The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 21 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 248 182 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.36% 5.86% 6.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.75% 6.12% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 167 115 161
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2834 2973 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.69% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 1899 2108
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

Consultant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 155 £47,500 +7.95% 24
Glasgow +19 113 £47,500 +6.74% 12
Aberdeen +5 8 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Stirling +10 3 £75,000 +240.90%
Renfrewshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Dundee -18 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 £55,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 203 (43.28%) Finance
2 111 (23.67%) Business Intelligence
3 103 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (20.04%) Oracle
5 91 (19.40%) Project Management
5 91 (19.40%) Degree
6 86 (18.34%) Data Warehouse
7 85 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 84 (17.91%) Data Centre
9 74 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
9 74 (15.78%) BusinessObjects
10 72 (15.35%) Microsoft
11 69 (14.71%) ETL
12 67 (14.29%) Banking
13 65 (13.86%) SQL
14 57 (12.15%) Informatica
15 54 (11.51%) Data Quality
16 53 (11.30%) Security Operations
17 52 (11.09%) SQL Server
17 52 (11.09%) Cognos
18 50 (10.66%) Security Operations Centre
19 49 (10.45%) Data Management
20 47 (10.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 47 (10.02%) Analytics
21 45 (9.59%) QlikView
22 44 (9.38%) Performance Management
22 44 (9.38%) SIEM
22 44 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 43 (9.17%) CISSP
24 42 (8.96%) PRINCE2

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 32 (6.82%) IIS
2 31 (6.61%) SAS
3 21 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.28%) NetWeaver
5 6 (1.28%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.64%) PowerExchange
6 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.43%) Node.js
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.21%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.26%) MS Office
3 6 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) DOC1
4 2 (0.43%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (2.13%) SAP PM
3 7 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (1.28%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (1.28%) SAP cProjects
5 5 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.85%) SAP APO
6 4 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.85%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.85%) SAP SCM
7 3 (0.64%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.28%) SaaS
2 5 (1.07%) Yammer
3 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.25%) Network Security
2 13 (2.77%) SAN
3 12 (2.56%) Firewall
4 6 (1.28%) LAN
4 6 (1.28%) WAN
5 4 (0.85%) ATM
5 4 (0.85%) BGP
5 4 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.85%) EIGRP
5 4 (0.85%) HSRP
5 4 (0.85%) ISDN
5 4 (0.85%) MPLS
5 4 (0.85%) OSPF
5 4 (0.85%) PPP
5 4 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.85%) VLAN
5 4 (0.85%) X.25
6 3 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.64%) DMVPN
6 3 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (18.34%) Data Warehouse
2 74 (15.78%) BusinessObjects
3 52 (11.09%) SQL Server
4 47 (10.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (9.59%) QlikView
6 44 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (8.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (5.76%) PowerCenter
9 26 (5.54%) Oracle Database
10 24 (5.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 17 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (3.41%) Star Schema
13 15 (3.20%) BODI
13 15 (3.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 14 (2.99%) Oracle ODI
14 14 (2.99%) Relational Database
15 12 (2.56%) DataStage
15 12 (2.56%) RDBMS
16 8 (1.71%) Base SAS
16 8 (1.71%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 38 (8.10%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (1.92%) JIRA
3 6 (1.28%) SAP CE
4 4 (0.85%) LSMW
4 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.21%) Toad
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 203 (43.28%) Finance
2 67 (14.29%) Banking
3 36 (7.68%) Law
4 19 (4.05%) Retail
5 17 (3.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (3.41%) Marketing
7 11 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.92%) Billing
8 9 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.28%) Advertising
9 6 (1.28%) Local Government
10 5 (1.07%) Legal
11 3 (0.64%) Games
11 3 (0.64%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.64%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.68%) .NET
2 24 (5.12%) HTML
3 11 (2.35%) CSS
3 11 (2.35%) jQuery
4 6 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.28%) Middleware
4 6 (1.28%) SAP PI
5 4 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (0.85%) XML
6 3 (0.64%) REST
6 3 (0.64%) Spring
7 2 (0.43%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.43%) JSON
7 2 (0.43%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.43%) Spring Integration
7 2 (0.43%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.21%) HTML5
8 1 (0.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 84 (17.91%) Data Centre
2 74 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (10.66%) Security Operations Centre
4 38 (8.10%) Visualisation
5 11 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.92%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.49%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.28%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.85%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.64%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.64%) NHS
11 3 (0.64%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.64%) Social Media
12 2 (0.43%) AS400
12 2 (0.43%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.43%) LIMS
12 2 (0.43%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.10%) Windows
2 30 (6.40%) Windows Server
3 27 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (4.69%) Unix
5 13 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.13%) Linux
7 9 (1.92%) AIX
8 8 (1.71%) Windows 2000
9 7 (1.49%) Solaris
10 5 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.64%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (23.67%) Business Intelligence
2 103 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (19.40%) Project Management
4 85 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (14.71%) ETL
6 53 (11.30%) Security Operations
7 49 (10.45%) Data Management
8 47 (10.02%) Analytics
9 44 (9.38%) Performance Management
9 44 (9.38%) SIEM
10 42 (8.96%) PRINCE2
11 38 (8.10%) Enterprise Data Management
11 38 (8.10%) Portfolio Management
12 37 (7.89%) Security Architecture
13 33 (7.04%) Data Analysis
13 33 (7.04%) Dimensional Modelling
14 32 (6.82%) Test Strategy
15 31 (6.61%) Information Security
15 31 (6.61%) Vulnerability Management
16 30 (6.40%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 65 (13.86%) SQL
2 31 (6.61%) C#
3 20 (4.26%) PL/SQL
4 19 (4.05%) Java
5 15 (3.20%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.13%) C++
6 10 (2.13%) Python
7 8 (1.71%) ABAP
8 5 (1.07%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.07%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.07%) VBScript
9 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.85%) Perl
9 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.64%) Korn
11 2 (0.43%) COBOL
11 2 (0.43%) RPG
11 2 (0.43%) RPG IV
11 2 (0.43%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (19.40%) Degree
2 43 (9.17%) CISSP
3 41 (8.74%) Security Cleared
4 38 (8.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 30 (6.40%) IISP
6 26 (5.54%) CEH
7 22 (4.69%) GIAC
8 15 (3.20%) CCNP
8 15 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (3.20%) MCSE
8 15 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (2.35%) CCNA
10 9 (1.92%) CCIE
10 9 (1.92%) MCITP
11 7 (1.49%) CISM
12 6 (1.28%) MCP
12 6 (1.28%) MCSA
12 6 (1.28%) SAP Certification
13 5 (1.07%) CHFI
13 5 (1.07%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.51%) Data Quality
2 32 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (6.61%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.71%) COBIT
5 4 (0.85%) QA
6 3 (0.64%) HL7
7 2 (0.43%) SLA
8 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 22 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.92%) XenApp
4 8 (1.71%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.64%) vSphere
6 2 (0.43%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (3.41%) QRadar
2 4 (0.85%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.64%) SCCM
4 2 (0.43%) EdgeSight
4 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.43%) SCOM
4 2 (0.43%) WSUS
5 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.21%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (0.21%) MOM
5 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 94 (20.04%) Oracle
2 72 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 57 (12.15%) Informatica
4 52 (11.09%) Cognos
5 42 (8.96%) SAP
6 38 (8.10%) Talend
7 31 (6.61%) ArcSight
7 31 (6.61%) Splunk
8 25 (5.33%) Teradata
9 23 (4.90%) VMware
10 18 (3.84%) Citrix
11 15 (3.20%) Cisco
12 12 (2.56%) Tableau
13 10 (2.13%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.92%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.71%) HP
15 8 (1.71%) IBM
16 7 (1.49%) FrontRange
16 7 (1.49%) ServiceNow
17 5 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
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