The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 24 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 77 25 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.23% 3.82% 6.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.41% 3.95% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 57 20 33
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,550 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,000 £70,000
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 North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
818 633 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 98.08% 96.79% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 646 565 564
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Consultant
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the North East region.

Consultant Salary Trend in the North East

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the North East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the North East

Consultant
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +17 49 £52,500 +16.66% 12
Durham - 3 £50,000 - 1
Northumberland - 3 £52,500 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 43 (34.96%) Finance
2 29 (23.58%) SQL
2 29 (23.58%) SAP
2 29 (23.58%) Security Cleared
3 26 (21.14%) Oracle
4 25 (20.33%) CRM
4 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
5 19 (15.45%) SC Cleared
6 17 (13.82%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (12.20%) Project Management
8 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
8 14 (11.38%) Oracle Financials
9 13 (10.57%) Oracle General Ledger
9 13 (10.57%) Oracle EBS R12
9 13 (10.57%) Oracle 11i
9 13 (10.57%) Oracle Payables
9 13 (10.57%) Oracle Receivables
10 12 (9.76%) Advertising
10 12 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.94%) SAP FI
11 11 (8.94%) ERP
11 11 (8.94%) SAP FI/CO
11 11 (8.94%) SAP CO
12 10 (8.13%) Sage 200
12 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
12 10 (8.13%) Sage
13 9 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
13 9 (7.32%) ITIL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) FreeHand
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Oracle Financials
2 13 (10.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 13 (10.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (10.57%) Oracle 11i
2 13 (10.57%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (10.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (8.94%) SAP FI
3 11 (8.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (8.94%) SAP CO
4 10 (8.13%) Sage 200
5 9 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (6.50%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 8 (6.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (6.50%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (6.50%) SAP HCM
6 8 (6.50%) SAP PP
6 8 (6.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 7 (5.69%) Pegasus Opera
7 7 (5.69%) Sage 50
8 6 (4.88%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) VoIP
2 4 (3.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.44%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.63%) Internet
5 1 (0.81%) HSRP
5 1 (0.81%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.81%) IGRP
5 1 (0.81%) TACACS
5 1 (0.81%) MPLS
5 1 (0.81%) OSPF
5 1 (0.81%) BGP
5 1 (0.81%) H.323
5 1 (0.81%) Firewall
5 1 (0.81%) Wireless
5 1 (0.81%) Frame Relay
5 1 (0.81%) IPsec
5 1 (0.81%) IPv6
5 1 (0.81%) SSL
5 1 (0.81%) WLAN
5 1 (0.81%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.32%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (4.07%) Big Data
3 5 (4.07%) QlikView
3 5 (4.07%) Spotfire
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.81%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (0.81%) MySQL
5 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.81%) Essbase
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.81%) Selenium
1 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
1 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 43 (34.96%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Advertising
3 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.69%) Banking
5 5 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.44%) Retail
7 2 (1.63%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) D3.js
1 5 (4.07%) XML
2 3 (2.44%) COM
2 3 (2.44%) MDX
3 2 (1.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.81%) XHTML
4 1 (0.81%) HTML
4 1 (0.81%) SOAP
4 1 (0.81%) Web Services
4 1 (0.81%) jQuery
4 1 (0.81%) Symfony
4 1 (0.81%) Django
4 1 (0.81%) MooTools
4 1 (0.81%) YAML
4 1 (0.81%) REST
4 1 (0.81%) Spring
4 1 (0.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) User Experience
1 5 (4.07%) Visualisation
2 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.44%) Taxonomies
3 2 (1.63%) Derivative
3 2 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (1.63%) CESG
3 2 (1.63%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (1.63%) RMADS
3 2 (1.63%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.63%) Market Risk
3 2 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.63%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.88%) Windows
2 2 (1.63%) UNIX
3 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.33%) CRM
2 17 (13.82%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (12.20%) Project Management
4 12 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (8.94%) ERP
6 9 (7.32%) ITIL
6 9 (7.32%) SAP Implementation
7 7 (5.69%) Analytics
8 6 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.88%) Integration Testing
8 6 (4.88%) Regression Testing
9 5 (4.07%) Visual Analytics
9 5 (4.07%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.07%) ETL
9 5 (4.07%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (4.07%) UX Design
9 5 (4.07%) Data Management
9 5 (4.07%) Business Analysis
10 4 (3.25%) Workflow
10 4 (3.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.58%) SQL
2 6 (4.88%) ABAP
3 5 (4.07%) R
4 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.63%) C#
5 2 (1.63%) Python
6 1 (0.81%) PHP
6 1 (0.81%) C++
6 1 (0.81%) Java
6 1 (0.81%) PHP5
6 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (23.58%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.88%) CCNA
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.63%) CEH
6 2 (1.63%) VTSP
6 2 (1.63%) CCDP
6 2 (1.63%) CISM
6 2 (1.63%) SSCP
6 2 (1.63%) CISSP
6 2 (1.63%) CCNP
7 1 (0.81%) CCIE
7 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) SLA
1 3 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.63%) MiFID
2 2 (1.63%) EMIR
2 2 (1.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) XenDesktop
2 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) SCOrch
1 3 (2.44%) XenMobile
1 3 (2.44%) SCCM
2 2 (1.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (23.58%) SAP
2 26 (21.14%) Oracle
3 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.13%) Sage
5 8 (6.50%) Cisco
6 7 (5.69%) Pegasus
7 6 (4.88%) Mitel
7 6 (4.88%) Citrix
8 5 (4.07%) Alteryx
8 5 (4.07%) NetApp
8 5 (4.07%) VMware
8 5 (4.07%) HP
8 5 (4.07%) IBM
8 5 (4.07%) Tableau
9 3 (2.44%) Hyperion
9 3 (2.44%) EMC
10 2 (1.63%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.63%) Murex
11 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.81%) CODA
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