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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 50 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.22% 3.05% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 3.14% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 15
Average salary £35,000 £50,675 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.93% +12.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £59,135 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
399 382 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.32% 96.95% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 350 351 322
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Leicester

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) Service Management
3 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (24.00%) ITSM
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.00%) Process Management
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.00%) SLA
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) CentOS
5 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (16.00%) MySQL
5 4 (16.00%) SAP
5 4 (16.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.00%) JSON
7 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (4.00%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.00%) NAS
2 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Essbase
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) CentOS
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
1 7 (28.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Service Management
2 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (24.00%) ITSM
3 5 (20.00%) Change Management
3 5 (20.00%) Process Management
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security
6 1 (4.00%) Logistics
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VB
2 2 (8.00%) ABAP
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (8.00%) CCEE
2 1 (4.00%) CCAA
2 1 (4.00%) CCIA
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) CCA
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) VCAP
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) XenServer
3 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Anite
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) SYSPRO