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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 35 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 18 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.12% 7.41% 11.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.32% 7.51% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 19
Average salary £55,000 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £18,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
285 293 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.94% 98.65% 99.04%
Number of salaries quoted 264 248 187
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 31 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) Information Security
2 10 (25.00%) Finance
3 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
4 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (17.50%) UNIX
6 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (15.00%) ETL
6 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.50%) ERP
7 5 (12.50%) SOAP
7 5 (12.50%) Advertising
7 5 (12.50%) CISSP
7 5 (12.50%) REST
7 5 (12.50%) Time Management
7 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (12.50%) Analytics
7 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (10.00%) VMware
8 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (10.00%) Informatica
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (10.00%) Web Services
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) OLAP
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ERwin
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Advertising
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) SOAP
1 5 (12.50%) REST
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) CESG
1 3 (7.50%) CESG CLAS
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) EPoS
3 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.50%) RMADS
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) UNIX
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Information Security
2 6 (15.00%) ETL
2 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.50%) ERP
3 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Time Management
3 5 (12.50%) Analytics
3 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (7.50%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) SDLC
6 2 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (5.00%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (5.00%) ERD
6 2 (5.00%) OWASP
6 2 (5.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) CISSP
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.00%) MCSE
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) CISMP
5 3 (7.50%) CCA
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (5.00%) CEH
6 2 (5.00%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) CISM
7 1 (2.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) COBIT
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.00%) Informatica
1 4 (10.00%) VMware
2 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Cognos
3 2 (5.00%) Tableau