The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 134 125 119
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 7 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.36% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.39% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 9
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
IT Consultant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2273 2077 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.14% 93.14% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1655 1554
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

IT Consultant Salary Trend in Reading

IT Consultant
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (60.00%) COBIT
2 6 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) People Management
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) MCSE
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) GIS
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) Degree

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) People Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) COBIT
1 6 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 23 hours ago