The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 28 41
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 40 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.03% 6.96% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 7.39% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 11
Median daily rate £450 £380 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £50.75
% change year-on-year +6.10% -1.57%  

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 627 663 875
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.57% 94.18% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 382 454
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 25
Median hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.73% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £13.00 £56.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 15 (20.83%) Migration
3 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.89%) Linux
5 9 (12.50%) ITIL
5 9 (12.50%) Windows
5 9 (12.50%) SAP
6 8 (11.11%) Python
6 8 (11.11%) Project Management
6 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
7 7 (9.72%) Web Development
7 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
7 7 (9.72%) IBM
7 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (9.72%) ERP
7 7 (9.72%) Oracle
7 7 (9.72%) Java
7 7 (9.72%) SQL
7 7 (9.72%) VMware
8 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.33%) Change Management
8 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (8.33%) JBoss
8 6 (8.33%) SAN
8 6 (8.33%) Ruby

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 (8.33%) JBoss
2 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.39%) InDesign
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SAP S/4HANA
1 4 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.78%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.78%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.78%) SAP MM
3 2 (2.78%) SAP PLM
3 2 (2.78%) SAP PM
3 2 (2.78%) SAP PP
3 2 (2.78%) SAP QM
3 2 (2.78%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.39%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.39%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Route 53
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) LDAP
3 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) SSL
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) VPN
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.39%) Big Data
6 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.39%) DataStage
6 1 (1.39%) IBM BigInsights
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) Power BI
6 1 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.39%) QlikView
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.94%) GitLab
2 1 (1.39%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) J2EE
2 3 (4.17%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) Kafka
3 1 (1.39%) Node.js
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.17%) e-Learning
3 3 (4.17%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) DataPower
4 2 (2.78%) Replication
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) AS400
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.39%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Linux
2 9 (12.50%) Windows
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.94%) Unix
5 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.17%) AIX
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) Migration
2 9 (12.50%) ITIL
3 8 (11.11%) Project Management
4 7 (9.72%) ERP
4 7 (9.72%) Web Development
5 6 (8.33%) Change Management
5 6 (8.33%) DevOps
5 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.94%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (5.56%) Coaching
7 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.17%) Change Control
8 3 (4.17%) CRM
8 3 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.17%) ITSM
8 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 8 (11.11%) Python
2 7 (9.72%) Java
2 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
2 7 (9.72%) SQL
3 6 (8.33%) Ruby
4 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.94%) PHP
5 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.39%) C#
6 1 (1.39%) Perl
6 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) CISSP
1 5 (6.94%) CRISC
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) CISA
4 2 (2.78%) CISM
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) GAAP
1 3 (4.17%) QA
1 3 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.39%) Docker
4 1 (1.39%) RACF
4 1 (1.39%) Squid
4 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Ansible
2 4 (5.56%) SCCM
2 4 (5.56%) SCOM
3 3 (4.17%) WSUS
4 2 (2.78%) logstash
4 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.39%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.39%) Mesos
5 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.39%) Puppet
5 1 (1.39%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.39%) SELinux
5 1 (1.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) SAP
3 7 (9.72%) IBM
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 7 (9.72%) VMware
4 4 (5.56%) HP
5 3 (4.17%) Concur
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.39%) BMC
7 1 (1.39%) CA
7 1 (1.39%) Intel
7 1 (1.39%) McAfee
7 1 (1.39%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) Remedy
7 1 (1.39%) Tripwire