The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 51 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 51 40 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.56% 4.36% 7.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 4.71% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 69
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,300
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1071 850 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.71% 92.69% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 849 733 813
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(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
Cheltenham +15 22 £55,000 -21.42% 8
Gloucester -16 7 £50,000 +16.95%
Tewkesbury -7 1 £40,000 +9.58%
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 32 (27.83%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.74%) Finance
3 22 (19.13%) DV Cleared
4 21 (18.26%) Oracle
4 21 (18.26%) Windows
5 20 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 20 (17.39%) Cyber Security
6 19 (16.52%) MS Excel
6 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
7 17 (14.78%) Degree
8 16 (13.91%) Information Security
8 16 (13.91%) Python
8 16 (13.91%) SQL
9 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 14 (12.17%) Linux
11 13 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (11.30%) VMware
11 13 (11.30%) CESG
11 13 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (10.43%) PowerShell
12 12 (10.43%) Aerospace
12 12 (10.43%) MS Exchange
12 12 (10.43%) Cisco
12 12 (10.43%) MySQL
12 12 (10.43%) Perl
13 11 (9.57%) VPN
13 11 (9.57%) UNIX
13 11 (9.57%) Firewall
14 10 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (8.70%) CCNP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (10.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.48%) ArcGIS
4 3 (2.61%) SAS
4 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.74%) Mule ESB
5 2 (1.74%) Mule
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.87%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (16.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.74%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.87%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.87%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.87%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) VPN
1 11 (9.57%) Firewall
2 6 (5.22%) Internet
3 4 (3.48%) Network Security
4 3 (2.61%) Wireless Security
4 3 (2.61%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.61%) Wireless
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.87%) NAS
6 1 (0.87%) MPLS
6 1 (0.87%) SAN
6 1 (0.87%) Broadband
6 1 (0.87%) LAN
6 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.43%) MySQL
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (5.22%) OLAP
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) JUnit
1 4 (3.48%) Maven
1 4 (3.48%) TestNG
1 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.74%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.74%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 25 (21.74%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Aerospace
3 7 (6.09%) Advertising
4 5 (4.35%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) Military
5 1 (0.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Local Government
5 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Law
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.09%) SOAP
1 7 (6.09%) Web Services
1 7 (6.09%) REST
2 6 (5.22%) HTML
2 6 (5.22%) CSS
3 4 (3.48%) XML
3 4 (3.48%) Hibernate
3 4 (3.48%) CSS3
3 4 (3.48%) Spring
3 4 (3.48%) JSON
3 4 (3.48%) Spring MVC
3 4 (3.48%) JPA
4 3 (2.61%) XMPP
4 3 (2.61%) Apache Camel
4 3 (2.61%) J2EE
5 2 (1.74%) .NET
6 1 (0.87%) JSP
6 1 (0.87%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) CESG
2 8 (6.96%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.09%) RMADS
4 5 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (3.48%) GIS
6 2 (1.74%) NHS
6 2 (1.74%) LIMS
6 2 (1.74%) e-Health
6 2 (1.74%) Informatics
6 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.74%) PACS
6 2 (1.74%) Health Informatics
6 2 (1.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.87%) Open Source
7 1 (0.87%) Social Media
7 1 (0.87%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.87%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.26%) Windows
2 14 (12.17%) Linux
3 11 (9.57%) UNIX
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.74%) Android
5 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.87%) HPUX
6 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.39%) Cyber Security
2 16 (13.91%) Information Security
3 13 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (8.70%) Information Assurance
4 10 (8.70%) Analytics
5 9 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (6.96%) Time Management
7 7 (6.09%) Project Management
7 7 (6.09%) ERP
8 6 (5.22%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.22%) ETL
8 6 (5.22%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.22%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.48%) MVC
9 4 (3.48%) TDD
9 4 (3.48%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.48%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.48%) Security Architecture
9 4 (3.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.91%) SQL
1 16 (13.91%) Python
2 12 (10.43%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.43%) Perl
3 8 (6.96%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.09%) C
4 7 (6.09%) Java
5 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.48%) C++
6 3 (2.61%) C#
7 2 (1.74%) PHP
7 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (27.83%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.13%) DV Cleared
3 20 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 17 (14.78%) Degree
5 10 (8.70%) CCNP
5 10 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.35%) CISSP
8 4 (3.48%) MCSE
8 4 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.48%) CCDP
9 3 (2.61%) CCA
9 3 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.61%) CISMP
9 3 (2.61%) CEH
10 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.87%) ISEB
10 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.87%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) HL7
3 1 (0.87%) CESG Infosec
3 1 (0.87%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.87%) COBIT
3 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.96%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.74%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) SCOM
3 1 (0.87%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.87%) Nmap
Vendors
1 21 (18.26%) Oracle
2 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.30%) VMware
4 12 (10.43%) Cisco
5 7 (6.09%) Informatica
6 6 (5.22%) Citrix
7 5 (4.35%) HP
8 4 (3.48%) Juniper
8 4 (3.48%) ESRI
9 3 (2.61%) Riverbed
9 3 (2.61%) F5
10 2 (1.74%) Sage
10 2 (1.74%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.87%) SAP
11 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.87%) McAfee
11 1 (0.87%) BT
11 1 (0.87%) QAD
11 1 (0.87%) Qualys
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