The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 70 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-33 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 7 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.41% 4.85% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 4.96% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 5
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
477 262 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.78% 97.76% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 458 256 203
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Consultant
Bedfordshire

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Bedford

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bedford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) CCDP
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) CCSA
4 3 (25.00%) CCSE
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Local Government
4 3 (25.00%) Business Development
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (16.67%) Network Management
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) BGP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) OSPF
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Business Development
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCDP
3 3 (25.00%) CCSA
3 3 (25.00%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) CCDA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp