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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 45 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 35 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.52% 2.84% 5.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 2.97% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 30
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £37,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
725 572 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.67% 95.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 606 504 522
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 0 23 £57,500 +35.29%
Clevedon - 11 £26,000 - 2
Street - 1 £100,000 -
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 33 (47.83%) Finance
2 21 (30.43%) Windows
3 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
4 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
4 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
5 13 (18.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
6 12 (17.39%) Oracle
6 12 (17.39%) .NET
7 11 (15.94%) HTML
7 11 (15.94%) IIS
7 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
7 11 (15.94%) IBM
7 11 (15.94%) SOA
7 11 (15.94%) Business Analysis
7 11 (15.94%) Degree
8 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (13.04%) WAN
10 8 (11.59%) Project Management
10 8 (11.59%) Lotus Domino
10 8 (11.59%) Investment Management
10 8 (11.59%) Marketing
10 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
10 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (10.14%) CMS
11 7 (10.14%) Java
11 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
12 6 (8.70%) MySQL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.94%) IIS
3 8 (11.59%) Lotus Domino
3 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (10.14%) CMS
5 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.35%) Lync
8 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Acrobat
2 3 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.35%) InDesign
2 3 (4.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) WAN
2 3 (4.35%) Intranet
2 3 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) VLAN
3 1 (1.45%) LAN
3 1 (1.45%) IPv4
3 1 (1.45%) IPv6
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.70%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 33 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.59%) Marketing
3 6 (8.70%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Games
4 3 (4.35%) Billing
5 2 (2.90%) Electronics
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.90%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) .NET
2 11 (15.94%) HTML
3 3 (4.35%) HTML5
4 2 (2.90%) XML
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Graphic Design
2 2 (2.90%) DTV
2 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) IPTV
3 1 (1.45%) RMADS
3 1 (1.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.25%) Linux
4 4 (5.80%) UNIX
5 2 (2.90%) AIX
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
2 11 (15.94%) SOA
2 11 (15.94%) Business Analysis
3 8 (11.59%) Investment Management
3 8 (11.59%) Project Management
4 6 (8.70%) CRM
4 6 (8.70%) Migration
4 6 (8.70%) ITIL
4 6 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (7.25%) Data Transformation
6 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.35%) Email Marketing
6 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.35%) ERP
6 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.90%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) Java
2 5 (7.25%) SQL
3 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) COBIT
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Xen
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) IBM
3 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) Adobe
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.90%) VMware
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco
7 1 (1.45%) Citrix
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