The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Erskine during the 3 months to 30 March 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
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 26 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 4.41% 11.03% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 12.50% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 1
Median daily rate £419 £410 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +28.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £436 £438
% change year-on-year +3.15% -0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine. 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
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 55 128 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 80.88% 88.28% 86.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 88 44
Median daily rate £388 £405 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.32% +16.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Erskine

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Erskine

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Erskine region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) BEA
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) iPlanet
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Retail

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) QMS
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) BEA
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) VMware