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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 49 70 49
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 44 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.58% 2.42% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 2.52% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 26
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £35,850 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £69,000
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
1198 1072 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.48% 96.14% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 937 907
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Cardiff +13 34 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Torfaen - 6 £23,000 - 1
Bridgend +3 3 £20,000 - 2
Newport - 3 £50,000 -
Consultant
Wales

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 20 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 17 (22.67%) B2B
3 17 (22.67%) B2C
3 17 (22.67%) ERP
4 15 (20.00%) Marketing
4 15 (20.00%) Business Development
5 13 (17.33%) German Language
5 13 (17.33%) Change Control
5 13 (17.33%) Advertising
6 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (14.67%) SAP
7 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 10 (13.33%) VMware
7 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (12.00%) WebSphere
8 9 (12.00%) AS400
8 9 (12.00%) IBM
8 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (12.00%) DHCP
8 9 (12.00%) DNS
8 9 (12.00%) Windows
9 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
9 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.67%) Robotic Automation
10 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (9.33%) Project Planning
10 7 (9.33%) Workflow
10 7 (9.33%) OO

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Office
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Sage ERP X3
2 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.33%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) DHCP
1 9 (12.00%) DNS
2 4 (5.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Marketing
3 13 (17.33%) Advertising
3 13 (17.33%) German Language
4 5 (6.67%) Back Office
4 5 (6.67%) Billing
5 3 (4.00%) Dutch Language
5 3 (4.00%) French Language
6 2 (2.67%) Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.67%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) .NET
1 3 (4.00%) XML
2 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.33%) WCF
3 1 (1.33%) jQuery
3 1 (1.33%) XSD
3 1 (1.33%) Ajax
3 1 (1.33%) J2EE
3 1 (1.33%) CSS
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) AS400
2 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) BYOD
3 4 (5.33%) Internet of Things
3 4 (5.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) iSeries
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
1 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 17 (22.67%) ERP
2 17 (22.67%) B2B
2 17 (22.67%) B2C
3 15 (20.00%) Business Development
4 13 (17.33%) Change Control
5 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
5 8 (10.67%) Robotic Automation
6 7 (9.33%) Project Planning
6 7 (9.33%) OO
6 7 (9.33%) OOD
6 7 (9.33%) Workflow
7 6 (8.00%) Service Management
7 6 (8.00%) ITIL
7 6 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation
9 4 (5.33%) Cyber Security
9 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (5.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) C#
1 3 (4.00%) VB
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.67%) COBOL
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.33%) VB6
3 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) CISSP
2 4 (5.33%) CISA
2 4 (5.33%) CISM
2 4 (5.33%) Degree
3 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (1.33%) MCP
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.33%) COBIT
1 4 (5.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) SAP
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) VMware
3 9 (12.00%) IBM
4 4 (5.33%) Sage
5 2 (2.67%) Remedy
5 2 (2.67%) Citrix
5 2 (2.67%) BMC
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
K3 Business Technology Group plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum £50-65K + 15% bonus + Private
Posted: 6 days ago
Glamorgan
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 45000-70000 Per Annum 50-65K + 15% bonus + Private Healthcare + 5% Pens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + Industry leading commission structure
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary + Commission Structure
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + Industry Leading commission structure
Posted: 13 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cwmbran
CPS Group
Salary: Depending on Experiance
Posted: 23 days ago