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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 37 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 9 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.60% 1.35% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 1.38% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 6
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £44,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
329 289 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 95.09% 97.31% 91.42%
Number of salaries quoted 251 241 270
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £67,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 12 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (34.38%) HP
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco
4 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (25.00%) CCNP
5 8 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (21.88%) vSphere
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (18.75%) FortiGate
7 6 (18.75%) Operations Management
7 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 6 (18.75%) OSPF
7 6 (18.75%) BGP
7 6 (18.75%) NetApp
7 6 (18.75%) WAN
8 5 (15.63%) C++
8 5 (15.63%) SQL
8 5 (15.63%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 4 (12.50%) Change Management
9 4 (12.50%) Firewall
9 4 (12.50%) Workflow
9 4 (12.50%) Java
9 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.50%) Perl
9 4 (12.50%) PHP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SalesLogix
2 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.13%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) WAN
1 6 (18.75%) OSPF
1 6 (18.75%) BGP
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) IPv6
3 3 (9.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (18.75%) Operations Management
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) Workflow
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.13%) Information Security
8 1 (3.13%) Strategic Management
8 1 (3.13%) Operations Research
8 1 (3.13%) Data Management
8 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Yield Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) C++
3 4 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) Perl
3 4 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) VBA
4 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.13%) R
4 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) HP
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco
4 6 (18.75%) NetApp
5 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.50%) EMC
5 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 3 (9.38%) Sage
7 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (6.25%) Infor
8 1 (3.13%) Business Objects