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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 32 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 59 56 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.33% 7.58% 8.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.68% 7.91% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 45 51 84
Average salary £40,000 £46,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.43% +3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £33,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £60,000
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
768 708 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.40% 95.81% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 661 633 1091
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 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 16 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 +1 24 £37,500 -30.23% 5
Gloucester +4 18 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Cirencester +19 2 £20,000 -42.85% 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £43,000 -
Filton - 1 £47,500 -
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 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 49 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 33 (29.46%) DV Cleared
3 28 (25.00%) GIS
4 24 (21.43%) ESRI
5 20 (17.86%) C#
5 20 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 20 (17.86%) SC Cleared
6 19 (16.96%) Business Development
6 19 (16.96%) Oracle
7 18 (16.07%) Degree
8 16 (14.29%) ArcGIS
8 16 (14.29%) Python
9 15 (13.39%) Management Information System
9 15 (13.39%) Finance
10 14 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (12.50%) Linux
11 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
11 13 (11.61%) .NET
11 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
11 13 (11.61%) Citrix
11 13 (11.61%) VMware
11 13 (11.61%) Shell Script
11 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (11.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (10.71%) Web Development
12 12 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
13 11 (9.82%) UNIX
14 10 (8.93%) CISSP
14 10 (8.93%) Risk Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 16 (14.29%) ArcGIS
2 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.36%) Apache
4 5 (4.46%) IIS
5 3 (2.68%) Documentum
6 2 (1.79%) SAS
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (4.46%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.68%) SAP Business One
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.79%) Movex
4 2 (1.79%) MFGPRO
4 2 (1.79%) Lawson
4 2 (1.79%) Sage 1000
4 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.89%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) TCP/IP
1 6 (5.36%) DNS
2 5 (4.46%) Network Security
2 5 (4.46%) SAN
2 5 (4.46%) SMTP
2 5 (4.46%) LDAP
2 5 (4.46%) SNMP
3 3 (2.68%) Firewall
3 3 (2.68%) LAN
3 3 (2.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.89%) VPN
4 1 (0.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.46%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.79%) Big Data
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (13.39%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Military
3 5 (4.46%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.68%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.61%) .NET
2 7 (6.25%) Apache Flex
3 3 (2.68%) Web Services
4 1 (0.89%) JSON
4 1 (0.89%) RESTful
4 1 (0.89%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.89%) Middleware
4 1 (0.89%) J2EE
4 1 (0.89%) XML
4 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.00%) GIS
2 15 (13.39%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.93%) Open Source
4 8 (7.14%) User Experience
5 7 (6.25%) Graphic Design
5 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.57%) iPad
6 4 (3.57%) CESG
6 4 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.79%) Social Media
7 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.89%) SCADA
8 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.89%) iPhone
8 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Linux
2 11 (9.82%) UNIX
3 8 (7.14%) HPUX
3 8 (7.14%) Solaris
4 7 (6.25%) Windows
5 6 (5.36%) CentOS
6 5 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.96%) Business Development
2 13 (11.61%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (10.71%) Web Development
3 12 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (8.93%) Risk Management
4 10 (8.93%) GAP Analysis
4 10 (8.93%) Information Security
5 9 (8.04%) Security Architecture
6 8 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.36%) Time Management
9 5 (4.46%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.46%) Data Management
9 5 (4.46%) Security Testing
9 5 (4.46%) SABSA
9 5 (4.46%) Project Management
9 5 (4.46%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.86%) C#
1 20 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 16 (14.29%) Python
3 13 (11.61%) Shell Script
4 9 (8.04%) C++
4 9 (8.04%) Java
4 9 (8.04%) SQL
5 8 (7.14%) VB
5 8 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.36%) Perl
6 6 (5.36%) Ruby
7 2 (1.79%) C
8 1 (0.89%) R
8 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 33 (29.46%) DV Cleared
3 20 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 18 (16.07%) Degree
5 10 (8.93%) CISSP
5 10 (8.93%) CISM
6 8 (7.14%) ISEB
7 5 (4.46%) ISSAP
7 5 (4.46%) CEH
8 2 (1.79%) MCSE
8 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.89%) MCITP
9 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.89%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.89%) HNC
9 1 (0.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.36%) QA
3 4 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.79%) SLA
5 1 (0.89%) COBIT
5 1 (0.89%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.46%) Squid
2 5 (4.46%) qmail
2 5 (4.46%) XenApp
2 5 (4.46%) XenDesktop
2 5 (4.46%) NFS
3 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) ESRI
2 19 (16.96%) Oracle
3 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.61%) Citrix
3 13 (11.61%) VMware
4 7 (6.25%) HP
5 6 (5.36%) NetApp
5 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.46%) Cisco
7 3 (2.68%) Informatica
7 3 (2.68%) Primavera
7 3 (2.68%) webMethods
7 3 (2.68%) Sage
7 3 (2.68%) SAP
8 2 (1.79%) Epicor
8 2 (1.79%) Baan
8 2 (1.79%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.79%) Infor
9 1 (0.89%) Teradata
9 1 (0.89%) CODA
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