(LSJ) Lifetime Classification of Consultants

IDC asked me for salary study our classification of Consultants and their payment expectations for 2019. Here is our Classification for 2019

1. Junior consultants

Installation & administration of hardware, operating systems, Microsoft office 365 / G Suite software Administration, implementing security solutions on desktop, servers and LAN. Support of hardware, operating systems and office-software, troubleshooting and repair. Any new consultant is in this category before clearing Cloud Ready Teams Certification Program. Quality Assurance.

2. Developers

1-3 years of experience

3-5 years of experience

5+ years of experience

of Coding,  test automation,  Applications Production, DevOps.

3. Technical Project Managers

Thorough competence within a specific area. For instance JIRA, SAFe, cloud computing, networking, security, Linux, Microsoft Server 2019. The specified person has a long experience and thorough technical understanding – but not a broader approach toward the solutions. System integrator specialists (Mulesoft, Openshift, Azure API), system designers within a specific solution. Technical Project managers.

4. Cloud solutions architects

Cloud Solutions Architects cover a broader area, for instance combining server, network and application knowledge to design the overall infrastructure. Capable of creating requirement specifications based on for instance workflow descriptions etc. Senior project managers, large projects.

5. Senior consultants

Combining technical and smart business comprehension (not management consultants). Competence in organizational analysis combined with a technical understanding – the business part of cloud solutions architects. IT estimation, risk estimation, business continuity analysis – from a business and an IT perspectives.

6. Strategic Advisors

Management consulting. Advisor level. Strategy formation. Cloud Strategies