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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 81 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 14 62 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.21% 5.75% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 6.07% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 58 22
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
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
1102 1022 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.58% 94.81% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 958 929 761
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -18 5 £47,500 +2.70% 2
Luton -30 4 £57,500 +6.48% 1
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (34.29%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
4 8 (22.86%) Finance
4 8 (22.86%) VMware
5 7 (20.00%) CCNP
5 7 (20.00%) CCDP
5 7 (20.00%) LAN
5 7 (20.00%) WAN
5 7 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (17.14%) NetApp
6 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (14.29%) CCSE
7 5 (14.29%) MCTS
7 5 (14.29%) MCITP
7 5 (14.29%) CCSA
7 5 (14.29%) Firewall
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (14.29%) MCSE
7 5 (14.29%) SQL
7 5 (14.29%) .NET
7 5 (14.29%) Windows
7 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.71%) Lync
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (2.86%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (2.86%) SAP SD
5 1 (2.86%) SAP R/3
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) LAN
1 7 (20.00%) WAN
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
3 4 (11.43%) Network Security
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) OSPF
4 3 (8.57%) BGP
5 2 (5.71%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.71%) MPLS
5 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.71%) NAS
6 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) SQLPlus
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Essbase
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) Economics
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Blog
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
2 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (8.57%) Cash Management
2 3 (8.57%) Network Management
3 2 (5.71%) Change Control
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.71%) SOA
3 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.71%) E-business
3 2 (5.71%) Workflow
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.86%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (2.86%) Unified Process
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) ABAP
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCNP
2 7 (20.00%) CCDP
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.29%) MCTS
3 5 (14.29%) MCITP
3 5 (14.29%) CCSA
3 5 (14.29%) CCSE
3 5 (14.29%) MCSE
4 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (11.43%) NCDA
4 4 (11.43%) NCIE
5 3 (8.57%) VCAP
6 2 (5.71%) VTSP
6 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) VCDX
6 2 (5.71%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 3 (8.57%) XenApp
4 3 (8.57%) XenServer
4 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.71%) NFS
6 1 (2.86%) KVM
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle
3 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
4 8 (22.86%) VMware
5 6 (17.14%) NetApp
6 3 (8.57%) Veeam
6 3 (8.57%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) F5
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) PlateSpin
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) Hyperion
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
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