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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 41 52 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 38 7 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.05% 1.30% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 1.34% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 33
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £23,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £40,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
710 522 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.29% 97.03% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 616 443 560
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Consultant
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Somerset

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Somerset

Consultant
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bath +16 36 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Clevedon - 1 - - 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 48 (63.16%) Finance
2 22 (28.95%) Relational Database
3 19 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 16 (21.05%) Investment Management
5 15 (19.74%) Telecoms
6 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
7 13 (17.11%) Java
7 13 (17.11%) .NET
7 13 (17.11%) SOA
8 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 12 (15.79%) Windows
9 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
10 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
10 9 (11.84%) WAN
10 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (10.53%) Project Management
11 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.21%) Linux
12 7 (9.21%) ITIL
12 7 (9.21%) Shell Script
12 7 (9.21%) VMware
12 7 (9.21%) Banking
12 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
12 7 (9.21%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (7.89%) COBIT
13 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (7.89%) Marketing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.95%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) FastStats
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) WAN
2 5 (6.58%) SAN
2 5 (6.58%) LAN
3 3 (3.95%) Firewall
4 1 (1.32%) VLAN
4 1 (1.32%) IPv4
4 1 (1.32%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) Relational Database
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Ant
1 4 (5.26%) JUnit
1 4 (5.26%) Maven
1 4 (5.26%) Selenium
1 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
General
1 48 (63.16%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.21%) Banking
4 6 (7.89%) Marketing
5 4 (5.26%) Electronics
5 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.95%) Games
7 2 (2.63%) Billing
7 2 (2.63%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) XML
3 5 (6.58%) HTML
4 4 (5.26%) CSS
4 4 (5.26%) JDBC
4 4 (5.26%) JSP
4 4 (5.26%) SOAP
4 4 (5.26%) Web Services
4 4 (5.26%) XSLT
4 4 (5.26%) JMS
4 4 (5.26%) Java RMI
4 4 (5.26%) JAXB
4 4 (5.26%) JMX
4 4 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.26%) Spring
4 4 (5.26%) JSF
4 4 (5.26%) JNDI
4 4 (5.26%) Spring MVC
4 4 (5.26%) FreeMarker
4 4 (5.26%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.26%) UNIX
5 2 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 16 (21.05%) Investment Management
3 13 (17.11%) SOA
4 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.53%) Project Management
6 7 (9.21%) ITIL
6 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
6 7 (9.21%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (7.89%) Migration
8 5 (6.58%) Data Transformation
9 4 (5.26%) Wealth Management
9 4 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.26%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.95%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) Java
2 7 (9.21%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.58%) SQL
4 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
6 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.32%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) COBIT
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Xen
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) VMware
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 6 (7.89%) SAP
4 4 (5.26%) JBoss
4 4 (5.26%) IBM
4 4 (5.26%) Sun
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix
6 1 (1.32%) Unica
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