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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank - 93 79
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 0 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.17% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.18% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 16
Average salary - £47,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.24%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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
979 1120 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.98% 96.22% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 865 965 892
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (62.50%) XenApp
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) GIS
4 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) FalconStor
4 1 (12.50%) CommVault
4 1 (12.50%) HP