Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 17 November 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 24 30
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 55 80 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.20% 7.10% 5.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 7.51% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 27
Glasgow median daily rate £463 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +11.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £384 £313 £324
90th Percentile £554 £550 £535
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £27.00 - -
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 Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1263 1065 1637
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 94.58% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 572 853
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 31
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.50 £13.38 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.74% -51.24% +66.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £41.35 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £17.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +18.88% -25.85% +31.00%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Glasgow region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Migration
3 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
4 8 (14.55%) Banking
5 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.73%) CISSP
5 7 (12.73%) Office 365
5 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (10.91%) QA
6 6 (10.91%) Linux
7 5 (9.09%) C#
7 5 (9.09%) SQL
7 5 (9.09%) SAP
7 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 5 (9.09%) Project Management
7 5 (9.09%) Law
7 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
8 4 (7.27%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (7.27%) CRISC
8 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
8 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
8 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.27%) SCCM
8 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (5.45%) Endur
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.82%) FRx
3 1 (1.82%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.82%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP PLM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.82%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (3.64%) Power BI
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) BODI
3 1 (1.82%) DataStage
3 1 (1.82%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Law
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
1 3 (5.45%) Spring
2 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.64%) Ext JS
2 2 (3.64%) REST
2 2 (3.64%) RESTful
2 2 (3.64%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) jQuery
3 1 (1.82%) JSON
3 1 (1.82%) React
3 1 (1.82%) WebSockets
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) RIA
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) AS400
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.82%) Equities
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.82%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.45%) Unix
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Migration
2 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (9.09%) Project Management
3 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.27%) ERP
3 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
3 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.45%) DevOps
4 3 (5.45%) ITSM
4 3 (5.45%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (3.64%) Analytics
5 2 (3.64%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.64%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (3.64%) SDLC
5 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (3.64%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.09%) C#
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) Perl
3 4 (7.27%) Python
4 3 (5.45%) Java
4 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) VBScript
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) COBOL
6 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) CISSP
2 4 (7.27%) CRISC
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) CISA
3 2 (3.64%) CISM
4 1 (1.82%) CLAS
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) MCSE
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) GAAP
2 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) logstash
2 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) OpenLink
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Progress
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe
4 2 (3.64%) Concur
4 2 (3.64%) Google
4 2 (3.64%) Splunk
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) FireEye
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) Nintex
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) Sun
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau