Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 91 121
Rank change year-on-year +47 +30 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 72 46 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.05% 2.15% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 2.31% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 68 37 27
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% -18.18%
10th Percentile £24,550 £30,750 £17,550
90th Percentile £61,625 £77,500 £76,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 1354 1989 2487
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 92.86% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1529 1844
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
Colchester +11 11 £57,500 -4.17%
Billericay +5 8 £23,000 -84.67%
Chelmsford -14 7 £30,000 -9.09%
Witham -7 5 £30,000 -
Brentwood - 1 £35,000 -
Consultant
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Essex region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (27.78%) SAP
2 20 (27.78%) Finance
3 16 (22.22%) SAP BW
3 16 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 15 (20.83%) Oracle
5 14 (19.44%) Oracle Financials
5 14 (19.44%) E-business
5 14 (19.44%) General Ledger
5 14 (19.44%) System Testing
5 14 (19.44%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (19.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (19.44%) Cash Management
5 14 (19.44%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (19.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (19.44%) Oracle Cash Management
5 14 (19.44%) Oracle Assets
5 14 (19.44%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 12 (16.67%) Degree
7 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
8 10 (13.89%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
9 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (9.72%) QA
11 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.33%) Process Management
11 6 (8.33%) ITIL
11 6 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Oracle Assets
1 14 (19.44%) Oracle Cash Management
1 14 (19.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 14 (19.44%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 14 (19.44%) Oracle Financials
1 14 (19.44%) Oracle General Ledger
1 14 (19.44%) Oracle Payables
1 14 (19.44%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (5.56%) Sage 200
3 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) LAN
1 3 (4.17%) SAN
1 3 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SAP BW
2 10 (13.89%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.56%) SAP HANA
4 3 (4.17%) Lumira
5 2 (2.78%) Power BI
6 1 (1.39%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 14 (19.44%) General Ledger
3 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.94%) Advertising
5 3 (4.17%) Marketing
6 2 (2.78%) Billing
6 2 (2.78%) Electronics
6 2 (2.78%) Law
6 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Mason
1 1 (1.39%) REST
1 1 (1.39%) SOAP
1 1 (1.39%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Acoustics
2 2 (2.78%) Chip Card
2 2 (2.78%) Contactless
2 2 (2.78%) EMV
2 2 (2.78%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.39%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
1 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (19.44%) Cash Management
2 14 (19.44%) E-business
2 14 (19.44%) System Testing
3 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 6 (8.33%) Conflict Management
5 6 (8.33%) Demand Management
5 6 (8.33%) ITIL
5 6 (8.33%) Process Management
5 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.94%) Business Development
6 5 (6.94%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (6.94%) Presales
7 4 (5.56%) CRM
8 3 (4.17%) B2B
8 3 (4.17%) B2C
8 3 (4.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
1 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.39%) C
1 1 (1.39%) Python
1 1 (1.39%) SQL
1 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.17%) vSphere
1 3 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Ansible
1 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) SAP
2 15 (20.83%) Oracle
3 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.33%) Jedox
5 4 (5.56%) Sage
6 3 (4.17%) Cisco
6 3 (4.17%) Citrix
6 3 (4.17%) VMware
7 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.39%) Tableau