The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 30 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 165 122 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.66% 5.75% 6.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.95% 6.10% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 134 87 117
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2374 2001 2585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.88% 94.25% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 1590 2069
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +20 74 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Hemel Hempstead +20 45 £70,000 +45.07%
Stevenage -12 8 £45,000 -
Letchworth - 4 £47,500 -
Harpenden - 3 £26,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £45,000 -
Borehamwood +3 1 £47,500 +106.52%
St Albans 0 1 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Broxbourne - 1 £47,500 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £25,000 -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 95 (30.25%) SQL
2 87 (27.71%) Microsoft
3 83 (26.43%) Oracle
4 78 (24.84%) Finance
5 58 (18.47%) Security Cleared
6 57 (18.15%) VMware
7 55 (17.52%) Windows
7 55 (17.52%) MS Excel
8 54 (17.20%) Cisco
9 46 (14.65%) Java
9 46 (14.65%) Retail
10 43 (13.69%) Oracle EBS R12
11 42 (13.38%) SAP
11 42 (13.38%) ERP
11 42 (13.38%) SAN
12 41 (13.06%) IBM
13 40 (12.74%) Project Management
13 40 (12.74%) Migration
14 39 (12.42%) Hyper-V
14 39 (12.42%) SC Cleared
15 38 (12.10%) HP
16 37 (11.78%) Citrix
16 37 (11.78%) Oracle EBS
16 37 (11.78%) Degree
17 36 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
18 35 (11.15%) MS Exchange
19 34 (10.83%) Cisco Certification
20 33 (10.51%) Lync
21 31 (9.87%) Workflow
22 30 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (11.15%) MS Exchange
2 33 (10.51%) Lync
3 25 (7.96%) WebSphere
4 24 (7.64%) Oracle Workflow
5 20 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (5.10%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (3.50%) Tomcat
9 10 (3.18%) WebLogic
9 10 (3.18%) IIS
10 9 (2.87%) SharePoint
10 9 (2.87%) SAS
11 6 (1.91%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (1.59%) Apache
13 4 (1.27%) iPlanet
13 4 (1.27%) Tuxedo
13 4 (1.27%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (17.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 43 (13.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 37 (11.78%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (7.32%) Oracle ERP
4 16 (5.10%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 8 (2.55%) SAP FI
5 8 (2.55%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (2.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (2.55%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (2.55%) SAP CO
6 6 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (1.91%) SAP PM
7 5 (1.59%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (1.27%) SAP WM
8 4 (1.27%) SAP SD
8 4 (1.27%) Agresso
9 3 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.64%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Payroll
10 2 (0.64%) SalesLogix
10 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.01%) Office 365
2 14 (4.46%) Taleo
3 5 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.38%) SAN
2 29 (9.24%) Firewall
3 23 (7.32%) WAN
4 22 (7.01%) LAN
5 14 (4.46%) Wireless
5 14 (4.46%) iSCSI
6 13 (4.14%) VPN
6 13 (4.14%) DNS
7 12 (3.82%) NAS
8 11 (3.50%) Internet
9 10 (3.18%) Unified Communications
10 8 (2.55%) NetScaler
11 7 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (2.23%) PBX
11 7 (2.23%) HTTP
12 6 (1.91%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.91%) VLAN
13 4 (1.27%) MPLS
13 4 (1.27%) OSPF
13 4 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.78%) Oracle Database
2 15 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (4.46%) Oracle Discoverer
4 12 (3.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (3.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 10 (3.18%) MySQL
6 7 (2.23%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.91%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.59%) DB2
8 5 (1.59%) SQLPlus
9 4 (1.27%) QlikView
10 2 (0.64%) Essbase
10 2 (0.64%) Informix
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.64%) Big Data
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.32%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 4 (1.27%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.27%) JUnit
2 4 (1.27%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (0.64%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (0.64%) Hudson
3 2 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.64%) Maven
3 2 (0.64%) Subversion
3 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (24.84%) Finance
2 46 (14.65%) Retail
3 27 (8.60%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.18%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.59%) Banking
6 4 (1.27%) Legal
6 4 (1.27%) Marketing
6 4 (1.27%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.64%) Back Office
7 2 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.64%) XML
2 23 (7.32%) HTML
2 23 (7.32%) .NET
3 20 (6.37%) J2EE
3 20 (6.37%) CSS
4 15 (4.78%) Middleware
5 12 (3.82%) XHTML
5 12 (3.82%) JSP
6 8 (2.55%) Servlets
6 8 (2.55%) EJB
7 7 (2.23%) EDI
8 6 (1.91%) SAP Smart Forms
8 6 (1.91%) Web Dynpro
8 6 (1.91%) HTML5
9 5 (1.59%) Java EE
9 5 (1.59%) JDBC
10 4 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (1.27%) Struts
10 4 (1.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (1.27%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.23%) Data Conversion
2 6 (1.91%) Management Information System
2 6 (1.91%) Open Source
2 6 (1.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (1.91%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.27%) EqualLogic
3 4 (1.27%) RMADS
3 4 (1.27%) FlexPod
4 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.64%) Replication
5 2 (0.64%) EMV
5 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.64%) iPhone
5 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.64%) Statistics
5 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.64%) Physics
5 2 (0.64%) Economics
6 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.52%) Windows
2 25 (7.96%) UNIX
3 13 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.55%) Solaris
5 7 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.23%) Linux
6 6 (1.91%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.27%) AIX
7 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) Android
10 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (13.38%) ERP
2 40 (12.74%) Project Management
2 40 (12.74%) Migration
3 31 (9.87%) Workflow
4 24 (7.64%) Time Management
5 17 (5.41%) Logistics
5 17 (5.41%) CRM
5 17 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (5.10%) Data Migration
6 16 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (4.78%) Market Research
8 14 (4.46%) Project Planning
8 14 (4.46%) Business Transformation
9 13 (4.14%) ITIL
9 13 (4.14%) ETL
10 12 (3.82%) MVC
10 12 (3.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (3.82%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 95 (30.25%) SQL
2 46 (14.65%) Java
3 30 (9.55%) PL/SQL
4 23 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.73%) C#
6 14 (4.46%) VB
7 11 (3.50%) C
8 8 (2.55%) Perl
8 8 (2.55%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.55%) ABAP
8 8 (2.55%) VBA
9 6 (1.91%) SAPscript
10 5 (1.59%) VBScript
11 4 (1.27%) Jython
11 4 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.96%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.64%) C++
13 2 (0.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 58 (18.47%) Security Cleared
2 39 (12.42%) SC Cleared
3 37 (11.78%) Degree
4 34 (10.83%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (8.92%) MCITP
7 26 (8.28%) CCNP
8 21 (6.69%) MCSE
9 20 (6.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (5.41%) NCDA
11 16 (5.10%) NCIE
12 14 (4.46%) VCAP
13 13 (4.14%) CCNA
14 6 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (1.59%) CCIE
16 4 (1.27%) Sun Certification
16 4 (1.27%) MCTS
17 3 (0.96%) CCA
17 3 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.27%) SLA
2 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 39 (12.42%) Hyper-V
2 36 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (8.92%) vSphere
4 22 (7.01%) XenDesktop
5 21 (6.69%) XenApp
6 16 (5.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (4.46%) Active Directory
8 10 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.18%) XenServer
9 5 (1.59%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.27%) vCloud
11 2 (0.64%) NFS
11 2 (0.64%) SRDF
11 2 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.32%) ACF2
12 1 (0.32%) HDFS
12 1 (0.32%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (8.92%) SCCM
2 12 (3.82%) SCOM
3 6 (1.91%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.59%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.96%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (0.64%) Legato
8 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.32%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.32%) Puppet
8 1 (0.32%) Plesk
8 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 87 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 83 (26.43%) Oracle
3 57 (18.15%) VMware
4 54 (17.20%) Cisco
5 42 (13.38%) SAP
6 41 (13.06%) IBM
7 38 (12.10%) HP
8 37 (11.78%) Citrix
9 23 (7.32%) EMC
9 23 (7.32%) NetApp
10 21 (6.69%) Fujitsu
11 20 (6.37%) Juniper
12 18 (5.73%) Dell
13 14 (4.46%) WatchGuard
14 9 (2.87%) JBoss
15 8 (2.55%) Symantec
15 8 (2.55%) Sybase
16 7 (2.23%) Apple
17 6 (1.91%) Adobe
18 5 (1.59%) Veeam
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £44,000 to £55,000 per annum £55k+ OTE, Car, Corporate Benefits P
Posted: 6 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 21 days ago