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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 40 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 29 38 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.62% 8.64% 8.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 8.84% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 30
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
497 430 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.32% 97.73% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 370 327 337
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Watford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (39.19%) Finance
2 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.62%) IBM
3 16 (21.62%) HTML
3 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 16 (21.62%) WebSphere
4 13 (17.57%) Degree
4 13 (17.57%) SQL
4 13 (17.57%) J2EE
4 13 (17.57%) SAP
4 13 (17.57%) CSS
5 12 (16.22%) Java
6 11 (14.86%) .NET
6 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
6 11 (14.86%) CRM
6 11 (14.86%) Internet
6 11 (14.86%) VMware
6 11 (14.86%) Retail
7 10 (13.51%) Banking
7 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
7 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 10 (13.51%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
8 9 (12.16%) Windows
8 9 (12.16%) QA
8 9 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (10.81%) Test Management
9 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.81%) MVC
9 8 (10.81%) EJB

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (21.62%) WebSphere
2 10 (13.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.76%) Lync
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.41%) Content Management Server
5 4 (5.41%) JBoss
5 4 (5.41%) Apache
5 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.05%) SugarCRM
6 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.70%) iPlanet
7 2 (2.70%) IIS
7 2 (2.70%) Tuxedo
7 2 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) SPSS
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.76%) SAP FI
2 5 (6.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (6.76%) SAP CO
3 3 (4.05%) SalesLogix
4 2 (2.70%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.35%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.35%) IaaS
3 1 (1.35%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (1.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Internet
2 8 (10.81%) SAN
3 4 (5.41%) LDAP
4 3 (4.05%) VPN
4 3 (4.05%) NAS
5 2 (2.70%) Network Security
5 2 (2.70%) DNS
5 2 (2.70%) HTTP
5 2 (2.70%) SSL
5 2 (2.70%) Firewall
6 1 (1.35%) IPsec
6 1 (1.35%) MPLS
6 1 (1.35%) OSPF
6 1 (1.35%) BGP
6 1 (1.35%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.35%) VRRP
6 1 (1.35%) RIP
6 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.35%) PBX
6 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.70%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (2.70%) Informix
4 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 29 (39.19%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Retail
3 10 (13.51%) Banking
4 6 (8.11%) Marketing
5 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
6 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.70%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.35%) Electronics
8 1 (1.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) HTML
2 13 (17.57%) J2EE
2 13 (17.57%) CSS
3 11 (14.86%) .NET
4 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
5 8 (10.81%) JSP
5 8 (10.81%) Servlets
5 8 (10.81%) XHTML
5 8 (10.81%) EJB
6 5 (6.76%) XML
7 3 (4.05%) XSL
7 3 (4.05%) COM
7 3 (4.05%) Ajax
7 3 (4.05%) SailPoint
8 2 (2.70%) Middleware
8 2 (2.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (2.70%) JDBC
9 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.35%) JSON
9 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) User Experience
3 2 (2.70%) Tandem
3 2 (2.70%) Social Media
3 2 (2.70%) EMV
3 2 (2.70%) AS400
3 2 (2.70%) PKI
3 2 (2.70%) Statistics
3 2 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (1.35%) Open Source
4 1 (1.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) DTV
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Economics
4 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) UNIX
3 5 (6.76%) Solaris
3 5 (6.76%) Linux
4 3 (4.05%) AIX
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.35%) zOS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) CRM
2 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
3 8 (10.81%) Six Sigma
3 8 (10.81%) CMMI
3 8 (10.81%) MVC
3 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.81%) Test Management
3 8 (10.81%) Analytics
4 6 (8.11%) Time Management
4 6 (8.11%) Project Management
5 5 (6.76%) Migration
6 4 (5.41%) Workflow
6 4 (5.41%) Content Management
6 4 (5.41%) Service Management
6 4 (5.41%) Process Management
7 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.05%) Logistics
7 3 (4.05%) Web Development
7 3 (4.05%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.05%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 13 (17.57%) SQL
3 12 (16.22%) Java
4 5 (6.76%) C#
5 3 (4.05%) C
5 3 (4.05%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) VBScript
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.70%) R
7 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.35%) Jython
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) CCA
4 2 (2.70%) CISSP
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) ACCA
4 2 (2.70%) CIMA
5 1 (1.35%) CCVP
5 1 (1.35%) MCITP
5 1 (1.35%) PMP
5 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.35%) MCP
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.35%) CCIE
5 1 (1.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.05%) vSphere
4 3 (4.05%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (2.70%) ACF2
5 2 (2.70%) RACF
5 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.35%) NFS
6 1 (1.35%) vCloud
6 1 (1.35%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.35%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) XenServer
6 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.35%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.35%) SRDF
6 1 (1.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (4.05%) Novell Identity Manager
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) SCOM
4 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.35%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.62%) IBM
3 13 (17.57%) SAP
4 11 (14.86%) VMware
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle
6 7 (9.46%) Cisco
7 4 (5.41%) Siebel
7 4 (5.41%) Sun
7 4 (5.41%) HP
7 4 (5.41%) EMC
8 3 (4.05%) CA
8 3 (4.05%) Novell
8 3 (4.05%) Sage
8 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (4.05%) NetIQ
9 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.70%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.70%) Brocade
9 2 (2.70%) Cyber-Ark
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