The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 97 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.16% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.17% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% -23.40%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
IT 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
1407 1154 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.91% 94.98% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 926 720 833
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,550 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

IT Consultant
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Process Management
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) CMS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) MCP
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Process Management
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago