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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 15 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 2.00% 3.13% 13.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 3.33% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% -14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
47 60 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 94.00% 93.75% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 45 53 11
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,950 £21,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 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 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) VB6
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Windows

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VB
1 3 (50.00%) VB6
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) VCP4
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) VMware