Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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

Consultant
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 44 85
Rank change year-on-year -39 +41 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 21 85 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.66% 5.64% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 5.85% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 78 43
Essex median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -13.64% +29.41%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £74,750 £62,500 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,214 1,454 1,972
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.42% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1,225 1,537
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,486 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Essex

Consultant
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Essex

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Essex over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Essex

Consultant
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Chelmsford +10 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Colchester -2 5 £67,500 +20.00%
Billericay 0 2 £20,750 -9.78%
Witham +5 1 £25,000 -
Consultant
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Logistics
5 5 (23.81%) PMO
5 5 (23.81%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (19.05%) Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) ERP
6 4 (19.05%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) Presales
8 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
8 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
8 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.52%) Time Management
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) TDD
8 2 (9.52%) Retail
8 2 (9.52%) Subversion
8 2 (9.52%) X++
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (9.52%) C#

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
1 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Logistics
2 4 (19.05%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) Presales
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 1 (4.76%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.52%) X++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ACCA
1 1 (4.76%) CIMA
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PMO
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) SAP