The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 55 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 31 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.05% 2.04% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 2.10% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 19
Average salary £52,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £20,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
981 1000 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.65% 97.28% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 817 908 789
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Consultant
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +15 17 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Newport - 2 £56,250 - 1
Bridgend -2 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £70,000 -
Consultant
Wales

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
2 18 (30.51%) SAP
3 17 (28.81%) IBM
4 16 (27.12%) Cisco
5 15 (25.42%) Sun
5 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
6 14 (23.73%) HP
6 14 (23.73%) SAN
6 14 (23.73%) Finance
7 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
8 12 (20.34%) BMC
8 12 (20.34%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (18.64%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (18.64%) HP Data Protector
9 11 (18.64%) EMC NetWorker
9 11 (18.64%) Brocade
9 11 (18.64%) Hitachi
9 11 (18.64%) NetApp
9 11 (18.64%) Dell
9 11 (18.64%) EMC
9 11 (18.64%) NetBackup
9 11 (18.64%) BMC PATROL
10 9 (15.25%) Manufacturing
10 9 (15.25%) ITIL
11 8 (13.56%) Java
11 8 (13.56%) Legal
12 7 (11.86%) Change Management
12 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
13 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
13 6 (10.17%) Oracle

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (8.47%) LiveCycle
1 5 (8.47%) Confluence
1 5 (8.47%) FileNet
2 2 (3.39%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.39%) Lync
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) SAP FI
1 4 (6.78%) SAP PP
1 4 (6.78%) SAP SD
1 4 (6.78%) SAP LE
2 3 (5.08%) SAP SCM
2 3 (5.08%) SAP MM
3 2 (3.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.39%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.69%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.69%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (1.69%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) SAN
2 11 (18.64%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (6.78%) VoIP
4 3 (5.08%) Firewall
5 2 (3.39%) WAN
5 2 (3.39%) LAN
5 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) Internet
5 2 (3.39%) Wireless
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.69%) NAS
6 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) DB2
3 2 (3.39%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.39%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) JIRA
1 5 (8.47%) Maven
1 5 (8.47%) Subversion
1 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.47%) Hudson
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Manufacturing
3 8 (13.56%) Legal
4 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Advertising
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Spring
1 5 (8.47%) JSF
1 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
1 5 (8.47%) J2EE
1 5 (8.47%) SOAP
1 5 (8.47%) Web Services
1 5 (8.47%) XML
1 5 (8.47%) XSLT
2 3 (5.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.39%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) JSP
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Open Source
1 5 (8.47%) Clustering
2 4 (6.78%) HACMP
2 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.39%) Blog
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) UNIX
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) AIX
2 4 (6.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (15.25%) ITIL
3 7 (11.86%) Change Management
4 6 (10.17%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.47%) Release Management
5 5 (8.47%) Logistics
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.47%) TDD
5 5 (8.47%) Pair Programming
5 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.47%) Scrum
5 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.47%) SOA
5 5 (8.47%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (8.47%) OO
5 5 (8.47%) RUP
5 5 (8.47%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) Java
2 5 (8.47%) Groovy
2 5 (8.47%) Clojure
2 5 (8.47%) Scala
3 4 (6.78%) ABAP
4 2 (3.39%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) CCNP
3 4 (6.78%) CCDP
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.08%) SAP Certification
5 2 (3.39%) CISSP
5 2 (3.39%) CCNA
5 2 (3.39%) CCIE
5 2 (3.39%) CISA
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (6.78%) PowerHA
2 4 (6.78%) Xen
3 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (18.64%) EMC NetWorker
1 11 (18.64%) NetBackup
1 11 (18.64%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.69%) Netcool
2 1 (1.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (1.69%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) SAP
2 17 (28.81%) IBM
3 16 (27.12%) Cisco
4 15 (25.42%) Sun
5 14 (23.73%) HP
6 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
7 12 (20.34%) BMC
8 11 (18.64%) Brocade
8 11 (18.64%) Hitachi
8 11 (18.64%) NetApp
8 11 (18.64%) Dell
8 11 (18.64%) EMC
9 6 (10.17%) Oracle
9 6 (10.17%) VMware
10 5 (8.47%) Twitter
10 5 (8.47%) Adobe
11 4 (6.78%) Veritas
11 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
12 3 (5.08%) F5
12 3 (5.08%) Juniper
South Wales
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Vale of Glamorgan, Cardiff
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: Negotiable on experience + benefits + pensio
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago