The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 9 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 22 45 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.30% 16.54% 9.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.98% 17.11% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 22
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
245 263 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.45% 96.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 140 202 208
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Consultant
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Aberdeen region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 17 (50.00%) SAP
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) Finance
3 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
4 8 (23.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (23.53%) Logistics
4 8 (23.53%) SAP SCM
4 8 (23.53%) Advertising
4 8 (23.53%) SAP MM
4 8 (23.53%) ABAP
4 8 (23.53%) ERP
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 7 (20.59%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (17.65%) Degree
6 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 4 (11.76%) SAP SD
8 4 (11.76%) SAP PP
8 4 (11.76%) Back Office
8 4 (11.76%) SAP CO
8 4 (11.76%) PLM
8 4 (11.76%) Windows
8 4 (11.76%) SQL
8 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.76%) Sage
8 4 (11.76%) SAP BW
8 4 (11.76%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (11.76%) SAP PLM
8 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Dutch Language

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Portal
2 1 (2.94%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) SAP MM
1 8 (23.53%) SAP SCM
1 8 (23.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (20.59%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (11.76%) SAP CO
3 4 (11.76%) SAP PLM
3 4 (11.76%) SAP PP
3 4 (11.76%) SAP SD
4 3 (8.82%) OpenWorks
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (5.88%) Demantra
5 2 (5.88%) Maximo
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (2.94%) SAP HCM
6 1 (2.94%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SAP BW
2 3 (8.82%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) LSMW
1 1 (2.94%) NWDI
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Advertising
3 4 (11.76%) Back Office
4 3 (8.82%) Dutch Language
4 3 (8.82%) French Language
4 3 (8.82%) Italian Language
4 3 (8.82%) Norwegian Language
4 3 (8.82%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.94%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) EPoS
1 3 (8.82%) Data Extraction
2 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
2 8 (23.53%) Logistics
2 8 (23.53%) ERP
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) PLM
4 4 (11.76%) Supply Chain Management
4 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Master Data Management
5 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) Data Management
6 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.94%) SAP Security
7 1 (2.94%) Workflow
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) ABAP
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) X++
4 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.94%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) SAP
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) Sage
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) CommVault
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) Brocade
6 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
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