The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 37 36 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 33.33% 18.75% 27.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.63% 19.67% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 61
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 183 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 90.99% 95.31% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 71 146 186
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Consultant
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Consultant Salary Trend in the Midlands

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 31 (50.82%) Finance
2 22 (36.07%) ISEB
2 22 (36.07%) Software Testing
2 22 (36.07%) QA
3 18 (29.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (29.51%) Retail
4 15 (24.59%) HP
5 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.39%) Oracle
6 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (14.75%) SQL
8 8 (13.11%) SAP
8 8 (13.11%) Aerospace
8 8 (13.11%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (13.11%) Scrum
8 8 (13.11%) Banking
8 8 (13.11%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (11.48%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (11.48%) VMware
9 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
9 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
10 6 (9.84%) Cisco
10 6 (9.84%) Project Management
10 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
10 6 (9.84%) Test Planning
10 6 (9.84%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (9.84%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (8.20%) Oracle Assets

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (4.92%) SAP PP
6 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (3.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 1 (1.64%) ENOVIA
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (1.64%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (1.64%) SAP Business One
8 1 (1.64%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) Network Security
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.92%) SAN
3 2 (3.28%) VPN
3 2 (3.28%) SSL
3 2 (3.28%) IPsec
4 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.64%) VLAN
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.64%) IPv6
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) HSRP
4 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.64%) Wireless
4 1 (1.64%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.64%) PowerCenter
2 1 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (1.64%) QlikView
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.64%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.28%) Selenium
General
1 31 (50.82%) Finance
2 18 (29.51%) Retail
3 8 (13.11%) Banking
3 8 (13.11%) Aerospace
4 5 (8.20%) Back Office
5 3 (4.92%) Local Government
6 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.64%) Legal
7 1 (1.64%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.64%) SOAP
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) JSON
2 1 (1.64%) MEAP
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.64%) CESG
3 1 (1.64%) Spread Betting
3 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) UNIX
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Software Testing
2 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (13.11%) Scrum
5 6 (9.84%) Project Management
5 6 (9.84%) Test Planning
6 5 (8.20%) ETL
7 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.56%) SOA
7 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.56%) People Management
7 4 (6.56%) Cash Management
8 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.92%) Network Design
8 3 (4.92%) CRM
8 3 (4.92%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.28%) Data Security
9 2 (3.28%) ERP
9 2 (3.28%) Information Management
9 2 (3.28%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) ISEB
2 18 (29.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.28%) CISSP
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) PCI QSA
4 2 (3.28%) CRISC
5 1 (1.64%) CISA
5 1 (1.64%) CISM
5 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (36.07%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) SLA
3 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.92%) XenApp
3 3 (4.92%) XenServer
3 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.92%) vSphere
3 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) HP
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle
4 8 (13.11%) SAP
5 7 (11.48%) VMware
6 6 (9.84%) Cisco
7 5 (8.20%) NetApp
8 4 (6.56%) Citrix
9 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.28%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.64%) IronPort
10 1 (1.64%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.64%) Infor
10 1 (1.64%) F5
10 1 (1.64%) Eloqua
10 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.64%) McAfee
10 1 (1.64%) Websense
10 1 (1.64%) Anite
10 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
Midlands - home based after training
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £40,000+ car allow’ £5,781 Bonus to 6% + good benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Midlands and South East, United Kingdom
Ciber
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Midlands and South East, United Kingdom
Ciber
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago