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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 68 52 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.91% 7.03% 8.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.24% 7.33% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 51 46 79
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
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
825 709 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.93% 95.81% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 710 631 1028
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,047 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Cheltenham +6 28 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Gloucester +5 18 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cirencester +21 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 30 September 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 54 (44.63%) Security Cleared
2 33 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 31 (25.62%) GIS
4 26 (21.49%) ESRI
5 23 (19.01%) Oracle
5 23 (19.01%) SC Cleared
6 20 (16.53%) Degree
7 19 (15.70%) Business Development
8 18 (14.88%) C#
8 18 (14.88%) JavaScript
8 18 (14.88%) Python
8 18 (14.88%) ArcGIS
8 18 (14.88%) Finance
9 17 (14.05%) Management Information System
10 15 (12.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
11 14 (11.57%) .NET
12 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
12 13 (10.74%) VMware
12 13 (10.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (9.92%) Web Development
13 12 (9.92%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (9.92%) Citrix
13 12 (9.92%) Linux
14 11 (9.09%) SQL
14 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
14 11 (9.09%) Shell Script
14 11 (9.09%) Information Security
15 10 (8.26%) Open Source

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (14.88%) ArcGIS
2 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.96%) Apache
4 5 (4.13%) IIS
5 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.48%) Documentum
6 2 (1.65%) SAS
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.48%) SAP Business One
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.65%) MFGPRO
4 2 (1.65%) Movex
4 2 (1.65%) Lawson
4 2 (1.65%) Sage 1000
4 2 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.83%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
1 6 (4.96%) DNS
2 5 (4.13%) LDAP
2 5 (4.13%) SMTP
2 5 (4.13%) SNMP
2 5 (4.13%) Network Security
3 4 (3.31%) SAN
4 3 (2.48%) Firewall
4 3 (2.48%) LAN
4 3 (2.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.83%) DHCP
5 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.48%) Big Data
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Military
3 5 (4.13%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.48%) Advertising
4 3 (2.48%) Local Government
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) .NET
2 6 (4.96%) Apache Flex
3 3 (2.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.83%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) JSON
4 1 (0.83%) J2EE
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.83%) COM
4 1 (0.83%) RESTful
4 1 (0.83%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.62%) GIS
2 17 (14.05%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.26%) Open Source
4 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.79%) User Experience
6 6 (4.96%) Graphic Design
7 5 (4.13%) CESG
7 5 (4.13%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (4.13%) iPad
8 2 (1.65%) Social Media
8 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.83%) iPhone
9 1 (0.83%) SCADA
9 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.92%) Linux
2 9 (7.44%) UNIX
2 9 (7.44%) Windows
3 6 (4.96%) HPUX
3 6 (4.96%) Solaris
3 6 (4.96%) CentOS
4 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.70%) Business Development
2 13 (10.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (9.92%) Web Development
3 12 (9.92%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (9.09%) Information Security
5 10 (8.26%) GAP Analysis
5 10 (8.26%) Risk Management
5 10 (8.26%) Security Architecture
6 9 (7.44%) Mentoring
6 9 (7.44%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (6.61%) TOGAF
8 6 (4.96%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.96%) Data Management
8 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.96%) Project Management
8 6 (4.96%) Time Management
9 5 (4.13%) Information Assurance
9 5 (4.13%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.13%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.13%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.88%) C#
1 18 (14.88%) JavaScript
1 18 (14.88%) Python
2 11 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 11 (9.09%) SQL
3 8 (6.61%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.79%) C++
4 7 (5.79%) Java
5 6 (4.96%) Perl
5 6 (4.96%) VB
5 6 (4.96%) Ruby
6 2 (1.65%) C
7 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.83%) R
7 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 54 (44.63%) Security Cleared
2 33 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 23 (19.01%) SC Cleared
4 20 (16.53%) Degree
5 10 (8.26%) CISSP
5 10 (8.26%) CISM
6 6 (4.96%) ISEB
7 5 (4.13%) CEH
7 5 (4.13%) ISSAP
8 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.48%) MCSE
9 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.65%) MCITP
9 2 (1.65%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.83%) OSCP
10 1 (0.83%) OSCE
10 1 (0.83%) HNC
10 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.61%) QA
3 5 (4.13%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.13%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.65%) SLA
5 1 (0.83%) COBIT
5 1 (0.83%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.13%) qmail
2 5 (4.13%) NFS
2 5 (4.13%) Squid
3 4 (3.31%) XenApp
3 4 (3.31%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) ESRI
2 23 (19.01%) Oracle
3 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.74%) VMware
4 12 (9.92%) Citrix
5 7 (5.79%) HP
5 7 (5.79%) Cisco
6 6 (4.96%) NetApp
6 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.48%) Informatica
7 3 (2.48%) Sage
7 3 (2.48%) webMethods
7 3 (2.48%) SAP
7 3 (2.48%) Primavera
8 2 (1.65%) Symantec
8 2 (1.65%) Infor
8 2 (1.65%) Epicor
8 2 (1.65%) Baan
8 2 (1.65%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.65%) IBM
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