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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 39 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 39 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.49% 4.22% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% 4.31% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 22 13
Average salary £41,250 £45,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.34% -9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
688 649 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.90% 97.89% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 594 538 499
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 27 January 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 51 (54.84%) Finance
2 43 (46.24%) SQL
3 39 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 35 (37.63%) Manufacturing
5 34 (36.56%) ERP
6 33 (35.48%) MS Excel
6 33 (35.48%) Windows
7 32 (34.41%) SQL Server
8 29 (31.18%) Oracle
9 21 (22.58%) Dynamics NAV
10 20 (21.51%) Business Analysis
10 20 (21.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (21.51%) Retail
10 20 (21.51%) GAP Analysis
11 17 (18.28%) VMware
12 16 (17.20%) PL/SQL
12 16 (17.20%) SAP
12 16 (17.20%) Citrix
12 16 (17.20%) Banking
13 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (15.05%) Java
14 13 (13.98%) Degree
15 12 (12.90%) Project Management
16 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (11.83%) Cisco
16 11 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (10.75%) Hyper-V
17 10 (10.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (10.75%) CCA

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (7.53%) JBoss
1 7 (7.53%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.30%) IIS
4 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.08%) Lync
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (22.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (9.68%) Summit
2 9 (9.68%) FLEXCUBE
2 9 (9.68%) Temenos T24
2 9 (9.68%) Finacle
3 8 (8.60%) SAP Business One
3 8 (8.60%) Sage 200
3 8 (8.60%) Pegasus Opera
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (4.30%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.08%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (6.45%) WAAS
3 4 (4.30%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.15%) DNS
4 2 (2.15%) IPv6
4 2 (2.15%) OSPF
5 1 (1.08%) BGP
5 1 (1.08%) Firewall
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.08%) MPLS
5 1 (1.08%) LAN
5 1 (1.08%) DHCP
5 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.53%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (7.53%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (54.84%) Finance
2 35 (37.63%) Manufacturing
3 20 (21.51%) Retail
4 16 (17.20%) Banking
5 8 (8.60%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.15%) Advertising
7 2 (2.15%) Legal
7 2 (2.15%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) Java EE
2 7 (7.53%) Middleware
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (4.30%) XML
4 4 (4.30%) HTML
5 3 (3.23%) .NET
5 3 (3.23%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.08%) SOAP
6 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) FlexPod
3 2 (2.15%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.15%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.15%) Economics
3 2 (2.15%) Derivative
3 2 (2.15%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.48%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Solaris
3 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.38%) UNIX
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.56%) ERP
2 20 (21.51%) GAP Analysis
2 20 (21.51%) Business Analysis
3 12 (12.90%) Project Management
4 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.60%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.60%) Business Transformation
6 7 (7.53%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.45%) CRM
8 3 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.23%) ITIL
8 3 (3.23%) PRINCE
8 3 (3.23%) Service Management
8 3 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.15%) Competitor Analysis
9 2 (2.15%) Business Development
9 2 (2.15%) Wealth Management
9 2 (2.15%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.15%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.24%) SQL
2 16 (17.20%) PL/SQL
3 14 (15.05%) Java
4 6 (6.45%) COBOL
4 6 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.38%) C#
6 3 (3.23%) C
6 3 (3.23%) VBScript
7 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Degree
2 10 (10.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (10.75%) CCA
2 10 (10.75%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (8.60%) NCDA
3 8 (8.60%) NCIE
3 8 (8.60%) VTSP
3 8 (8.60%) CCEE
4 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.23%) ACCA
6 3 (3.23%) CIPFA
6 3 (3.23%) CIMA
6 3 (3.23%) CCDA
6 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.23%) ICAEW
7 2 (2.15%) VCDX
7 2 (2.15%) VCAP
7 2 (2.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) EMIR
2 2 (2.15%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.75%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.68%) XenDesktop
4 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
5 7 (7.53%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (6.45%) vCloud
7 5 (5.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (5.38%) XenApp
8 4 (4.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.15%) XenMobile
2 2 (2.15%) Legato
3 1 (1.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 29 (31.18%) Oracle
3 17 (18.28%) VMware
4 16 (17.20%) SAP
4 16 (17.20%) Citrix
5 11 (11.83%) Cisco
6 9 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (9.68%) Avaloq
6 9 (9.68%) Fiserv
7 8 (8.60%) NetApp
7 8 (8.60%) Pegasus
7 8 (8.60%) Sage
8 6 (6.45%) EMC
9 3 (3.23%) CommVault
10 2 (2.15%) Murex
10 2 (2.15%) AppSense
10 2 (2.15%) Symantec
11 1 (1.08%) Minitab
11 1 (1.08%) HP
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