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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 26 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 80 51 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.20% 6.43% 9.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.53% 6.72% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 73 40 76
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
938 759 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.11% 95.71% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 824 670 898
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
(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
Gloucester +8 23 £40,000 -20.00%
Cheltenham 0 23 £47,500 -24.00% 2
Cirencester +17 3 £20,000 -42.85% 2
Tewkesbury - 1 £43,000 -
Filton - 1 £47,500 -
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 61 (44.85%) Security Cleared
2 40 (29.41%) GIS
3 38 (27.94%) DV Cleared
4 32 (23.53%) ESRI
5 27 (19.85%) Oracle
5 27 (19.85%) SC Cleared
6 26 (19.12%) Python
6 26 (19.12%) ArcGIS
7 24 (17.65%) Degree
8 23 (16.91%) Finance
9 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
9 19 (13.97%) C#
9 19 (13.97%) JavaScript
10 18 (13.24%) SQL
10 18 (13.24%) Business Development
11 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 16 (11.76%) Management Information System
12 16 (11.76%) .NET
12 16 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (11.76%) VMware
13 15 (11.03%) Linux
14 14 (10.29%) Web Development
15 13 (9.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (9.56%) Open Source
16 12 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 12 (8.82%) MS Excel
16 12 (8.82%) SharePoint
17 11 (8.09%) Windows
17 11 (8.09%) Project Management
17 11 (8.09%) Risk Assessment

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 26 (19.12%) ArcGIS
2 12 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.15%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.41%) Apache
5 5 (3.68%) IIS
6 3 (2.21%) Documentum
6 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.47%) SAS
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (5.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (2.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (2.21%) SAP Business One
5 2 (1.47%) Sage 1000
5 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (1.47%) MFGPRO
5 2 (1.47%) Movex
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.47%) Lawson
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.74%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) TCP/IP
1 7 (5.15%) Firewall
2 6 (4.41%) VPN
2 6 (4.41%) DNS
3 5 (3.68%) LDAP
3 5 (3.68%) SMTP
3 5 (3.68%) SNMP
4 4 (2.94%) LAN
4 4 (2.94%) WAN
5 3 (2.21%) Network Security
6 2 (1.47%) SAN
7 1 (0.74%) MPLS
7 1 (0.74%) OSPF
7 1 (0.74%) BGP
7 1 (0.74%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.74%) VRRP
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.74%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.62%) RDBMS
2 9 (6.62%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (2.94%) MySQL
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (2.21%) Big Data
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (16.91%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.68%) Military
2 5 (3.68%) Banking
3 4 (2.94%) Advertising
4 3 (2.21%) Local Government
4 3 (2.21%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.76%) .NET
2 6 (4.41%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.47%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) Middleware
4 1 (0.74%) J2EE
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.74%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (29.41%) GIS
2 16 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.56%) Open Source
4 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.15%) User Experience
6 6 (4.41%) Graphic Design
7 5 (3.68%) CESG
7 5 (3.68%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (3.68%) iPad
8 3 (2.21%) Social Media
9 2 (1.47%) RMADS
10 1 (0.74%) PKI
10 1 (0.74%) SCADA
10 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.03%) Linux
2 11 (8.09%) Windows
3 8 (5.88%) UNIX
4 6 (4.41%) CentOS
5 5 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.68%) HPUX
5 5 (3.68%) Solaris
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.24%) Business Development
2 14 (10.29%) Web Development
3 13 (9.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (8.09%) Project Management
4 11 (8.09%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (6.62%) Data Management
5 9 (6.62%) Mentoring
6 8 (5.88%) Time Management
6 8 (5.88%) Security Architecture
6 8 (5.88%) Information Security
6 8 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 8 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (5.15%) Change Management
7 7 (5.15%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (5.15%) Information Assurance
8 6 (4.41%) TOGAF
9 5 (3.68%) Information Management
9 5 (3.68%) CRM
9 5 (3.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.12%) Python
2 19 (13.97%) C#
2 19 (13.97%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.24%) SQL
4 10 (7.35%) Perl
4 10 (7.35%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.41%) Java
6 6 (4.41%) Ruby
7 5 (3.68%) VB
7 5 (3.68%) C++
8 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) R
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (44.85%) Security Cleared
2 38 (27.94%) DV Cleared
3 27 (19.85%) SC Cleared
4 24 (17.65%) Degree
5 7 (5.15%) CISM
5 7 (5.15%) CISSP
6 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.41%) MCSE
7 5 (3.68%) ISEB
8 4 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.94%) MCITP
8 4 (2.94%) HP ASE
9 3 (2.21%) ISSAP
9 3 (2.21%) CEH
10 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.74%) CCIE
10 1 (0.74%) CCNP
10 1 (0.74%) MCP
10 1 (0.74%) HNC
10 1 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.88%) QA
3 5 (3.68%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.47%) SLA
5 1 (0.74%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 16 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.68%) NFS
2 5 (3.68%) qmail
2 5 (3.68%) Squid
3 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.47%) XenApp
5 2 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 32 (23.53%) ESRI
2 27 (19.85%) Oracle
3 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
4 16 (11.76%) VMware
5 9 (6.62%) Citrix
6 8 (5.88%) Cisco
7 7 (5.15%) HP
8 6 (4.41%) NetApp
8 6 (4.41%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.94%) IBM
9 4 (2.94%) Symantec
10 3 (2.21%) Primavera
10 3 (2.21%) Sage
10 3 (2.21%) webMethods
10 3 (2.21%) SAP
10 3 (2.21%) Informatica
11 2 (1.47%) Epicor
11 2 (1.47%) Baan
11 2 (1.47%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.47%) Juniper
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cirencester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION
Posted: 23 days ago