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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 57 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 63 99 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.84% 5.53% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 5.71% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 63 94
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,750 £62,500
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
1541 1734 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.02% 96.93% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1294 1397
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 0 18 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Wilmslow +3 9 £28,000 -3.44% 6
Knutsford -4 5 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Runcorn 0 3 £29,000 +3.57% 1
Chester -9 3 £51,250 +32.25% 4
Macclesfield +13 2 £33,750 - 2
Crewe -28 1 £47,000 +7.42% 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 52 (35.37%) Finance
2 35 (23.81%) Cisco
3 33 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (21.77%) SAP
5 28 (19.05%) Service Delivery
6 26 (17.69%) Management Information System
7 25 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (17.01%) SAP FI/CO
7 25 (17.01%) SAP FI
7 25 (17.01%) Juniper
7 25 (17.01%) SAP CO
8 19 (12.93%) OSPF
8 19 (12.93%) BGP
8 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
8 19 (12.93%) Security Cleared
9 16 (10.88%) Fortinet
9 16 (10.88%) General Ledger
9 16 (10.88%) CheckPoint
9 16 (10.88%) CCIE
9 16 (10.88%) Windows
10 15 (10.20%) CCNP
10 15 (10.20%) F5
11 14 (9.52%) Riverbed
11 14 (9.52%) MPLS
11 14 (9.52%) SQL
11 14 (9.52%) Business Development
12 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
13 11 (7.48%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (7.48%) Performance Testing
13 11 (7.48%) CCSE

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.72%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.36%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.68%) CICS
4 1 (0.68%) SAS
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 25 (17.01%) SAP FI/CO
1 25 (17.01%) SAP FI
1 25 (17.01%) SAP CO
2 9 (6.12%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (2.04%) SAP Business One
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.36%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.36%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.68%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.68%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.68%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Trello
2 1 (0.68%) GitHub
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.93%) OSPF
1 19 (12.93%) BGP
2 14 (9.52%) MPLS
3 11 (7.48%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (6.80%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (6.80%) NetScreen
4 10 (6.80%) LAN
4 10 (6.80%) Cisco ISE
5 8 (5.44%) Network Security
5 8 (5.44%) WAN
6 7 (4.76%) DNS
7 6 (4.08%) DHCP
7 6 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (4.08%) IOS XR
7 6 (4.08%) NX-OS
8 5 (3.40%) RIP
8 5 (3.40%) EIGRP
8 5 (3.40%) IGRP
9 3 (2.04%) Wireless
10 2 (1.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.36%) MySQL
2 2 (1.36%) DB2
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.68%) QlikView
3 1 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (6.80%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (6.80%) MSTest
1 10 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (35.37%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) General Ledger
3 10 (6.80%) Advertising
4 5 (3.40%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.72%) Banking
5 4 (2.72%) Billing
6 3 (2.04%) Marketing
7 2 (1.36%) Games
7 2 (1.36%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) HTML
2 5 (3.40%) .NET
2 5 (3.40%) CSS
3 2 (1.36%) LAMP
3 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.36%) JNI
3 2 (1.36%) jQuery
3 2 (1.36%) REST
4 1 (0.68%) Dalvik
4 1 (0.68%) Ajax
4 1 (0.68%) JSON
4 1 (0.68%) OAuth
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.68%) WSDL
4 1 (0.68%) J2EE
4 1 (0.68%) Web Services
4 1 (0.68%) XML
4 1 (0.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.69%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.04%) User Experience
3 3 (2.04%) Social Media
4 2 (1.36%) Replication
4 2 (1.36%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.36%) iPhone
4 2 (1.36%) iSeries
5 1 (0.68%) BYOD
5 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.68%) Psychology
5 1 (0.68%) Blog
5 1 (0.68%) VSAM
5 1 (0.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.88%) Windows
2 4 (2.72%) UNIX
3 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.36%) Linux
4 2 (1.36%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 25 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (9.52%) Business Development
4 11 (7.48%) Performance Testing
4 11 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (6.80%) Software Testing
5 10 (6.80%) Test Scripting
5 10 (6.80%) Release Management
5 10 (6.80%) Monte Carlo Method
6 5 (3.40%) Network Architecture
6 5 (3.40%) Migration
7 4 (2.72%) Service Management
7 4 (2.72%) Logistics
8 3 (2.04%) Coaching
8 3 (2.04%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.04%) Data Management
8 3 (2.04%) ERP
8 3 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.04%) B2B
8 3 (2.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.52%) SQL
2 4 (2.72%) Java
2 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.04%) PHP
4 2 (1.36%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.36%) C#
5 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (0.68%) COBOL
5 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
2 19 (12.93%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.88%) CCIE
4 15 (10.20%) CCNP
5 11 (7.48%) CCSE
6 10 (6.80%) ISEB
7 6 (4.08%) JNCIP
7 6 (4.08%) Degree
8 5 (3.40%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.68%) CCNA
10 1 (0.68%) MCSE
10 1 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.80%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.40%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.80%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.40%) SCCM
3 4 (2.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (23.81%) Cisco
2 32 (21.77%) SAP
3 25 (17.01%) Juniper
4 16 (10.88%) Fortinet
4 16 (10.88%) CheckPoint
5 15 (10.20%) F5
6 14 (9.52%) Riverbed
7 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
8 10 (6.80%) Blue Coat
8 10 (6.80%) IronPort
8 10 (6.80%) Tufin
9 5 (3.40%) VMware
10 4 (2.72%) Oracle
10 4 (2.72%) EMC
10 4 (2.72%) IBM
11 3 (2.04%) Google
11 3 (2.04%) NetApp
12 2 (1.36%) TOWER Software
12 2 (1.36%) Pegasus
12 2 (1.36%) CODA
Knutsford, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: BENS
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Hudson Manchester
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 6 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £40k plus £18k commission plus benefits.
Posted: 12 days ago
Crewe
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £56000 per annum + + Full Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + car scheme
Posted: 17 days ago