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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 26 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 42 53 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.64% 8.66% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.73% 9.06% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 11
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 £46,750 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £57,500 £62,500
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
481 585 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.97% 95.59% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 350 454 217
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 2 June 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Watford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 24 (34.29%) HTML
2 21 (30.00%) CSS
3 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 16 (22.86%) SQL
5 13 (18.57%) Windows
5 13 (18.57%) CRM
5 13 (18.57%) WebSphere
6 12 (17.14%) Content Management
6 12 (17.14%) Marketing
6 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 12 (17.14%) IBM
6 12 (17.14%) XML
7 11 (15.71%) JSP
7 11 (15.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (15.71%) Java
7 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
7 11 (15.71%) XHTML
7 11 (15.71%) MVC
7 11 (15.71%) User Experience
8 10 (14.29%) Finance
8 10 (14.29%) UNIX
8 10 (14.29%) Oracle
8 10 (14.29%) Office 365
8 10 (14.29%) Retail
9 9 (12.86%) VMware
9 9 (12.86%) Web Development
9 9 (12.86%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
9 9 (12.86%) .NET

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 13 (18.57%) WebSphere
2 11 (15.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
4 8 (11.43%) Lync
5 7 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (10.00%) IIS
5 7 (10.00%) Apache
5 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (7.14%) Content Management Server
8 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
9 2 (2.86%) SugarCRM
10 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Photoshop
1 8 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) Sage CRM
2 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.86%) Infor CRM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Office 365
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.71%) SaaS
4 3 (4.29%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.43%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) SAN
2 7 (10.00%) HTTP
3 6 (8.57%) NAS
4 5 (7.14%) Unified Communications
4 5 (7.14%) PBX
5 4 (5.71%) Firewall
5 4 (5.71%) Internet
6 2 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.86%) Network Security
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.43%) VLAN
7 1 (1.43%) LDAP
7 1 (1.43%) WAN
7 1 (1.43%) FTP
7 1 (1.43%) RIP
7 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) DB2
2 7 (10.00%) MySQL
3 5 (7.14%) Big Data
4 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.86%) Informix
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 7 (10.00%) Subversion
1 7 (10.00%) JUnit
1 7 (10.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 7 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 12 (17.14%) Marketing
2 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.29%) HTML
2 21 (30.00%) CSS
3 12 (17.14%) XML
4 11 (15.71%) JSP
4 11 (15.71%) XHTML
5 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
5 9 (12.86%) .NET
6 8 (11.43%) HTML5
7 7 (10.00%) Spring MVC
7 7 (10.00%) REST
7 7 (10.00%) JSTL
7 7 (10.00%) Spring
7 7 (10.00%) JDBC
7 7 (10.00%) Struts
7 7 (10.00%) Web Services
7 7 (10.00%) JMS
8 6 (8.57%) J2EE
9 4 (5.71%) EJB
9 4 (5.71%) Servlets
10 2 (2.86%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) User Experience
2 5 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.71%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (5.71%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.29%) FMCG
4 3 (4.29%) Social Media
5 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.86%) DTV
5 2 (2.86%) EMV
5 2 (2.86%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) UNIX
3 8 (11.43%) Solaris
3 8 (11.43%) Linux
4 7 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) CRM
2 12 (17.14%) Content Management
2 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
3 11 (15.71%) MVC
4 9 (12.86%) Web Development
5 8 (11.43%) Project Management
5 8 (11.43%) Time Management
6 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.00%) Business Development
6 7 (10.00%) RAD
7 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (7.14%) Migration
8 5 (7.14%) Identity Management
9 4 (5.71%) Mobile Commerce
9 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.29%) Analytics
10 3 (4.29%) Pay per click
10 3 (4.29%) Web Analytics
10 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
1 16 (22.86%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) Java
3 9 (12.86%) Perl
4 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.29%) C#
6 2 (2.86%) C
7 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.43%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Sun Certification
2 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
4 2 (2.86%) JNCIA
4 2 (2.86%) JNCIP
4 2 (2.86%) MCITP
5 1 (1.43%) CCIE
5 1 (1.43%) CCSP
5 1 (1.43%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
5 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.86%) NFS
2 2 (2.86%) SRDF
2 2 (2.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.43%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.43%) XenApp
3 1 (1.43%) XenServer
3 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.43%) Veritas File System
3 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.43%) Nmap
2 1 (1.43%) Nessus
2 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) IBM
3 10 (14.29%) Oracle
4 9 (12.86%) VMware
5 8 (11.43%) Sun
5 8 (11.43%) Cisco
6 6 (8.57%) Hitachi
6 6 (8.57%) Brocade
7 5 (7.14%) SAP
8 4 (5.71%) Juniper
8 4 (5.71%) EMC
9 3 (4.29%) NetApp
10 2 (2.86%) Symantec
10 2 (2.86%) HP
10 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.86%) Sage
10 2 (2.86%) Siebel
11 1 (1.43%) Trend Micro
11 1 (1.43%) IronPort
11 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
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