The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 61 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 24 48 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.49% 4.73% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 4.89% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 26
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
904 981 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.97% 96.75% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 816 860 1004
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +5 9 £45,500 +102.22% 5
Luton -13 5 £50,000 -7.40% 2
Dunstable - 5 £53,000 -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (32.69%) Cisco
2 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.92%) CheckPoint
3 14 (26.92%) Project Management
3 14 (26.92%) LAN
3 14 (26.92%) WAN
3 14 (26.92%) Network Security
3 14 (26.92%) CCSE
4 13 (25.00%) Firewall
4 13 (25.00%) Oracle
5 11 (21.15%) Network Management
5 11 (21.15%) Finance
6 9 (17.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (17.31%) CCNP
6 9 (17.31%) CCSA
6 9 (17.31%) CCDP
6 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (15.38%) MCSE
8 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
8 7 (13.46%) OSPF
8 7 (13.46%) BGP
8 7 (13.46%) Java
8 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
8 7 (13.46%) Load Balancing
8 7 (13.46%) Banking
9 6 (11.54%) VMware
9 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
9 6 (11.54%) MCTS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.77%) Lync
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 3 (5.77%) SAP HR
2 2 (3.85%) Summit
2 2 (3.85%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.85%) Temenos T24
2 2 (3.85%) Finacle
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.92%) SalesLogix
3 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) SaaS
2 3 (5.77%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) LAN
1 14 (26.92%) WAN
1 14 (26.92%) Network Security
2 13 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
3 7 (13.46%) OSPF
3 7 (13.46%) BGP
3 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
4 4 (7.69%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Local Government
6 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Games
6 1 (1.92%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Middleware
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.85%) Java EE
2 2 (3.85%) SOAP
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) COM
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Solaris
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Project Management
2 11 (21.15%) Network Management
3 9 (17.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
4 7 (13.46%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.62%) Business Development
6 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.69%) B2B
7 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL
7 3 (5.77%) Migration
7 3 (5.77%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.85%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.85%) Matrix Management
8 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.85%) CRM
8 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
4 1 (1.92%) VB
4 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) CCSE
2 9 (17.31%) CCSA
2 9 (17.31%) CCNP
2 9 (17.31%) CCDP
2 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (15.38%) MCSE
4 6 (11.54%) MCTS
4 6 (11.54%) MCITP
5 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (5.77%) CCNA
7 3 (5.77%) VCDX
7 3 (5.77%) NCDA
7 3 (5.77%) NCIE
7 3 (5.77%) VCAP
7 3 (5.77%) VTSP
8 2 (3.85%) VCP5
8 2 (3.85%) MCP
9 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.85%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Cisco
2 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.92%) CheckPoint
4 13 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (11.54%) VMware
6 4 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (7.69%) SAP
7 3 (5.77%) HP
7 3 (5.77%) Veeam
7 3 (5.77%) NetApp
7 3 (5.77%) Lumesse
8 2 (3.85%) Avaloq
8 2 (3.85%) Fiserv
8 2 (3.85%) Intel
8 2 (3.85%) Citrix
9 1 (1.92%) IBM
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.92%) Sage
9 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.92%) F5
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £50k+ Package with Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum, Benefits Car + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Required IT
Salary: £45k + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Ireland, Bedfordshire
Pentasia Ltd
Posted: 20 days ago