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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 36 14 31
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 184 314 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.97% 10.34% 6.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 10.94% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 128 249 147
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
3505 2870 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.76% 94.53% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 1884 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -20 86 £50,000 - 8
Glasgow -41 48 £47,000 -1.05% 6
Aberdeen -4 22 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Stirling -12 7 £45,750 -
North Lanarkshire +2 4 £45,000 -35.71%
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 124 (31.39%) Finance
2 107 (27.09%) Microsoft
3 91 (23.04%) Oracle
4 66 (16.71%) Windows
5 60 (15.19%) SAP
6 56 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
7 52 (13.16%) SQL
8 48 (12.15%) MS Excel
9 46 (11.65%) ITIL
10 44 (11.14%) SQL Server
11 42 (10.63%) Oracle EBS
12 39 (9.87%) Degree
12 39 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (9.37%) CRM
13 37 (9.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 36 (9.11%) Oracle EBS R12
15 35 (8.86%) .NET
16 33 (8.35%) Active Directory
16 33 (8.35%) Citrix
17 32 (8.10%) MCSE
17 32 (8.10%) Service Delivery
17 32 (8.10%) Web Development
18 30 (7.59%) Project Management
19 29 (7.34%) ERP
19 29 (7.34%) Retail
20 25 (6.33%) MCITP
20 25 (6.33%) C#
21 24 (6.08%) Business Analysis
22 23 (5.82%) System Testing
22 23 (5.82%) ASP.NET

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 20 (5.06%) Lync
2 18 (4.56%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.05%) IIS
4 13 (3.29%) NetWeaver
5 11 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.78%) ArcGIS
6 9 (2.28%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.77%) SAS
8 6 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.25%) Documentum
13 1 (0.25%) CMS
13 1 (0.25%) SAP Portal
13 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 48 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.01%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.76%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (10.63%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (9.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (4.56%) Oracle Payroll
4 16 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (3.80%) Oracle HRMS
5 15 (3.80%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (3.04%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (3.04%) Oracle 11i
7 10 (2.53%) SAP BPC
7 10 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (2.28%) SAP CO
8 9 (2.28%) Sage 200
9 8 (2.03%) SAP SCM
9 8 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (2.03%) SAP MM
10 7 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (1.77%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (1.77%) SAP FI
10 7 (1.77%) Pegasus Opera
10 7 (1.77%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.29%) Office 365
2 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.82%) SAN
2 13 (3.29%) iSCSI
2 13 (3.29%) Unified Communications
2 13 (3.29%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (2.03%) WAN
4 7 (1.77%) LAN
4 7 (1.77%) DNS
4 7 (1.77%) Firewall
5 5 (1.27%) HTTP
5 5 (1.27%) VLAN
6 4 (1.01%) VPN
7 3 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.76%) Wireless
8 2 (0.51%) Internet
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.25%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.25%) VoIP
9 1 (0.25%) SSL
9 1 (0.25%) Network Security
9 1 (0.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.56%) Oracle Database
2 18 (4.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 15 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.54%) Oracle ODI
5 11 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.53%) SAP BW
7 9 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (1.77%) QlikView
9 6 (1.52%) Spotfire
9 6 (1.52%) Oracle OWB
9 6 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.27%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 4 (1.01%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 7 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.01%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.76%) NWDI
5 1 (0.25%) Ant
5 1 (0.25%) JUnit
5 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.25%) LSMW
General
1 124 (31.39%) Finance
2 29 (7.34%) Retail
3 20 (5.06%) Marketing
4 19 (4.81%) Banking
5 13 (3.29%) Advertising
6 11 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.53%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.77%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.27%) Back Office
11 4 (1.01%) French Language
12 3 (0.76%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.76%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.76%) Norwegian Language
12 3 (0.76%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.51%) Billing
13 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.25%) Front Office
14 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.86%) .NET
2 23 (5.82%) ASP.NET
3 22 (5.57%) HTML
4 18 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (3.54%) XML
6 12 (3.04%) Middleware
6 12 (3.04%) Web Services
7 11 (2.78%) SOAP
8 10 (2.53%) CSS
9 7 (1.77%) jQuery
10 6 (1.52%) RESTful
10 6 (1.52%) XSL
11 5 (1.27%) SAP Basis
11 5 (1.27%) CSS3
11 5 (1.27%) HTML5
12 4 (1.01%) Java EE
12 4 (1.01%) J2EE
13 3 (0.76%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.76%) WCF
14 2 (0.51%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.29%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.53%) GIS
2 10 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.03%) N-Tier
4 6 (1.52%) Blog
4 6 (1.52%) Visualisation
4 6 (1.52%) Replication
4 6 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.01%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.76%) EPoS
7 3 (0.76%) Social Media
7 3 (0.76%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.51%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.51%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.51%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.71%) Windows
2 39 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (4.56%) UNIX
5 10 (2.53%) Linux
6 8 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.52%) AIX
8 4 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (11.65%) ITIL
3 37 (9.37%) CRM
4 32 (8.10%) Service Delivery
4 32 (8.10%) Web Development
5 30 (7.59%) Project Management
6 29 (7.34%) ERP
7 24 (6.08%) Business Analysis
8 23 (5.82%) System Testing
8 23 (5.82%) Change Management
9 22 (5.57%) Migration
10 20 (5.06%) ETL
10 20 (5.06%) Information Management
10 20 (5.06%) Business Development
11 19 (4.81%) Analytics
12 18 (4.56%) MVC
13 17 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (3.80%) Performance Management
15 14 (3.54%) PRINCE2
16 12 (3.04%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 52 (13.16%) SQL
2 25 (6.33%) C#
3 21 (5.32%) JavaScript
4 14 (3.54%) PL/SQL
4 14 (3.54%) Java
5 12 (3.04%) ABAP
6 6 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.52%) Python
7 4 (1.01%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.01%) C
8 3 (0.76%) Perl
8 3 (0.76%) VB
8 3 (0.76%) X++
9 2 (0.51%) PHP
9 2 (0.51%) VBScript
10 1 (0.25%) VBA
10 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (9.87%) Degree
2 37 (9.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (8.10%) MCSE
4 25 (6.33%) MCITP
5 16 (4.05%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (3.29%) CCA
7 10 (2.53%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.53%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 6 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.52%) MBA
9 6 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.27%) OCP
10 5 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.27%) CISSP
11 4 (1.01%) VCAP
11 4 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.76%) CCEE
12 3 (0.76%) CCIA
12 3 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.29%) SLA
2 6 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.27%) COBIT
4 4 (1.01%) QA
4 4 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (8.35%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.06%) XenApp
3 19 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (3.80%) XenDesktop
5 9 (2.28%) vSphere
6 7 (1.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.25%) vCloud
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.51%) SCCM
3 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.25%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.25%) SCOM
4 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 107 (27.09%) Microsoft
2 91 (23.04%) Oracle
3 60 (15.19%) SAP
4 33 (8.35%) Citrix
5 22 (5.57%) VMware
6 20 (5.06%) Informatica
7 13 (3.29%) Sage
7 13 (3.29%) Cisco
7 13 (3.29%) HP
8 10 (2.53%) AppSense
9 8 (2.03%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.77%) Tableau
10 7 (1.77%) IBM
10 7 (1.77%) Pegasus
10 7 (1.77%) CODA
11 6 (1.52%) NetApp
11 6 (1.52%) EMC
12 5 (1.27%) Siebel
12 5 (1.27%) ESRI
13 4 (1.01%) Teradata
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