Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £265 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stirling 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 > Stirling
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 19 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +30
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 11.54% 1.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Stirling median daily rate £265 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.64% - -
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
Stirling 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 Stirling. 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
Stirling
Contract vacancies in Stirling with a recognized job title 48 75 101
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.31% 100.00% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 35
Stirling median daily rate £300 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £149 £275 £320
90th Percentile £495 £527 £535
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Stirling median hourly rate - £9.88 -
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 Stirling

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Stirling

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Stirling

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Stirling over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Stirling

Consultant Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling

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 Stirling region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (66.67%) CA
2 4 (66.67%) ProC
2 4 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Software Asset Management
2 4 (66.67%) Software Licensing
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Software Audit
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) COBIT
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) ProC
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Software Asset Management
1 4 (66.67%) Software Audit
1 4 (66.67%) Software Licensing
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) CA
1 4 (66.67%) PeopleSoft