The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 26 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 33 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.30% 5.86% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.68% 6.33% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 15
Median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £262 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
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 Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 494 537 823
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.27% 92.59% 96.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 300 485
Median daily rate £355 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 25
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £80.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 28 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 Glasgow region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) SQL
3 8 (13.79%) Java
3 8 (13.79%) ITIL
3 8 (13.79%) Windows
3 8 (13.79%) Python
3 8 (13.79%) Finance
4 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.07%) Web Development
4 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
4 7 (12.07%) Ansible
4 7 (12.07%) DevOps
5 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.34%) Ruby
5 6 (10.34%) ERP
5 6 (10.34%) SAP
5 6 (10.34%) JBoss
5 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
6 5 (8.62%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.62%) Symantec
6 5 (8.62%) J2EE
6 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
6 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.62%) PHP
6 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
6 5 (8.62%) VMware

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 6 (10.34%) JBoss
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.72%) InDesign
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.72%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.72%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.72%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.72%) SAP PLM
3 1 (1.72%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.72%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.72%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.72%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.72%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.72%) Route 53
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) SAN
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
2 2 (3.45%) Skype
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) Power BI
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.45%) Big Data
4 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.72%) DataStage
5 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.72%) IBM BigInsights
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.72%) QlikView
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) GitLab
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Advertising
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) General Ledger
2 2 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.72%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) J2EE
1 5 (8.62%) Visualforce
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) Kafka
2 1 (1.72%) Node.js
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.17%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Unix
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.17%) AIX
4 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
5 1 (1.72%) SUSE
5 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.07%) DevOps
2 7 (12.07%) Web Development
3 6 (10.34%) ERP
4 5 (8.62%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.62%) User Stories
5 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.90%) CRM
5 4 (6.90%) Migration
6 3 (5.17%) Change Control
6 3 (5.17%) ITSM
6 3 (5.17%) Service Management
6 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.45%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance
7 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) Python
3 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.34%) Ruby
4 5 (8.62%) Apex Code
4 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.62%) PHP
4 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.45%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) VBScript
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) CISSP
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) CISA
2 1 (1.72%) CRISC
2 1 (1.72%) SANS
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.72%) QA
1 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.72%) Docker
3 1 (1.72%) RACF
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Ansible
2 5 (8.62%) SCCM
3 3 (5.17%) SCOM
3 3 (5.17%) WSUS
4 2 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.45%) Puppet
5 1 (1.72%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.72%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.72%) logstash
5 1 (1.72%) Mesos
5 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.72%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) SAP
3 5 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (8.62%) Symantec
3 5 (8.62%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 3 (5.17%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.72%) Epicor
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) MapR
6 1 (1.72%) NetApp
6 1 (1.72%) Polycom
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) Splunk