The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 16 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 9 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 6.82% 6.19% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.98% 6.25% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 0
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon 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
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
129 96 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 97.73% 98.97% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 100 80 100
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Consultant
Salary Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Basildon region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Basildon

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Basildon

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon 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 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 8 (66.67%) VisionPLUS
2 8 (66.67%) VSAM
2 8 (66.67%) DB2
2 8 (66.67%) COBOL
2 8 (66.67%) CICS
2 8 (66.67%) JCL
2 8 (66.67%) CMS
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) CISM
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) Progress
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 2 (16.67%) CEH
4 2 (16.67%) WebInspect
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Web Design
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) CSSLP
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon 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 8 (66.67%) CICS
1 8 (66.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ATM
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) QADirector
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) VSAM
1 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (8.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
1 2 (16.67%) Web Design
1 2 (16.67%) Information Security
1 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) COBOL
1 8 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CSSLP
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Progress
1 2 (16.67%) HP