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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 12 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 34.29% 24.39% 24.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.29% 27.03% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 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
35 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 100.00% 90.24% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 15
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 2 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 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) SAP
3 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 12 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 12 (42.86%) Financial Modelling
3 12 (42.86%) Analytics
4 10 (35.71%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) SAP Business One
4 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
4 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 10 (35.71%) CISA
4 10 (35.71%) SAS
4 10 (35.71%) ERP
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) SaaS
6 4 (14.29%) IT Governance
6 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 4 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (14.29%) Hyperion
6 4 (14.29%) Data Management
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
7 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (10.71%) Windows
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.71%) Retail
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (7.14%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (7.14%) Data Quality

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (35.71%) SAS
2 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (35.71%) SAP Business One
2 2 (7.14%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (7.14%) HFM
2 2 (7.14%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.14%) Essbase
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.14%) XML
1 2 (7.14%) WCF
1 2 (7.14%) WF
1 2 (7.14%) AppFabric
2 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Data Analysis
1 12 (42.86%) Financial Modelling
1 12 (42.86%) Analytics
2 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 10 (35.71%) ERP
2 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Data Management
4 4 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 4 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Master Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C#
1 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) CISA
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (3.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) SAP
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Hyperion
4 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.14%) Cognos
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft