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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 47 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 11 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.28% 4.65% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 4.74% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 13
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £39,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £55,000
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
462 422 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.65% 98.14% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 399 376 499
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Ipswich -10 9 £40,000 -33.33%
Bury St Edmunds +10 1 £33,000 -34.00%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 8 (34.78%) CRM
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (17.39%) SAP Basis
5 4 (17.39%) SAP CO
5 4 (17.39%) SAP FI
5 4 (17.39%) SAP MM
5 4 (17.39%) SAP BI
5 4 (17.39%) SAP BW
5 4 (17.39%) SAP SD
5 4 (17.39%) SAP
5 4 (17.39%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) ABAP
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (17.39%) SAP CRM
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) WCF
5 4 (17.39%) Silverlight
5 4 (17.39%) SAP HANA
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
6 3 (13.04%) Windows

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP SD
1 4 (17.39%) SAP FI
1 4 (17.39%) SAP MM
1 4 (17.39%) SAP CRM
1 4 (17.39%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (17.39%) SAP CO
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (17.39%) SAP BW
1 4 (17.39%) SAP BI
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (17.39%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) LSMW
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) SAP Basis
2 4 (17.39%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) WCF
2 4 (17.39%) Silverlight
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (8.70%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (8.70%) BAPI
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) STL
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) VHDL
1 2 (8.70%) Verilog
1 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) Cybercrime
2 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) CRM
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
7 2 (8.70%) Business Development
7 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) OOP
7 2 (8.70%) OO
8 1 (4.35%) ERP
8 1 (4.35%) Validation
8 1 (4.35%) Process Management
8 1 (4.35%) Change Management
8 1 (4.35%) Document Management
8 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) ABAP
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) SAPscript
4 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) SSCP
4 1 (4.35%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (4.35%) GIAC
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SAP
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Guidewire
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle