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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 34 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 55 78 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.57% 9.65% 9.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.91% 10.06% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35 67 89
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,350 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £58,250 £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
796 775 1170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.10% 95.92% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 671 692 1061
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -18 19 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Cheltenham -10 18 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Tewkesbury - 3 £37,500 -
Cirencester +22 2 £20,000 -42.85% 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (41.24%) Security Cleared
2 29 (29.90%) DV Cleared
3 20 (20.62%) GIS
4 19 (19.59%) Oracle
5 17 (17.53%) C#
5 17 (17.53%) JavaScript
5 17 (17.53%) ESRI
5 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
6 15 (15.46%) Business Development
7 14 (14.43%) Finance
7 14 (14.43%) Linux
7 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
8 13 (13.40%) Citrix
8 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
8 13 (13.40%) Management Information System
8 13 (13.40%) Shell Script
9 12 (12.37%) VMware
9 12 (12.37%) Degree
9 12 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (12.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (11.34%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (11.34%) UNIX
10 11 (11.34%) SharePoint
11 10 (10.31%) Python
11 10 (10.31%) CISSP
11 10 (10.31%) .NET
11 10 (10.31%) Information Security
11 10 (10.31%) Risk Management
11 10 (10.31%) CISM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (11.34%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.31%) ArcGIS
3 6 (6.19%) Apache
4 5 (5.15%) IIS
5 3 (3.09%) Documentum
6 2 (2.06%) SAS
7 1 (1.03%) Lync
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.09%) SAP Business One
3 3 (3.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (2.06%) Lawson
4 2 (2.06%) Movex
4 2 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.06%) MFGPRO
4 2 (2.06%) Sage 1000
5 1 (1.03%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.15%) DNS
2 5 (5.15%) SAN
2 5 (5.15%) LDAP
2 5 (5.15%) SMTP
2 5 (5.15%) SNMP
2 5 (5.15%) Network Security
3 4 (4.12%) Firewall
4 3 (3.09%) LAN
4 3 (3.09%) WAN
5 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (14.43%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Military
3 5 (5.15%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) .NET
2 5 (5.15%) Apache Flex
3 3 (3.09%) Web Services
4 1 (1.03%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) Middleware
4 1 (1.03%) JSON
4 1 (1.03%) J2EE
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.03%) COM
4 1 (1.03%) RESTful
4 1 (1.03%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) GIS
2 13 (13.40%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.25%) Open Source
4 5 (5.15%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.09%) iPad
6 2 (2.06%) CESG
6 2 (2.06%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.03%) SCADA
7 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) iPhone
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
7 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.43%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) UNIX
3 8 (8.25%) HPUX
3 8 (8.25%) Solaris
4 7 (7.22%) Windows
5 6 (6.19%) CentOS
6 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.46%) Business Development
2 12 (12.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (11.34%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (10.31%) Information Security
4 10 (10.31%) GAP Analysis
4 10 (10.31%) Risk Management
5 9 (9.28%) Web Development
6 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.22%) Security Architecture
8 6 (6.19%) TOGAF
8 6 (6.19%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.15%) CRM
9 5 (5.15%) Security Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (5.15%) SABSA
10 4 (4.12%) Time Management
10 4 (4.12%) Data Management
10 4 (4.12%) Project Management
11 3 (3.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.53%) C#
1 17 (17.53%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.40%) Shell Script
3 10 (10.31%) Python
4 9 (9.28%) C++
4 9 (9.28%) Java
4 9 (9.28%) SQL
5 8 (8.25%) VB
5 8 (8.25%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.19%) Perl
6 6 (6.19%) Ruby
7 2 (2.06%) C
8 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.03%) R
8 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (41.24%) Security Cleared
2 29 (29.90%) DV Cleared
3 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.37%) Degree
5 10 (10.31%) CISSP
5 10 (10.31%) CISM
6 8 (8.25%) ISEB
7 5 (5.15%) CEH
7 5 (5.15%) ISSAP
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.06%) MCSE
9 1 (1.03%) HNC
9 1 (1.03%) HND
9 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.03%) MCITP
9 1 (1.03%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.19%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.06%) SLA
4 1 (1.03%) COBIT
4 1 (1.03%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.15%) qmail
2 5 (5.15%) XenApp
2 5 (5.15%) XenDesktop
2 5 (5.15%) NFS
2 5 (5.15%) Squid
Vendors
1 19 (19.59%) Oracle
2 17 (17.53%) ESRI
3 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.40%) Citrix
5 12 (12.37%) VMware
6 7 (7.22%) HP
7 6 (6.19%) NetApp
7 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.15%) Cisco
9 3 (3.09%) Informatica
9 3 (3.09%) Sage
9 3 (3.09%) webMethods
9 3 (3.09%) SAP
9 3 (3.09%) Primavera
10 2 (2.06%) Infor
10 2 (2.06%) Baan
10 2 (2.06%) JD Edwards
10 2 (2.06%) Epicor
11 1 (1.03%) IBM
11 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
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