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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 15 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 40.54% 48.84% 31.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 45.45% 48.84% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 10
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £82,500 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
33 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 89.19% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 23
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 2 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (44.44%) SAP SCM
3 8 (44.44%) SAP LE
3 8 (44.44%) Automotive
3 8 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 8 (44.44%) LSMW
3 8 (44.44%) Logistics
3 8 (44.44%) ABAP
3 8 (44.44%) SAP
3 8 (44.44%) SAP R/3
3 8 (44.44%) BAPI
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) GroupWise
1 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) SAP R/3
1 8 (44.44%) SAP SCM
1 8 (44.44%) SAP LE
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) IMAP
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) POP3
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) LSMW
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Automotive
2 8 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) BAPI
2 1 (5.56%) YAML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Logistics
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) B2B
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Test Management
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) V-Model
3 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) ABAP
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) VCP4
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) OpenView
1 1 (5.56%) Control-M
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Veritas
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Novell
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Sophos
5 1 (5.56%) Dell