The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 18 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 Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 65 36 70
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 20 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.12% 5.55% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 5.81% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 8
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
874 620 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 92.68% 95.53% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 757 515 747
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -7 10 £52,500 -34.37%
Kettering - 3 £30,000 -
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) Windows
3 13 (33.33%) Finance
4 11 (28.21%) UNIX
5 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
5 10 (25.64%) MS Office
6 9 (23.08%) Project Management
7 7 (17.95%) SQL
7 7 (17.95%) Migration
7 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
7 7 (17.95%) Degree
7 7 (17.95%) Data Migration
8 6 (15.38%) VMware
8 6 (15.38%) Information Security
8 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.38%) NetApp
9 5 (12.82%) GIS
9 5 (12.82%) Linux
9 5 (12.82%) Oracle
9 5 (12.82%) HND
9 5 (12.82%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (12.82%) Local Government
9 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Marketing
9 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
10 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (10.26%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (10.26%) Document Management
10 4 (10.26%) Network Design
10 4 (10.26%) Practice Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (7.69%) OpenEdge
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.13%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
1 10 (25.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) Intranet
3 1 (2.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Base SAS
4 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Local Government
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 4 (10.26%) Law
3 4 (10.26%) Legal
3 4 (10.26%) Front Office
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) GIS
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.56%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.56%) EMC Centera
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) UNIX
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Project Management
2 7 (17.95%) Migration
2 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
2 7 (17.95%) Data Migration
3 6 (15.38%) Information Security
3 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.82%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (10.26%) Document Management
5 4 (10.26%) Network Design
5 4 (10.26%) Practice Management
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
8 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) HND
3 2 (5.13%) NCDA
3 2 (5.13%) NCIE
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.13%) CISSP
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CISA
4 1 (2.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) GxP
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
2 6 (15.38%) NetApp
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) Reuters
5 3 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) WatchGuard
6 2 (5.13%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.13%) Teradata
6 2 (5.13%) Cognos
6 2 (5.13%) EMC
6 2 (5.13%) Sophos
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) Isilon