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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 35 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 135 134 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.62% 6.97% 6.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.94% 7.27% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 121 72 108
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1944 1843 2631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.29% 95.84% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1398 2228
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 £25,000 £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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
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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 -17 36 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 20 £48,750 -9.72% 3
Stevenage -1 12 £51,250 -14.58%
St Albans -19 3 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Letchworth +11 2 £55,000 +43.79%
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Hitchin - 2 £45,000 -
Hertford - 1 - -
Ware - 1 - -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 104 (35.86%) Finance
2 70 (24.14%) Oracle
3 69 (23.79%) Security Cleared
4 68 (23.45%) SC Cleared
5 57 (19.66%) SAP
6 50 (17.24%) SQL
7 48 (16.55%) Microsoft
8 46 (15.86%) Java
9 45 (15.52%) WebSphere
10 42 (14.48%) Project Management
11 41 (14.14%) Migration
11 41 (14.14%) Retail
12 40 (13.79%) Windows
13 38 (13.10%) CRM
14 36 (12.41%) IBM
15 34 (11.72%) Business Development
16 33 (11.38%) Middleware
17 32 (11.03%) J2EE
17 32 (11.03%) Degree
18 29 (10.00%) Mentoring
19 27 (9.31%) ERP
20 26 (8.97%) Telecoms
21 25 (8.62%) Oracle EBS
21 25 (8.62%) Java EE
21 25 (8.62%) Enterprise Architecture
21 25 (8.62%) Oracle Database
22 24 (8.28%) Oracle EBS R12
23 23 (7.93%) SAN
23 23 (7.93%) Tomcat
24 22 (7.59%) UNIX

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 45 (15.52%) WebSphere
2 23 (7.93%) Tomcat
3 21 (7.24%) WebLogic
4 19 (6.55%) JBoss
5 16 (5.52%) SharePoint
6 14 (4.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (4.48%) MS Exchange
8 10 (3.45%) Apache
8 10 (3.45%) IIS
9 7 (2.41%) Apache Pig
10 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (2.07%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.72%) Tuxedo
12 4 (1.38%) SAS
12 4 (1.38%) Lync
13 3 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (1.03%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 18 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.72%) MS Office
3 3 (1.03%) SPSS
4 1 (0.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (8.62%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (8.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (6.90%) SAP FI
3 20 (6.90%) SAP FI/CO
3 20 (6.90%) SAP CO
4 16 (5.52%) Oracle Financials
5 12 (4.14%) SAP Business One
6 11 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (3.10%) SAP MM
7 9 (3.10%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (3.10%) SAP CRM
8 6 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (1.38%) Sage 200
9 4 (1.38%) SalesLogix
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 2 (0.69%) SAP Retail
11 2 (0.69%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.69%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.38%) SaaS
1 4 (1.38%) Office 365
2 3 (1.03%) IaaS
2 3 (1.03%) Taleo
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
3 1 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.93%) SAN
2 19 (6.55%) Internet
3 11 (3.79%) LAN
3 11 (3.79%) WAN
4 9 (3.10%) Network Security
5 8 (2.76%) LDAP
6 7 (2.41%) Firewall
7 6 (2.07%) HTTP
8 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.38%) VPN
8 4 (1.38%) DNS
8 4 (1.38%) SMTP
8 4 (1.38%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.38%) NAS
9 3 (1.03%) POP3
9 3 (1.03%) MPLS
10 2 (0.69%) PBX
10 2 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.69%) SSL
11 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.62%) Oracle Database
2 15 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.76%) Big Data
5 7 (2.41%) MarkLogic
5 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.41%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.41%) Apache Hive
5 7 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.07%) MySQL
6 6 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.72%) NonStop SQL
8 4 (1.38%) DB2
8 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.03%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.69%) Informix
11 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (4.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (2.07%) WebLogic Workshop
2 6 (2.07%) LSMW
3 4 (1.38%) Subversion
3 4 (1.38%) JUnit
3 4 (1.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 4 (1.38%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.38%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 104 (35.86%) Finance
2 41 (14.14%) Retail
3 26 (8.97%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.83%) Banking
4 14 (4.83%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.10%) Billing
5 9 (3.10%) Marketing
6 7 (2.41%) Back Office
7 5 (1.72%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.38%) Middleware
2 32 (11.03%) J2EE
3 25 (8.62%) Java EE
4 21 (7.24%) .NET
5 20 (6.90%) HTML
6 17 (5.86%) CSS
6 17 (5.86%) XML
7 12 (4.14%) XHTML
7 12 (4.14%) JSP
8 9 (3.10%) ASP.NET
8 9 (3.10%) JDBC
9 8 (2.76%) Servlets
9 8 (2.76%) EJB
10 6 (2.07%) Apache Camel
10 6 (2.07%) EDI
10 6 (2.07%) jBPM
10 6 (2.07%) Hibernate
10 6 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (2.07%) Spring
10 6 (2.07%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.14%) Data Integration
3 9 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.41%) Social Media
5 5 (1.72%) AS400
5 5 (1.72%) Tandem
5 5 (1.72%) PKI
6 4 (1.38%) Economics
6 4 (1.38%) Replication
7 3 (1.03%) Statistics
7 3 (1.03%) CMDB
7 3 (1.03%) User Experience
8 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.69%) EMV
9 1 (0.34%) DTV
9 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.34%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.79%) Windows
2 22 (7.59%) UNIX
3 13 (4.48%) Solaris
4 12 (4.14%) Linux
5 11 (3.79%) AIX
6 9 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.34%) zOS
9 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.48%) Project Management
2 41 (14.14%) Migration
3 38 (13.10%) CRM
4 34 (11.72%) Business Development
5 29 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 27 (9.31%) ERP
7 25 (8.62%) Enterprise Architecture
8 19 (6.55%) ETL
9 17 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (5.86%) Data Migration
10 14 (4.83%) Workflow
10 14 (4.83%) Use Case
11 13 (4.48%) Data Management
11 13 (4.48%) E-Commerce
11 13 (4.48%) MVC
11 13 (4.48%) Data Architecture
11 13 (4.48%) Data Governance
12 12 (4.14%) Analytics
12 12 (4.14%) SOA
13 11 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.24%) SQL
2 46 (15.86%) Java
3 21 (7.24%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.79%) C#
5 10 (3.45%) C
6 7 (2.41%) Perl
7 6 (2.07%) VBScript
7 6 (2.07%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.38%) VB
9 4 (1.38%) PHP
10 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.03%) R
11 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.34%) VBA
11 1 (0.34%) Python
11 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.34%) Jython
Qualifications
1 69 (23.79%) Security Cleared
2 68 (23.45%) SC Cleared
3 32 (11.03%) Degree
4 9 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.07%) CCA
5 6 (2.07%) MCITP
6 5 (1.72%) ACCA
6 5 (1.72%) CIMA
6 5 (1.72%) CCNP
6 5 (1.72%) CISSP
7 4 (1.38%) MCSE
7 4 (1.38%) Sun Certification
7 4 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.03%) CCNA
8 3 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.34%) CCVP
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.34%) CCDA
9 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.21%) QA
2 14 (4.83%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.76%) XenApp
2 8 (2.76%) XenDesktop
3 7 (2.41%) HDFS
3 7 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.72%) RACF
4 5 (1.72%) ACF2
4 5 (1.72%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 4 (1.38%) vCloud
5 4 (1.38%) vSphere
6 2 (0.69%) XenServer
6 2 (0.69%) Samba
6 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.34%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 7 (2.41%) Tivoli
1 7 (2.41%) SCCM
1 7 (2.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 7 (2.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (2.07%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (1.38%) Novell Identity Manager
3 4 (1.38%) SCOM
3 4 (1.38%) EdgeSight
4 2 (0.69%) SCSM
4 2 (0.69%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Intune
4 2 (0.69%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.34%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 70 (24.14%) Oracle
2 57 (19.66%) SAP
3 48 (16.55%) Microsoft
4 36 (12.41%) IBM
5 20 (6.90%) Citrix
6 19 (6.55%) Cisco
7 18 (6.21%) VMware
8 16 (5.52%) HP
9 12 (4.14%) Informatica
9 12 (4.14%) Talend
10 10 (3.45%) Sun
11 7 (2.41%) EMC
11 7 (2.41%) Sage
11 7 (2.41%) Cloudera
12 6 (2.07%) Brocade
12 6 (2.07%) TIBCO
12 6 (2.07%) Hyperion
13 5 (1.72%) NetIQ
13 5 (1.72%) Open Text
14 4 (1.38%) Cyber-Ark
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