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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 10 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 22 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.27% 16.17% 8.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.91% 16.67% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 21
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
247 258 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.86% 96.99% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 142 197 207
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 £59,750 £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 28 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 August 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%) SAP Portal
2 1 (2.94%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (23.53%) SAP SCM
1 8 (23.53%) SAP MM
2 7 (20.59%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (11.76%) SAP SD
3 4 (11.76%) SAP PP
3 4 (11.76%) SAP CO
3 4 (11.76%) SAP PLM
4 3 (8.82%) OpenWorks
5 2 (5.88%) Maximo
5 2 (5.88%) Demantra
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle ASCP
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
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%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) NWDI
1 1 (2.94%) LSMW
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 BC
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Extraction
1 3 (8.82%) EPoS
2 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
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%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.76%) Supply Chain Management
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%) SAP Security
7 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Information Management
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
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%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCDPM
1 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
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%) Brocade
6 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.94%) CommVault
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec
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