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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank - 42 25
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 0 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 3.66% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.87% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 9
Average salary - £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
258 388 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 92.81% 94.63% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 227 342 187
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
1 1 (12.50%) Sage ERP X3
1 1 (12.50%) Exchequer
1 1 (12.50%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ADSL2+
1 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) OSPF
1 1 (12.50%) BGP-4
1 1 (12.50%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (12.50%) Pentaho
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PCI QSA
1 1 (12.50%) CRISC
1 1 (12.50%) CISA
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Logi Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) Alteryx
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Epicor
2 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (12.50%) Sage
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO