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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 59 32 57
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 47 60 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.31% 5.53% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 5.81% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 18
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,850 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
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
1349 1032 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.00% 95.12% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 781 741
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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
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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
Chelmsford -14 5 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Brentwood - 4 £30,000 -
Colchester +4 3 £42,500 -
Hockley - 1 £20,000 -
Loughton - 1 - -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 22 (28.95%) Windows
2 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
3 20 (26.32%) Finance
4 16 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 16 (21.05%) Citrix
5 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (17.11%) Degree
8 12 (15.79%) MCSE
8 12 (15.79%) VMware
9 11 (14.47%) DNS
9 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (14.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 10 (13.16%) SQL
10 10 (13.16%) Law
10 10 (13.16%) MCITP
11 9 (11.84%) COBOL
11 9 (11.84%) DB2
11 9 (11.84%) SAP
11 9 (11.84%) CICS
11 9 (11.84%) JCL
11 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
11 9 (11.84%) CMS
11 9 (11.84%) Clustering
11 9 (11.84%) VisionPLUS
11 9 (11.84%) VSAM
11 9 (11.84%) Mathematics
11 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (10.53%) MS Office

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 9 (11.84%) CMS
1 9 (11.84%) CICS
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) Lync
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Office
2 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (11.84%) VisionPLUS
2 5 (6.58%) SAP FI-AP
2 5 (6.58%) SAP FI
2 5 (6.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (6.58%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.63%) Sage 200
4 1 (1.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.32%) SAP TEM
4 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.32%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.32%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.32%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) IaaS
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) DNS
2 8 (10.53%) Firewall
3 5 (6.58%) SAN
4 3 (3.95%) LAN
4 3 (3.95%) WAN
5 2 (2.63%) DHCP
5 2 (2.63%) VPN
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) DB2
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Selenium
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
1 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.32%) LoadUI
1 1 (1.32%) JMeter
1 1 (1.32%) Xcode
General
1 20 (26.32%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Law
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Local Government
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) EDI
2 5 (6.58%) .NET
3 4 (5.26%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.32%) XMPP
4 1 (1.32%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.32%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (1.32%) SOAP
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
1 9 (11.84%) Clustering
1 9 (11.84%) VSAM
1 9 (11.84%) Mathematics
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.32%) Physics
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) User Experience
3 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Windows
2 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (14.47%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.53%) Project Management
1 8 (10.53%) Migration
2 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
2 6 (7.89%) ITIL
2 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
3 5 (6.58%) Performance Management
3 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
3 5 (6.58%) SIEM
3 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.26%) Validation
4 4 (5.26%) Information Security
4 4 (5.26%) Change Management
4 4 (5.26%) OO
4 4 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 3 (3.95%) WFM
5 3 (3.95%) Project Planning
5 3 (3.95%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (3.95%) Straight-Through Processing
5 3 (3.95%) Business Transformation
5 3 (3.95%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) COBOL
2 9 (11.84%) JCL
3 5 (6.58%) ABAP
3 5 (6.58%) Java
4 4 (5.26%) SOQL
4 4 (5.26%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.32%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.32%) VBScript
5 1 (1.32%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.11%) Degree
3 12 (15.79%) MCSE
4 10 (13.16%) MCITP
5 5 (6.58%) CCA
6 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.63%) PMP
7 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.63%) MCP
7 2 (2.63%) VCAP
7 2 (2.63%) VTSP
7 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) NCDA
7 2 (2.63%) NCIE
7 2 (2.63%) VCDX
8 1 (1.32%) CCIE
8 1 (1.32%) CCNP
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
1 5 (6.58%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.63%) vSphere
4 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) Legato
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Intune
2 2 (2.63%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.63%) SCSM
2 2 (2.63%) SCOM
2 2 (2.63%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.32%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.05%) Citrix
3 12 (15.79%) VMware
4 9 (11.84%) SAP
5 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.26%) Sage
6 3 (3.95%) Cisco
6 3 (3.95%) Genesys
7 2 (2.63%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) CommVault
7 2 (2.63%) NetApp
7 2 (2.63%) Symantec
7 2 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (2.63%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.32%) Cognizant
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