The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 51 57 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 27 47 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.34% 4.43% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 4.55% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 11
Median salary £58,750 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £42,950 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
780 1034 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.42% 97.46% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 692 909 976
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 27 July 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -11 8 £51,500 -6.36% 3
Dunstable - 4 £60,000 -
Luton +16 3 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 32 (41.03%) Cisco
1 32 (41.03%) Presales
2 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.64%) Oracle
4 19 (24.36%) CCNP
4 19 (24.36%) CCDP
4 19 (24.36%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (24.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (24.36%) F5
5 18 (23.08%) Network Security
5 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 18 (23.08%) Firewall
6 17 (21.79%) CheckPoint
6 17 (21.79%) OSPF
6 17 (21.79%) BGP
6 17 (21.79%) WAN
6 17 (21.79%) LAN
6 17 (21.79%) Spanning Tree
7 16 (20.51%) Unix
8 15 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (19.23%) Load Balancing
9 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
9 14 (17.95%) Network Management
9 14 (17.95%) SaaS
9 14 (17.95%) Linux
9 14 (17.95%) SAP
10 13 (16.67%) ERP
10 13 (16.67%) VMware
10 13 (16.67%) tcpdump
10 13 (16.67%) Wireshark

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (2.56%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) DOC1
3 2 (2.56%) MS Office
4 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) SAP CS
2 5 (6.41%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.56%) Exstream
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.28%) Finacle
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (1.28%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.28%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.28%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.28%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (23.08%) Firewall
2 18 (23.08%) Network Security
2 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 17 (21.79%) BGP
3 17 (21.79%) LAN
3 17 (21.79%) OSPF
3 17 (21.79%) Spanning Tree
3 17 (21.79%) WAN
4 13 (16.67%) tcpdump
4 13 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 12 (15.38%) BIG-IP
6 7 (8.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (8.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.56%) LDAP
7 2 (2.56%) SAN
8 1 (1.28%) 802.11
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (1.28%) Wireless
8 1 (1.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (16.67%) Banking
2 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) French Language
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Billing
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) J2EE
3 3 (3.85%) EDI
4 2 (2.56%) REST
4 2 (2.56%) RESTful
4 2 (2.56%) SailPoint
4 2 (2.56%) SOAP
4 2 (2.56%) Web Services
4 2 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.28%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.97%) Fintech
4 6 (7.69%) Driving Licence
5 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.56%) AS400
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.56%) iSeries
6 2 (2.56%) LPAR
7 1 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Unix
2 14 (17.95%) Linux
3 11 (14.10%) Solaris
4 8 (10.26%) Windows
5 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.56%) AIX
6 2 (2.56%) OS/400
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) Presales
2 15 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 14 (17.95%) Network Management
4 13 (16.67%) ERP
5 12 (15.38%) Data Security
5 12 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 8 (10.26%) Service Management
7 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.41%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (6.41%) Identity Management
7 5 (6.41%) Information Security
7 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.13%) Change Management
8 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.13%) ITIL
8 4 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) Perl
1 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.97%) Java
3 6 (7.69%) SQL
4 4 (5.13%) C#
4 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.85%) VB
5 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.56%) C++
6 2 (2.56%) RPG
7 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) CCDP
1 19 (24.36%) CCNP
1 19 (24.36%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.10%) Degree
3 10 (12.82%) CCSA
3 10 (12.82%) CCSE
4 4 (5.13%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.28%) MCSA
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Dollar Universe
1 2 (2.56%) Linux-HA
1 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Cisco
2 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.64%) Oracle
4 19 (24.36%) F5
5 17 (21.79%) CheckPoint
6 14 (17.95%) SAP
7 13 (16.67%) VMware
8 12 (15.38%) Citrix
9 7 (8.97%) CA
10 3 (3.85%) HP
11 2 (2.56%) Dell
11 2 (2.56%) IBM
11 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.28%) 3Com
12 1 (1.28%) BT
12 1 (1.28%) ESRI
12 1 (1.28%) NetSuite
12 1 (1.28%) Pegasus
12 1 (1.28%) Temenos
12 1 (1.28%) Unisys
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