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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 15 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 3.64% 5.75% 8.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 6.94% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 7
Average salary - £33,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
54 72 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 98.18% 82.76% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 24 53 50
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (66.67%) MOF
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Intune
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
1 2 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (66.67%) SCSM
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) ERP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) MOF
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Intune
1 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
1 2 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (66.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sage