The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 60 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 9 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.42% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.81% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Average salary £53,750 £80,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.81% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £80,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £80,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
597 372 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.02% 94.66% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 527 324 451
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Consultant
Northamptonshire

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Consultant
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Northampton

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Northampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 5 (23.81%) Local Government
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) MS Office
3 5 (23.81%) HND
3 5 (23.81%) GIS
3 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (14.29%) OpenEdge
5 3 (14.29%) NetApp
5 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (9.52%) NCDA
6 2 (9.52%) NCIE
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 3 (14.29%) OpenEdge
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Base SAS
General
1 5 (23.81%) Local Government
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) GIS
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix
3 1 (4.76%) EMC Centera
3 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) HND
3 2 (9.52%) NCDA
3 2 (9.52%) NCIE
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) NetApp
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Isilon
5 1 (4.76%) Teradata