The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 52 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 31 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.63% 3.48% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 3.59% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 19
Average salary £32,500 £50,675 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.86% +6.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £41,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
833 668 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.43% 96.81% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 725 606 656
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Consultant
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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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
Lutterworth - 10 £30,000 -
Leicester +1 7 £35,000 -30.93%
Hinckley +7 4 £45,000 -
Coalville - 3 £26,500 -
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (30.51%) Project Management
2 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.03%) CRM
4 12 (20.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
5 10 (16.95%) SAP
6 9 (15.25%) Oracle
6 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
6 9 (15.25%) Retail
6 9 (15.25%) Finance
7 7 (11.86%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
7 7 (11.86%) Windows
7 7 (11.86%) ITIL
7 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.17%) SQL
8 6 (10.17%) ERP
8 6 (10.17%) Service Management
8 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.17%) ITSM
9 5 (8.47%) Change Management
9 5 (8.47%) Project Planning
9 5 (8.47%) Process Management
9 5 (8.47%) SLA
9 5 (8.47%) Business Process Mapping
9 5 (8.47%) Time Management
9 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.78%) CentOS
10 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.69%) Lync
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (11.86%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (5.08%) SAP QM
3 3 (5.08%) SAP PP
4 2 (3.39%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.39%) SAP CO
4 2 (3.39%) SAP Business One
4 2 (3.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.69%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.69%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (1.69%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) SAN
2 2 (3.39%) LDAP
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
3 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Essbase
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
General
1 9 (15.25%) Retail
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) HTML
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.69%) CLARiiON
1 1 (1.69%) Symmetrix
1 1 (1.69%) EMC Centera
1 1 (1.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) CentOS
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Project Management
2 13 (22.03%) CRM
3 7 (11.86%) ITIL
3 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
4 6 (10.17%) ERP
4 6 (10.17%) Service Management
4 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.17%) ITSM
5 5 (8.47%) Change Management
5 5 (8.47%) Project Planning
5 5 (8.47%) Process Management
5 5 (8.47%) Business Process Mapping
5 5 (8.47%) Time Management
5 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.78%) WFM
7 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.08%) Document Management
7 3 (5.08%) Quality Management
7 3 (5.08%) Functional Testing
7 3 (5.08%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) C#
3 2 (3.39%) VB
3 2 (3.39%) ABAP
4 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) ISEB
3 2 (3.39%) CCEE
3 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.69%) MCITP
4 1 (1.69%) CISSP
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) CISM
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) CCA
4 1 (1.69%) NCDA
4 1 (1.69%) NCIE
4 1 (1.69%) VCAP
4 1 (1.69%) CCAA
4 1 (1.69%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) XenServer
3 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) SAP
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.78%) VMware
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) Anite
6 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.69%) Epicor
6 1 (1.69%) NetApp
6 1 (1.69%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.69%) Sage
6 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) Dell
6 1 (1.69%) EMC
6 1 (1.69%) Isilon
6 1 (1.69%) SYSPRO