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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 32 21 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 46 40 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.29% 10.70% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.60% 11.08% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 8
Average salary £59,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.09% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £35,000 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
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
605 361 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 95.88% 96.52% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 458 284 306
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 November 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Watford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 40 (36.36%) Finance
2 32 (29.09%) Windows
3 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
3 31 (28.18%) VMware
4 29 (26.36%) SQL
5 26 (23.64%) IBM
6 24 (21.82%) WebSphere
7 21 (19.09%) HP
8 19 (17.27%) Java
8 19 (17.27%) SAP
9 18 (16.36%) J2EE
9 18 (16.36%) Oracle
9 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (15.45%) MS Excel
10 17 (15.45%) Manufacturing
11 16 (14.55%) MCITP
11 16 (14.55%) Banking
11 16 (14.55%) UNIX
11 16 (14.55%) HTML
11 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
11 16 (14.55%) SAN
11 16 (14.55%) Cisco
12 15 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (13.64%) Hyper-V
13 14 (12.73%) WebSphere Application Server
13 14 (12.73%) CSS
13 14 (12.73%) Retail
13 14 (12.73%) Degree
14 13 (11.82%) Migration
14 13 (11.82%) Linux

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 24 (21.82%) WebSphere
2 14 (12.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (11.82%) MS Exchange
3 13 (11.82%) Tomcat
4 12 (10.91%) Lync
5 9 (8.18%) WebLogic
6 8 (7.27%) IIS
6 8 (7.27%) JBoss
6 8 (7.27%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
8 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (5.45%) Tuxedo
9 5 (4.55%) Apache
9 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.73%) SAS
10 3 (2.73%) iPlanet
11 2 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) SPSS
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 10 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (9.09%) SAP CO
2 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.73%) SalesLogix
4 2 (1.82%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.91%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Office 365
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.91%) PaaS
4 1 (0.91%) GitHub
4 1 (0.91%) IaaS
4 1 (0.91%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.55%) SAN
2 12 (10.91%) Internet
3 8 (7.27%) HTTP
4 7 (6.36%) Wireless
5 6 (5.45%) PBX
5 6 (5.45%) DNS
6 5 (4.55%) Firewall
6 5 (4.55%) LDAP
6 5 (4.55%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.73%) SSL
7 3 (2.73%) Network Security
8 2 (1.82%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.82%) NAS
8 2 (1.82%) VLAN
8 2 (1.82%) VPN
8 2 (1.82%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.55%) DB2
3 4 (3.64%) NonStop SQL
4 3 (2.73%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.82%) MySQL
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 5 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 5 (4.55%) Subversion
1 5 (4.55%) JUnit
1 5 (4.55%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.82%) Maven
2 2 (1.82%) Hudson
3 1 (0.91%) JIRA
3 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (36.36%) Finance
2 17 (15.45%) Manufacturing
3 16 (14.55%) Banking
4 14 (12.73%) Retail
5 7 (6.36%) General Ledger
6 6 (5.45%) Marketing
6 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.91%) Electronics
7 1 (0.91%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.36%) J2EE
2 16 (14.55%) HTML
3 14 (12.73%) CSS
4 11 (10.00%) JSP
4 11 (10.00%) XHTML
5 9 (8.18%) JDBC
6 7 (6.36%) XML
6 7 (6.36%) .NET
7 6 (5.45%) Servlets
7 6 (5.45%) EJB
8 5 (4.55%) JMS
8 5 (4.55%) JSTL
8 5 (4.55%) Struts
8 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.64%) SailPoint
10 3 (2.73%) Middleware
11 2 (1.82%) Ajax
11 2 (1.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 2 (1.82%) XSL
11 2 (1.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.64%) EqualLogic
2 4 (3.64%) AS400
2 4 (3.64%) Tandem
2 4 (3.64%) PKI
3 3 (2.73%) Statistics
3 3 (2.73%) Economics
4 2 (1.82%) Open Source
4 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.91%) DTV
5 1 (0.91%) Replication
5 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.09%) Windows
2 16 (14.55%) UNIX
3 13 (11.82%) Linux
4 12 (10.91%) Solaris
5 10 (9.09%) AIX
6 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.91%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.82%) Migration
2 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (10.00%) MVC
3 10 (9.09%) Time Management
3 10 (9.09%) Analytics
4 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.27%) Content Management
5 8 (7.27%) CMMI
5 8 (7.27%) CRM
5 8 (7.27%) Six Sigma
5 8 (7.27%) Test Management
6 7 (6.36%) Web Development
7 6 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.55%) RAD
8 5 (4.55%) Service Management
9 4 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.64%) Identity Management
9 4 (3.64%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.73%) Direct Marketing
10 3 (2.73%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.36%) SQL
2 19 (17.27%) Java
3 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.45%) Perl
5 5 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.64%) C
7 3 (2.73%) C#
7 3 (2.73%) R
8 2 (1.82%) Jython
8 2 (1.82%) VBScript
9 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.91%) PHP
9 1 (0.91%) Ruby
9 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.55%) MCITP
3 14 (12.73%) Degree
4 13 (11.82%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (10.00%) MCSE
6 9 (8.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (7.27%) CCA
8 7 (6.36%) CCNA
8 7 (6.36%) ACCA
8 7 (6.36%) CIMA
9 6 (5.45%) CCNP
9 6 (5.45%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (4.55%) Sun Certification
11 4 (3.64%) MCTS
11 4 (3.64%) NCDA
11 4 (3.64%) NCIE
11 4 (3.64%) VCAP
12 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.73%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 12 (10.91%) vSphere
3 10 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.36%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.36%) XenDesktop
4 7 (6.36%) XenApp
5 6 (5.45%) XenServer
6 5 (4.55%) vCloud
7 4 (3.64%) ACF2
7 4 (3.64%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 4 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.64%) RACF
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.91%) NFS
9 1 (0.91%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.91%) SRDF
9 1 (0.91%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) SCCM
2 7 (6.36%) Tivoli
3 6 (5.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 5 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (4.55%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.64%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (2.73%) Novell Identity Manager
7 2 (1.82%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (1.82%) SCOM
8 1 (0.91%) Puppet
8 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
1 31 (28.18%) VMware
2 26 (23.64%) IBM
3 21 (19.09%) HP
4 19 (17.27%) SAP
5 18 (16.36%) Oracle
6 16 (14.55%) Cisco
7 12 (10.91%) Citrix
8 10 (9.09%) EMC
9 8 (7.27%) Sun
10 7 (6.36%) Dell
10 7 (6.36%) NetApp
11 5 (4.55%) NetIQ
12 4 (3.64%) Symantec
12 4 (3.64%) PlateSpin
12 4 (3.64%) Veeam
13 3 (2.73%) WatchGuard
13 3 (2.73%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (2.73%) Novell
13 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
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