The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 97 74 92
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 2 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.17% 1.67% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 1.76% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 4
Average salary £47,750 £50,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.50% +50.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,950 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £55,800 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.46%
Technical 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
1111 964 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.69% 94.70% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 954 878 864
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Luton -8 2 £47,750 -11.57%
Technical Consultant
East of England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) E-business
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQLPlus
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) E-business
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Process
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) RUP
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) NCDA
1 1 (16.67%) NCIE
1 1 (16.67%) VCAP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenServer
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam