The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 40 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.48% 2.30% 6.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 2.39% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 21
Average salary - £47,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.13%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
320 293 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 94.67% 96.07% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 247 262 288
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,500 £23,937
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Consultant
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Peterborough

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) ERP
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) IIS
5 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) SPSS
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) MATLAB

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.14%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Physics
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
1 4 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) Validation
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Strategic Management
2 1 (7.14%) Operations Research
2 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Yield Management
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Wyse