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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 39 22 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 51 84 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.90% 8.52% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.23% 8.80% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 37 81 16
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £68,950 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.25%
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
818 955 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.68% 96.86% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 717 851 867
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +6 22 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Luton -9 12 £51,250 -2.38%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 27 (39.71%) Cisco
2 21 (30.88%) Firewall
3 17 (25.00%) CCSA
3 17 (25.00%) LAN
3 17 (25.00%) WAN
3 17 (25.00%) CCNP
3 17 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 17 (25.00%) CCSE
3 17 (25.00%) Network Security
4 16 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (23.53%) Spanning Tree
4 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 16 (23.53%) CCDP
4 16 (23.53%) OSPF
4 16 (23.53%) BGP
5 15 (22.06%) SAP
6 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
6 14 (20.59%) Presales
7 13 (19.12%) ABAP
8 11 (16.18%) Java
8 11 (16.18%) MS Visio
8 11 (16.18%) Network Management
8 11 (16.18%) Load Balancing
9 10 (14.71%) Business Analysis
9 10 (14.71%) Logistics
9 10 (14.71%) Oracle
10 9 (13.24%) .NET
10 9 (13.24%) IBM

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 2 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Visio
2 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) SAP SD
2 8 (11.76%) SAP MM
2 8 (11.76%) SAP PP
2 8 (11.76%) SAP WM
3 5 (7.35%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.94%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.94%) Sage 200
4 2 (2.94%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (1.47%) SAP Business One
5 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.47%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) Firewall
2 17 (25.00%) LAN
2 17 (25.00%) Network Security
2 17 (25.00%) WAN
3 16 (23.53%) BGP
3 16 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (23.53%) OSPF
3 16 (23.53%) Spanning Tree
4 9 (13.24%) SAN
4 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.24%) tcpdump
4 9 (13.24%) Wireshark
5 5 (7.35%) 802.11
5 5 (7.35%) BIG-IP
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (7.35%) Telepresence
5 5 (7.35%) Wireless
5 5 (7.35%) WLAN
6 4 (5.88%) FCoE
7 2 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
2 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
1 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) .NET
2 8 (11.76%) Web Services
3 6 (8.82%) REST
3 6 (8.82%) SOAP
4 5 (7.35%) 802.1X
4 5 (7.35%) Flash
5 4 (5.88%) CSS
5 4 (5.88%) HTML
5 4 (5.88%) Middleware
6 3 (4.41%) J2EE
7 2 (2.94%) RESTful
7 2 (2.94%) SailPoint
8 1 (1.47%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.35%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (7.35%) PKI
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) iSeries
6 2 (2.94%) LPAR
6 2 (2.94%) User Experience
7 1 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Unix
1 8 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) AIX
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) OS/400
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (20.59%) Presales
2 11 (16.18%) Load Balancing
2 11 (16.18%) Network Management
3 10 (14.71%) Business Analysis
3 10 (14.71%) Logistics
4 8 (11.76%) ITIL
5 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.29%) CRM
5 7 (10.29%) ERP
5 7 (10.29%) Performance Management
6 5 (7.35%) Data Management
6 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.35%) Project Management
6 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.35%) Service Design
7 4 (5.88%) Change Management
7 4 (5.88%) High Availability
7 4 (5.88%) Kanban
7 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) ABAP
2 11 (16.18%) Java
3 6 (8.82%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) C#
4 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.94%) C++
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) Korn
6 1 (1.47%) VB
6 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) CCNP
1 17 (25.00%) CCSA
1 17 (25.00%) CCSE
1 17 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.53%) CCDP
3 5 (7.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) CCIE
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) LPIC
4 1 (1.47%) MCSA
4 1 (1.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.47%) SRDF
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.47%) Linux-HA
2 1 (1.47%) Nagios
2 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.47%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.47%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Cisco
2 17 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 15 (22.06%) SAP
5 10 (14.71%) Oracle
6 9 (13.24%) IBM
7 7 (10.29%) CA
7 7 (10.29%) VMware
8 6 (8.82%) F5
8 6 (8.82%) HP
9 5 (7.35%) 3Com
9 5 (7.35%) Brocade
9 5 (7.35%) BT
9 5 (7.35%) EMC
10 4 (5.88%) Adobe
11 2 (2.94%) Dell
11 2 (2.94%) Hitachi
11 2 (2.94%) NetApp
11 2 (2.94%) NetSuite
11 2 (2.94%) Sage
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (c. 7K) + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Modis International Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago