The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 31 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 54 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.05% 4.34% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.33% 4.42% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 51 15 27
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Consultant
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
737 565 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.21% 98.09% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 639 466 596
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Consultant
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Sheffield

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 46 (46.46%) Finance
2 42 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 39 (39.39%) SQL
4 36 (36.36%) Windows
5 34 (34.34%) MS Excel
6 31 (31.31%) SQL Server
6 31 (31.31%) Manufacturing
7 30 (30.30%) ERP
8 29 (29.29%) Oracle
9 26 (26.26%) VMware
10 23 (23.23%) Citrix
11 20 (20.20%) Retail
11 20 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (18.18%) Cisco
13 17 (17.17%) Dynamics NAV
13 17 (17.17%) Degree
14 16 (16.16%) PL/SQL
14 16 (16.16%) GAP Analysis
14 16 (16.16%) Banking
14 16 (16.16%) Business Analysis
14 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (16.16%) XenDesktop
15 15 (15.15%) CCA
15 15 (15.15%) Citrix Certification
15 15 (15.15%) Hyper-V
15 15 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (14.14%) Java
16 14 (14.14%) Project Management
16 14 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (13.13%) Active Directory

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (7.07%) JBoss
1 7 (7.07%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.04%) IIS
4 3 (3.03%) Lync
4 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (34.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (17.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (9.09%) Summit
2 9 (9.09%) FLEXCUBE
2 9 (9.09%) Temenos T24
2 9 (9.09%) Finacle
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (4.04%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (4.04%) Pegasus Opera
5 4 (4.04%) SAP Business One
5 4 (4.04%) Sage 200
6 1 (1.01%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (6.06%) NetScaler
2 6 (6.06%) WAAS
3 5 (5.05%) DNS
4 3 (3.03%) LAN
4 3 (3.03%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.02%) NAS
5 2 (2.02%) OSPF
5 2 (2.02%) IPv6
5 2 (2.02%) SAN
6 1 (1.01%) MPLS
6 1 (1.01%) BGP
6 1 (1.01%) Firewall
6 1 (1.01%) DHCP
6 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
General
1 46 (46.46%) Finance
2 31 (31.31%) Manufacturing
3 20 (20.20%) Retail
4 16 (16.16%) Banking
5 8 (8.08%) Retail Banking
6 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.02%) Advertising
7 2 (2.02%) Legal
7 2 (2.02%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) Java EE
2 8 (8.08%) Application Packaging
3 7 (7.07%) Middleware
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (4.04%) HTML
5 4 (4.04%) XML
6 3 (3.03%) .NET
7 1 (1.01%) SOAP
7 1 (1.01%) Web Services
7 1 (1.01%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.08%) FlexPod
3 2 (2.02%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.02%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.02%) Economics
3 2 (2.02%) Derivative
3 2 (2.02%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.01%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Solaris
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.05%) UNIX
4 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) ERP
2 16 (16.16%) GAP Analysis
2 16 (16.16%) Business Analysis
3 14 (14.14%) Project Management
4 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.08%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.08%) Business Transformation
6 7 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.06%) CRM
8 4 (4.04%) Migration
9 3 (3.03%) ITIL
9 3 (3.03%) Service Management
9 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.03%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.03%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (2.02%) Wealth Management
10 2 (2.02%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.02%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.39%) SQL
2 16 (16.16%) PL/SQL
3 14 (14.14%) Java
4 6 (6.06%) COBOL
4 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.05%) C
5 5 (5.05%) C#
6 3 (3.03%) VBScript
7 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.17%) Degree
2 15 (15.15%) CCA
2 15 (15.15%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (10.10%) CCEE
5 8 (8.08%) VTSP
5 8 (8.08%) NCDA
5 8 (8.08%) NCIE
6 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.07%) CCNP
6 7 (7.07%) CCNA
7 6 (6.06%) MCSE
7 6 (6.06%) MCTS
7 6 (6.06%) MCITP
8 5 (5.05%) CCDA
9 4 (4.04%) CCEA
9 4 (4.04%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) EMIR
2 2 (2.02%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.02%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (16.16%) XenDesktop
3 15 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.13%) Active Directory
5 12 (12.12%) XenApp
6 10 (10.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (7.07%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (6.06%) vSphere
8 6 (6.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Data Guard
2 6 (6.06%) SCCM
3 4 (4.04%) SCVMM
3 4 (4.04%) XenMobile
4 2 (2.02%) Legato
Vendors
1 42 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 29 (29.29%) Oracle
3 26 (26.26%) VMware
4 23 (23.23%) Citrix
5 18 (18.18%) Cisco
6 13 (13.13%) NetApp
7 12 (12.12%) SAP
8 11 (11.11%) EMC
9 9 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (9.09%) Avaloq
9 9 (9.09%) Fiserv
10 4 (4.04%) Pegasus
10 4 (4.04%) Sage
10 4 (4.04%) AppSense
11 3 (3.03%) HP
11 3 (3.03%) CommVault
12 2 (2.02%) Murex
12 2 (2.02%) Symantec
13 1 (1.01%) Minitab
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Posted: 3 days ago
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