Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 20 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 42 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 -19 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 75 54 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.40% 4.18% 7.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.58% 4.32% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 30
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +3.93% +12.66%
10th Percentile £345 £384 £324
90th Percentile £615 £554 £550
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% - -
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 1,636 1,250 1,053
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.67% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 659 562
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £247 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +45.74% -56.24%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.35 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.08 £36.50 £41.35
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.21 £16.16
% change year-on-year -13.41% +25.08% -29.52%

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 November 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 November 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 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.67%) User Experience
3 10 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle
4 9 (12.00%) Banking
5 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.67%) SQL
6 7 (9.33%) HTML
6 7 (9.33%) Service Management
7 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.00%) Java
7 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (8.00%) VPN
7 6 (8.00%) Finance
7 6 (8.00%) Spring
7 6 (8.00%) Office 365
7 6 (8.00%) REST
7 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (8.00%) Workday
7 6 (8.00%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (6.67%) Prototyping
8 5 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (6.67%) Kibana
8 5 (6.67%) Workday HCM
8 5 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.67%) Axure RP
8 5 (6.67%) Elasticsearch

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 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.00%) Mule
2 3 (4.00%) Mule ESB
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) InVision
2 2 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.67%) Workday HCM
2 4 (5.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.33%) Actimize
4 1 (1.33%) Endur
4 1 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.00%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) SaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.67%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) VPN
2 3 (4.00%) AMQP
3 1 (1.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.67%) Power BI
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.33%) QlikView
4 1 (1.33%) SAS EBI
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) Gradle
2 3 (4.00%) JUnit
2 3 (4.00%) Maven
2 3 (4.00%) Mockito
2 3 (4.00%) Subversion
3 2 (2.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.67%) Gatling
3 2 (2.67%) JMeter
4 1 (1.33%) NeoLoad
General
1 9 (12.00%) Banking
2 6 (8.00%) Finance
3 5 (6.67%) Back Office
4 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.33%) German Language
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) HTML
2 6 (8.00%) REST
2 6 (8.00%) Spring
3 5 (6.67%) CSS
3 5 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (5.33%) React
5 3 (4.00%) Apache Camel
5 3 (4.00%) CSS3
5 3 (4.00%) HTML5
5 3 (4.00%) JMS
5 3 (4.00%) OAuth
5 3 (4.00%) OAuth2
5 3 (4.00%) OpenID
5 3 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (4.00%) SOAP
5 3 (4.00%) Spring Integration
5 3 (4.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (4.00%) Struts
5 3 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (2.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) User Experience
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.33%) Blog
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.33%) Service Management
5 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.00%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (6.67%) Analytics
6 5 (6.67%) Information Security
6 5 (6.67%) Prototyping
6 5 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 4 (5.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 4 (5.33%) Microservices
7 4 (5.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.33%) Security Operations
7 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.00%) SOLID
8 3 (4.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) Java
3 5 (6.67%) C#
3 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) Dart
4 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.33%) Python
4 1 (1.33%) Ruby
4 1 (1.33%) Scala
4 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) CISSP
2 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) CISM
4 3 (4.00%) Degree
5 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.67%) CASP
5 2 (2.67%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.33%) CGEIT
6 1 (1.33%) CISA
6 1 (1.33%) CRISC
6 1 (1.33%) MCSA
6 1 (1.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) WCAG
2 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.67%) GDPR
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Kibana
2 1 (1.33%) logstash
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.33%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Oracle
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Workday
3 4 (5.33%) JD Edwards
4 3 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Adobe
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.67%) Tableau
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) Lotus
6 1 (1.33%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.33%) Qualys
6 1 (1.33%) Symantec
6 1 (1.33%) Twitter
6 1 (1.33%) Varonis