The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 53 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 13 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 2.97% 1.92% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 1.98% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth 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
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
419 353 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 95.66% 96.71% 93.56%
Number of salaries quoted 318 292 177
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 22 (59.46%) VMware
2 21 (56.76%) Firewall
2 21 (56.76%) Windows
3 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (48.65%) MCSE
4 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
4 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
4 18 (48.65%) Citrix
4 18 (48.65%) CCA
4 18 (48.65%) Citrix Certification
4 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (48.65%) Thin Client
4 18 (48.65%) TCP/IP
4 18 (48.65%) MCITP
4 18 (48.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (48.65%) Windows Vista
4 18 (48.65%) Fat Client
5 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
5 9 (24.32%) Business Continuity
5 9 (24.32%) Information Security
5 9 (24.32%) Symantec
5 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (13.51%) Tableau
6 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.51%) QlikView
7 4 (10.81%) Identity Management
7 4 (10.81%) Legal
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) Firewall
2 18 (48.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) QlikView
2 3 (8.11%) Xcelsius
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.70%) Hudson
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.81%) Legal
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Thin Client
1 18 (48.65%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Vista
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Business Continuity
1 9 (24.32%) Information Security
1 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
1 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.81%) Identity Management
3 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (8.11%) Network Design
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) Cyber Security
5 2 (5.41%) Test Management
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.70%) Release Management
6 1 (2.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) PHP
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
1 2 (5.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) MCSE
1 18 (48.65%) CCA
1 18 (48.65%) Citrix Certification
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (48.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 18 (48.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) VMware
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (48.65%) Citrix
3 9 (24.32%) Symantec
4 5 (13.51%) Tableau
5 3 (8.11%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.70%) Cognos
7 1 (2.70%) Primavera
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle