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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 7 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 23 43 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.23% 18.14% 15.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.43% 19.03% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 31
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
140 226 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.72% 95.36% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 105 170 199
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,095
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 35 (79.55%) SAP
2 26 (59.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (59.09%) SAP SCM
3 25 (56.82%) Logistics
3 25 (56.82%) Finance
3 25 (56.82%) SAP MM
4 21 (47.73%) Business Analysis
5 16 (36.36%) SAP SD
6 15 (34.09%) PLM
6 15 (34.09%) Supply Chain Management
6 15 (34.09%) SAP PP
6 15 (34.09%) ABAP
6 15 (34.09%) SAP PLM
7 12 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (22.73%) SAP CO
8 10 (22.73%) Back Office
9 9 (20.45%) ERP
10 8 (18.18%) Degree
11 7 (15.91%) SAP HR
11 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.64%) Advertising
12 6 (13.64%) Migration
12 6 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (13.64%) Oracle
12 6 (13.64%) Business Objects
12 6 (13.64%) SAP HCM
12 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
13 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
14 4 (9.09%) Oracle Reports

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (59.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 26 (59.09%) SAP SCM
2 25 (56.82%) SAP MM
3 16 (36.36%) SAP SD
4 15 (34.09%) SAP PP
4 15 (34.09%) SAP PLM
5 10 (22.73%) SAP CO
6 7 (15.91%) SAP HR
7 6 (13.64%) SAP HCM
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (2.27%) SAP PM
9 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
9 1 (2.27%) SAP SRM
9 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) LAN
1 3 (6.82%) WAN
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) VLAN
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) LSMW
General
1 25 (56.82%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Back Office
3 6 (13.64%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Logistics
2 21 (47.73%) Business Analysis
3 15 (34.09%) Supply Chain Management
3 15 (34.09%) PLM
4 12 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (20.45%) ERP
6 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.64%) Migration
7 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.09%) Information Management
8 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Project Management
10 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
11 1 (2.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) ABAP
2 2 (4.55%) X++
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) SAP
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) Sage
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) Sophos
5 1 (2.27%) HP