The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the M4 Corridor region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 14 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 2 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 5.00% 19.40% 11.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 20.00% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 6
Average salary £52,500 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -2.10%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40 65 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 100.00% 97.01% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 48 56
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Consultant
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the M4 Corridor region.

Consultant Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the M4 Corridor region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the M4 Corridor

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) SAP
3 7 (38.89%) Business Objects
3 7 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (38.89%) SAP BW
3 7 (38.89%) SAP BI
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) CESG
4 4 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 2 (11.11%) Middleware
6 2 (11.11%) SQLPlus
6 2 (11.11%) OCP
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (11.11%) UNIX
6 2 (11.11%) Windows

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) IPsec
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.56%) MPLS
1 1 (5.56%) OSPF
1 1 (5.56%) BGP
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (38.89%) SAP BW
2 7 (38.89%) SAP BI
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) SQLPlus
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) CESG
1 4 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exalogic
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
2 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
3 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) OCP
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCSA
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCSP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCDP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) SAP
1 7 (38.89%) Business Objects
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco