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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 67 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 31 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.58% 3.18% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 3.28% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 19
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £37,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £70,000 £51,000
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
1146 975 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.50% 96.92% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 814 926
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 20 £16,500 -68.57%
Newport -5 5 £36,000 -36.00%
Torfaen - 5 £23,000 -
Bridgend +2 1 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Consultant
Wales

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) VMware
3 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
3 17 (29.31%) Windows
4 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (24.14%) WebSphere
5 14 (24.14%) IBM
5 14 (24.14%) Advertising
5 14 (24.14%) AS400
6 13 (22.41%) DHCP
6 13 (22.41%) DNS
6 13 (22.41%) Business Analysis
7 11 (18.97%) Change Control
7 11 (18.97%) B2B
7 11 (18.97%) B2C
8 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.52%) Robotic Automation
9 9 (15.52%) Marketing
9 9 (15.52%) Business Development
10 8 (13.79%) SAP
11 7 (12.07%) ERP
11 7 (12.07%) German Language
12 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
12 6 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
13 5 (8.62%) Citrix
13 5 (8.62%) OO

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (24.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.72%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.72%) Lync
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (1.72%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) DHCP
1 13 (22.41%) DNS
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
2 3 (5.17%) LAN
2 3 (5.17%) WAN
3 2 (3.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 14 (24.14%) Advertising
3 9 (15.52%) Marketing
4 7 (12.07%) German Language
5 2 (3.45%) Back Office
5 2 (3.45%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.72%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) J2EE
1 1 (1.72%) CSS
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
1 1 (1.72%) XML
1 1 (1.72%) XSD
1 1 (1.72%) Ajax
1 1 (1.72%) WCF
1 1 (1.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) AS400
2 3 (5.17%) iSeries
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) BYOD
3 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.45%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Business Analysis
2 11 (18.97%) Change Control
2 11 (18.97%) B2B
2 11 (18.97%) B2C
3 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
4 9 (15.52%) Robotic Automation
4 9 (15.52%) Business Development
5 7 (12.07%) ERP
6 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
6 6 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (8.62%) Workflow
7 5 (8.62%) OOD
7 5 (8.62%) OO
7 5 (8.62%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.45%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.45%) OWASP
8 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance
8 2 (3.45%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) VB
3 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.72%) VB6
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) CCNA
3 2 (3.45%) CISSP
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.45%) CISA
3 2 (3.45%) CISM
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.45%) COBIT
1 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
1 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.45%) XenServer
3 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
1 18 (31.03%) VMware
2 14 (24.14%) IBM
3 8 (13.79%) SAP
4 5 (8.62%) Citrix
5 3 (5.17%) Sage
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Dell
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle
7 1 (1.72%) SonicWALL
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago