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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 1 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 10 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 43.48% 5.88% 29.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 50.00% 5.88% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 8
Average salary £57,500 £30,000 £67,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.66% -55.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £61,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £30,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
20 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 86.96% 100.00% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 19
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £43,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (45.45%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) SAP
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) Informatica
5 6 (27.27%) Data Integration
5 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (22.73%) Marketing
6 5 (22.73%) Logistics
6 5 (22.73%) SAP SCM
6 5 (22.73%) SAP R/3
6 5 (22.73%) IBM
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Automotive
6 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
6 5 (22.73%) ABAP
6 5 (22.73%) BAPI
6 5 (22.73%) LSMW
7 4 (18.18%) Altiris
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 4 (18.18%) Adobe
7 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (18.18%) PowerCenter
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
7 4 (18.18%) SCCM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) GroupWise
1 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) SAP R/3
1 5 (22.73%) SAP SCM
2 3 (13.64%) SAP MM
3 2 (9.09%) SAP LE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) POP3
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (18.18%) PowerCenter
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) QlikView
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) LSMW
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Automotive
2 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
2 5 (22.73%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) BAPI
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Integration
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.55%) Social Media
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Logistics
3 4 (18.18%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (18.18%) Software Licensing
3 4 (18.18%) IT Asset Management
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.64%) B2B
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Test Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) V-Model
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) ABAP
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) SAP
2 6 (27.27%) Informatica
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) IBM
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Adobe
4 4 (18.18%) Altiris
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Novell
6 1 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos