The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 7 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 6.25% 50.00% 37.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 50.00% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £52,500 £61,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor 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
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
16 18 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 100.00% 100.00% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 38
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001