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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 37 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.40% 6.90% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 7.06% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £40,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
215 85 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 100.00% 97.70% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 188 70 127
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 2 March 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (16.67%) FMCG
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco