Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Consultant
South West > Dorset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 86 88
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 27 19 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.39% 1.75% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 1.76% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 34
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +20.00% -22.22%
10th Percentile £35,370 £23,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,250 £47,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1114 1081 1421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.41% 99.72% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 969 967 1102
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,200 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,500 £50,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Dorset

Consultant
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Dorset

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Dorset over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Dorset

Consultant
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +20 11 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Poole -12 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (40.74%) ERP
4 10 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (37.04%) Office 365
4 10 (37.04%) Presales
5 9 (33.33%) Power BI
5 9 (33.33%) REST
5 9 (33.33%) Tableau
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 9 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (33.33%) ETL
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (33.33%) Cognos
5 9 (33.33%) Web Services
5 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 9 (33.33%) VBA
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 9 (33.33%) Finance
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (33.33%) QlikView
6 8 (29.63%) SAP Business One
6 8 (29.63%) SAP
6 8 (29.63%) Semantic Layer
7 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (22.22%) Visualisation

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) SAP Business One
2 5 (18.52%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 2 (7.41%) Sage 200
3 2 (7.41%) SAP ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Office 365
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (33.33%) Power BI
3 9 (33.33%) QlikView
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (29.63%) Semantic Layer
5 6 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
6 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) REST
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 6 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ERP
2 10 (37.04%) Presales
3 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) ETL
4 6 (22.22%) Analytics
4 6 (22.22%) Data Management
4 6 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (22.22%) Operations Management
4 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 4 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
8 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
8 1 (3.70%) Data Governance
8 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.70%) Data Security
8 1 (3.70%) Logistics
8 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 9 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) MCSE
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCEA
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (11.11%) VCP5
2 3 (11.11%) VCP6
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.11%) vSphere
4 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Cognos
2 9 (33.33%) Tableau
3 8 (29.63%) SAP
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 3 (11.11%) Sage
7 2 (7.41%) Epicor
8 1 (3.70%) Adobe
8 1 (3.70%) Baan
8 1 (3.70%) IFS
8 1 (3.70%) Infor
8 1 (3.70%) Pegasus