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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 13 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 2 15 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.77% 5.05% 14.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 5.30% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 43
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
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
51 283 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 96.23% 95.29% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 29 178 230
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) SAP
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (11.11%) Advertising
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Sage
6 2 (11.11%) SAP HR
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.56%) SAP HCM
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) SAP SRM
7 1 (5.56%) SAP SCM
7 1 (5.56%) Business Development
7 1 (5.56%) LSMW

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP HR
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (5.56%) SAP SCM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP SRM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP HCM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.56%) SAP PM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.56%) SAP SD
2 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.56%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Practice Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Development
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CISA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Sage
4 1 (5.56%) Business Objects