The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 67 77 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 8 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.30% 0.66% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.68% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 8
Average salary £43,250 £36,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.49% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £26,500 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £39,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
583 730 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.64% 95.93% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 509 592 548
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Staffordshire region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Stafford -1 6 £43,250 +11.61% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +6 1 £55,000 +155.81%
Tamworth - 1 £26,000 -
Consultant
West Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 9 (45.00%) Windows
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Line Management
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 4 (20.00%) IIS
6 4 (20.00%) MS Office
6 4 (20.00%) CRM
6 4 (20.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (20.00%) Workflow
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) SNMP
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (25.00%) Line Management
2 4 (20.00%) Workflow
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) CRM
2 4 (20.00%) ETL
2 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
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