The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 71 22 66
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 27 96 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.48% 9.51% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 9.78% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 80 26
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,750 £72,500
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 Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1030 982 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.76% 97.32% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 929 820 921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Consultant
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Kent

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Kent

Consultant
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stansted - 7 - -
Sittingbourne - 2 £42,500 -
Dover - 1 - -
Rochester - 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £23,000 -
West Malling - 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 18 (36.73%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) Oracle
3 10 (20.41%) SEO
3 10 (20.41%) Pay per click
3 10 (20.41%) Marketing
3 10 (20.41%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
3 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (18.37%) XML
4 9 (18.37%) UNIX
4 9 (18.37%) DNS
5 8 (16.33%) Windows
5 8 (16.33%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (16.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
5 8 (16.33%) Migration
5 8 (16.33%) System Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Firewall
6 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 7 (14.29%) VLAN
6 7 (14.29%) C#
6 7 (14.29%) Linux
6 7 (14.29%) DHCP
7 6 (12.24%) LAN
7 6 (12.24%) WAN
7 6 (12.24%) Cisco
7 6 (12.24%) CCNP
7 6 (12.24%) CCNA
7 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (12.24%) HTML

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) DNS
2 7 (14.29%) DHCP
2 7 (14.29%) Firewall
2 7 (14.29%) VLAN
3 6 (12.24%) MPLS
3 6 (12.24%) LAN
3 6 (12.24%) WAN
4 5 (10.20%) SAN
5 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.08%) VPN
6 2 (4.08%) ATM
7 1 (2.04%) LDAP
7 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (20.41%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) XML
2 6 (12.24%) HTML
2 6 (12.24%) CSS
3 5 (10.20%) Dojo
3 5 (10.20%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.08%) EPoS
3 2 (4.08%) EMV
3 2 (4.08%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (4.08%) EFT
3 2 (4.08%) EFTPOS
3 2 (4.08%) Smartcard
3 2 (4.08%) APACS
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) UNIX
2 8 (16.33%) Windows
3 7 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Pay per click
1 10 (20.41%) Digital Marketing
1 10 (20.41%) SEO
2 8 (16.33%) Migration
2 8 (16.33%) System Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
3 6 (12.24%) Open Source
3 6 (12.24%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (10.20%) CRM
5 3 (6.12%) E-business
6 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (4.08%) Business Transformation
6 2 (4.08%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (2.04%) Coaching
7 1 (2.04%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
3 7 (14.29%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) VBScript
5 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.08%) C
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) VBA
6 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) CCNP
1 6 (12.24%) CCNA
1 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
3 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) vCloud
3 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.08%) Legato
2 2 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.04%) Control-M
3 1 (2.04%) OpenView
3 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Cisco
2 6 (12.24%) CheckPoint
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) HP
5 3 (6.12%) IBM
5 3 (6.12%) Veritas
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix
6 2 (4.08%) Hitachi
6 2 (4.08%) NetApp
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) EMC
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 2 (4.08%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 2 (4.08%) VocaLink
6 2 (4.08%) TSYS
6 2 (4.08%) VeriFone
6 2 (4.08%) WorldPay
6 2 (4.08%) Elavon
Kent
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