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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 34 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.48% 1.18% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.21% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.66%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
127 165 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 94.07% 97.06% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 114 92 304
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 7 (70.00%) SAP
3 5 (50.00%) CRM
3 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 5 (50.00%) SAP HCM
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (20.00%) SAP PI
4 2 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) ABAP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (10.00%) IronPort

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SAP PI
1 2 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) ABAP
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) IronPort
2 1 (10.00%) RightFax
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec