The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 44 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 17 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.98% 3.09% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 3.19% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 19
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £36,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
418 533 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.89% 96.73% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 372 497 620
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Consultant
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Suffolk

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Consultant
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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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
Ipswich +10 15 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (26.47%) SQL
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) ERP
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Citrix
3 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 6 (17.65%) .NET
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
4 5 (14.71%) Web Services
4 5 (14.71%) Windows
5 4 (11.76%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) Test Management
5 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.76%) Coaching
6 3 (8.82%) Use Case
6 3 (8.82%) ForgeRock
6 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (8.82%) SPNEGO
6 3 (8.82%) OAuth
6 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) Kerberos
6 3 (8.82%) SAML
7 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JMeter
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) Selenium
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
1 2 (5.88%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) SPNEGO
3 3 (8.82%) OAuth
3 3 (8.82%) SAML
4 2 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) XSLT
4 2 (5.88%) SOAP
4 2 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) User Experience
1 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) UNIX
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) ERP
3 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (11.76%) Test Management
4 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.76%) Coaching
5 3 (8.82%) Use Case
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Validation
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL
7 1 (2.94%) SOA
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 8 (23.53%) Citrix
2 3 (8.82%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) HP
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