The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Thames Valley region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 17 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 36.17% 23.68% 23.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.50% 23.68% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 7
Average salary £46,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £55,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40 38 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 85.11% 100.00% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 33 37 34
Average salary £46,000 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.85% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Consultant
South East

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 10 July 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 21 (60.00%) SAP
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 20 (57.14%) Financial Modelling
2 20 (57.14%) Analytics
3 19 (54.29%) Data Analysis
4 18 (51.43%) Business Analysis
4 18 (51.43%) Degree
4 18 (51.43%) SAP Business One
4 18 (51.43%) ERP
4 18 (51.43%) SAS
4 18 (51.43%) Oracle
4 18 (51.43%) CISA
4 18 (51.43%) Management Information System
4 18 (51.43%) Risk Management
5 5 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) Change Management
6 4 (11.43%) Windows
6 4 (11.43%) IT Governance
6 4 (11.43%) SaaS
6 4 (11.43%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (8.57%) SCOrch
7 3 (8.57%) Lync
7 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
7 3 (8.57%) Office 365
7 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
7 3 (8.57%) XenApp
7 3 (8.57%) SCOM
7 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (8.57%) VMware
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 18 (51.43%) SAS
2 3 (8.57%) Lync
3 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 18 (51.43%) SAP Business One
2 2 (5.71%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.71%) XML
1 2 (5.71%) WCF
1 2 (5.71%) WF
1 2 (5.71%) AppFabric
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Financial Modelling
1 20 (57.14%) Analytics
2 19 (54.29%) Data Analysis
3 18 (51.43%) Business Analysis
3 18 (51.43%) ERP
3 18 (51.43%) Risk Management
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Change Management
5 4 (11.43%) IT Governance
5 4 (11.43%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.71%) SOA
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.86%) Data Management
7 1 (2.86%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) CISA
1 18 (51.43%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.57%) XenApp
1 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
1 3 (8.57%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.71%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.86%) SCSM
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) SAP
2 18 (51.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) AppSense
4 2 (5.71%) Hyperion
4 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.71%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.71%) Cognos
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco