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 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 46 27 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.47% 6.57% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 6.87% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 8
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £30,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £63,000
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
391 335 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 95.83% 95.71% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 310 293 357
Average salary £43,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,529 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) B2B
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) SaaS
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Business Development
4 2 (18.18%) Lumesse
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) SAP HR
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP HR
1 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) MPLS
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Essbase
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Business Development
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Process
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) RUP
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB6
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) VCAP
2 1 (9.09%) NCDA
2 1 (9.09%) NCIE
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
1 1 (9.09%) XenServer
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Lumesse
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam
4 1 (9.09%) PlateSpin
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, London, South East
Lumesse
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago