The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 78 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 22 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.70% 3.43% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 3.55% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 40
Average salary £50,000 £59,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +38.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £72,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1256 1266 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.99% 96.49% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1128 914
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Consultant
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Wales

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Wales

Consultant
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -22 20 £50,000 -14.16% 8
North Wales -1 1 £50,000 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 29 (50.88%) Cisco
1 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.07%) Windows
3 16 (28.07%) VMware
4 14 (24.56%) Finance
4 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
4 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
5 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (21.05%) IBM
7 11 (19.30%) Juniper
8 10 (17.54%) Avaya
8 10 (17.54%) Tandberg
8 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
8 10 (17.54%) Lync
8 10 (17.54%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (17.54%) XMPP
9 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.79%) Citrix
9 9 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (15.79%) Firewall
9 9 (15.79%) CCNA
10 8 (14.04%) Adobe
10 8 (14.04%) SOA
10 8 (14.04%) J2EE
10 8 (14.04%) Java
10 8 (14.04%) SOAP
10 8 (14.04%) Web Services
10 8 (14.04%) XML

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 10 (17.54%) Lync
2 8 (14.04%) LiveCycle
2 8 (14.04%) Confluence
2 8 (14.04%) FileNet
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.02%) IIS
4 4 (7.02%) Apache
4 4 (7.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (7.02%) Site Server
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS Office
3 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.75%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Firewall
2 6 (10.53%) Internet
3 5 (8.77%) LAN
3 5 (8.77%) VoIP
3 5 (8.77%) WAN
3 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.02%) RIP
4 4 (7.02%) MPLS
4 4 (7.02%) OSPF
4 4 (7.02%) BGP
4 4 (7.02%) VLAN
4 4 (7.02%) VPLS
5 3 (5.26%) SAN
5 3 (5.26%) SNMP
6 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.75%) Network Security
7 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.75%) DNS
7 1 (1.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.04%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (14.04%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Hudson
1 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
1 8 (14.04%) JIRA
1 8 (14.04%) Maven
1 8 (14.04%) Subversion
2 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
2 5 (8.77%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) XMPP
2 8 (14.04%) J2EE
2 8 (14.04%) SOAP
2 8 (14.04%) Web Services
2 8 (14.04%) XML
2 8 (14.04%) XSLT
2 8 (14.04%) Hibernate
2 8 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (14.04%) Spring
2 8 (14.04%) JSF
3 2 (3.51%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (14.04%) Open Source
2 4 (7.02%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.02%) Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) AS400
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) DTV
4 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.02%) Solaris
4 4 (7.02%) Windows 2000
5 3 (5.26%) Linux
5 3 (5.26%) UNIX
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.04%) SOA
3 8 (14.04%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (14.04%) OO
3 8 (14.04%) RUP
3 8 (14.04%) DSDM
3 8 (14.04%) Scrum
3 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
3 8 (14.04%) DevOps
3 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (14.04%) Release Management
3 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
3 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (14.04%) TDD
3 8 (14.04%) Pair Programming
3 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.77%) Project Management
4 5 (8.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) Java
1 8 (14.04%) Clojure
1 8 (14.04%) Groovy
1 8 (14.04%) Scala
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.51%) VB
3 2 (3.51%) VB6
4 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.79%) CCNA
3 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.77%) CCNP
4 5 (8.77%) CCDP
5 4 (7.02%) MCP
5 4 (7.02%) MCSD
5 4 (7.02%) MCSE
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) VCP5
7 1 (1.75%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.02%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (7.02%) XenApp
5 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.02%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.51%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (3.51%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.51%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.75%) Netcool
4 1 (1.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.75%) OPNET
4 1 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) Cisco
1 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.07%) VMware
3 12 (21.05%) IBM
4 11 (19.30%) Juniper
5 10 (17.54%) Avaya
5 10 (17.54%) Tandberg
6 9 (15.79%) Citrix
7 8 (14.04%) Adobe
7 8 (14.04%) Twitter
8 7 (12.28%) HP
9 6 (10.53%) Sun
9 6 (10.53%) Oracle
10 5 (8.77%) BMC
11 4 (7.02%) NetApp
11 4 (7.02%) Fortinet
12 3 (5.26%) SAP
13 2 (3.51%) Dell
13 2 (3.51%) EMC
13 2 (3.51%) Hitachi
Pontypridd
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Powys
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago