The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 53 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 19 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.76% 1.01% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 1.09% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 6
Average salary £38,000 £51,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.49% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £51,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £60,000
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 Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
666 368 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.80% 92.93% 98.43%
Number of salaries quoted 589 309 431
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £33,030
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Cardiff

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 9 (32.14%) IBM
5 9 (32.14%) AS400
5 9 (32.14%) Advertising
5 9 (32.14%) WebSphere
6 8 (28.57%) DNS
6 8 (28.57%) DHCP
7 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.29%) Change Control
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) Citrix
8 4 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (10.71%) Sage
9 3 (10.71%) Cisco
9 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.71%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) SAP
9 3 (10.71%) Degree
9 3 (10.71%) iSeries
9 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
10 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
10 2 (7.14%) FMCG

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 9 (32.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.57%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.14%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) DNS
1 8 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Advertising
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.57%) French Language
4 1 (3.57%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) XSD
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) Ajax
1 1 (3.57%) WCF
1 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) AS400
2 3 (10.71%) iSeries
3 2 (7.14%) FMCG
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
1 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
2 4 (14.29%) Change Control
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.14%) Business Development
3 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) CRM
3 2 (7.14%) ERP
3 2 (7.14%) OO
3 2 (7.14%) OOD
3 2 (7.14%) Workflow
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) SOA
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) XenServer
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) OPNET
1 1 (3.57%) OpenView
1 1 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) IBM
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (10.71%) Sage
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) BMC
6 1 (3.57%) CA
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Compuware
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) NetScout
6 1 (3.57%) NetQoS
6 1 (3.57%) Ipanema Technologies
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Permanent People
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago