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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 70 65 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 21 38 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.95% 3.15% 4.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 3.27% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 41
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £34,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,350 £63,000 £62,500
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
1046 1162 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.03% 96.43% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 891 1032 873
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Bridgend +23 7 £33,500 -16.25%
Cardiff +1 6 £60,000 +77.77% 3
Glamorgan - 1 £29,000 -
Consultant
Wales

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (45.83%) Cisco
2 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) Windows
5 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
7 12 (25.00%) Finance
8 11 (22.92%) Juniper
8 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (20.83%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (20.83%) XMPP
9 10 (20.83%) Tandberg
9 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.83%) Lync
9 10 (20.83%) Avaya
9 10 (20.83%) IBM
10 9 (18.75%) CCNA
10 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (18.75%) VMware
11 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (14.58%) Project Management
12 7 (14.58%) Citrix
12 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
12 7 (14.58%) HP
12 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
12 7 (14.58%) Retail
12 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
13 6 (12.50%) Twitter

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (20.83%) Lync
2 6 (12.50%) LiveCycle
2 6 (12.50%) Confluence
2 6 (12.50%) FileNet
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.33%) Site Server
4 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.33%) IIS
4 4 (8.33%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP CRM
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) LAN
1 5 (10.42%) VoIP
1 5 (10.42%) WAN
1 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
1 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) SNMP
2 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Subversion
1 6 (12.50%) Maven
1 6 (12.50%) JIRA
1 6 (12.50%) Hudson
1 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Retail
3 5 (10.42%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) XMPP
2 6 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (12.50%) J2EE
2 6 (12.50%) SOAP
2 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 6 (12.50%) XML
2 6 (12.50%) XSLT
2 6 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 6 (12.50%) Spring
2 6 (12.50%) JSF
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Open Source
3 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.42%) Clustering
4 4 (8.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.17%) FMCG
5 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.17%) AS400
6 1 (2.08%) Statistics
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) Solaris
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.17%) UNIX
5 2 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.58%) Project Management
2 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.50%) DevOps
3 6 (12.50%) Release Management
3 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (12.50%) Scrum
3 6 (12.50%) TDD
3 6 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (12.50%) OO
3 6 (12.50%) RUP
3 6 (12.50%) DSDM
3 6 (12.50%) SOA
3 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.42%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Java
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
1 6 (12.50%) Groovy
1 6 (12.50%) Scala
1 6 (12.50%) Clojure
2 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.25%) VB
3 3 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) CCNA
2 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (10.42%) CCDP
5 5 (10.42%) MCP
5 5 (10.42%) CCNP
6 4 (8.33%) MCSD
6 4 (8.33%) MCSE
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (2.08%) SAP Certification
8 1 (2.08%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.42%) XenApp
4 5 (10.42%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.17%) BladeLogic
3 2 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.17%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.08%) OpenView
4 1 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.08%) Netcool
4 1 (2.08%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (2.08%) OPNET
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Cisco
2 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.92%) Juniper
4 10 (20.83%) Avaya
4 10 (20.83%) IBM
4 10 (20.83%) Tandberg
5 9 (18.75%) VMware
6 7 (14.58%) Citrix
6 7 (14.58%) HP
7 6 (12.50%) Oracle
7 6 (12.50%) Adobe
7 6 (12.50%) Sun
7 6 (12.50%) Twitter
8 4 (8.33%) SAP
8 4 (8.33%) BMC
9 2 (4.17%) Hitachi
9 2 (4.17%) NetApp
9 2 (4.17%) Dell
9 2 (4.17%) EMC
9 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
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