The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 53 25 52
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.28% 6.72% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 7.10% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 8
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +25.58%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
381 338 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 97.44% 94.68% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 281 299 349
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Consultant
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Luton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (33.33%) B2B
3 4 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (25.00%) Business Development
4 3 (25.00%) SAP HR
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) IIS
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Lumesse

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 3 (25.00%) SAP HR
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (8.33%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Essbase
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) B2B
3 3 (25.00%) Business Development
3 3 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Unified Process
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) RUP
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VB6
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) MCTS
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) NCDA
2 1 (8.33%) NCIE
2 1 (8.33%) VCAP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenServer
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Lumesse
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) PlateSpin
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam