The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 43 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 16 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.55% 4.55% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 4.94% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 8
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
431 243 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.57% 92.05% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 367 214 210
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,963
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
3 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (22.50%) Windows
4 9 (22.50%) Finance
5 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
6 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (15.00%) VMware
7 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) Coaching
8 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Degree
8 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Information Security
8 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.50%) Python
8 5 (12.50%) VPN
8 5 (12.50%) Perl
8 5 (12.50%) MySQL
8 5 (12.50%) Linux
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (12.50%) Change Management
9 4 (10.00%) Firewall

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) VPN
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) Big Data
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (5.00%) OLAP
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Local Government
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) COM
1 1 (2.50%) JSP
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) RMADS
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Coaching
3 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Information Security
3 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (12.50%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (10.00%) Business Development
4 4 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (7.50%) DoDAF
5 3 (7.50%) MODAF
5 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (7.50%) ETL
5 3 (7.50%) SSADM
5 3 (7.50%) RUP
5 3 (7.50%) RAD
5 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) Python
2 5 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.00%) MCSE
5 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (10.00%) MCITP
5 4 (10.00%) HP ASE
6 3 (7.50%) CISSP
7 2 (5.00%) CISM
7 2 (5.00%) CEH
8 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) ISSAP
8 1 (2.50%) CISMP
8 1 (2.50%) OSCP
8 1 (2.50%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) CESG Infosec
3 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) Symantec
4 4 (10.00%) HP
4 4 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) Juniper
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) Informatica
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
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Salary: 50,000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago