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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 50 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 27 53 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.86% 7.24% 5.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 7.55% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 26 53 16
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,800 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
682 702 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.57% 95.90% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 615 584 448
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (65.52%) Windows
1 38 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 35 (60.34%) MS Excel
3 32 (55.17%) Finance
4 21 (36.21%) VMware
4 21 (36.21%) vSphere
5 20 (34.48%) VMware ESX
5 20 (34.48%) ERP
6 19 (32.76%) SQL
6 19 (32.76%) Citrix
7 17 (29.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (29.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (29.31%) Manufacturing
7 17 (29.31%) GAP Analysis
7 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
8 16 (27.59%) SAP
8 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
8 16 (27.59%) Pegasus
8 16 (27.59%) Pegasus Opera
8 16 (27.59%) Sage
8 16 (27.59%) SAP Business One
8 16 (27.59%) Business Analysis
8 16 (27.59%) Sage 200
9 15 (25.86%) vCloud
9 15 (25.86%) IIS
10 12 (20.69%) Banking
11 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (15.52%) Terminal Services

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (25.86%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 35 (60.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 16 (27.59%) SAP Business One
2 16 (27.59%) Sage 200
2 16 (27.59%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.72%) HFM
3 1 (1.72%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) DNS
2 6 (10.34%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
1 17 (29.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.72%) Essbase
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Selenium
1 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
1 4 (6.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (55.17%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) Manufacturing
3 12 (20.69%) Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.17%) Retail
5 3 (5.17%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
1 4 (6.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Thin Client
1 5 (8.62%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (65.52%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (13.79%) UNIX
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) ERP
2 17 (29.31%) GAP Analysis
3 16 (27.59%) Business Analysis
4 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.90%) BDD
4 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.17%) Information Security
5 3 (5.17%) CRM
5 3 (5.17%) ETL
5 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Data Privacy
6 2 (3.45%) Analytics
6 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.72%) Information Assurance
7 1 (1.72%) Database Tuning
7 1 (1.72%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) CISA
2 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.72%) COBIT
1 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (36.21%) vSphere
2 20 (34.48%) VMware ESX
3 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
5 15 (25.86%) vCloud
6 9 (15.52%) Terminal Services
7 5 (8.62%) XenApp
8 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 21 (36.21%) VMware
3 19 (32.76%) Citrix
4 16 (27.59%) SAP
4 16 (27.59%) Pegasus
4 16 (27.59%) Sage
5 7 (12.07%) Oracle
6 6 (10.34%) Cisco
7 4 (6.90%) Tieto
8 3 (5.17%) HP
9 1 (1.72%) EMC
9 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.72%) Informatica
9 1 (1.72%) NetApp
9 1 (1.72%) Tableau
9 1 (1.72%) Google
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