The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 69 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 19 41 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.76% 3.50% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 3.63% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 36
Average salary £50,000 £56,250 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.13%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1046 1129 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.67% 96.50% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1000 806
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Consultant
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Consultant Salary Trend in South Wales

Consultant
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in South Wales

Consultant
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Bridgend +21 6 £34,000 -15.00%
Cardiff -4 4 £50,000 +48.14% 3
Consultant
Wales

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 22 (45.83%) Cisco
2 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) Windows
5 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 13 (27.08%) Finance
7 12 (25.00%) IBM
8 11 (22.92%) Juniper
8 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
9 10 (20.83%) Avaya
9 10 (20.83%) XMPP
9 10 (20.83%) Tandberg
9 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.83%) Lync
9 10 (20.83%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
10 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (18.75%) CCNA
11 8 (16.67%) Adobe
11 8 (16.67%) RUP
11 8 (16.67%) DSDM
11 8 (16.67%) SOA
11 8 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (16.67%) OO
11 8 (16.67%) J2EE
11 8 (16.67%) Java
11 8 (16.67%) SOAP
11 8 (16.67%) Web Services
11 8 (16.67%) XML
11 8 (16.67%) XSLT

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (20.83%) Lync
2 8 (16.67%) LiveCycle
2 8 (16.67%) Confluence
2 8 (16.67%) FileNet
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.33%) Site Server
3 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP PP
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) LAN
1 5 (10.42%) VoIP
1 5 (10.42%) WAN
1 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
1 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) SNMP
2 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Subversion
1 8 (16.67%) Maven
1 8 (16.67%) JIRA
1 8 (16.67%) Hudson
1 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Legal
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) XMPP
2 8 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (16.67%) J2EE
2 8 (16.67%) SOAP
2 8 (16.67%) Web Services
2 8 (16.67%) XML
2 8 (16.67%) XSLT
2 8 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 8 (16.67%) Spring
2 8 (16.67%) JSF
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Open Source
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) AS400
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) Solaris
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 3 (6.25%) UNIX
6 2 (4.17%) Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 8 (16.67%) DevOps
3 8 (16.67%) Release Management
3 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (16.67%) TDD
3 8 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (16.67%) Scrum
3 8 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (16.67%) OO
3 8 (16.67%) RUP
3 8 (16.67%) DSDM
3 8 (16.67%) SOA
3 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.42%) Project Management
4 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Java
1 8 (16.67%) Groovy
1 8 (16.67%) Scala
1 8 (16.67%) Clojure
2 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) VB
3 2 (4.17%) VB6
4 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) CCNA
2 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) CCNP
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (10.42%) CCDP
5 4 (8.33%) MCP
5 4 (8.33%) MCSD
5 4 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) SAP Certification
6 1 (2.08%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.33%) XenApp
4 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.17%) BladeLogic
3 2 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.17%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.08%) OpenView
4 1 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.08%) Netcool
4 1 (2.08%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (2.08%) OPNET
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Cisco
2 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.00%) IBM
4 11 (22.92%) Juniper
5 10 (20.83%) Avaya
5 10 (20.83%) Tandberg
6 8 (16.67%) VMware
6 8 (16.67%) Twitter
6 8 (16.67%) Adobe
7 7 (14.58%) HP
8 6 (12.50%) Citrix
8 6 (12.50%) Sun
8 6 (12.50%) Oracle
9 5 (10.42%) BMC
10 2 (4.17%) Hitachi
10 2 (4.17%) NetApp
10 2 (4.17%) Dell
10 2 (4.17%) EMC
10 2 (4.17%) SAP
10 2 (4.17%) Brocade
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