The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 16 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 93 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-49 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 22 64 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.65% 5.47% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 5.75% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 58 27
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £32,400 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £64,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1259 1114 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.59% 95.13% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 975 840
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -31 7 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Luton -13 6 £56,250 +18.42% 3
Dunstable +3 1 £38,500 -30.00%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 28 (40.00%) Cisco
2 23 (32.86%) Finance
3 21 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (27.14%) SAP
5 17 (24.29%) Oracle
6 13 (18.57%) VMware
7 12 (17.14%) SQL
8 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
8 11 (15.71%) CCIE
9 10 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (12.86%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (12.86%) CRM
10 9 (12.86%) CCNP
11 8 (11.43%) WAN
11 8 (11.43%) NetApp
11 8 (11.43%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (11.43%) LAN
11 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
11 8 (11.43%) .NET
11 8 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (11.43%) Cisco UCCE
11 8 (11.43%) Cisco UCCX
12 7 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (10.00%) Retail

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.86%) Lync
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (8.57%) SAP CRM
4 6 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (4.29%) SAP ERP
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (2.86%) SAP CO
7 2 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (2.86%) SAP FI
8 1 (1.43%) SAP MRS
8 1 (1.43%) SAP R/3
8 1 (1.43%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) WAN
1 8 (11.43%) LAN
2 4 (5.71%) NetScaler
2 4 (5.71%) Network Security
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.29%) SAN
3 3 (4.29%) Internet
4 2 (2.86%) Firewall
4 2 (2.86%) OSPF
4 2 (2.86%) BGP
4 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.43%) Wireless
5 1 (1.43%) ATM
5 1 (1.43%) VoIP
5 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.57%) OLAP
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle OLAP
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.86%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.43%) MySQL
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (32.86%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
3 4 (5.71%) Local Government
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.29%) SAP PI
4 2 (2.86%) XML
4 2 (2.86%) Middleware
4 2 (2.86%) XMPP
5 1 (1.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.43%) Blog
2 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.43%) Open Source
2 1 (1.43%) Economics
2 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.43%) UNIX
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) CRM
2 7 (10.00%) Project Management
2 7 (10.00%) ETL
3 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (5.71%) ITIL
5 3 (4.29%) Time Management
5 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
5 3 (4.29%) Business Development
5 3 (4.29%) Cash Management
5 3 (4.29%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.29%) ERP
5 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.86%) SOA
6 2 (2.86%) E-business
6 2 (2.86%) Workflow
6 2 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.86%) Network Management
6 2 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
2 6 (8.57%) C#
3 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.43%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) ABAP
4 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.71%) CCIE
3 9 (12.86%) CCNP
4 8 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (10.00%) CCDP
6 5 (7.14%) CCEE
6 5 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (5.71%) CCA
7 4 (5.71%) CCSA
7 4 (5.71%) CCSE
7 4 (5.71%) NCDA
7 4 (5.71%) NCIE
8 3 (4.29%) CCIA
8 3 (4.29%) CCEA
8 3 (4.29%) CCDA
8 3 (4.29%) CCSP
9 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.86%) VTSP
9 2 (2.86%) Degree
9 2 (2.86%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.71%) vSphere
2 4 (5.71%) XenApp
2 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.86%) vCloud
4 2 (2.86%) XenServer
4 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Cisco UCCE
1 8 (11.43%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.43%) SCOM
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) Cisco
2 19 (27.14%) SAP
3 17 (24.29%) Oracle
4 13 (18.57%) VMware
5 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.43%) NetApp
7 7 (10.00%) Citrix
8 6 (8.57%) HP
8 6 (8.57%) EMC
8 6 (8.57%) JD Edwards
8 6 (8.57%) CheckPoint
8 6 (8.57%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (4.29%) Dell
9 3 (4.29%) IBM
10 2 (2.86%) Kofax
11 1 (1.43%) Veeam
11 1 (1.43%) Teradata
11 1 (1.43%) Cognos
11 1 (1.43%) Siebel
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