The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 49 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 82 140 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.57% 8.16% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 8.63% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 61 92 119
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1715 1622 2214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.65% 94.58% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1325 1949
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
North West

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 July 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 28 July 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 -18 22 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Wilmslow -3 13 £29,000 -3.33% 3
Chester -7 13 £55,000 +46.66%
Crewe +1 9 £40,000 +5.26%
Daresbury +4 1 £26,500 -53.91%
Knutsford -5 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Runcorn -9 1 £18,000 -71.20%
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 64 (38.79%) Finance
2 45 (27.27%) Oracle
3 35 (21.21%) Security Cleared
4 32 (19.39%) Microsoft
5 31 (18.79%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (15.15%) Windows
6 25 (15.15%) Telecoms
6 25 (15.15%) Retail
7 22 (13.33%) Fujitsu
8 20 (12.12%) SAP
9 19 (11.52%) VMware
10 18 (10.91%) SQL
11 17 (10.30%) MS Excel
12 16 (9.70%) CRM
13 15 (9.09%) UNIX
13 15 (9.09%) Linux
13 15 (9.09%) Monte Carlo Method
13 15 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
14 14 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (8.48%) Data Integration
14 14 (8.48%) Business Development
14 14 (8.48%) Essbase
14 14 (8.48%) Data Management
14 14 (8.48%) Hyperion
15 13 (7.88%) Project Management
15 13 (7.88%) Java
15 13 (7.88%) Oracle EBS
16 12 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
16 12 (7.27%) Business Continuity
16 12 (7.27%) MS Office

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (5.45%) SAS
2 7 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.03%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 5 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.42%) IIS
6 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.21%) Lync
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (10.30%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 15 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (7.88%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (7.27%) Hyperion Planning
4 11 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
5 8 (4.85%) HFM
6 5 (3.03%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 5 (3.03%) TIBCO iProcess
6 5 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (2.42%) SAP FI
7 4 (2.42%) SAP CO
7 4 (2.42%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (2.42%) SAP Business One
7 4 (2.42%) Sage 200
8 3 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle Payroll
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 2 (1.21%) SAP MM
9 2 (1.21%) Lawson
9 2 (1.21%) Exstream
9 2 (1.21%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.24%) Firewall
2 5 (3.03%) Unified Communications
2 5 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.03%) DNS
3 3 (1.82%) Network Security
3 3 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.82%) LDAP
4 2 (1.21%) SNMP
4 2 (1.21%) VPN
4 2 (1.21%) SMTP
4 2 (1.21%) ADSL
4 2 (1.21%) WAN
4 2 (1.21%) SAN
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) TACACS
5 1 (0.61%) LAN
5 1 (0.61%) DHCP
5 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) Essbase
2 10 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 9 (5.45%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.24%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (3.64%) Hyperion Smart View
6 5 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.42%) DB2
7 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.61%) JMeter
2 1 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.61%) Toad
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 64 (38.79%) Finance
2 25 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 25 (15.15%) Retail
3 9 (5.45%) Advertising
4 8 (4.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.82%) Marketing
5 3 (1.82%) Banking
6 2 (1.21%) Games
6 2 (1.21%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.21%) French Language
6 2 (1.21%) German Language
7 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.27%) XML
2 8 (4.85%) Middleware
3 7 (4.24%) .NET
4 5 (3.03%) Java SE
4 5 (3.03%) Java EE
4 5 (3.03%) Rendezvous
4 5 (3.03%) Web Services
5 3 (1.82%) LAMP
6 2 (1.21%) HTML
7 1 (0.61%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (0.61%) Itk
7 1 (0.61%) WebGL
7 1 (0.61%) HTML5
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.61%) Flash
7 1 (0.61%) EDI
7 1 (0.61%) XSLT
7 1 (0.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.48%) Data Integration
2 8 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.24%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.64%) Statistics
4 6 (3.64%) Physics
5 5 (3.03%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.42%) NHS
6 4 (2.42%) Replication
7 2 (1.21%) iPhone
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.61%) Open Source
8 1 (0.61%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.61%) FMCG
8 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.61%) Celerra
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.15%) Windows
2 15 (9.09%) UNIX
2 15 (9.09%) Linux
3 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.42%) AIX
5 4 (2.42%) Solaris
6 3 (1.82%) CentOS
6 3 (1.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.61%) Android
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.61%) SUSE
8 1 (0.61%) zOS
8 1 (0.61%) Tru64
8 1 (0.61%) OS/400
8 1 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.79%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (9.70%) CRM
3 15 (9.09%) Monte Carlo Method
4 14 (8.48%) Business Development
4 14 (8.48%) Data Management
5 13 (7.88%) Project Management
6 12 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (7.27%) Business Continuity
6 12 (7.27%) Time Management
7 10 (6.06%) Change Management
8 9 (5.45%) Business Analysis
9 8 (4.85%) ERP
9 8 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.24%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.64%) ITIL
11 6 (3.64%) Six Sigma
11 6 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.64%) Quality Management
11 6 (3.64%) Lean Six Sigma
11 6 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.91%) SQL
2 13 (7.88%) Java
3 9 (5.45%) C
4 6 (3.64%) C++
4 6 (3.64%) Python
4 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.42%) VBScript
6 4 (2.42%) VB
7 3 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.67%) Degree
3 9 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.64%) CISSP
4 6 (3.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.42%) CEH
5 4 (2.42%) MCITP
6 3 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.21%) MCSE
7 2 (1.21%) SSCP
7 2 (1.21%) SAP Certification
7 2 (1.21%) CCA
7 2 (1.21%) CCIE
7 2 (1.21%) CISM
7 2 (1.21%) MCTS
7 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) HL7
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.85%) XenApp
4 5 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.82%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.61%) KVM
6 1 (0.61%) vSphere
6 1 (0.61%) XenServer
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.21%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.21%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (27.27%) Oracle
2 32 (19.39%) Microsoft
3 22 (13.33%) Fujitsu
4 20 (12.12%) SAP
5 19 (11.52%) VMware
6 14 (8.48%) Hyperion
7 11 (6.67%) Citrix
8 10 (6.06%) Cisco
9 8 (4.85%) NetApp
10 7 (4.24%) Business Objects
11 6 (3.64%) Sage
11 6 (3.64%) HP
12 5 (3.03%) Symantec
12 5 (3.03%) TIBCO
13 4 (2.42%) EMC
13 4 (2.42%) AppSense
13 4 (2.42%) Infor
14 3 (1.82%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.82%) IBM
15 2 (1.21%) Sybase
Warrington, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum various bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £1800 - £25000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25 day Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + pension, travel allowence, health care
Posted: 6 days ago
Widnes, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + travel allowance, health care, pension
Posted: 17 days ago