The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 34 36 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.64% 0.96% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 0.96% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £47,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
214 208 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 94.27% 99.52% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 162 192 97
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Consultant
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Halifax

Consultant
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) SAP HR
2 5 (62.50%) SAP HCM
2 5 (62.50%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) zOS
4 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SAP HR
1 5 (62.50%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft