The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Midlands region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / Midlands
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4 16 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.81% 13.45% 30.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% 14.68% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 26
Median salary £54,250 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.32%

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
32 109 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 86.49% 91.60% 90.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24 93 105
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos
3 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) ERP
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) CRM
5 4 (19.05%) SOAP
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) CCSP
5 4 (19.05%) CCNP
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
5 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) MS Office

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) EDI
2 2 (9.52%) EDIFACT
2 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) ERP
1 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
2 4 (19.05%) CRM
2 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) SDLC
2 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCNP
1 4 (19.05%) CCSP
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCDE
2 1 (4.76%) CCDP
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Cognos
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Intel Security