The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Renfrewshire during the 3 months to 27 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 / Renfrewshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 28 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 3.95% 10.34% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 11.63% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 2
Median daily rate £419 £410 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £328 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £437 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% +54.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire. 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
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 63 129 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 82.89% 88.97% 90.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 87 56
Median daily rate £340 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Renfrewshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Renfrewshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Renfrewshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in Renfrewshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Renfrewshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +2 3 £419 +2.13%
Consultant
Scotland

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Renfrewshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Sun
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) BEA
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Intranet
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) iPlanet
5 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 1 (16.67%) iPlanet
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) QMS
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Records Management
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) BEA
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) VMware