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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 66 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 36 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.58% 1.93% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.00% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 39
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £34,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,000 £63,400
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
1365 1247 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.85% 96.44% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1089 1098
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 0 32 £50,000 - 3
North Wales +3 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 22 (26.19%) Finance
2 20 (23.81%) B2B
2 20 (23.81%) B2C
3 19 (22.62%) ERP
3 19 (22.62%) Business Analysis
3 19 (22.62%) Business Development
4 17 (20.24%) Marketing
5 12 (14.29%) German Language
5 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (11.90%) Change Control
6 10 (11.90%) Security Cleared
6 10 (11.90%) SAP
7 9 (10.71%) Degree
8 8 (9.52%) ITIL
8 8 (9.52%) Service Management
8 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.33%) Advertising
9 7 (8.33%) WAN
9 7 (8.33%) HP
9 7 (8.33%) Coaching
10 6 (7.14%) Robotic Process Automation
10 6 (7.14%) Project Planning
10 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
10 6 (7.14%) ISEB
10 6 (7.14%) OOD
10 6 (7.14%) LAN
10 6 (7.14%) Cisco
10 6 (7.14%) BMC
10 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.14%) Windows

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
2 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.57%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) WAN
2 6 (7.14%) LAN
2 6 (7.14%) Wireless
3 5 (5.95%) Internet
4 4 (4.76%) Network Security
5 2 (2.38%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.19%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.19%) VoIP
6 1 (1.19%) DHCP
6 1 (1.19%) SNMP
6 1 (1.19%) DNS
6 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (26.19%) Finance
2 17 (20.24%) Marketing
3 12 (14.29%) German Language
4 7 (8.33%) Advertising
5 6 (7.14%) Banking
5 6 (7.14%) Back Office
6 5 (5.95%) Billing
7 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (4.76%) Retail
8 3 (3.57%) Retail Banking
9 2 (2.38%) Spanish Language
9 2 (2.38%) Dutch Language
9 2 (2.38%) French Language
10 1 (1.19%) Music Industry
10 1 (1.19%) Online Betting
10 1 (1.19%) Games
10 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (2.38%) HTML
2 2 (2.38%) XML
2 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.19%) WCF
3 1 (1.19%) jQuery
3 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) BYOD
2 4 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (4.76%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.38%) CMDB
3 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.19%) Social Media
4 1 (1.19%) AS400
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) B2B
1 20 (23.81%) B2C
2 19 (22.62%) ERP
2 19 (22.62%) Business Analysis
2 19 (22.62%) Business Development
3 10 (11.90%) Change Control
4 8 (9.52%) Service Management
4 8 (9.52%) ITIL
4 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.33%) Coaching
6 6 (7.14%) Robotic Process Automation
6 6 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 6 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 6 (7.14%) Workflow
6 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.14%) OO
6 6 (7.14%) OOD
6 6 (7.14%) ITSM
7 5 (5.95%) Change Management
7 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) VB
2 4 (4.76%) C#
2 4 (4.76%) SQL
3 2 (2.38%) Apex Code
3 2 (2.38%) COBOL
3 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.19%) Perl
4 1 (1.19%) Java
4 1 (1.19%) Python
4 1 (1.19%) VB6
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.71%) Degree
3 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.14%) ISEB
4 4 (4.76%) CISSP
4 4 (4.76%) CISA
4 4 (4.76%) CISM
5 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.57%) CCNP
5 3 (3.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (1.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.19%) MCP
7 1 (1.19%) CCIE
7 1 (1.19%) CEH
7 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.76%) COBIT
1 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) OpenView
1 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.19%) Nagios
1 1 (1.19%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.19%) OPNET
1 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.19%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.19%) BMC Performance Manager
1 1 (1.19%) SCOM
1 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (1.19%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) SAP
2 7 (8.33%) HP
3 6 (7.14%) BMC
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco
4 5 (5.95%) Ruckus Wireless
4 5 (5.95%) Meraki
5 4 (4.76%) Remedy
6 3 (3.57%) VMware
6 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.57%) Sage
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle
7 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.38%) Citrix
8 1 (1.19%) Juniper
8 1 (1.19%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.19%) CA
8 1 (1.19%) Compuware
8 1 (1.19%) IBM
8 1 (1.19%) NetScout
8 1 (1.19%) Riverbed
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