The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 17 12 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 1.49% 12.00% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 12.24% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend 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
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
65 49 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 97.01% 98.00% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 118
Average salary £29,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Bridgend

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) BMC
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
4 1 (25.00%) VB6
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (25.00%) BMC Performance Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle