The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 30.77% 25.00% 54.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.77% 33.33% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 18
Average salary £100,000 £63,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.86% +38.58%
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 Thames Valley 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
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
13 6 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 100.00% 75.00% 81.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 28
Average salary £60,000 £80,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +73.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £29,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £127,500 £104,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Consultant
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Consultant Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Consultant
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Presales
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) SaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Flash
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Flash
1 3 (42.86%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Presales
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Dell
1 3 (42.86%) EMC
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle