Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stirling during the 6 months to 21 May 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 > Stirling
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 10 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 14.63% 4.76% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.00% 4.76% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Stirling median daily rate £475 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.94% -22.35% -4.49%
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Stirling median hourly rate - £10.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £10.00 £10.50 £100.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% -89.50% +177.78%

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 40 42 113
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 100.00% 98.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 62
Stirling median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +16.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £191 £141 £267
90th Percentile £488 £518 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Stirling median hourly rate £21.50 £10.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.76% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £17.32 £30.10
% change year-on-year -6.18% -42.46% +62.72%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 Stirling region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) QlikView
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) SAS
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Informatica
4 2 (33.33%) SPSS
4 2 (33.33%) GDPR
4 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) QlikView
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) E-business
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Informatica