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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 28.57% 30.23% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.57% 36.11% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Average salary £65,000 £77,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 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
21 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 100.00% 83.72% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 9
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £99,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 12 (46.15%) SAP
2 12 (46.15%) Data Analysis
2 12 (46.15%) Financial Modelling
2 12 (46.15%) Analytics
3 10 (38.46%) ERP
3 10 (38.46%) SAS
3 10 (38.46%) CISA
3 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 10 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 10 (38.46%) Degree
3 10 (38.46%) SAP Business One
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Hyperion
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Management
5 4 (15.38%) IT Governance
5 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
5 4 (15.38%) SaaS
5 4 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (11.54%) Windows
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) J2EE
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
7 2 (7.69%) Cognos
7 2 (7.69%) SharePoint

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (38.46%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Lync
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (38.46%) SAP Business One
2 2 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (7.69%) HFM
2 2 (7.69%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.69%) Essbase
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) SAML
2 1 (3.85%) WCF
2 1 (3.85%) WF
2 1 (3.85%) AppFabric
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Data Analysis
1 12 (46.15%) Financial Modelling
1 12 (46.15%) Analytics
2 10 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 10 (38.46%) ERP
2 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Data Management
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) IT Governance
4 4 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (7.69%) Master Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CISA
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (3.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) SAP
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Hyperion
3 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.69%) Cognos
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint