The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 41 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 104 112 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.24% 7.12% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.64% 7.54% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 86 67 82
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1844 1486 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.94% 94.53% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1211 1600
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Cheshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +7 33 £47,500 -38.70% 5
Wilmslow +9 25 £29,000 -
Chester -2 17 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Knutsford -10 6 £55,000 +10.00%
Crewe -12 4 - -
Northwich +11 2 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Runcorn -9 2 £30,250 -52.54%
Macclesfield +1 1 - - 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 83 (42.78%) Finance
2 41 (21.13%) Oracle
3 38 (19.59%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (18.04%) Security Cleared
5 32 (16.49%) SQL
6 30 (15.46%) Telecoms
7 27 (13.92%) Retail
8 26 (13.40%) Windows
9 22 (11.34%) Data Integration
10 20 (10.31%) SAS
10 20 (10.31%) Microsoft
10 20 (10.31%) Monte Carlo Method
10 20 (10.31%) Fujitsu
11 19 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (9.28%) Citrix
12 18 (9.28%) Linux
12 18 (9.28%) SQL Server
13 17 (8.76%) Analytics
13 17 (8.76%) SC Cleared
14 16 (8.25%) VMware
15 15 (7.73%) Java
15 15 (7.73%) XML
16 14 (7.22%) SAP
16 14 (7.22%) UNIX
16 14 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (7.22%) Penetration Testing
16 14 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (7.22%) Oracle EBS R12
16 14 (7.22%) Business Development
17 13 (6.70%) XenApp

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 20 (10.31%) SAS
2 9 (4.64%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.12%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.09%) IIS
6 5 (2.58%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.55%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.55%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.03%) Lync
10 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (4.12%) MS Office
2 7 (3.61%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.09%) MS Project
4 2 (1.03%) SPSS
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 14 (7.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (5.67%) Oracle iProcurement
3 10 (5.15%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (4.12%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (2.58%) SAP Business One
5 5 (2.58%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (2.06%) HFM
6 4 (2.06%) Sage 200
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 3 (1.55%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 3 (1.55%) TIBCO iProcess
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (1.55%) Exchequer
7 3 (1.55%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (1.03%) SAP FI
8 2 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (1.03%) SAP CO
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.06%) SaaS
2 3 (1.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.09%) SAN
2 5 (2.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.58%) Firewall
2 5 (2.58%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.06%) VPN
3 4 (2.06%) DNS
3 4 (2.06%) Internet
4 2 (1.03%) ADSL
4 2 (1.03%) Wireless
4 2 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.03%) Network Security
4 2 (1.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.52%) NAS
5 1 (0.52%) WAN
5 1 (0.52%) SMTP
5 1 (0.52%) DHCP
5 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.52%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.67%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 10 (5.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (4.64%) Big Data
5 9 (4.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 9 (4.64%) QlikView
6 8 (4.12%) Essbase
7 7 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (3.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.06%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.06%) Hyperion Smart View
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.55%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (1.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.52%) Toad
General
1 83 (42.78%) Finance
2 30 (15.46%) Telecoms
3 27 (13.92%) Retail
4 12 (6.19%) Advertising
5 10 (5.15%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.64%) French Language
6 9 (4.64%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.58%) Banking
7 5 (2.58%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.03%) Games
8 2 (1.03%) German Language
8 2 (1.03%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.52%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.73%) XML
2 7 (3.61%) .NET
3 6 (3.09%) Middleware
4 4 (2.06%) HTML
4 4 (2.06%) Web Services
5 3 (1.55%) LAMP
5 3 (1.55%) Java SE
5 3 (1.55%) Java EE
5 3 (1.55%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.52%) HTML5
6 1 (0.52%) WebGL
6 1 (0.52%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (0.52%) Itk
6 1 (0.52%) J2EE
6 1 (0.52%) XSLT
6 1 (0.52%) Flash
6 1 (0.52%) EDI
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.34%) Data Integration
2 19 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.61%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.06%) GIS
6 3 (1.55%) NHS
6 3 (1.55%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.03%) Replication
7 2 (1.03%) RMADS
7 2 (1.03%) CESG
7 2 (1.03%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.03%) Statistics
7 2 (1.03%) iPhone
8 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.52%) Open Source
8 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.52%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.40%) Windows
2 18 (9.28%) Linux
3 14 (7.22%) UNIX
3 14 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (5.15%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.55%) CentOS
7 3 (1.55%) Solaris
8 2 (1.03%) AIX
8 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.52%) Android
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.52%) HPUX
9 1 (0.52%) SUSE
9 1 (0.52%) OS/400
9 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.59%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (10.31%) Monte Carlo Method
3 17 (8.76%) Analytics
4 14 (7.22%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (7.22%) Business Development
5 13 (6.70%) Project Management
5 13 (6.70%) CRM
5 13 (6.70%) ERP
6 12 (6.19%) Data Analysis
7 11 (5.67%) Information Security
8 10 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.15%) Data Management
9 8 (4.12%) Time Management
9 8 (4.12%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.61%) Data Modelling
10 7 (3.61%) Information Management
11 6 (3.09%) Security Architecture
11 6 (3.09%) ITIL
11 6 (3.09%) Workflow
11 6 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.49%) SQL
2 15 (7.73%) Java
3 13 (6.70%) PowerShell
4 12 (6.19%) VB
5 8 (4.12%) VBScript
6 3 (1.55%) VBA
6 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.55%) C#
7 1 (0.52%) C
7 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.52%) Perl
7 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (18.04%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.67%) Degree
4 10 (5.15%) CISSP
5 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.58%) CEH
5 5 (2.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (2.06%) MCITP
6 4 (2.06%) CISM
6 4 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.06%) MCSE
7 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.55%) MCTS
7 3 (1.55%) SSCP
8 2 (1.03%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.03%) CCIE
8 2 (1.03%) CCNP
8 2 (1.03%) CCNA
9 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.12%) QA
2 4 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.03%) SLA
4 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (6.70%) XenApp
2 10 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.15%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.15%) XenDesktop
3 6 (3.09%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.55%) Terminal Server
4 3 (1.55%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.55%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.52%) KVM
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.03%) SCCM
1 2 (1.03%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.52%) Puppet
2 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (21.13%) Oracle
2 20 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.31%) Fujitsu
3 18 (9.28%) Citrix
4 16 (8.25%) VMware
5 14 (7.22%) SAP
6 11 (5.67%) Cisco
7 8 (4.12%) Business Objects
7 8 (4.12%) AppSense
7 8 (4.12%) Hyperion
8 7 (3.61%) Sage
8 7 (3.61%) Cognos
9 6 (3.09%) HP
9 6 (3.09%) Symantec
10 5 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.58%) EMC
10 5 (2.58%) IBM
11 3 (1.55%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.55%) NetApp
11 3 (1.55%) Netezza
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + OTE £30k to £40k
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + car, phone & laptop
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £75k, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + car allowance + 17.5% bonus + bene
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington, North West, Manchester, Liverpool,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension Contribution
Posted: 23 days ago