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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 22 56 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.92% 19.65% 39.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.47% 21.88% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 41 66
Average salary £53,750 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.52% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
113 256 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 86.92% 89.82% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63 181 135
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) Finance
3 12 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (29.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (24.39%) ETL
4 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (24.39%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
5 8 (19.51%) ISEB
5 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
5 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
5 8 (19.51%) QA
6 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (14.63%) Retail
7 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
7 6 (14.63%) Project Management
7 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
7 6 (14.63%) Cisco
8 5 (12.20%) Star Schema
8 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
8 5 (12.20%) CRM
8 5 (12.20%) OLAP
8 5 (12.20%) NHS
8 5 (12.20%) HP
8 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (12.20%) Dimensional Modelling

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (2.44%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (2.44%) Agresso
6 1 (2.44%) SAP CRM
6 1 (2.44%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (2.44%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Network Security
2 3 (7.32%) SSL
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) VPN
2 3 (7.32%) IPsec
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (7.32%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.88%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.20%) Star Schema
3 5 (12.20%) OLAP
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.32%) Cognos Impromptu
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.88%) SQLPlus
5 2 (4.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.44%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Selenium
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Back Office
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) NHS
1 5 (12.20%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) FlexPod
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Exalogic
3 1 (2.44%) CESG
3 1 (2.44%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) UNIX
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ETL
1 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
4 6 (14.63%) Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) CRM
5 5 (12.20%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (12.20%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.76%) Cash Management
6 4 (9.76%) SOA
7 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL
9 1 (2.44%) ERP
9 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) ISEB
2 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) OCP
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CISSP
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) CISA
5 1 (2.44%) CISM
5 1 (2.44%) PCI QSA
5 1 (2.44%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) COBIT
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) Juniper
5 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.32%) McAfee
5 3 (7.32%) Websense
5 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.32%) Sourcefire
5 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.32%) IronPort
5 3 (7.32%) TippingPoint
5 3 (7.32%) F5
6 2 (4.88%) NetApp
6 2 (4.88%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.44%) CODA
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