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 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 11 32 9
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 11.54% 0.76% 10.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.76% 0.79% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
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
51 126 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 98.08% 95.45% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 45 121 27
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) MCP
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) VB6
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCP
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware