The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 36 28 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 143 133 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.05% 7.09% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 7.31% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 122 89 80
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2242 1819 2935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.80% 97.01% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1833 1408 2516
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
Watford -9 48 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Hemel Hempstead -6 19 £52,500 -8.69%
Stevenage -2 10 £55,000 +1.85% 1
Letchworth +16 5 £55,000 +18.27%
St Albans -29 2 £55,000 -8.33%
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Hertford -3 1 - -
Rickmansworth -12 1 £52,500 -19.23%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 90 (29.03%) Finance
2 87 (28.06%) Oracle
3 82 (26.45%) SC Cleared
3 82 (26.45%) Security Cleared
4 57 (18.39%) SQL
4 57 (18.39%) SAP
5 56 (18.06%) Microsoft
6 54 (17.42%) Project Management
7 51 (16.45%) Windows
8 48 (15.48%) ERP
9 47 (15.16%) Java
10 46 (14.84%) Migration
10 46 (14.84%) Mentoring
11 43 (13.87%) WebSphere
12 41 (13.23%) IBM
13 40 (12.90%) Retail
14 38 (12.26%) CRM
15 36 (11.61%) Degree
16 34 (10.97%) Oracle EBS
17 32 (10.32%) Middleware
18 31 (10.00%) J2EE
18 31 (10.00%) VMware
19 30 (9.68%) Citrix
19 30 (9.68%) Telecoms
20 29 (9.35%) Oracle EBS R12
21 28 (9.03%) SAN
21 28 (9.03%) Enterprise Architecture
22 27 (8.71%) MS Excel
23 26 (8.39%) Cisco
24 25 (8.06%) HP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 43 (13.87%) WebSphere
2 20 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.81%) WebLogic
4 17 (5.48%) MS Exchange
5 16 (5.16%) JBoss
5 16 (5.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (4.19%) IIS
7 12 (3.87%) Oracle Workflow
8 11 (3.55%) SharePoint
9 9 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (2.58%) IBM HTTP Server
10 8 (2.58%) Apache
11 7 (2.26%) Apache Pig
12 6 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (1.94%) Lync
12 6 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (1.94%) Tuxedo
13 5 (1.61%) SAS
14 3 (0.97%) iPlanet
Applications
1 27 (8.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.61%) MS Office
3 3 (0.97%) SPSS
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (10.97%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (9.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (7.74%) Oracle ERP
4 22 (7.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 22 (7.10%) SAP FI
4 22 (7.10%) SAP CO
5 12 (3.87%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 10 (3.23%) SAP MM
7 8 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (2.58%) SAP Business One
7 8 (2.58%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (2.58%) SAP CRM
8 7 (2.26%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (1.29%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.97%) SAP SRM
11 3 (0.97%) SalesLogix
12 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.65%) SAP Retail
12 2 (0.65%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.87%) Taleo
2 5 (1.61%) SaaS
2 5 (1.61%) Office 365
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.97%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.03%) SAN
2 18 (5.81%) Internet
3 16 (5.16%) LAN
3 16 (5.16%) WAN
4 11 (3.55%) Firewall
5 8 (2.58%) Network Security
5 8 (2.58%) LDAP
5 8 (2.58%) HTTP
6 6 (1.94%) Wireless
6 6 (1.94%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.61%) VPN
8 4 (1.29%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.29%) MPLS
8 4 (1.29%) DNS
9 3 (0.97%) PBX
9 3 (0.97%) SSL
9 3 (0.97%) SMTP
9 3 (0.97%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (4.84%) Oracle Database
2 12 (3.87%) Oracle Discoverer
3 11 (3.55%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (2.26%) Apache Hive
4 7 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (2.26%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.26%) MarkLogic
4 7 (2.26%) Big Data
5 6 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.61%) MySQL
6 5 (1.61%) DB2
6 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.61%) NonStop SQL
7 3 (0.97%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.32%) Informix
9 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (4.52%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.94%) LSMW
3 5 (1.61%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 5 (1.61%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.61%) JUnit
3 5 (1.61%) Subversion
3 5 (1.61%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.65%) Maven
4 2 (0.65%) Hudson
4 2 (0.65%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.32%) Xcode
5 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 90 (29.03%) Finance
2 40 (12.90%) Retail
3 30 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.81%) Manufacturing
4 18 (5.81%) Banking
5 11 (3.55%) Marketing
6 8 (2.58%) Billing
7 7 (2.26%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.29%) Back Office
8 4 (1.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.32%) Middleware
2 31 (10.00%) J2EE
3 21 (6.77%) Java EE
4 19 (6.13%) HTML
4 19 (6.13%) .NET
5 18 (5.81%) CSS
6 17 (5.48%) XML
7 13 (4.19%) JSP
7 13 (4.19%) XHTML
8 10 (3.23%) JDBC
9 8 (2.58%) Servlets
9 8 (2.58%) EJB
10 7 (2.26%) EDI
10 7 (2.26%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (1.61%) JMS
11 5 (1.61%) Struts
11 5 (1.61%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.61%) JSTL
11 5 (1.61%) SailPoint
12 4 (1.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.52%) Data Integration
3 9 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.61%) AS400
4 5 (1.61%) Tandem
4 5 (1.61%) Statistics
4 5 (1.61%) PKI
5 4 (1.29%) Economics
5 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.97%) Replication
6 3 (0.97%) CMDB
6 3 (0.97%) EqualLogic
6 3 (0.97%) Social Media
7 2 (0.65%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.65%) User Experience
7 2 (0.65%) Open Source
7 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.32%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 51 (16.45%) Windows
2 22 (7.10%) UNIX
3 14 (4.52%) Solaris
3 14 (4.52%) Linux
4 12 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.55%) AIX
6 10 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.26%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.32%) zOS
10 1 (0.32%) Android
10 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.42%) Project Management
2 48 (15.48%) ERP
3 46 (14.84%) Migration
3 46 (14.84%) Mentoring
4 38 (12.26%) CRM
5 28 (9.03%) Enterprise Architecture
6 25 (8.06%) Business Development
7 22 (7.10%) Workflow
7 22 (7.10%) Data Migration
8 21 (6.77%) ETL
9 20 (6.45%) Logistics
10 18 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (5.48%) Data Management
12 15 (4.84%) Use Case
13 14 (4.52%) Data Governance
13 14 (4.52%) Data Architecture
13 14 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (4.19%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.19%) MVC
15 12 (3.87%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (18.39%) SQL
2 47 (15.16%) Java
3 21 (6.77%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.87%) PL/SQL
5 10 (3.23%) C#
6 9 (2.90%) C
7 7 (2.26%) Perl
8 6 (1.94%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.94%) VBScript
9 5 (1.61%) VB
10 3 (0.97%) PHP
10 3 (0.97%) R
11 2 (0.65%) Jython
11 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) Python
12 1 (0.32%) VBA
12 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 82 (26.45%) SC Cleared
1 82 (26.45%) Security Cleared
2 36 (11.61%) Degree
3 16 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.19%) MCITP
6 10 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (2.90%) MCSE
8 8 (2.58%) CCA
9 7 (2.26%) CCNA
9 7 (2.26%) ACCA
9 7 (2.26%) CIMA
10 6 (1.94%) CCNP
10 6 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.61%) CISSP
11 5 (1.61%) Sun Certification
11 5 (1.61%) NCDA
11 5 (1.61%) NCIE
11 5 (1.61%) VCAP
12 3 (0.97%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.81%) QA
2 15 (4.84%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.52%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.19%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.87%) XenDesktop
5 11 (3.55%) XenApp
5 11 (3.55%) vSphere
6 7 (2.26%) HDFS
7 6 (1.94%) vCloud
7 6 (1.94%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.61%) RACF
8 5 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 5 (1.61%) XenServer
8 5 (1.61%) ACF2
9 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.32%) Samba
10 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.23%) SCCM
2 8 (2.58%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (2.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (1.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (1.29%) EdgeSight
5 4 (1.29%) SCOM
5 4 (1.29%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.29%) Novell Identity Manager
6 3 (0.97%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.65%) SCSM
7 2 (0.65%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.65%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.65%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.65%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (0.65%) Legato
8 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.32%) Puppet
8 1 (0.32%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 87 (28.06%) Oracle
2 57 (18.39%) SAP
3 56 (18.06%) Microsoft
4 41 (13.23%) IBM
5 31 (10.00%) VMware
6 30 (9.68%) Citrix
7 26 (8.39%) Cisco
8 25 (8.06%) HP
9 14 (4.52%) Talend
9 14 (4.52%) Informatica
10 10 (3.23%) Sun
10 10 (3.23%) EMC
11 7 (2.26%) NetApp
11 7 (2.26%) TIBCO
11 7 (2.26%) Hyperion
11 7 (2.26%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.94%) Juniper
12 6 (1.94%) Sage
12 6 (1.94%) NetIQ
12 6 (1.94%) Dell
Watford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkhamsted
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £17500 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Commission Package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + be - bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago