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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 65 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 23 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.12% 3.74% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 3.90% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 37 36
Average salary £50,000 £59,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +43.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,800 £52,500
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
1047 1078 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.32% 95.91% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 947 957 778
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 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
Cardiff -4 5 £52,500 +40.00%
Bridgend +16 4 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Caerphilly -7 4 £70,000 +16.66%
Consultant
Wales

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (43.14%) Cisco
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Finance
3 13 (25.49%) IBM
4 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
4 11 (21.57%) Juniper
5 10 (19.61%) Avaya
5 10 (19.61%) XMPP
5 10 (19.61%) Tandberg
5 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
5 10 (19.61%) Lync
5 10 (19.61%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (17.65%) Twitter
6 9 (17.65%) DevOps
6 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
6 9 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (17.65%) Clojure
6 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
6 9 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
6 9 (17.65%) Hudson
6 9 (17.65%) LiveCycle
6 9 (17.65%) Scala
6 9 (17.65%) Open Source
6 9 (17.65%) Confluence
6 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (19.61%) Lync
2 9 (17.65%) LiveCycle
2 9 (17.65%) Confluence
2 9 (17.65%) FileNet
3 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.84%) IIS
3 4 (7.84%) Site Server
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
1 5 (9.80%) LAN
1 5 (9.80%) VoIP
1 5 (9.80%) WAN
1 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) SAN
2 3 (5.88%) SNMP
3 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 9 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 9 (17.65%) Hudson
1 9 (17.65%) Maven
1 9 (17.65%) JIRA
1 9 (17.65%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Legal
2 5 (9.80%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) XMPP
2 9 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (17.65%) Spring
2 9 (17.65%) JSF
2 9 (17.65%) Hibernate
2 9 (17.65%) SOAP
2 9 (17.65%) Web Services
2 9 (17.65%) XML
2 9 (17.65%) XSLT
2 9 (17.65%) J2EE
3 3 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Open Source
2 4 (7.84%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) AS400
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) Solaris
4 4 (7.84%) Windows 2000
5 3 (5.88%) UNIX
6 2 (3.92%) Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) DevOps
1 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
1 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (17.65%) Release Management
1 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
1 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
1 9 (17.65%) Scrum
1 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (17.65%) TDD
1 9 (17.65%) Pair Programming
1 9 (17.65%) SOA
1 9 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
1 9 (17.65%) OO
1 9 (17.65%) RUP
1 9 (17.65%) DSDM
2 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
2 5 (9.80%) Project Management
2 5 (9.80%) ITIL
3 4 (7.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) Clojure
1 9 (17.65%) Scala
1 9 (17.65%) Groovy
1 9 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) VB6
3 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.96%) VB
3 1 (1.96%) C
3 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) CCNA
2 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) CCDP
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.80%) CCNP
4 4 (7.84%) MCSD
4 4 (7.84%) MCSE
4 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.88%) MCP
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.96%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (5.88%) XenApp
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.84%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 2 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.92%) BladeLogic
3 2 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.92%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.96%) Netcool
4 1 (1.96%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.96%) OPNET
4 1 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.96%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Cisco
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.49%) IBM
3 11 (21.57%) Juniper
4 10 (19.61%) Avaya
4 10 (19.61%) Tandberg
5 9 (17.65%) Twitter
5 9 (17.65%) Adobe
6 7 (13.73%) VMware
6 7 (13.73%) HP
7 6 (11.76%) Sun
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle
8 5 (9.80%) BMC
8 5 (9.80%) Citrix
9 3 (5.88%) SAP
10 2 (3.92%) Dell
10 2 (3.92%) EMC
10 2 (3.92%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.92%) NetApp
10 2 (3.92%) Brocade
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago