The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 27 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.55% 12.40% 5.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 13.39% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 3
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford 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
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
150 112 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 95.54% 92.56% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 135 102 42
Average salary £40,000 £45,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.56% +7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,100 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Consultant
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Genesys
1 3 (37.50%) WFM
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Sendmail
2 2 (25.00%) Product Management
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) SMTP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Websense
2 2 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (25.00%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) SMTP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
2 1 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) WFM
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (25.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Genesys
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) Websense
2 2 (25.00%) VMware