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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 4 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 14 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 33.33% 21.05% 26.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.84% 21.05% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 5
Average salary £50,500 £71,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.12% +1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £73,000
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
38 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 90.48% 100.00% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 29
Average salary £55,000 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 1 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 19 (57.58%) SAP
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 18 (54.55%) Data Analysis
2 18 (54.55%) Financial Modelling
2 18 (54.55%) Analytics
3 16 (48.48%) Degree
3 16 (48.48%) SAP Business One
3 16 (48.48%) Business Analysis
3 16 (48.48%) CISA
3 16 (48.48%) Management Information System
3 16 (48.48%) Risk Management
3 16 (48.48%) SAS
3 16 (48.48%) Oracle
3 16 (48.48%) ERP
4 6 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) SaaS
5 4 (12.12%) IT Governance
5 4 (12.12%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 3 (9.09%) Windows
7 2 (6.06%) Cognos
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.06%) XML
7 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
7 2 (6.06%) C#
7 2 (6.06%) Java
7 2 (6.06%) .NET

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (48.48%) SAS
2 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (48.48%) SAP Business One
2 2 (6.06%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.06%) XML
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) J2EE
1 2 (6.06%) AppFabric
1 2 (6.06%) WCF
1 2 (6.06%) WF
2 1 (3.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Data Analysis
1 18 (54.55%) Financial Modelling
1 18 (54.55%) Analytics
2 16 (48.48%) Business Analysis
2 16 (48.48%) Risk Management
2 16 (48.48%) ERP
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) IT Governance
4 4 (12.12%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) SOA
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Data Management
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C#
1 2 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Degree
1 16 (48.48%) CISA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (3.03%) UAG
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.03%) SCSM
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) SAP
2 16 (48.48%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Cognos
3 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.06%) Hyperion
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix