The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 82 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 16 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.27% 3.25% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 3.40% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 32
Average salary £21,000 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.33% -12.19%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1181 1235 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.03% 95.66% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1053 863
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Consultant
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Essex

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Essex

Consultant
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Colchester +10 9 £21,000 -55.78%
Loughton -4 2 - -
Chelmsford -4 2 £57,500 -28.12%
Brentwood - 2 £45,000 -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 10 (22.22%) CRM
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.00%) SAP
2 9 (20.00%) Finance
3 8 (17.78%) ERP
4 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
4 7 (15.56%) C
4 7 (15.56%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) ABAP
4 7 (15.56%) SAP ERP
5 6 (13.33%) Time Management
5 6 (13.33%) .NET
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle
5 6 (13.33%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) Citrix
6 5 (11.11%) SAP SD
6 5 (11.11%) SAP PS
6 5 (11.11%) Windows
6 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 4 (8.89%) Information Security
7 4 (8.89%) VB
7 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
7 4 (8.89%) IIS
8 3 (6.67%) RPG
8 3 (6.67%) C#
8 3 (6.67%) COBOL
8 3 (6.67%) Microsoft

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) SAP ERP
2 5 (11.11%) SAP SD
2 5 (11.11%) SAP PS
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.22%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.22%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.22%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.22%) SAP EWM
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) SMTP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) Skype
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.22%) Xcelsius
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.67%) Military
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) J2EE
2 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.22%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) AS400
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.44%) Physics
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) RMADS
4 1 (2.22%) iPad
4 1 (2.22%) EMV
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) CRM
2 8 (17.78%) ERP
3 6 (13.33%) Project Management
3 6 (13.33%) Time Management
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Information Security
6 3 (6.67%) Change Management
6 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Data Mapping
7 2 (4.44%) Image Processing
7 2 (4.44%) SDLC
7 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Pay per click
7 2 (4.44%) Signal Processing
7 2 (4.44%) Change Control
7 2 (4.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) C
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
1 7 (15.56%) ABAP
2 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 4 (8.89%) VB
4 3 (6.67%) RPG
4 3 (6.67%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) COBOL
5 2 (4.44%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) VB6
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) CISA
3 1 (2.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (2.22%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) SAP
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Brocade
5 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.44%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) CommVault
6 1 (2.22%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) Websense