The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 13 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 5.00% - 12.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.08% - 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £75,000 - £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex 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
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
59 48 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 98.33% 100.00% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 23
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Consultant
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Sussex

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) SAP SD
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) MOF
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
2 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Intune
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) SCOrch
2 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP SD
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (14.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
1 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) MOF
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
1 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Intune
1 2 (28.57%) SCOrch
1 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (28.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Coremetrics