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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 41 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 91 97 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.80% 5.74% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 6.07% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 74 77 83
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -5.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £68,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1761 1599 2132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.88% 94.62% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1522 1285 1852
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 £24,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +14 23 £45,000 +11.80% 1
Wilmslow +1 14 - - 1
Chester +11 12 £60,000 -7.69%
Crewe +11 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Knutsford -11 6 £59,500 +19.00%
Macclesfield -3 4 £29,500 -60.66%
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 74 (38.74%) Finance
2 34 (17.80%) SQL
2 34 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (15.71%) SAP
4 28 (14.66%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (14.14%) SAS
5 27 (14.14%) Monte Carlo Method
6 26 (13.61%) Oracle
7 24 (12.57%) Linux
7 24 (12.57%) Security Cleared
8 23 (12.04%) Windows
9 22 (11.52%) Microsoft
9 22 (11.52%) SC Cleared
10 19 (9.95%) VMware
11 18 (9.42%) Project Management
11 18 (9.42%) Analytics
12 17 (8.90%) Retail
12 17 (8.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 17 (8.90%) Data Integration
13 16 (8.38%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (8.38%) Degree
14 15 (7.85%) ERP
14 15 (7.85%) Manufacturing
14 15 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (7.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 14 (7.33%) Cisco
15 14 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (6.81%) Java
16 13 (6.81%) VB
16 13 (6.81%) SQL Server

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (14.14%) SAS
2 12 (6.28%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.71%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.14%) IIS
4 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.09%) Lync
7 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.66%) MS Office
1 7 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.14%) MS Project
3 2 (1.05%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (4.19%) SAP FI
2 8 (4.19%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (4.19%) SAP CO
3 6 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.14%) SAP Business One
3 6 (3.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.09%) Sage 200
5 3 (1.57%) Exchequer
5 3 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.52%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.52%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.62%) SaaS
1 5 (2.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.71%) SAN
2 7 (3.66%) VPN
3 5 (2.62%) SSL
3 5 (2.62%) Wireless
3 5 (2.62%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.09%) DNS
4 4 (2.09%) Internet
5 3 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.57%) LAN
5 3 (1.57%) DHCP
5 3 (1.57%) Network Security
5 3 (1.57%) Firewall
6 2 (1.05%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.05%) ADSL
7 1 (0.52%) RIP
7 1 (0.52%) WAN
7 1 (0.52%) SMTP
7 1 (0.52%) OSPF
7 1 (0.52%) BGP
7 1 (0.52%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 16 (8.38%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (7.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 13 (6.81%) SQL Server
5 12 (6.28%) Hadoop
6 10 (5.24%) Big Data
7 8 (4.19%) QlikView
7 8 (4.19%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.62%) Base SAS
9 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.09%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (2.09%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (2.09%) Essbase
9 4 (2.09%) BODI
9 4 (2.09%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.57%) SAP HANA
General
1 74 (38.74%) Finance
2 17 (8.90%) Retail
3 15 (7.85%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.81%) Advertising
5 12 (6.28%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.24%) Financial Institution
7 8 (4.19%) Banking
7 8 (4.19%) French Language
7 8 (4.19%) Spanish Language
8 6 (3.14%) General Ledger
9 4 (2.09%) Marketing
10 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.52%) Games
11 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.19%) .NET
1 8 (4.19%) Middleware
2 5 (2.62%) XML
2 5 (2.62%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (2.62%) ISPF
2 5 (2.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (1.57%) HTML
4 2 (1.05%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.52%) REST
5 1 (0.52%) Dalvik
5 1 (0.52%) MEAP
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.52%) Web Services
5 1 (0.52%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.52%) BAPI
5 1 (0.52%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.90%) Data Integration
3 12 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.71%) Mainframe
5 8 (4.19%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.09%) GIS
6 4 (2.09%) User Experience
7 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.05%) Life Science
8 2 (1.05%) RMADS
8 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.05%) Replication
8 2 (1.05%) CESG
8 2 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.05%) Statistics
8 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.52%) Clustering
9 1 (0.52%) iPhone
9 1 (0.52%) Social Media
9 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.57%) Linux
2 23 (12.04%) Windows
3 13 (6.81%) UNIX
4 6 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.62%) AIX
5 5 (2.62%) Solaris
5 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.62%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.05%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.66%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (14.14%) Monte Carlo Method
3 18 (9.42%) Analytics
3 18 (9.42%) Project Management
4 15 (7.85%) ERP
5 14 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (6.28%) Business Development
8 11 (5.76%) Business Transformation
9 10 (5.24%) Information Security
9 10 (5.24%) Data Analysis
10 8 (4.19%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.19%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (4.19%) Business Analytics
10 8 (4.19%) Information Management
11 7 (3.66%) ITIL
11 7 (3.66%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.66%) Migration
12 6 (3.14%) Line Management
12 6 (3.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.80%) SQL
2 13 (6.81%) Java
2 13 (6.81%) VB
3 10 (5.24%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.14%) Perl
5 5 (2.62%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.62%) VBScript
5 5 (2.62%) JCL
6 4 (2.09%) C#
7 3 (1.57%) VBA
8 2 (1.05%) ABAP
9 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.52%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (12.57%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.52%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.38%) Degree
4 7 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.14%) MCSE
5 6 (3.14%) CISSP
6 5 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.62%) MCITP
7 4 (2.09%) MCTS
8 3 (1.57%) CEH
8 3 (1.57%) CCNP
9 2 (1.05%) CCNA
9 2 (1.05%) CCIE
9 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.05%) SSCP
9 2 (1.05%) CISM
10 1 (0.52%) GCIA
10 1 (0.52%) GCIH
10 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) QA
2 4 (2.09%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) GxP
System Software
1 15 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.19%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.66%) XenApp
4 7 (3.66%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.62%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.09%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.57%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.62%) SCCM
2 4 (2.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.09%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (15.71%) SAP
2 26 (13.61%) Oracle
3 22 (11.52%) Microsoft
4 19 (9.95%) VMware
5 14 (7.33%) Cisco
6 12 (6.28%) Citrix
7 9 (4.71%) HP
7 9 (4.71%) EMC
8 8 (4.19%) Business Objects
8 8 (4.19%) Cognos
9 6 (3.14%) IBM
9 6 (3.14%) Sage
9 6 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.62%) Symantec
10 5 (2.62%) NetApp
11 4 (2.09%) Netezza
11 4 (2.09%) AppSense
11 4 (2.09%) Teradata
11 4 (2.09%) Fujitsu
11 4 (2.09%) NETGEAR
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Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 5 days ago
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