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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 31 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 167 155 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.33% 7.68% 5.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.57% 8.07% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 140 121 112
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2205 1920 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.84% 95.19% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 1584 2231
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 £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 September 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 September 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
Hemel Hempstead +10 65 £75,000 +38.88% 2
Watford +15 54 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Stevenage -10 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Hertford -3 3 £50,000 -18.69%
Harpenden - 3 £40,000 - 1
Letchworth - 2 £31,500 - 1
Borehamwood +4 1 £17,500 -41.66%
Berkhamsted -7 1 £25,000 - 2
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £45,000 -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 107 (32.92%) Oracle
2 95 (29.23%) SQL
3 88 (27.08%) Microsoft
4 83 (25.54%) Security Cleared
5 79 (24.31%) Finance
6 71 (21.85%) SC Cleared
7 58 (17.85%) Java
8 57 (17.54%) Project Management
9 56 (17.23%) Windows
9 56 (17.23%) Retail
10 55 (16.92%) ERP
11 53 (16.31%) MS Excel
12 52 (16.00%) VMware
13 51 (15.69%) IBM
14 49 (15.08%) Migration
15 47 (14.46%) Mentoring
16 46 (14.15%) Citrix
17 43 (13.23%) Cisco
17 43 (13.23%) HP
17 43 (13.23%) SAN
18 42 (12.92%) Oracle EBS R12
19 41 (12.62%) Oracle EBS
20 37 (11.38%) CRM
20 37 (11.38%) WebSphere
21 36 (11.08%) Workflow
21 36 (11.08%) Degree
22 33 (10.15%) Cisco Certification
22 33 (10.15%) Telecoms
22 33 (10.15%) Hyper-V
23 32 (9.85%) SAP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 37 (11.38%) WebSphere
2 29 (8.92%) Lync
2 29 (8.92%) MS Exchange
3 25 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 17 (5.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (4.62%) Tomcat
6 13 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (3.38%) WebLogic
8 11 (3.38%) IIS
9 10 (3.08%) SharePoint
10 9 (2.77%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (2.46%) Tuxedo
11 8 (2.46%) SAS
12 7 (2.15%) Apache Pig
13 5 (1.54%) Apache
13 5 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (1.23%) iPlanet
14 4 (1.23%) GlassFish
Applications
1 53 (16.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.23%) MS Office
3 3 (0.92%) SPSS
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (12.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 41 (12.62%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (8.92%) Oracle ERP
4 17 (5.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 10 (3.08%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (1.54%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (1.54%) SAP CO
8 5 (1.54%) SAP FI
9 4 (1.23%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.92%) SAP WM
10 3 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.62%) Agresso
11 2 (0.62%) SalesLogix
12 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.31%) SAP SRM
12 1 (0.31%) SAP APO
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.77%) Office 365
2 16 (4.92%) Taleo
3 6 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (13.23%) SAN
2 24 (7.38%) Firewall
2 24 (7.38%) LAN
3 23 (7.08%) WAN
4 14 (4.31%) Wireless
5 13 (4.00%) Internet
5 13 (4.00%) DNS
6 11 (3.38%) iSCSI
7 10 (3.08%) Unified Communications
7 10 (3.08%) HTTP
8 8 (2.46%) VPN
8 8 (2.46%) NAS
9 7 (2.15%) PBX
10 6 (1.85%) LDAP
11 5 (1.54%) MPLS
11 5 (1.54%) VLAN
12 4 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.23%) Network Security
12 4 (1.23%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (5.23%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.92%) Oracle Discoverer
4 14 (4.31%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (2.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 9 (2.77%) Data Mining
7 8 (2.46%) Big Data
8 7 (2.15%) MarkLogic
8 7 (2.15%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.15%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.85%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.85%) DB2
10 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.23%) MySQL
11 4 (1.23%) QlikView
11 4 (1.23%) SQLPlus
11 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (4.31%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (1.54%) Subversion
2 5 (1.54%) JUnit
2 5 (1.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 5 (1.54%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.54%) Rational Application Developer
3 4 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.92%) LSMW
5 2 (0.62%) Maven
5 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.62%) Hudson
6 1 (0.31%) JIRA
6 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
General
1 79 (24.31%) Finance
2 56 (17.23%) Retail
3 33 (10.15%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.46%) Banking
5 8 (2.46%) Marketing
6 5 (1.54%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.62%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.23%) Middleware
2 28 (8.62%) XML
3 25 (7.69%) .NET
3 25 (7.69%) J2EE
4 21 (6.46%) HTML
5 20 (6.15%) CSS
6 15 (4.62%) Java EE
7 13 (4.00%) JSP
7 13 (4.00%) XHTML
8 10 (3.08%) EDI
9 8 (2.46%) Servlets
9 8 (2.46%) JDBC
9 8 (2.46%) EJB
10 7 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (1.85%) HTML5
11 6 (1.85%) Web Dynpro
11 6 (1.85%) SAP Smart Forms
12 5 (1.54%) JSTL
12 5 (1.54%) Struts
12 5 (1.54%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.31%) Data Integration
3 8 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.85%) Data Conversion
4 6 (1.85%) Open Source
4 6 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.54%) Statistics
6 4 (1.23%) EqualLogic
7 3 (0.92%) FlexPod
7 3 (0.92%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.92%) RMADS
7 3 (0.92%) AS400
7 3 (0.92%) Tandem
7 3 (0.92%) Economics
7 3 (0.92%) PKI
8 2 (0.62%) EMV
8 2 (0.62%) Replication
8 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.62%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.23%) Windows
2 27 (8.31%) UNIX
3 14 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (4.00%) Solaris
5 12 (3.69%) Linux
5 12 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.77%) AIX
7 7 (2.15%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.92%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.31%) CentOS
10 1 (0.31%) zOS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (17.54%) Project Management
2 55 (16.92%) ERP
3 49 (15.08%) Migration
4 47 (14.46%) Mentoring
5 37 (11.38%) CRM
6 36 (11.08%) Workflow
7 28 (8.62%) ETL
7 28 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (8.62%) Enterprise Architecture
8 24 (7.38%) Data Migration
9 22 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (6.15%) Logistics
10 20 (6.15%) Time Management
11 17 (5.23%) Use Case
11 17 (5.23%) Project Planning
11 17 (5.23%) Business Transformation
12 16 (4.92%) Data Management
13 14 (4.31%) Business Development
13 14 (4.31%) Data Architecture
13 14 (4.31%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 95 (29.23%) SQL
2 58 (17.85%) Java
3 25 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.08%) PL/SQL
5 16 (4.92%) C#
6 15 (4.62%) VB
7 11 (3.38%) C
8 7 (2.15%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.15%) VBScript
8 7 (2.15%) Perl
8 7 (2.15%) VBA
8 7 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.85%) ABAP
9 6 (1.85%) SAPscript
10 5 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.23%) Jython
12 3 (0.92%) R
12 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 83 (25.54%) Security Cleared
2 71 (21.85%) SC Cleared
3 36 (11.08%) Degree
4 33 (10.15%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (8.62%) MCITP
7 23 (7.08%) CCNP
8 18 (5.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (5.23%) MCSE
10 12 (3.69%) CCNA
10 12 (3.69%) NCDA
11 11 (3.38%) NCIE
12 10 (3.08%) VCAP
13 7 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.85%) CCA
15 5 (1.54%) Sun Certification
15 5 (1.54%) ACCA
15 5 (1.54%) CIMA
16 4 (1.23%) MCTS
16 4 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.54%) SLA
3 3 (0.92%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (10.15%) Hyper-V
2 27 (8.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 24 (7.38%) XenApp
4 24 (7.38%) vSphere
5 12 (3.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (3.69%) Active Directory
6 11 (3.38%) XenServer
7 10 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.15%) HDFS
9 5 (1.54%) vCloud
9 5 (1.54%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.92%) RACF
11 3 (0.92%) ACF2
12 2 (0.62%) NFS
12 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 2 (0.62%) SRDF
12 2 (0.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.31%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 27 (8.31%) SCCM
2 9 (2.77%) SCOM
3 7 (2.15%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.54%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.92%) BMC Performance Manager
6 3 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.62%) Legato
8 1 (0.31%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.31%) Novell Identity Manager
8 1 (0.31%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 107 (32.92%) Oracle
2 88 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 52 (16.00%) VMware
4 51 (15.69%) IBM
5 46 (14.15%) Citrix
6 43 (13.23%) HP
6 43 (13.23%) Cisco
7 32 (9.85%) SAP
8 20 (6.15%) Fujitsu
9 18 (5.54%) EMC
9 18 (5.54%) NetApp
10 14 (4.31%) Informatica
10 14 (4.31%) Dell
10 14 (4.31%) Juniper
10 14 (4.31%) Talend
11 11 (3.38%) JBoss
12 10 (3.08%) WatchGuard
13 8 (2.46%) Sybase
13 8 (2.46%) TIBCO
14 7 (2.15%) AppSense
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkhamsted
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £17500 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Commission Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkhamsted
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent OTE
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very competitive upon experience + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: Plus uncapped commission
Posted: 26 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago