The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 53 75 45
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.74% 0.89% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.93% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 11
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
399 539 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.76% 95.91% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 329 438 351
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £34,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +9.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Consultant
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Leicester

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) CCIA
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCIA
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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