The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 43 53 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 47 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.19% 3.26% 9.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 3.38% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 43 17 31
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
878 739 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.02% 96.22% 98.49%
Number of salaries quoted 714 586 367
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Consultant
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Dorset

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Dorset

Consultant
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +7 20 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Bournemouth -6 18 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
2 30 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 25 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 21 (26.25%) Hyper-V
5 20 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (23.75%) MCSE
6 19 (23.75%) MCITP
7 18 (22.50%) Windows
8 17 (21.25%) Firewall
9 16 (20.00%) VMware
10 14 (17.50%) Office 365
11 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (16.25%) Finance
11 13 (16.25%) PKI
11 13 (16.25%) Marketing
11 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
12 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (15.00%) Citrix
12 12 (15.00%) CCA
12 12 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (15.00%) Thin Client
12 12 (15.00%) Fat Client
12 12 (15.00%) SCCM
12 12 (15.00%) SCOM
12 12 (15.00%) SCVMM
12 12 (15.00%) Windows Vista
12 12 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (15.00%) SCOrch
12 12 (15.00%) Forefront Identity Manager

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (7.50%) SAS
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.75%) SugarCRM
4 2 (2.50%) Lync
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 30 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) SPSS
3 1 (1.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) GoldMine
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.75%) SalesLogix
3 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.25%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.25%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) Office 365
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) Firewall
2 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
3 11 (13.75%) SAN
4 2 (2.50%) Network Security
5 1 (1.25%) Intranet
5 1 (1.25%) LAN
5 1 (1.25%) WAN
5 1 (1.25%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) QlikView
2 2 (2.50%) Xcelsius
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Hudson
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
1 13 (16.25%) Marketing
2 4 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) Web Services
2 4 (5.00%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.25%) HTML5
3 1 (1.25%) CSS
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) PKI
2 12 (15.00%) Thin Client
2 12 (15.00%) Fat Client
3 9 (11.25%) Blog
4 8 (10.00%) Clustering
5 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (15.00%) Windows Vista
3 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.75%) Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (13.75%) Business Continuity
2 11 (13.75%) Information Security
2 11 (13.75%) Incident Management
3 6 (7.50%) Analytics
4 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.00%) CRM
4 4 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 4 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (5.00%) Test Management
4 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.00%) Cyber Security
4 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.75%) Network Design
6 1 (1.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.25%) Release Management
6 1 (1.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) PHP
1 9 (11.25%) SQL
1 9 (11.25%) VB
2 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.25%) C
2 1 (1.25%) C#
2 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (23.75%) MCSE
2 19 (23.75%) MCITP
3 12 (15.00%) CCA
3 12 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (8.75%) MCSA
5 6 (7.50%) Degree
6 1 (1.25%) AAT
6 1 (1.25%) CIMA
6 1 (1.25%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.25%) Hyper-V
3 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.25%) UAG
4 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) SCCM
1 12 (15.00%) SCOM
1 12 (15.00%) SCVMM
1 12 (15.00%) SCOrch
1 12 (15.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.00%) VMware
3 12 (15.00%) Citrix
4 11 (13.75%) Tableau
4 11 (13.75%) Symantec
5 10 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
6 9 (11.25%) Business Objects
7 8 (10.00%) Cognos
8 4 (5.00%) Sage
9 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.25%) Primavera
10 1 (1.25%) Websense
10 1 (1.25%) Pegasus
10 1 (1.25%) Juniper
10 1 (1.25%) Oracle
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 17 days ago