Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 37 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 83 69 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.83% 4.96% 7.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.02% 5.20% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 32
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £334 £360 £306
90th Percentile £504 £559 £475
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £27.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £8.62 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year -71.27% - -

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 1,652 1,328 1,213
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 95.40% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 690 659
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £252 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 19
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +51.79% -48.98%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.45 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.05 £56.63 £43.55
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +13.92% -5.95%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (20.48%) Oracle
2 14 (16.87%) User Experience
3 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.05%) Office 365
5 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.43%) Migration
6 7 (8.43%) Service Management
6 7 (8.43%) Spring
6 7 (8.43%) Java
6 7 (8.43%) SQL
6 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (8.43%) REST
7 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.23%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
7 6 (7.23%) Taleo
7 6 (7.23%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (7.23%) Workflow
7 6 (7.23%) Finance
8 5 (6.02%) Information Security
8 5 (6.02%) Banking
8 5 (6.02%) CSS
8 5 (6.02%) HTML
8 5 (6.02%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (6.02%) EDI
8 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
8 5 (6.02%) CISSP
8 5 (6.02%) Workday HCM
8 5 (6.02%) Relational Database

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 3 (3.61%) Mule
1 3 (3.61%) Mule ESB
1 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) SAS
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.20%) InVision
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.02%) Workday HCM
3 4 (4.82%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (1.20%) Actimize
4 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.20%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Office 365
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.23%) Taleo
4 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.82%) SaaS
5 2 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.20%) IaaS
6 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) AMQP
1 3 (3.61%) VPN
2 1 (1.20%) DNS
2 1 (1.20%) Firewall
2 1 (1.20%) FTP
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.20%) Network Security
2 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.41%) Big Data
4 2 (2.41%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.41%) QlikView
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.20%) HBase
5 1 (1.20%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.20%) Parquet
5 1 (1.20%) Power BI
5 1 (1.20%) SAS EBI
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.82%) Maven
3 3 (3.61%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.61%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.61%) Gradle
3 3 (3.61%) JUnit
3 3 (3.61%) Mockito
3 3 (3.61%) Subversion
4 2 (2.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.20%) Gatling
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) JIRA
5 1 (1.20%) JMeter
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Back Office
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) German Language
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) REST
1 7 (8.43%) Spring
2 5 (6.02%) CSS
2 5 (6.02%) EDI
2 5 (6.02%) HTML
3 4 (4.82%) JMS
3 4 (4.82%) React
3 4 (4.82%) Spring Integration
3 4 (4.82%) Web Services
4 3 (3.61%) Apache Camel
4 3 (3.61%) CSS3
4 3 (3.61%) HTML5
4 3 (3.61%) Middleware
4 3 (3.61%) OAuth
4 3 (3.61%) OAuth2
4 3 (3.61%) OpenID
4 3 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.61%) SOAP
4 3 (3.61%) Spring MVC
4 3 (3.61%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) User Experience
2 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.20%) Blog
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.20%) DataPower
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
4 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Unix
2 2 (2.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (8.43%) Migration
3 7 (8.43%) Service Management
4 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (7.23%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (7.23%) Workflow
5 5 (6.02%) Analytics
5 5 (6.02%) Information Security
6 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.82%) Microservices
6 4 (4.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.61%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (3.61%) DevOps
7 3 (3.61%) ETL
7 3 (3.61%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.61%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (3.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) Java
1 7 (8.43%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) C#
2 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.61%) Python
4 1 (1.20%) Dart
4 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.20%) Ruby
4 1 (1.20%) Scala
4 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) CISSP
2 3 (3.61%) CISM
2 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) CASP
3 2 (2.41%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (2.41%) MCSA
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.20%) CGEIT
4 1 (1.20%) CISA
4 1 (1.20%) CRISC
4 1 (1.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.41%) GDPR
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Ansible
2 1 (1.20%) Kibana
2 1 (1.20%) logstash
2 1 (1.20%) Puppet
2 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.20%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Oracle
2 5 (6.02%) SEEBURGER
2 5 (6.02%) Workday
3 4 (4.82%) IBM
3 4 (4.82%) JD Edwards
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.61%) Adobe
4 3 (3.61%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) Informatica
5 2 (2.41%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.41%) Tableau
6 1 (1.20%) CA
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix
6 1 (1.20%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.20%) Qualys
6 1 (1.20%) Splunk
6 1 (1.20%) Twitter