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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 51 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 39 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.33% 3.03% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 3.11% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 20
Average salary £22,500 £52,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £36,600 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £64,500 £55,200
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
1119 1029 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.64% 97.44% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 978 883 942
Average salary £36,125 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 +16 32 £16,500 -68.57% 7
Torfaen - 6 £23,000 - 2
Newport -12 1 £36,000 -36.00%
Consultant
Wales

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) VMware
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.29%) Active Directory
3 14 (20.29%) IBM
3 14 (20.29%) Windows
3 14 (20.29%) ERP
3 14 (20.29%) Advertising
3 14 (20.29%) AS400
3 14 (20.29%) WebSphere
3 14 (20.29%) Business Analysis
3 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (18.84%) Change Control
4 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (18.84%) DHCP
4 13 (18.84%) DNS
4 13 (18.84%) B2B
4 13 (18.84%) B2C
5 12 (17.39%) German Language
6 11 (15.94%) Business Development
6 11 (15.94%) Marketing
6 11 (15.94%) SAP
7 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
7 10 (14.49%) Robotic Automation
8 7 (10.14%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (10.14%) Data Analysis
8 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
9 6 (8.70%) Project Planning
9 6 (8.70%) OOD

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (20.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.45%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Project
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (1.45%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) DHCP
1 13 (18.84%) DNS
2 4 (5.80%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Advertising
3 12 (17.39%) German Language
4 11 (15.94%) Marketing
5 4 (5.80%) Billing
6 3 (4.35%) French Language
6 3 (4.35%) Back Office
7 2 (2.90%) Dutch Language
7 2 (2.90%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Ajax
1 1 (1.45%) WCF
1 1 (1.45%) jQuery
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) J2EE
1 1 (1.45%) CSS
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
1 1 (1.45%) XML
1 1 (1.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) AS400
2 4 (5.80%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (5.80%) BYOD
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Internet of Things
3 3 (4.35%) iSeries
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) ERP
1 14 (20.29%) Business Analysis
2 13 (18.84%) Change Control
2 13 (18.84%) B2B
2 13 (18.84%) B2C
3 11 (15.94%) Business Development
4 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
4 10 (14.49%) Robotic Automation
5 7 (10.14%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (10.14%) Data Analysis
6 6 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 6 (8.70%) OOD
6 6 (8.70%) OO
6 6 (8.70%) Workflow
7 4 (5.80%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.80%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (5.80%) Information Security
7 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.80%) BCP
7 4 (5.80%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.45%) C#
2 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) CISA
2 4 (5.80%) CISM
2 4 (5.80%) CISSP
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.80%) COBIT
1 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (20.29%) Active Directory
1 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) VMware
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) IBM
3 11 (15.94%) SAP
4 3 (4.35%) Sage
5 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Pertemps ERP
Posted: 3 days ago
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Pertemps ERP
Salary: Excellent Basic Salary and Uncapped Commission Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Basic salary negotiable + an industry leading commission structure
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: Depending on Experiance
Posted: 10 days ago
Cwmbran
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 28k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Excellent Basic Salary and Uncapped Commission Scheme
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Excellent Basic Salary and Uncapped Commission Scheme
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago