Period
to 26 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 80 68 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.61% 6.23% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 6.57% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 33
Glasgow median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -3.21%
10th Percentile £360 £325 £314
90th Percentile £556 £508 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £423 £420
% change year-on-year +0.59% +0.60% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £10.00 £10.50 £100.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% -89.50% +177.78%

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 1,369 1,035 1,242
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 94.87% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 552 681
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £186 £188
90th Percentile £513 £488 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £17.32 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.57% -46.71% +57.08%
10th Percentile £10.93 £12.50 £13.73
90th Percentile £39.50 £42.88 £48.28
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.16 £30.10
% change year-on-year +1.98% -42.99% +67.24%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 (21.25%) Office 365
2 12 (15.00%) Migration
3 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.25%) .NET
4 8 (10.00%) Finance
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle
4 8 (10.00%) SAP
4 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.00%) User Experience
4 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (8.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.75%) Banking
6 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.50%) Taleo
6 6 (7.50%) Adobe
6 6 (7.50%) Java
6 6 (7.50%) CISSP
6 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.25%) OpenLink
7 5 (6.25%) Endur
7 5 (6.25%) Workflow
7 5 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 5 (6.25%) C#
7 5 (6.25%) HTML

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 7 (8.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (6.25%) CMS
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Endur
2 4 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.50%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.25%) Misys Equation
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (1.25%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) Office 365
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.50%) Taleo
4 4 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) LAN
1 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.50%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.50%) QlikView
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Hudson
2 1 (1.25%) NUnit
2 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) .NET
2 5 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (3.75%) ADO.NET
3 3 (3.75%) WCF
4 2 (2.50%) COM
4 2 (2.50%) React
4 2 (2.50%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (2.50%) Web Services
5 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) CSS3
5 1 (1.25%) EDI
5 1 (1.25%) HTML5
5 1 (1.25%) Java EE
5 1 (1.25%) jQuery
5 1 (1.25%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) User Experience
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.25%) iSeries
5 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
1 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
1 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Migration
2 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (6.25%) Information Security
3 5 (6.25%) Workflow
4 4 (5.00%) Content Management
4 4 (5.00%) CRM
4 4 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (5.00%) Internal Audit
4 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.75%) Front End Development
5 3 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (3.75%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (2.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.50%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (2.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.50%) DevOps
6 2 (2.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.50%) Java
3 5 (6.25%) C#
3 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.25%) SQL
4 4 (5.00%) PHP
5 3 (3.75%) Python
6 2 (2.50%) ABAP
7 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) RPG
7 1 (1.25%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) CISSP
3 2 (2.50%) CGEIT
3 2 (2.50%) CISA
3 2 (2.50%) CISM
3 2 (2.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) GDPR
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.25%) FATCA
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (2.50%) RSA Archer
1 2 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle
1 8 (10.00%) SAP
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.50%) Adobe
4 5 (6.25%) OpenLink
5 3 (3.75%) Nintex
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco
6 2 (2.50%) Citrix
6 2 (2.50%) Informatica
6 2 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.50%) Misys
6 2 (2.50%) Twitter
7 1 (1.25%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (1.25%) Tableau
7 1 (1.25%) VMware