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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 46 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 21 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.24% 2.04% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 2.11% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 8
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £44,900 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £52,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
627 475 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.76% 96.94% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 545 398 476
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +5.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £51,000
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 27 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 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 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
1 12 (33.33%) VMware
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (25.00%) AS400
4 9 (25.00%) IBM
4 9 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 9 (25.00%) Advertising
5 8 (22.22%) DNS
5 8 (22.22%) B2B
5 8 (22.22%) B2C
5 8 (22.22%) DHCP
6 7 (19.44%) Business Development
7 6 (16.67%) Marketing
8 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) SAP
8 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.11%) Change Control
9 4 (11.11%) Citrix
9 4 (11.11%) Degree
10 3 (8.33%) German Language
10 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
10 3 (8.33%) iSeries
10 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.33%) Cisco
10 3 (8.33%) Sage

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DHCP
1 8 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Advertising
3 6 (16.67%) Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) German Language
5 2 (5.56%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.78%) French Language
6 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) J2EE
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) XML
1 1 (2.78%) XSD
1 1 (2.78%) Ajax
1 1 (2.78%) WCF
1 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) AS400
2 3 (8.33%) iSeries
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) B2B
1 8 (22.22%) B2C
2 7 (19.44%) Business Development
3 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
3 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.11%) Change Control
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) ERP
6 2 (5.56%) OOD
6 2 (5.56%) OO
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Workflow
7 1 (2.78%) Application Performance Management
7 1 (2.78%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) XenServer
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) OpenView
1 1 (2.78%) Nagios
1 1 (2.78%) OPNET
1 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.78%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 12 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) IBM
3 5 (13.89%) SAP
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 3 (8.33%) Sage
5 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.78%) Compuware
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) NetScout
6 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) F5
6 1 (2.78%) NetQoS
6 1 (2.78%) Ipanema Technologies
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) BMC
6 1 (2.78%) CA
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Posted: 3 days ago
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