The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 37 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 17 16 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.77% 2.71% 6.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 2.87% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 35
Average salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
433 557 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.01% 94.25% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 341 454 524
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Consultant
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Merseyside

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Consultant
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool +17 14 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (31.71%) IBM
3 13 (31.71%) Business Analysis
4 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (29.27%) QlikView
4 12 (29.27%) Pentaho
4 12 (29.27%) Visualisation
4 12 (29.27%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (29.27%) SPSS
4 12 (29.27%) SAS
4 12 (29.27%) Cognos
4 12 (29.27%) Python
4 12 (29.27%) Oracle
4 12 (29.27%) Open Source
4 12 (29.27%) R
4 12 (29.27%) Tableau
4 12 (29.27%) Business Analytics
4 12 (29.27%) Analytics
5 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
5 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
6 10 (24.39%) EMC
6 10 (24.39%) Citrix
6 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
6 10 (24.39%) VMware
6 10 (24.39%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (19.51%) MCSE
7 8 (19.51%) COM
7 8 (19.51%) SQL
7 8 (19.51%) Citrix Certification

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (29.27%) SAS
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) SPSS
2 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.88%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.44%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.44%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (29.27%) Pentaho
1 12 (29.27%) QlikView
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.07%) Base SAS
3 7 (17.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (4.88%) DB2
6 2 (4.88%) SAP BW
7 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
7 1 (2.44%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (7.32%) Law
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) French Language
2 1 (2.44%) German Language
2 1 (2.44%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) COM
2 4 (9.76%) SAP Basis
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) SAP XI
5 1 (2.44%) DHTML
5 1 (2.44%) J2EE
5 1 (2.44%) WCF
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Visualisation
2 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (31.71%) Business Analysis
3 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (29.27%) Open Source
3 12 (29.27%) Business Analytics
3 12 (29.27%) Analytics
4 10 (24.39%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (17.07%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.76%) ERP
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 3 (7.32%) Service Management
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Coaching
8 3 (7.32%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
8 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Python
1 12 (29.27%) R
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.32%) ABAP
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) MCSE
1 8 (19.51%) CCNA
1 8 (19.51%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (19.51%) EMC Certification
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) MOM
1 1 (2.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) IBM
3 12 (29.27%) Tableau
3 12 (29.27%) Oracle
3 12 (29.27%) Cognos
4 10 (24.39%) EMC
4 10 (24.39%) Citrix
4 10 (24.39%) VMware
5 8 (19.51%) Cisco
6 7 (17.07%) SAP
7 5 (12.20%) Teradata
7 5 (12.20%) Cloudera
8 3 (7.32%) Splunk
8 3 (7.32%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.44%) BMC
9 1 (2.44%) Novell
9 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.44%) Remedy
9 1 (2.44%) Sun
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