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 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 55 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 48 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.52% 2.73% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 2.82% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 23
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £37,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £52,500 £57,400
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
1302 1277 1235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.38% 96.96% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1090 1109
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(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 +9 41 £22,500 -57.14% 7
North Wales -7 5 £47,500 +11.76%
West Wales +15 1 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) VMware
2 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
3 15 (19.48%) Windows
3 15 (19.48%) ERP
3 15 (19.48%) Advertising
3 15 (19.48%) Business Analysis
3 15 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (19.48%) Change Control
4 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 14 (18.18%) AS400
4 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (18.18%) IBM
5 13 (16.88%) DNS
5 13 (16.88%) B2B
5 13 (16.88%) B2C
5 13 (16.88%) DHCP
6 12 (15.58%) Marketing
6 12 (15.58%) Business Development
6 12 (15.58%) German Language
7 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 11 (14.29%) SAP
8 10 (12.99%) Robotic Automation
9 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
10 7 (9.09%) Project Planning
10 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (9.09%) OOD
10 7 (9.09%) OO

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.30%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Project
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (1.30%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.30%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) DNS
1 13 (16.88%) DHCP
2 5 (6.49%) Internet
3 4 (5.19%) Wireless
3 4 (5.19%) LAN
3 4 (5.19%) WAN
4 3 (3.90%) Network Security
5 2 (2.60%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Advertising
3 12 (15.58%) Marketing
3 12 (15.58%) German Language
4 4 (5.19%) Billing
4 4 (5.19%) Back Office
5 3 (3.90%) French Language
6 2 (2.60%) Dutch Language
6 2 (2.60%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.30%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.30%) Music Industry
7 1 (1.30%) Games
7 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) WCF
2 1 (1.30%) jQuery
2 1 (1.30%) CSS
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) XML
2 1 (1.30%) XSD
2 1 (1.30%) J2EE
2 1 (1.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) AS400
2 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (5.19%) Internet of Things
3 4 (5.19%) BYOD
4 3 (3.90%) iSeries
5 2 (2.60%) Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) Social Media
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) Statistics
6 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.30%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Windows
2 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.30%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) ERP
1 15 (19.48%) Business Analysis
1 15 (19.48%) Change Control
2 13 (16.88%) B2B
2 13 (16.88%) B2C
3 12 (15.58%) Business Development
4 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 10 (12.99%) Robotic Automation
6 7 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 7 (9.09%) OOD
6 7 (9.09%) OO
6 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 7 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (9.09%) Workflow
7 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.49%) ITIL
8 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.49%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (6.49%) Information Security
9 4 (5.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) C#
2 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.30%) R
3 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.30%) VBScript
3 1 (1.30%) VB
3 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) Degree
3 4 (5.19%) CISA
3 4 (5.19%) CISM
3 4 (5.19%) CISSP
4 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.60%) CCNP
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.60%) MCP
4 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) PMP
5 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.30%) CCIE
5 1 (1.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) COBIT
1 4 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
1 15 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.30%) XenApp
3 1 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) VMware
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.18%) IBM
3 11 (14.29%) SAP
4 4 (5.19%) HP
5 3 (3.90%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (3.90%) Meraki
5 3 (3.90%) Sage
5 3 (3.90%) Cisco
5 3 (3.90%) Citrix
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle
6 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.30%) Symantec
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