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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 42 32 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 109 109 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.54% 6.65% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 7.01% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 93 72 68
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,500 £63,950
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1813 1556 2003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.17% 94.88% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1276 1655
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 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 22 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 +24 43 £47,500 -11.62% 3
Chester +7 20 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Wilmslow -2 18 £29,000 -27.50%
Knutsford -11 6 £55,000 +10.00%
Crewe -9 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Northwich +9 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Macclesfield +7 1 - - 1
Runcorn -6 1 £42,500 -37.03%
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 76 (40.21%) Finance
2 37 (19.58%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (19.05%) Oracle
4 35 (18.52%) SQL
5 29 (15.34%) Security Cleared
6 24 (12.70%) Telecoms
6 24 (12.70%) SAS
6 24 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (11.64%) Retail
8 20 (10.58%) Windows
8 20 (10.58%) Analytics
9 19 (10.05%) Data Integration
9 19 (10.05%) Monte Carlo Method
9 19 (10.05%) Linux
10 18 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (8.99%) SAP
11 17 (8.99%) Microsoft
11 17 (8.99%) SC Cleared
12 16 (8.47%) XML
13 15 (7.94%) VB
13 15 (7.94%) VMware
13 15 (7.94%) Oracle EBS R12
14 14 (7.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 14 (7.41%) Project Management
14 14 (7.41%) Cisco
14 14 (7.41%) Java
15 13 (6.88%) SQL Server
15 13 (6.88%) UNIX
15 13 (6.88%) ERP
15 13 (6.88%) Citrix

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 24 (12.70%) SAS
2 10 (5.29%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.23%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.65%) IIS
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.59%) Lync
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.53%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) MS Project
1 6 (3.17%) MS Office
2 5 (2.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.06%) SPSS
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 15 (7.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (5.82%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (5.82%) Oracle iProcurement
3 6 (3.17%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (2.65%) SAP Business One
5 3 (1.59%) Exchequer
5 3 (1.59%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 3 (1.59%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (1.59%) Sage 200
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (1.06%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.06%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.06%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.53%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.53%) HFM
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) SaaS
2 4 (2.12%) Office 365
3 3 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.76%) SAN
2 6 (3.17%) VPN
3 5 (2.65%) Internet
3 5 (2.65%) Firewall
4 4 (2.12%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.12%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.59%) DNS
5 3 (1.59%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.06%) Wireless
6 2 (1.06%) DHCP
6 2 (1.06%) ADSL
7 1 (0.53%) TACACS
7 1 (0.53%) WAN
7 1 (0.53%) SMTP
7 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.53%) NAS
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (7.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 13 (6.88%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 12 (6.35%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.29%) Big Data
5 10 (5.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 9 (4.76%) QlikView
7 8 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.12%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (2.12%) BODI
10 3 (1.59%) Essbase
10 3 (1.59%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.53%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Toad
1 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 76 (40.21%) Finance
2 24 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 22 (11.64%) Retail
4 12 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.82%) Advertising
6 9 (4.76%) Spanish Language
6 9 (4.76%) French Language
7 8 (4.23%) Banking
8 6 (3.17%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.06%) Marketing
9 2 (1.06%) Games
10 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
10 1 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.53%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.47%) XML
2 8 (4.23%) .NET
3 4 (2.12%) Web Services
3 4 (2.12%) HTML
4 3 (1.59%) Middleware
5 2 (1.06%) LAMP
6 1 (0.53%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.53%) Flash
6 1 (0.53%) EDI
6 1 (0.53%) XSLT
6 1 (0.53%) J2EE
6 1 (0.53%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.53%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.53%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.53%) BAPI
6 1 (0.53%) HTML5
6 1 (0.53%) WebGL
6 1 (0.53%) Java SE
6 1 (0.53%) Java EE
6 1 (0.53%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.05%) Data Integration
3 12 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.23%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.65%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.12%) GIS
6 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.59%) NHS
8 2 (1.06%) User Experience
8 2 (1.06%) Statistics
8 2 (1.06%) RMADS
8 2 (1.06%) iPhone
8 2 (1.06%) Replication
8 2 (1.06%) CESG
8 2 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.53%) Clustering
9 1 (0.53%) Open Source
9 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.58%) Windows
2 19 (10.05%) Linux
3 13 (6.88%) UNIX
4 9 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.59%) Solaris
7 2 (1.06%) CentOS
7 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.53%) AIX
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Android
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.58%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (10.58%) Analytics
3 19 (10.05%) Monte Carlo Method
4 14 (7.41%) Project Management
5 13 (6.88%) ERP
5 13 (6.88%) Business Development
6 12 (6.35%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (6.35%) Information Security
7 11 (5.82%) Data Analysis
7 11 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.82%) CRM
8 9 (4.76%) Information Management
8 9 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 8 (4.23%) Business Analytics
9 8 (4.23%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.70%) Line Management
10 7 (3.70%) Business Transformation
11 6 (3.17%) Security Architecture
11 6 (3.17%) Workflow
11 6 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.52%) SQL
2 15 (7.94%) VB
3 14 (7.41%) Java
4 13 (6.88%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.23%) VBScript
6 3 (1.59%) C#
6 3 (1.59%) VBA
7 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.53%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.53%) C
8 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.53%) Perl
8 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.53%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 29 (15.34%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.88%) Degree
4 9 (4.76%) CISSP
5 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.65%) MCSE
6 4 (2.12%) MCITP
6 4 (2.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (2.12%) CISM
6 4 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.12%) CEH
6 4 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.59%) MCTS
8 2 (1.06%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.06%) CCIE
8 2 (1.06%) CCNP
8 2 (1.06%) CCNA
8 2 (1.06%) SSCP
9 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) QA
2 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.23%) XenApp
2 8 (4.23%) XenDesktop
3 7 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.65%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.12%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.59%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) SCCM
2 2 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (19.05%) Oracle
2 17 (8.99%) SAP
2 17 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.94%) VMware
4 14 (7.41%) Cisco
5 13 (6.88%) Citrix
5 13 (6.88%) Fujitsu
6 9 (4.76%) Business Objects
7 8 (4.23%) Cognos
8 7 (3.70%) AppSense
9 6 (3.17%) Sage
9 6 (3.17%) HP
9 6 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.65%) EMC
10 5 (2.65%) IBM
11 4 (2.12%) Netezza
11 4 (2.12%) Teradata
11 4 (2.12%) Symantec
12 3 (1.59%) Hyperion
12 3 (1.59%) NetApp
Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + OTE £30k to £40k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: £40,000-£50,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago