The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 28 39 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 40 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.59% 5.65% 9.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 5.88% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 17
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £57,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
520 561 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.67% 96.06% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 396 448 243
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Consultant
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Watford

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Watford region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Watford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 25 (34.25%) HTML
2 22 (30.14%) CSS
3 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
4 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.92%) E-Commerce
6 15 (20.55%) CRM
6 15 (20.55%) SQL
6 15 (20.55%) Finance
7 14 (19.18%) Retail
7 14 (19.18%) WebSphere
7 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
8 13 (17.81%) Java
9 12 (16.44%) IBM
10 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
10 11 (15.07%) XHTML
10 11 (15.07%) Windows
10 11 (15.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (15.07%) .NET
10 11 (15.07%) J2EE
10 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
10 11 (15.07%) JSP
10 11 (15.07%) MVC
10 11 (15.07%) Marketing
10 11 (15.07%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (13.70%) Time Management
11 10 (13.70%) Office 365
11 10 (13.70%) User Experience
12 9 (12.33%) VMware
12 9 (12.33%) Project Management
12 9 (12.33%) Internet

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (19.18%) WebSphere
2 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (10.96%) Lync
4 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.85%) Apache
5 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.85%) Content Management Server
6 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.11%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.11%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (4.11%) IIS
8 2 (2.74%) JBoss
8 2 (2.74%) SugarCRM
9 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (9.59%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.74%) Infor CRM
2 2 (2.74%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.74%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Office 365
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.48%) SaaS
4 3 (4.11%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.37%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Internet
2 7 (9.59%) SAN
3 6 (8.22%) Firewall
4 5 (6.85%) Unified Communications
4 5 (6.85%) PBX
5 4 (5.48%) NAS
6 3 (4.11%) HTTP
6 3 (4.11%) VPN
7 2 (2.74%) LDAP
7 2 (2.74%) Network Security
8 1 (1.37%) Multicast
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.37%) WAN
8 1 (1.37%) FTP
8 1 (1.37%) RIP
8 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.85%) MySQL
4 3 (4.11%) Big Data
4 3 (4.11%) DB2
5 2 (2.74%) Informix
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.37%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (4.11%) Subversion
1 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.11%) JUnit
2 1 (1.37%) Xcode
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 14 (19.18%) Retail
3 11 (15.07%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Electronics
6 1 (1.37%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) HTML
2 22 (30.14%) CSS
3 11 (15.07%) XHTML
3 11 (15.07%) .NET
3 11 (15.07%) J2EE
3 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.07%) JSP
4 8 (10.96%) Servlets
4 8 (10.96%) XML
4 8 (10.96%) EJB
5 7 (9.59%) HTML5
6 4 (5.48%) JDBC
7 3 (4.11%) REST
7 3 (4.11%) JSTL
7 3 (4.11%) Spring MVC
7 3 (4.11%) Spring
7 3 (4.11%) JMS
7 3 (4.11%) Struts
7 3 (4.11%) Web Services
8 2 (2.74%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) User Experience
2 4 (5.48%) Smartphone
2 4 (5.48%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (4.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.11%) Social Media
3 3 (4.11%) FMCG
4 2 (2.74%) EMV
4 2 (2.74%) DTV
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) PKI
5 1 (1.37%) Tandem
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) UNIX
3 5 (6.85%) Solaris
4 4 (5.48%) Linux
4 4 (5.48%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) E-Commerce
2 15 (20.55%) CRM
3 11 (15.07%) MVC
4 10 (13.70%) Time Management
5 9 (12.33%) Project Management
6 8 (10.96%) Content Management
7 7 (9.59%) Business Development
8 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.85%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.85%) Web Development
9 5 (6.85%) Workflow
9 5 (6.85%) Migration
9 5 (6.85%) Identity Management
9 5 (6.85%) Process Management
10 4 (5.48%) Mobile Commerce
10 4 (5.48%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.48%) Analytics
11 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.11%) Pay per click
11 3 (4.11%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
2 15 (20.55%) SQL
3 13 (17.81%) Java
4 5 (6.85%) C#
4 5 (6.85%) Perl
5 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.74%) C
6 2 (2.74%) VBScript
7 1 (1.37%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.37%) C++
7 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) Degree
3 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.74%) MCSE
5 2 (2.74%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.74%) JNCIP
5 2 (2.74%) MCITP
6 1 (1.37%) PMP
6 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CISSP
6 1 (1.37%) CCIE
6 1 (1.37%) CCSP
6 1 (1.37%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) ACF2
3 1 (1.37%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.37%) Veritas File System
3 1 (1.37%) SRDF
3 1 (1.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.37%) NFS
3 1 (1.37%) RACF
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.37%) Nmap
2 1 (1.37%) Nessus
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.37%) Novell Identity Manager
2 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) IBM
3 9 (12.33%) VMware
4 8 (10.96%) SAP
4 8 (10.96%) Cisco
5 7 (9.59%) Oracle
6 5 (6.85%) Sun
7 4 (5.48%) Juniper
7 4 (5.48%) Hitachi
7 4 (5.48%) Brocade
8 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.11%) EMC
9 2 (2.74%) HP
9 2 (2.74%) NetApp
9 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.74%) Symantec
9 2 (2.74%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.74%) Sage
9 2 (2.74%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (2.74%) Siebel
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