The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 53 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 13 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.30% 6.48% 8.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 6.60% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 25
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
388 288 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 98.48% 98.29% 92.79%
Number of salaries quoted 357 270 290
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Consultant
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) CISM
3 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (20.00%) Games
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (20.00%) Security Management
4 3 (20.00%) CISA
4 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (20.00%) PCI QSA
4 3 (20.00%) SIEM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (13.33%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Pentaho
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (13.33%) QlikView
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Games
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (20.00%) Security Management
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
1 4 (26.67%) CISM
2 3 (20.00%) CISA
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) PCI QSA
2 3 (20.00%) CRISC
3 1 (6.67%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Alteryx
2 2 (13.33%) Tableau
2 2 (13.33%) Logi Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Cognos
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
2 2 (13.33%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix