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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 49 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 30 47 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.12% 7.40% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 7.76% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 14
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £30,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,500 £55,000
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
702 606 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.43% 95.43% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 616 524 449
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 36 (62.07%) Windows
3 34 (58.62%) Finance
4 31 (53.45%) MS Excel
5 29 (50.00%) SQL
6 27 (46.55%) Manufacturing
7 25 (43.10%) ERP
7 25 (43.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 24 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
8 24 (41.38%) Sage
9 22 (37.93%) SAP
10 20 (34.48%) Pegasus
10 20 (34.48%) Pegasus Opera
10 20 (34.48%) GAP Analysis
10 20 (34.48%) Business Analysis
10 20 (34.48%) SAP Business One
10 20 (34.48%) Sage 200
11 12 (20.69%) VMware
12 11 (18.97%) VMware ESX
12 11 (18.97%) vSphere
12 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (15.52%) Banking
13 9 (15.52%) Citrix
14 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
14 8 (13.79%) IIS
14 8 (13.79%) vCloud
15 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (8.62%) Terminal Services

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (13.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) JBoss
2 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (53.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (43.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 20 (34.48%) Pegasus Opera
2 20 (34.48%) SAP Business One
2 20 (34.48%) Sage 200
3 4 (6.90%) MFGPRO
4 3 (5.17%) Summit
4 3 (5.17%) Finacle
4 3 (5.17%) FLEXCUBE
4 3 (5.17%) Temenos T24
5 2 (3.45%) SAP CO
5 2 (3.45%) SAP FI
5 2 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) DNS
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Selenium
1 4 (6.90%) SpecFlow
1 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (58.62%) Finance
2 27 (46.55%) Manufacturing
3 9 (15.52%) Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.17%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Retail
6 2 (3.45%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Gherkin
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) Java EE
3 1 (1.72%) Middleware
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Thin Client
1 3 (5.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (62.07%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.17%) UNIX
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) ERP
2 20 (34.48%) GAP Analysis
2 20 (34.48%) Business Analysis
3 4 (6.90%) BDD
3 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.17%) Competitor Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Business Development
5 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.45%) Data Privacy
5 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.45%) Information Security
5 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.72%) Migration
6 1 (1.72%) B2B
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.72%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.17%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) COBOL
4 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) CISSP
2 2 (3.45%) CISA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) VMware ESX
1 11 (18.97%) vSphere
1 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) vCloud
3 5 (8.62%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.72%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (41.38%) Sage
3 22 (37.93%) SAP
4 20 (34.48%) Pegasus
5 12 (20.69%) VMware
6 9 (15.52%) Citrix
7 4 (6.90%) Pega
7 4 (6.90%) Tieto
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco
8 3 (5.17%) Fiserv
8 3 (5.17%) Avaloq
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, private HC
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + share ownership scheme + ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 10 days ago