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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 40 35 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 29.41% 17.41% 23.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.52% 18.04% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 44
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £49,200 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £82,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
123 194 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 90.44% 96.52% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 85 152 156
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (36.76%) Retail
3 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 17 (25.00%) SAP
4 17 (25.00%) ISEB
4 17 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 17 (25.00%) QA
5 16 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (20.59%) HP
7 13 (19.12%) Project Management
8 12 (17.65%) CRM
8 12 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (16.18%) Aerospace
9 11 (16.18%) Manufacturing
10 10 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.24%) Oracle
11 9 (13.24%) SAP Certification
11 9 (13.24%) Change Management
11 9 (13.24%) Games
11 9 (13.24%) SaaS
12 8 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (11.76%) Scrum
12 8 (11.76%) VMware
12 8 (11.76%) Banking
12 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (10.29%) ABAP
13 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (5.88%) SAP SD
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (4.41%) SAP PP
6 3 (4.41%) SAP CRM
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 1 (1.47%) ENOVIA
8 1 (1.47%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) SAN
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.94%) Network Security
3 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) VPN
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) SSL
4 1 (1.47%) IPv6
4 1 (1.47%) Wireless
4 1 (1.47%) Frame Relay
4 1 (1.47%) IPsec
4 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.47%) VLAN
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.47%) HSRP
4 1 (1.47%) MPLS
4 1 (1.47%) OSPF
4 1 (1.47%) BGP
4 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (4.41%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (2.94%) QlikView
3 1 (1.47%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) LSMW
2 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 25 (36.76%) Retail
3 11 (16.18%) Aerospace
3 11 (16.18%) Manufacturing
4 9 (13.24%) Games
5 8 (11.76%) Banking
6 4 (5.88%) Billing
7 3 (4.41%) Local Government
8 2 (2.94%) Back Office
9 1 (1.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) CSS
2 1 (1.47%) SOAP
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) XML
2 1 (1.47%) JSON
2 1 (1.47%) MEAP
2 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.94%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.47%) CESG
3 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 13 (19.12%) Project Management
3 12 (17.65%) CRM
3 12 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.24%) Change Management
6 8 (11.76%) Scrum
7 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.35%) Time Management
9 4 (5.88%) Test Planning
9 4 (5.88%) People Management
9 4 (5.88%) Cash Management
9 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.88%) Service Management
9 4 (5.88%) ERP
10 3 (4.41%) Workflow
10 3 (4.41%) Validation
10 3 (4.41%) Migration
10 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.41%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) ABAP
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) C
3 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) ISEB
2 16 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (13.24%) SAP Certification
4 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) MCSE
4 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) CISSP
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.94%) Degree
5 2 (2.94%) PCI QSA
5 2 (2.94%) CRISC
6 1 (1.47%) VCP5
6 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) NCIE
6 1 (1.47%) CISA
6 1 (1.47%) CISM
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.47%) MCSA
6 1 (1.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.00%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) SLA
3 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.88%) XenApp
2 4 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.41%) vSphere
3 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (1.47%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.00%) SAP
3 14 (20.59%) HP
4 10 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (13.24%) Oracle
6 8 (11.76%) VMware
7 6 (8.82%) Cisco
7 6 (8.82%) NetApp
8 4 (5.88%) Citrix
9 3 (4.41%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.94%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.47%) Eloqua
11 1 (1.47%) Brocade
11 1 (1.47%) Symantec
11 1 (1.47%) Anite
11 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.47%) Dell
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