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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 40 46 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 38.10% 21.60% 26.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.94% 23.47% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 54
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,244 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £78,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
89 196 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 84.76% 92.02% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 52 147 160
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £72,750
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 22 October 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (55.36%) Finance
2 22 (39.29%) ISEB
2 22 (39.29%) Software Testing
2 22 (39.29%) QA
3 20 (35.71%) Retail
4 18 (32.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (21.43%) HP
5 12 (21.43%) SQL
5 12 (21.43%) Oracle
6 11 (19.64%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (19.64%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.29%) Aerospace
8 8 (14.29%) Scrum
8 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (14.29%) Banking
9 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 7 (12.50%) Project Management
10 6 (10.71%) Cisco
10 6 (10.71%) SAP
10 6 (10.71%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (10.71%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (10.71%) Test Planning
11 5 (8.93%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (8.93%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (8.93%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (8.93%) ETL
11 5 (8.93%) MS Excel

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (5.36%) SAP PP
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (1.79%) SAP PLM
7 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (1.79%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (5.36%) Network Security
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) IPsec
2 2 (3.57%) SSL
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.79%) HSRP
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.79%) VLAN
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) WLAN
3 1 (1.79%) POP3
3 1 (1.79%) SMTP
3 1 (1.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) PowerCenter
2 1 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 31 (55.36%) Finance
2 20 (35.71%) Retail
3 8 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 8 (14.29%) Banking
4 5 (8.93%) Back Office
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.57%) Local Government
6 1 (1.79%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) MEAP
1 1 (1.79%) XML
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.79%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.79%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Software Testing
2 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (14.29%) Scrum
3 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.50%) Project Management
5 6 (10.71%) Test Planning
6 5 (8.93%) ETL
6 5 (8.93%) CRM
7 4 (7.14%) SOA
7 4 (7.14%) Cash Management
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.14%) People Management
8 3 (5.36%) Supplier Management
8 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.57%) Information Management
9 2 (3.57%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.57%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.79%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) ISEB
2 18 (32.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) CRISC
4 1 (1.79%) PCI QSA
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) CISSP
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CISA
4 1 (1.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (39.29%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) HP
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Cisco
2 6 (10.71%) SAP
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.57%) NetApp
5 2 (3.57%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.79%) F5
6 1 (1.79%) IronPort
6 1 (1.79%) Infor
6 1 (1.79%) TippingPoint
6 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.79%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.79%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.79%) CODA
6 1 (1.79%) Sage
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Juniper
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