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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 75 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 24 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.82% 3.69% 3.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 3.84% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 34
Average salary £50,000 £59,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +47.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,000 £50,000
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
1268 1250 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.21% 96.01% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1111 876
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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 -30 21 £50,000 -15.25% 5
North Wales +2 2 £50,000 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (47.62%) Cisco
2 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.98%) Finance
4 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 14 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 13 (20.63%) Windows
6 13 (20.63%) IBM
6 13 (20.63%) VMware
7 12 (19.05%) Juniper
8 11 (17.46%) Avaya
9 10 (15.87%) Java
9 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (15.87%) Firewall
9 10 (15.87%) XMPP
9 10 (15.87%) Tandberg
9 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
9 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (15.87%) Lync
9 10 (15.87%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (14.29%) J2EE
10 9 (14.29%) SOAP
10 9 (14.29%) Web Services
10 9 (14.29%) XML
10 9 (14.29%) XSLT
10 9 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (14.29%) OO
10 9 (14.29%) RUP
10 9 (14.29%) DSDM
10 9 (14.29%) SOA
10 9 (14.29%) Adobe

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (15.87%) Lync
2 9 (14.29%) LiveCycle
2 9 (14.29%) Confluence
2 9 (14.29%) FileNet
3 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) Site Server
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.59%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Office
3 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP PP
2 2 (3.17%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP LE
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Firewall
2 6 (9.52%) Internet
3 5 (7.94%) LAN
3 5 (7.94%) VoIP
3 5 (7.94%) WAN
3 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.35%) RIP
4 4 (6.35%) MPLS
4 4 (6.35%) OSPF
4 4 (6.35%) BGP
4 4 (6.35%) VLAN
4 4 (6.35%) VPLS
5 3 (4.76%) SNMP
5 3 (4.76%) SAN
6 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.17%) Network Security
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.59%) DNS
7 1 (1.59%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.59%) DB2
4 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.59%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Subversion
1 9 (14.29%) Maven
1 9 (14.29%) JIRA
1 9 (14.29%) Hudson
1 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Legal
2 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) XMPP
2 9 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (14.29%) Spring
2 9 (14.29%) JSF
2 9 (14.29%) J2EE
2 9 (14.29%) SOAP
2 9 (14.29%) Web Services
2 9 (14.29%) XML
2 9 (14.29%) XSLT
2 9 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.76%) .NET
4 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.59%) CSS
5 1 (1.59%) HTML
5 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Open Source
2 4 (6.35%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.17%) AS400
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Firmware
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.59%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.35%) Solaris
3 4 (6.35%) Windows 2000
4 3 (4.76%) UNIX
4 3 (4.76%) Linux
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
1 9 (14.29%) OO
1 9 (14.29%) RUP
1 9 (14.29%) DSDM
1 9 (14.29%) SOA
1 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 9 (14.29%) Scrum
1 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (14.29%) TDD
1 9 (14.29%) Pair Programming
1 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 9 (14.29%) Release Management
1 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
1 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (14.29%) DevOps
2 6 (9.52%) ITIL
3 5 (7.94%) Project Management
3 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) Java
2 9 (14.29%) Groovy
2 9 (14.29%) Scala
2 9 (14.29%) Clojure
3 3 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) VB
4 1 (1.59%) ABAP
4 1 (1.59%) VB6
4 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.59%) C
4 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.29%) CCNA
3 6 (9.52%) CCNP
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.94%) CCDP
4 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) MCSD
5 4 (6.35%) MCSE
6 2 (3.17%) SAP Certification
6 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.17%) Degree
7 1 (1.59%) CISSP
7 1 (1.59%) VCP5
7 1 (1.59%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) XenApp
4 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.35%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.17%) BladeLogic
3 2 (3.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.17%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (3.17%) SCOM
3 2 (3.17%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.59%) OpenView
4 1 (1.59%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.59%) Netcool
4 1 (1.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.59%) OPNET
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Cisco
2 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.63%) IBM
3 13 (20.63%) VMware
4 12 (19.05%) Juniper
5 11 (17.46%) Avaya
6 10 (15.87%) Tandberg
7 9 (14.29%) Twitter
7 9 (14.29%) Adobe
8 8 (12.70%) SAP
9 7 (11.11%) Oracle
9 7 (11.11%) HP
10 6 (9.52%) Citrix
10 6 (9.52%) Sun
11 5 (7.94%) BMC
12 4 (6.35%) Fortinet
12 4 (6.35%) NetApp
13 2 (3.17%) Brocade
13 2 (3.17%) Hitachi
13 2 (3.17%) Dell
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Intapeople
Salary: £16000 to £20000 per annum - Competitive starting salary & uncapp
Posted: Yesterday
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CGI
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum Negotiable, plus benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
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