The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 10 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 34.48% 45.83% 16.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.67% 45.83% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 8
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £41,500 £45,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £76,250 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Home Counties 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
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
24 48 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 82.76% 100.00% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 41
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £40,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Consultant
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Consultant Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Home Counties region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) ABAP
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) SAP R/3
2 5 (45.45%) Automotive
2 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 5 (45.45%) BAPI
2 5 (45.45%) LSMW
2 5 (45.45%) Logistics
2 5 (45.45%) SAP SCM
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) SAP LE
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Veritas
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SAP R/3
1 5 (45.45%) SAP SCM
1 5 (45.45%) SAP LE
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) LSMW
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Automotive
2 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) BAPI
2 1 (9.09%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Logistics
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) B2B
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) ABAP
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle