Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Renfrewshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 55 40
Rank change year-on-year +32 -15 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 3.45% 2.42% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 3.00% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 7
Renfrewshire median daily rate £310 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -20.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £305 £310 £336
90th Percentile £407 £350 £427
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 - £47.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire. 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
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies in Renfrewshire with a recognized job title 73 333 229
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 83.91% 80.63% 87.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 270 134
Renfrewshire median daily rate £320 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -1.52% -2.94%
10th Percentile £172 £261 £258
90th Percentile £445 £445 £436
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £13.00 £39.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% -22.00% -45.65%
Scotland median hourly rate £20.61 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +27.53% -30.80% +33.43%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire.

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
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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +35 3 £310 -3.13%
Consultant
Scotland

Consultant Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp

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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) HP