If you are looking to be an IT Consultant ensure that you have researched what the job is all about and that travelling and doing different projects is a big part of it.
You will also need to have some relevant qualification in an area of IT that you are an expert in as you will spend time on client sites and working on many projects.
You will need to be a confident communicator and be able to present your facts and findings to Directors and Managers.
If you want some guidance on a covering letter to help with your application please see below:
IT Consultant Cover Letter
Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
1st January 2014
Mrs. A. Manager
Re: IT Consultant
I have recently seen that you are recruiting for an IT Consultant and I would like to apply for this position.
I am an experienced IT professional with over (how many years IT experience) after qualifying/Graduating (from where) in (when).
To date I have been working on many projects varying from (what) to (what) – detail your experience here.
Apart from my IT skills I am exceptionally organised in my work, I can communicate effectively with all different levels of people from the non technical to highly technical Directors and am able to present my findings to them clearly and concisely.
I enjoy working on different projects and understand that consulting can vary from a day to a week to several months on a project and I am keen to continue with this and to keep my skills up to date. I am happy to be located at any location as to the needs of the project.
I have enclosed a copy of my CV. Should you be interested in my experience please do not hesitate to contact me.