The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wakefield region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 12 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.95% 8.33% 12.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 8.33% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 14
Median salary £22,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
150 120 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 99.34% 100.00% 93.55%
Number of salaries quoted 125 114 101
Median salary £27,500 £35,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) EAM
2 8 (53.33%) CAFM
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) IIS
3 6 (40.00%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
7 1 (6.67%) Sophos
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) EDI
7 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) ISEB
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) CAFM
1 8 (53.33%) EAM
2 4 (26.67%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) NetApp
1 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
1 1 (6.67%) Sophos
1 1 (6.67%) VMware
1 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard