The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 95 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 4 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.35% 1.59% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.67% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 3
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +120.93%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1105 1016 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.75% 94.78% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 956 922 752
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 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Consultant
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram 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 25 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
Luton -14 4 £57,500 +6.48%
Technical Consultant
East of England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) SQLPlus
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) E-business
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) MPLS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) SQLPlus
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) SOA
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) E-business
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) RUP
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Process
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (25.00%) NCDA
1 2 (25.00%) NCIE
2 1 (12.50%) VCAP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) PlateSpin
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco