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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 164 131 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.81% 6.45% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.04% 6.80% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 137 98 122
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 £35,000 £35,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,000 £60,000
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
2328 1927 2739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.64% 94.83% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1924 1555 2173
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 £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +26 66 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Hemel Hempstead +20 59 £70,000 +29.62% 1
Stevenage -16 6 £41,750 -7.22% 1
Harpenden - 5 £26,000 - 1
Hertford - 3 £50,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £45,000 -
Borehamwood +2 1 £47,500 +106.52%
Berkhamsted -7 1 £25,000 - 1
Letchworth - 1 £31,500 - 1
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 99 (30.84%) SQL
2 95 (29.60%) Oracle
3 87 (27.10%) Microsoft
3 87 (27.10%) Finance
4 73 (22.74%) Security Cleared
5 56 (17.45%) Windows
5 56 (17.45%) SC Cleared
6 55 (17.13%) VMware
7 53 (16.51%) MS Excel
8 52 (16.20%) Retail
9 51 (15.89%) Java
9 51 (15.89%) ERP
10 47 (14.64%) Cisco
11 46 (14.33%) Migration
12 45 (14.02%) Oracle EBS R12
13 44 (13.71%) IBM
14 43 (13.40%) Citrix
14 43 (13.40%) SAN
15 42 (13.08%) Project Management
15 42 (13.08%) Oracle EBS
16 40 (12.46%) HP
17 39 (12.15%) Degree
18 37 (11.53%) SAP
19 35 (10.90%) Cisco Certification
19 35 (10.90%) Workflow
20 34 (10.59%) Hyper-V
21 32 (9.97%) Lync
22 31 (9.66%) MS Exchange
22 31 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
22 31 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 32 (9.97%) Lync
2 31 (9.66%) MS Exchange
3 30 (9.35%) WebSphere
4 26 (8.10%) Oracle Workflow
5 17 (5.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (4.05%) Tomcat
10 12 (3.74%) IIS
11 10 (3.12%) WebLogic
12 9 (2.80%) SAS
12 9 (2.80%) IBM HTTP Server
13 8 (2.49%) SharePoint
14 6 (1.87%) Tuxedo
15 5 (1.56%) Apache
16 4 (1.25%) iPlanet
16 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
16 4 (1.25%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.93%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 53 (16.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) SPSS
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (14.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 42 (13.08%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (9.03%) Oracle ERP
4 17 (5.30%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 10 (3.12%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (1.87%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (1.87%) SAP CO
7 6 (1.87%) SAP FI
8 5 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (1.56%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (1.25%) Agresso
9 4 (1.25%) SAP WM
9 4 (1.25%) SAP PM
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.62%) SAP MM
11 2 (0.62%) SalesLogix
12 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.85%) Office 365
2 16 (4.98%) Taleo
3 5 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (13.40%) SAN
2 25 (7.79%) Firewall
3 22 (6.85%) LAN
4 21 (6.54%) WAN
5 14 (4.36%) Wireless
6 13 (4.05%) DNS
7 12 (3.74%) Internet
7 12 (3.74%) iSCSI
8 11 (3.43%) NAS
8 11 (3.43%) Unified Communications
8 11 (3.43%) VPN
9 10 (3.12%) HTTP
10 7 (2.18%) PBX
10 7 (2.18%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (1.56%) VLAN
11 5 (1.56%) LDAP
11 5 (1.56%) MPLS
12 4 (1.25%) SSL
12 4 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.98%) Oracle Discoverer
4 15 (4.67%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (3.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (2.49%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.87%) DB2
8 6 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.87%) MySQL
9 5 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (1.56%) SQLPlus
10 4 (1.25%) QlikView
10 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.25%) Big Data
11 3 (0.93%) MarkLogic
11 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.93%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (1.87%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (1.56%) Rational Application Developer
2 5 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 5 (1.56%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.56%) JUnit
2 5 (1.56%) Subversion
3 2 (0.62%) Maven
3 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.62%) Hudson
4 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.31%) JIRA
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.31%) LSMW
General
1 87 (27.10%) Finance
2 52 (16.20%) Retail
3 30 (9.35%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.18%) Banking
6 6 (1.87%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.56%) Marketing
8 4 (1.25%) Legal
9 2 (0.62%) Advertising
9 2 (0.62%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.79%) .NET
1 25 (7.79%) XML
2 23 (7.17%) J2EE
3 22 (6.85%) HTML
4 21 (6.54%) CSS
5 19 (5.92%) Middleware
6 13 (4.05%) XHTML
6 13 (4.05%) JSP
7 8 (2.49%) Servlets
7 8 (2.49%) EJB
7 8 (2.49%) EDI
8 7 (2.18%) Java EE
8 7 (2.18%) JDBC
9 6 (1.87%) Web Dynpro
9 6 (1.87%) SAP Smart Forms
9 6 (1.87%) HTML5
10 5 (1.56%) JSTL
10 5 (1.56%) JMS
10 5 (1.56%) Struts
11 4 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.18%) Data Conversion
2 6 (1.87%) Management Information System
2 6 (1.87%) Data Integration
2 6 (1.87%) Open Source
2 6 (1.87%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.25%) RMADS
4 4 (1.25%) EqualLogic
5 3 (0.93%) FlexPod
5 3 (0.93%) Blackberry
5 3 (0.93%) Statistics
6 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.62%) Physics
6 2 (0.62%) AS400
6 2 (0.62%) Replication
6 2 (0.62%) EMV
6 2 (0.62%) Tandem
6 2 (0.62%) Economics
6 2 (0.62%) PKI
6 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.45%) Windows
2 25 (7.79%) UNIX
3 13 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (3.74%) Solaris
5 11 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.12%) Linux
7 8 (2.49%) AIX
8 6 (1.87%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.31%) CentOS
11 1 (0.31%) zOS
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.89%) ERP
2 46 (14.33%) Migration
3 42 (13.08%) Project Management
4 35 (10.90%) Workflow
5 27 (8.41%) CRM
6 22 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (6.85%) Time Management
7 21 (6.54%) Data Migration
8 20 (6.23%) Logistics
9 18 (5.61%) ETL
9 18 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (4.67%) Project Planning
10 15 (4.67%) Market Research
10 15 (4.67%) Business Transformation
10 15 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (4.05%) MVC
11 13 (4.05%) E-Commerce
12 12 (3.74%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (3.43%) ITIL
13 11 (3.43%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 99 (30.84%) SQL
2 51 (15.89%) Java
3 27 (8.41%) PL/SQL
4 26 (8.10%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.61%) C#
6 16 (4.98%) VB
7 11 (3.43%) C
8 8 (2.49%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.49%) VBA
9 7 (2.18%) Perl
9 7 (2.18%) ABAP
10 6 (1.87%) VBScript
10 6 (1.87%) SAPscript
10 6 (1.87%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.25%) Jython
13 3 (0.93%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.62%) X++
14 2 (0.62%) C++
15 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 73 (22.74%) Security Cleared
2 56 (17.45%) SC Cleared
3 39 (12.15%) Degree
4 35 (10.90%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (9.03%) MCITP
7 25 (7.79%) CCNP
8 21 (6.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (6.23%) MCSE
10 15 (4.67%) CCNA
10 15 (4.67%) NCDA
11 14 (4.36%) NCIE
12 13 (4.05%) VCAP
13 7 (2.18%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.87%) CCA
15 5 (1.56%) Sun Certification
15 5 (1.56%) ACCA
15 5 (1.56%) CIMA
15 5 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.18%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (10.59%) Hyper-V
2 31 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.79%) vSphere
4 24 (7.48%) XenDesktop
5 23 (7.17%) XenApp
6 15 (4.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (3.74%) Active Directory
8 10 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.80%) XenServer
10 5 (1.56%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.25%) vCloud
12 3 (0.93%) HDFS
13 2 (0.62%) ACF2
13 2 (0.62%) NFS
13 2 (0.62%) RACF
13 2 (0.62%) SRDF
13 2 (0.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 1 (0.31%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 30 (9.35%) SCCM
2 10 (3.12%) SCOM
3 6 (1.87%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.87%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.25%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.93%) BMC Performance Manager
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.62%) Legato
6 2 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.31%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.31%) Puppet
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 95 (29.60%) Oracle
2 87 (27.10%) Microsoft
3 55 (17.13%) VMware
4 47 (14.64%) Cisco
5 44 (13.71%) IBM
6 43 (13.40%) Citrix
7 40 (12.46%) HP
8 37 (11.53%) SAP
9 22 (6.85%) Fujitsu
10 21 (6.54%) EMC
11 20 (6.23%) NetApp
12 17 (5.30%) Dell
12 17 (5.30%) Juniper
13 13 (4.05%) WatchGuard
14 9 (2.80%) JBoss
15 8 (2.49%) Sybase
15 8 (2.49%) Symantec
16 6 (1.87%) AppSense
16 6 (1.87%) Hyperion
16 6 (1.87%) Informatica
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkhamsted
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £17500 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Commission Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago