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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 9 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 13 24 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.66% 12.12% 18.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.82% 12.63% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 37
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
110 190 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 90.16% 95.96% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 85 139 187
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 5 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 26 (66.67%) SAP
2 23 (58.97%) Finance
3 17 (43.59%) Business Analysis
3 17 (43.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (43.59%) SAP SCM
4 16 (41.03%) Logistics
4 16 (41.03%) SAP MM
5 12 (30.77%) SAP SD
6 11 (28.21%) PLM
6 11 (28.21%) SAP PP
6 11 (28.21%) ABAP
6 11 (28.21%) Supply Chain Management
6 11 (28.21%) SAP PLM
7 8 (20.51%) Degree
7 8 (20.51%) ERP
8 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (17.95%) SAP HR
8 7 (17.95%) Oracle
8 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (15.38%) SAP HCM
9 6 (15.38%) Data Migration
9 6 (15.38%) Migration
9 6 (15.38%) Business Objects
9 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
10 5 (12.82%) Firewall
10 5 (12.82%) Back Office
10 5 (12.82%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (12.82%) SAP CO
11 4 (10.26%) Computer Science

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (43.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 17 (43.59%) SAP SCM
2 16 (41.03%) SAP MM
3 12 (30.77%) SAP SD
4 11 (28.21%) SAP PP
4 11 (28.21%) SAP PLM
5 7 (17.95%) SAP HR
6 6 (15.38%) SAP HCM
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (12.82%) SAP CO
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (2.56%) SAP PM
10 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 2 (5.13%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) VLAN
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) LSMW
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Back Office
3 4 (10.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Business Analysis
2 16 (41.03%) Logistics
3 11 (28.21%) PLM
3 11 (28.21%) Supply Chain Management
4 8 (20.51%) ERP
5 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 6 (15.38%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) Information Management
7 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL
9 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.56%) CRM
9 1 (2.56%) Change Management
9 1 (2.56%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) ABAP
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CCNA
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.56%) CISA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) SAP
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) Business Objects
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Sage
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) Sophos
6 1 (2.56%) VMware
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