Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 24 28
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 62 72 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.38% 6.72% 5.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 7.09% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 29
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £366 £362 £310
90th Percentile £544 £550 £485
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £30.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 - £65.25

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 1,107 1,015 1,427
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 94.77% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 514 766
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £189 £196
90th Percentile £500 £471 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £16.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.49% -35.22% +51.52%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.08 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £17.32 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.70% -17.52% +20.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2018, 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 9 (14.52%) Migration
1 9 (14.52%) Office 365
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
2 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) .NET
2 8 (12.90%) Windows
3 7 (11.29%) Python
3 7 (11.29%) Java
3 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.29%) QA
4 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (9.68%) C#
4 6 (9.68%) SQL
4 6 (9.68%) SAP
4 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.68%) OpenLink
4 6 (9.68%) Endur
5 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.45%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Workflow

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 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Endur
2 4 (6.45%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (3.23%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.61%) Misys Equation
4 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.23%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (1.61%) NUnit
General
1 8 (12.90%) Banking
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Law
3 2 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Front Office
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) .NET
2 4 (6.45%) HTML
3 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.84%) Spring
4 2 (3.23%) CSS
4 2 (3.23%) Ext JS
4 2 (3.23%) jQuery
4 2 (3.23%) React
4 2 (3.23%) REST
4 2 (3.23%) RESTful
4 2 (3.23%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.61%) CSS3
5 1 (1.61%) HTML5
5 1 (1.61%) JSON
5 1 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.61%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
1 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) RIA
3 2 (3.23%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.61%) AS400
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Equities
4 1 (1.61%) iSeries
4 1 (1.61%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.23%) Unix
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) Migration
2 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
4 4 (6.45%) Workflow
5 3 (4.84%) Analytics
5 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
5 3 (4.84%) CRM
5 3 (4.84%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (4.84%) DevOps
5 3 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (4.84%) SDLC
5 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.23%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.23%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.23%) Internal Audit
6 2 (3.23%) Power Management
6 2 (3.23%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) Java
1 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
1 7 (11.29%) Python
2 6 (9.68%) C#
2 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.68%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) PHP
4 3 (4.84%) Perl
5 2 (3.23%) ABAP
5 2 (3.23%) VBScript
6 1 (1.61%) COBOL
6 1 (1.61%) RPG
6 1 (1.61%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) CISSP
3 2 (3.23%) CISM
4 1 (1.61%) CLAS
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) FATCA
3 1 (1.61%) GDPR
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 6 (9.68%) OpenLink
1 6 (9.68%) SAP
2 3 (4.84%) Adobe
2 3 (4.84%) Nintex
2 3 (4.84%) Progress
3 2 (3.23%) Google
3 2 (3.23%) Misys
3 2 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) Brocade
4 1 (1.61%) Citrix
4 1 (1.61%) FireEye
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.61%) Splunk
4 1 (1.61%) Sun
4 1 (1.61%) Symantec
4 1 (1.61%) Tableau