The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 33 13 29
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 87 149 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.80% 12.20% 6.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.05% 12.83% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 46 113 64
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1438 1161 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 95.09% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 946 725 810
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 59 (31.89%) Finance
2 48 (25.95%) Microsoft
3 32 (17.30%) Oracle
4 30 (16.22%) .NET
5 29 (15.68%) SQL
6 28 (15.14%) Windows
6 28 (15.14%) Web Development
7 27 (14.59%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (14.05%) MS Excel
9 24 (12.97%) C#
10 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (11.89%) ASP.NET
12 21 (11.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (11.35%) Degree
13 20 (10.81%) Business Development
13 20 (10.81%) Project Management
13 20 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
14 19 (10.27%) Citrix
14 19 (10.27%) HTML
14 19 (10.27%) Marketing
15 18 (9.73%) SQL Server
15 18 (9.73%) MVC
15 18 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (9.19%) Retail
17 16 (8.65%) JavaScript
17 16 (8.65%) Analytics
18 15 (8.11%) CRM
19 13 (7.03%) Information Management
19 13 (7.03%) Banking
20 12 (6.49%) Middleware

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (5.95%) ArcGIS
2 10 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.78%) SAS
4 5 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.16%) IIS
5 4 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.62%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.54%) CMS
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.16%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (3.78%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (3.78%) Oracle iProcurement
3 7 (3.78%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (3.78%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (3.24%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (2.70%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (1.62%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (1.08%) Sage 200
8 2 (1.08%) Sage 50
8 2 (1.08%) Pegasus Opera
8 2 (1.08%) Exchequer
8 2 (1.08%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) DNS
2 4 (2.16%) HTTP
2 4 (2.16%) WAN
3 3 (1.62%) LAN
4 1 (0.54%) VLAN
4 1 (0.54%) Firewall
4 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.32%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.32%) QlikView
4 7 (3.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (3.24%) Spotfire
6 5 (2.70%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (2.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (2.16%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.62%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 59 (31.89%) Finance
2 19 (10.27%) Marketing
3 17 (9.19%) Retail
4 13 (7.03%) Banking
5 7 (3.78%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.24%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.24%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.08%) Advertising
8 2 (1.08%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.54%) French Language
9 1 (0.54%) German Language
9 1 (0.54%) Local Government
9 1 (0.54%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.22%) .NET
2 22 (11.89%) ASP.NET
3 19 (10.27%) HTML
4 18 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (6.49%) Middleware
6 10 (5.41%) XML
7 8 (4.32%) CSS
8 7 (3.78%) SOAP
8 7 (3.78%) Web Services
9 6 (3.24%) RESTful
9 6 (3.24%) jQuery
10 5 (2.70%) XSL
10 5 (2.70%) HTML5
10 5 (2.70%) CSS3
11 4 (2.16%) J2EE
12 2 (1.08%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.08%) JSON
12 2 (1.08%) WCF
13 1 (0.54%) NHibernate
13 1 (0.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.41%) GIS
3 8 (4.32%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.24%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.24%) Blog
5 5 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.16%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.16%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.62%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.62%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.08%) Social Media
8 2 (1.08%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.08%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.54%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.14%) Windows
2 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (11.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.78%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.24%) UNIX
6 4 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.62%) AIX
7 3 (1.62%) Linux
7 3 (1.62%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.14%) Web Development
2 27 (14.59%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (10.81%) Business Development
3 20 (10.81%) Project Management
4 18 (9.73%) MVC
5 16 (8.65%) Analytics
6 15 (8.11%) CRM
7 13 (7.03%) Information Management
8 12 (6.49%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.95%) ITIL
10 9 (4.86%) Business Analysis
10 9 (4.86%) Data Management
10 9 (4.86%) Workflow
10 9 (4.86%) Performance Management
11 8 (4.32%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (4.32%) B2B
11 8 (4.32%) ETL
12 7 (3.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.78%) Cash Management
13 6 (3.24%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.68%) SQL
2 24 (12.97%) C#
3 16 (8.65%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.24%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.70%) Python
6 3 (1.62%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.08%) VB
7 2 (1.08%) C
7 2 (1.08%) Perl
7 2 (1.08%) PHP
7 2 (1.08%) Java
8 1 (0.54%) VBScript
8 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (11.35%) Degree
2 9 (4.86%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.78%) CCA
4 7 (3.78%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (3.78%) MCSE
5 5 (2.70%) MBA
5 5 (2.70%) OCP
5 5 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.16%) VCAP
6 4 (2.16%) CISSP
6 4 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.08%) CISM
8 1 (0.54%) MCP
8 1 (0.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.24%) SLA
2 5 (2.70%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.16%) QA
4 3 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (5.95%) XenApp
2 9 (4.86%) XenDesktop
3 7 (3.78%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (2.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 48 (25.95%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.30%) Oracle
3 19 (10.27%) Citrix
4 9 (4.86%) AppSense
4 9 (4.86%) HP
5 7 (3.78%) VMware
5 7 (3.78%) Informatica
5 7 (3.78%) Tableau
6 5 (2.70%) NetApp
6 5 (2.70%) ESRI
6 5 (2.70%) IBM
6 5 (2.70%) EMC
6 5 (2.70%) Siebel
7 4 (2.16%) Cisco
7 4 (2.16%) Charles River
7 4 (2.16%) Teradata
8 3 (1.62%) Cognos
9 2 (1.08%) Splunk
9 2 (1.08%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.08%) Business Objects
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