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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 19 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 10 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 8.55% 12.00% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.62% 13.04% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 2
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -35.13%
UK excluding London average 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
116 115 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 99.15% 92.00% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 109 100 113
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,500 £39,000
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 24 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Wireless
4 6 (46.15%) Sophos
4 6 (46.15%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (46.15%) WatchGuard
4 6 (46.15%) SonicWALL
5 4 (30.77%) SAP CO
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 4 (30.77%) SAP FI
5 4 (30.77%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
8 1 (7.69%) MPLS
8 1 (7.69%) LAN
8 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (7.69%) vSphere
8 1 (7.69%) Lync
8 1 (7.69%) Data Centre

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP CO
1 4 (30.77%) SAP FI
1 4 (30.77%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Sophos
4 6 (46.15%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 6 (46.15%) WatchGuard
4 6 (46.15%) SonicWALL
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix