The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 26 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.92% 0.65% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 0.66% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 8
Average salary £31,250 £26,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.92% -15.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton 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
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
121 152 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 99.18% 99.35% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 111 130 151
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Bolton

Consultant
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (86.67%) Project Management
3 10 (66.67%) NHS
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (53.33%) Project Planning
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
1 5 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Project Management
1 13 (86.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (53.33%) Project Planning
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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