The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 34 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.67% 2.78% 5.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 3.03% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Consultant
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
219 99 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 97.33% 91.67% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 189 87 104
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Consultant
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Wakefield region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Wakefield

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) WatchGuard
4 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (20.00%) FMCG
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Lync
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Sophos
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Sophos
4 2 (20.00%) WatchGuard
4 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
Wakefield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 6 days ago