The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 43 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 9 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.57% 5.42% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 5.51% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 5
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
336 236 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.00% 98.33% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 300 211 268
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Consultant
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Ipswich

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) CRM
3 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (23.53%) WCF
4 4 (23.53%) Silverlight
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
6 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (11.76%) CCNP
6 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
6 2 (11.76%) SAPscript
6 2 (11.76%) SAP SD
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) SAP FI
6 2 (11.76%) SAP MM
6 2 (11.76%) SAP BI
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) HTML

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (5.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (11.76%) SAP SD
2 2 (11.76%) SAP FI
2 2 (11.76%) SAP MM
2 2 (11.76%) SAP CRM
2 2 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (11.76%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
2 2 (11.76%) SAP BI
2 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) LSMW
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) WCF
1 4 (23.53%) Silverlight
2 2 (11.76%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (11.76%) BAPI
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Basis
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) VHDL
1 1 (5.88%) Verilog
1 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Business Development
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) ABAP
2 2 (11.76%) SAPscript
3 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SSCP
3 1 (5.88%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) GIAC
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Guidewire