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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 30 35 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 63.83% 54.69% 16.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 63.83% 59.32% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 4
Average salary £62,000 £46,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.78% -34.28%
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
47 59 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 100.00% 92.19% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 23
Average salary £62,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.09% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £75,000 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Thames Valley region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 15 (35.71%) Retail
3 11 (26.19%) Time Management
3 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
3 11 (26.19%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (21.43%) SAP
5 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (19.05%) Project Management
6 7 (16.67%) Hyperion
6 7 (16.67%) SAP HR
6 7 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
6 7 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 6 (14.29%) Data Integration
7 6 (14.29%) Data Management
8 5 (11.90%) Essbase
8 5 (11.90%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (11.90%) SaaS
8 5 (11.90%) Windows
9 4 (9.52%) Service Management
9 4 (9.52%) Quality Management
9 4 (9.52%) CRM
9 4 (9.52%) Data Quality
9 4 (9.52%) HFM
9 4 (9.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
10 3 (7.14%) IT Governance
10 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.76%) Lync
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (16.67%) SAP HR
2 7 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
3 5 (11.90%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (9.52%) HFM
5 2 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
2 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (11.90%) Essbase
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 15 (35.71%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
1 2 (4.76%) J2EE
1 2 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) SAML
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Time Management
2 8 (19.05%) Project Management
2 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.29%) Data Management
4 4 (9.52%) Service Management
4 4 (9.52%) Quality Management
4 4 (9.52%) CRM
5 3 (7.14%) Change Management
5 3 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (7.14%) IT Governance
6 2 (4.76%) Analytics
6 2 (4.76%) Master Data Management
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.76%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (4.76%) ITSM
6 2 (4.76%) Workflow
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) EAM
6 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.76%) XenApp
2 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.38%) UAG
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Nagios
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) SAP
3 7 (16.67%) Hyperion
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix
5 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.76%) Cognos
5 2 (4.76%) Business Objects