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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 11 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 21 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.01% 17.12% 13.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.46% 17.81% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 39
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
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
222 247 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 95.28% 96.11% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 128 188 209
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £29,000 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 23 October 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 23 (56.10%) SAP
2 15 (36.59%) Logistics
2 15 (36.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (36.59%) SAP SCM
3 14 (34.15%) SAP MM
4 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 12 (29.27%) ABAP
5 12 (29.27%) Finance
5 12 (29.27%) Business Analysis
6 10 (24.39%) Advertising
6 10 (24.39%) ERP
7 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
7 8 (19.51%) PLM
7 8 (19.51%) SAP PP
7 8 (19.51%) SAP SD
7 8 (19.51%) Supply Chain Management
7 8 (19.51%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (19.51%) SAP PLM
8 7 (17.07%) Degree
8 7 (17.07%) Oracle
9 6 (14.63%) Back Office
9 6 (14.63%) SAP CO
9 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Windows
11 4 (9.76%) SQL
11 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.76%) Sage
11 4 (9.76%) SAP BW
11 4 (9.76%) Project Management
11 4 (9.76%) X++

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Portal
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.44%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (36.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 15 (36.59%) SAP SCM
2 14 (34.15%) SAP MM
3 8 (19.51%) SAP PP
3 8 (19.51%) SAP SD
3 8 (19.51%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (19.51%) SAP PLM
4 6 (14.63%) SAP CO
5 3 (7.32%) OpenWorks
6 2 (4.88%) Maximo
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (4.88%) Demantra
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SAN
1 3 (7.32%) LAN
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) VLAN
2 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SAP BW
2 3 (7.32%) SAP BI
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) NWDI
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Advertising
3 6 (14.63%) Back Office
4 3 (7.32%) Dutch Language
4 3 (7.32%) French Language
4 3 (7.32%) Italian Language
4 3 (7.32%) Norwegian Language
4 3 (7.32%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) SAP BC
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Data Extraction
1 3 (7.32%) EPoS
2 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) AIX
4 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Logistics
2 12 (29.27%) Business Analysis
3 10 (24.39%) ERP
4 8 (19.51%) PLM
4 8 (19.51%) Supply Chain Management
5 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
7 3 (7.32%) Data Management
7 3 (7.32%) Master Data Management
7 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.88%) CRM
8 2 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.44%) SAP Security
9 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) ABAP
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) X++
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) CCNA
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCDPM
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) SAP
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Sage
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) Symantec
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) Brocade
6 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.44%) Sophos
6 1 (2.44%) CommVault
6 1 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.44%) EMC
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