1367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.22% 95.47% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 696 721
Median daily rate £375 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +13.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 21
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in Edinburgh

IT Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Consultant in Edinburgh

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT 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 Edinburgh region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Privileged Access Management

IT Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Privileged Access Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001