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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 18 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 95 66 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 12.40% 7.94% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.18% 8.17% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 93 50 22
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £26,100 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £52,500 £49,800
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 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
721 808 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.13% 97.23% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 623 581 536
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Durham +17 52 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Tyne and Wear -31 8 £32,500 -13.33% 25
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 87 (76.99%) SAP
2 76 (67.26%) Manufacturing
3 50 (44.25%) SAP PP
4 42 (37.17%) SAP MM
5 38 (33.63%) Logistics
5 38 (33.63%) Integration Testing
6 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (29.20%) SAP QM
7 33 (29.20%) PRINCE2
7 33 (29.20%) Waterfall
8 28 (24.78%) SAP SCM
9 22 (19.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (19.47%) SAP WM
10 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
10 20 (17.70%) SAP PM
11 14 (12.39%) IBM
11 14 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (11.50%) Python
12 13 (11.50%) Cognos
12 13 (11.50%) SAS
12 13 (11.50%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (11.50%) SPSS
12 13 (11.50%) Business Analysis
12 13 (11.50%) QlikView
12 13 (11.50%) Open Source
12 13 (11.50%) Pentaho
12 13 (11.50%) Visualisation
12 13 (11.50%) Tableau
12 13 (11.50%) R
12 13 (11.50%) Business Analytics

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (11.50%) SAS
2 8 (7.08%) NetWeaver
3 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) SPSS
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 50 (44.25%) SAP PP
2 42 (37.17%) SAP MM
3 33 (29.20%) SAP QM
4 28 (24.78%) SAP SCM
5 22 (19.47%) SAP WM
6 20 (17.70%) SAP PM
7 9 (7.96%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (7.96%) SAP CO
7 9 (7.96%) SAP FI
8 8 (7.08%) SAP SD
9 2 (1.77%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.88%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.88%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Office 365
1 1 (0.88%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) BusinessObjects
1 13 (11.50%) QlikView
1 13 (11.50%) Pentaho
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 7 (6.19%) Base SAS
4 6 (5.31%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) SAP HANA
General
1 76 (67.26%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.31%) Finance
3 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.88%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) Web Services
1 1 (0.88%) XML
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Visualisation
2 9 (7.96%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.54%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.63%) Logistics
1 38 (33.63%) Integration Testing
2 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (29.20%) PRINCE2
3 33 (29.20%) Waterfall
4 22 (19.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.50%) Business Analysis
6 13 (11.50%) Open Source
6 13 (11.50%) Business Analytics
6 13 (11.50%) Analytics
7 10 (8.85%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (7.96%) SAP Implementation
9 8 (7.08%) Quality Management
10 6 (5.31%) Project Management
11 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (1.77%) Business Development
13 1 (0.88%) Data Management
13 1 (0.88%) Telemarketing
13 1 (0.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.50%) Python
1 13 (11.50%) R
2 5 (4.42%) Java
3 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 87 (76.99%) SAP
2 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.39%) IBM
4 13 (11.50%) Cognos
4 13 (11.50%) Tableau
5 7 (6.19%) Oracle
6 6 (5.31%) Cloudera
6 6 (5.31%) Teradata
7 2 (1.77%) Citrix
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.88%) Sage
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