The median contractor rate for a Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 3 months to 29 June 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 > West Lothian
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 10 21
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 5.88% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 5.88% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
West Lothian median daily rate - - £580
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 - £50.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. 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
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 30 34 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 96.77% 100.00% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 78 150
West Lothian median daily rate £375 £376 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.33% +15.76%  
10th Percentile £313 £303 £263
90th Percentile £426 £438 £394
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - £19.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +89.65% -22.66%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in West Lothian

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in West Lothian

Consultant Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West Lothian region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL