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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 45 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 89 115 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.59% 7.23% 5.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 7.71% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 70 73 103
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £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
1824 1492 2073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.12% 93.78% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1208 1775
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Wilmslow +8 22 £29,000 -17.14%
Warrington -4 20 £48,750 -2.50% 4
Chester -5 13 £57,500 +17.94% 1
Knutsford -8 5 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Crewe -8 4 - -
Runcorn -10 2 £30,250 -53.46%
Macclesfield +7 1 - -
Daresbury - 1 £26,500 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (40.86%) Finance
2 44 (23.66%) Oracle
3 37 (19.89%) Security Cleared
4 34 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (16.13%) Telecoms
6 27 (14.52%) Retail
6 27 (14.52%) Windows
7 24 (12.90%) SQL
7 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 24 (12.90%) Fujitsu
8 20 (10.75%) SAP
8 20 (10.75%) Monte Carlo Method
8 20 (10.75%) Data Integration
9 18 (9.68%) Citrix
10 15 (8.06%) VMware
10 15 (8.06%) XML
10 15 (8.06%) SQL Server
10 15 (8.06%) Oracle EBS R12
10 15 (8.06%) Business Development
11 14 (7.53%) Linux
11 14 (7.53%) CRM
11 14 (7.53%) SAS
11 14 (7.53%) Data Management
11 14 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (6.99%) Java
12 13 (6.99%) UNIX
12 13 (6.99%) XenApp
12 13 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (6.99%) SC Cleared
13 12 (6.45%) Hyperion Planning

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (7.53%) SAS
2 7 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.69%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.69%) IIS
3 5 (2.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.61%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 3 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.61%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.08%) Lync
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.54%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.38%) MS Office
3 3 (1.61%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) SPSS
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 15 (8.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (6.45%) Hyperion Planning
3 11 (5.91%) Oracle iProcurement
3 11 (5.91%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (3.76%) SAP Business One
5 6 (3.23%) HFM
6 5 (2.69%) Sage 200
7 4 (2.15%) SAP FI
7 4 (2.15%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (2.15%) SAP CO
8 3 (1.61%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 3 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (1.61%) Exchequer
8 3 (1.61%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (1.61%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 3 (1.61%) TIBCO iProcess
8 3 (1.61%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (1.08%) Sage 1000
9 2 (1.08%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.69%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.69%) Unified Communications
2 4 (2.15%) Firewall
3 3 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.61%) Network Security
3 3 (1.61%) DNS
3 3 (1.61%) SAN
4 2 (1.08%) Internet
4 2 (1.08%) WAN
4 2 (1.08%) VPN
5 1 (0.54%) Wireless
5 1 (0.54%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.54%) DHCP
5 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.54%) LDAP
5 1 (0.54%) LAN
5 1 (0.54%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.45%) Essbase
3 10 (5.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 8 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (3.76%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (3.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (3.76%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.23%) Hyperion Smart View
6 6 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.69%) QlikView
7 5 (2.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (2.69%) Big Data
8 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.15%) DB2
8 4 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.54%) Toad
2 1 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.54%) JMeter
General
1 76 (40.86%) Finance
2 30 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 27 (14.52%) Retail
4 11 (5.91%) Advertising
5 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.69%) French Language
6 5 (2.69%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.61%) Marketing
7 3 (1.61%) Banking
7 3 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.08%) Games
8 2 (1.08%) German Language
9 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.06%) XML
2 7 (3.76%) .NET
3 6 (3.23%) Middleware
4 5 (2.69%) HTML
4 5 (2.69%) Web Services
5 3 (1.61%) LAMP
5 3 (1.61%) Java SE
5 3 (1.61%) Java EE
5 3 (1.61%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.54%) HTML5
6 1 (0.54%) WebGL
6 1 (0.54%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (0.54%) Itk
6 1 (0.54%) J2EE
6 1 (0.54%) XSLT
6 1 (0.54%) Flash
6 1 (0.54%) EDI
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.75%) Data Integration
2 10 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.69%) Statistics
4 5 (2.69%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.15%) Physics
5 4 (2.15%) GIS
6 3 (1.61%) NHS
7 2 (1.08%) CESG
7 2 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.08%) RMADS
7 2 (1.08%) iPhone
8 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.54%) Open Source
8 1 (0.54%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.54%) FMCG
8 1 (0.54%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.52%) Windows
2 14 (7.53%) Linux
3 13 (6.99%) UNIX
3 13 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (5.38%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.15%) Solaris
7 4 (2.15%) AIX
8 3 (1.61%) CentOS
8 3 (1.61%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.54%) Android
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.54%) HPUX
10 1 (0.54%) Tru64
10 1 (0.54%) SUSE
10 1 (0.54%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (10.75%) Monte Carlo Method
3 15 (8.06%) Business Development
4 14 (7.53%) Data Management
4 14 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (7.53%) CRM
5 12 (6.45%) Project Management
5 12 (6.45%) Time Management
6 10 (5.38%) Analytics
6 10 (5.38%) ERP
6 10 (5.38%) Information Security
7 9 (4.84%) Change Management
8 8 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.76%) Business Continuity
9 7 (3.76%) Quality Management
9 7 (3.76%) Data Analysis
10 6 (3.23%) Business Analysis
10 6 (3.23%) Lean Six Sigma
10 6 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.23%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.90%) SQL
2 13 (6.99%) Java
3 11 (5.91%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.84%) VB
5 8 (4.30%) VBScript
6 5 (2.69%) C
7 4 (2.15%) C++
7 4 (2.15%) Python
8 3 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.61%) VBA
8 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.61%) C#
8 3 (1.61%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (19.89%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.99%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.38%) Degree
4 9 (4.84%) CISSP
5 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 6 (3.23%) CEH
6 5 (2.69%) MCITP
6 5 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.15%) MCSE
7 4 (2.15%) SSCP
7 4 (2.15%) CISM
7 4 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.61%) CCIE
8 3 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.08%) CCA
9 2 (1.08%) CCNP
9 2 (1.08%) SAP Certification
9 2 (1.08%) MCTS
9 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.15%) QA
3 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.54%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (6.99%) XenApp
2 10 (5.38%) XenDesktop
2 10 (5.38%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.69%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.61%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.54%) vSphere
7 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.54%) KVM
7 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (23.66%) Oracle
2 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.90%) Fujitsu
3 20 (10.75%) SAP
4 18 (9.68%) Citrix
5 15 (8.06%) VMware
6 12 (6.45%) Cisco
6 12 (6.45%) Hyperion
7 8 (4.30%) Sage
7 8 (4.30%) Business Objects
7 8 (4.30%) AppSense
8 5 (2.69%) HP
8 5 (2.69%) IBM
8 5 (2.69%) Symantec
9 4 (2.15%) NetApp
9 4 (2.15%) Infor
10 3 (1.61%) Veeam
10 3 (1.61%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.61%) RainStor
10 3 (1.61%) CheckPoint
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Posted: Yesterday
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