The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 212 196 196
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.075% 0.082% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.087% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +36.95%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
IT Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £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%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

IT Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -13 2 £55,250 +79.67% 2
Coventry - 1 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £22,500 -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
2 2 (28.57%) Business Development
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) DTS
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) COBIT
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) DTS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Business Development
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
@ITS
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago