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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 29 53 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.17% 20.87% 34.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.71% 23.25% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 45 59
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £80,000 £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
101 228 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 84.17% 89.76% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 60 167 134
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 18 (36.73%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) ISEB
3 16 (32.65%) Software Testing
3 16 (32.65%) QA
4 14 (28.57%) Retail
5 12 (24.49%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (24.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (22.45%) Oracle
6 11 (22.45%) HP
7 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (20.41%) ETL
7 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (20.41%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (16.33%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 7 (14.29%) Project Management
10 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
10 6 (12.24%) Test Planning
11 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (10.20%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (10.20%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (10.20%) Data Extraction
11 5 (10.20%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (10.20%) NHS
11 5 (10.20%) CRM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (2.04%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (2.04%) Agresso
6 1 (2.04%) SAP PP
6 1 (2.04%) SAP CRM
6 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Network Security
1 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) IPsec
2 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) OLAP
3 5 (10.20%) Star Schema
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) SQLPlus
5 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.04%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.08%) Selenium
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 14 (28.57%) Retail
3 5 (10.20%) Back Office
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Local Government
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) MEAP
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) NHS
1 5 (10.20%) Data Extraction
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) FlexPod
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.04%) CESG
4 1 (2.04%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) UNIX
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Software Testing
2 10 (20.41%) ETL
2 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.29%) Project Management
4 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) Test Planning
5 5 (10.20%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (10.20%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (10.20%) CRM
6 4 (8.16%) Cash Management
6 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.16%) SOA
6 4 (8.16%) People Management
7 3 (6.12%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.08%) Information Management
8 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.08%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) ISEB
2 12 (24.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) OCP
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CISA
5 1 (2.04%) CISM
5 1 (2.04%) PCI QSA
5 1 (2.04%) CRISC
5 1 (2.04%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) COBIT
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) HP
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.04%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.04%) CODA
6 1 (2.04%) Sage
6 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) McAfee
6 1 (2.04%) Websense
6 1 (2.04%) Anite
6 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.04%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.04%) NetSuite
6 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.04%) IronPort
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday