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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 42 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 103 114 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.28% 7.18% 5.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.64% 7.64% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 83 70 98
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,250 £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
1825 1492 2010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.54% 94.01% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1221 1661
Average salary £35,154 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.44% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 30 £47,500 - 8
Wilmslow +10 24 £29,000 -
Chester -4 14 £57,500 +17.94% 3
Knutsford -5 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Crewe -14 4 - - 1
Northwich +10 2 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Runcorn -10 2 £30,250 -51.60%
Macclesfield -2 1 - - 1
Daresbury - 1 £26,500 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 84 (41.58%) Finance
2 45 (22.28%) Oracle
3 40 (19.80%) Security Cleared
4 37 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (16.34%) SQL
5 33 (16.34%) Telecoms
6 30 (14.85%) Retail
7 29 (14.36%) Windows
8 24 (11.88%) Fujitsu
9 23 (11.39%) Data Integration
10 22 (10.89%) Monte Carlo Method
10 22 (10.89%) Microsoft
11 18 (8.91%) VMware
11 18 (8.91%) Citrix
11 18 (8.91%) SQL Server
11 18 (8.91%) Linux
11 18 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (8.42%) SAS
13 16 (7.92%) SAP
13 16 (7.92%) SC Cleared
14 15 (7.43%) Oracle EBS R12
14 15 (7.43%) Business Development
14 15 (7.43%) XML
15 14 (6.93%) UNIX
15 14 (6.93%) Java
15 14 (6.93%) CRM
15 14 (6.93%) Data Management
15 14 (6.93%) Penetration Testing
15 14 (6.93%) Analytics
16 13 (6.44%) XenApp

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (8.42%) SAS
2 9 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.96%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.96%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.97%) IIS
5 5 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.49%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.49%) Lync
7 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.50%) Apache
8 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.47%) MS Office
3 6 (2.97%) MS Project
4 2 (0.99%) SPSS
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 15 (7.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (5.94%) Hyperion Planning
3 11 (5.45%) Oracle iProcurement
3 11 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (2.97%) HFM
5 5 (2.48%) SAP Business One
6 4 (1.98%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (1.98%) SAP CO
6 4 (1.98%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (1.98%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.98%) Sage 200
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (1.49%) Exchequer
7 3 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (1.49%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 3 (1.49%) TIBCO iProcess
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.48%) Office 365
2 4 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.97%) Firewall
2 5 (2.48%) Unified Communications
2 5 (2.48%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.48%) VPN
3 4 (1.98%) SAN
3 4 (1.98%) Internet
4 3 (1.49%) DNS
4 3 (1.49%) Wireless
4 3 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.49%) Network Security
5 2 (0.99%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.99%) ADSL
5 2 (0.99%) WAN
6 1 (0.50%) DHCP
6 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.50%) LAN
6 1 (0.50%) TACACS
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (5.94%) Essbase
3 10 (4.95%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 8 (3.96%) Big Data
4 8 (3.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 8 (3.96%) QlikView
5 7 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (3.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (3.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (2.97%) Hyperion Smart View
6 6 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.98%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (1.49%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.50%) Toad
2 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.50%) JMeter
General
1 84 (41.58%) Finance
2 33 (16.34%) Telecoms
3 30 (14.85%) Retail
4 12 (5.94%) Advertising
5 9 (4.46%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.96%) French Language
6 8 (3.96%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.49%) Marketing
7 3 (1.49%) Banking
7 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.99%) Games
8 2 (0.99%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.50%) Billing
9 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.43%) XML
2 6 (2.97%) .NET
2 6 (2.97%) Middleware
3 5 (2.48%) HTML
3 5 (2.48%) Web Services
4 3 (1.49%) LAMP
4 3 (1.49%) Java SE
4 3 (1.49%) Java EE
4 3 (1.49%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.50%) HTML5
5 1 (0.50%) WebGL
5 1 (0.50%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (0.50%) Itk
5 1 (0.50%) J2EE
5 1 (0.50%) XSLT
5 1 (0.50%) Flash
5 1 (0.50%) EDI
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.39%) Data Integration
2 18 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.98%) GIS
6 3 (1.49%) NHS
6 3 (1.49%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.99%) CESG
7 2 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.99%) Statistics
7 2 (0.99%) iPhone
7 2 (0.99%) RMADS
8 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.50%) Replication
8 1 (0.50%) Celerra
8 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.50%) Open Source
8 1 (0.50%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.36%) Windows
2 18 (8.91%) Linux
3 14 (6.93%) UNIX
4 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (4.95%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.98%) Solaris
9 3 (1.49%) AIX
9 3 (1.49%) CentOS
9 3 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.50%) Android
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.50%) HPUX
11 1 (0.50%) SUSE
11 1 (0.50%) OS/400
11 1 (0.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (10.89%) Monte Carlo Method
3 15 (7.43%) Business Development
4 14 (6.93%) Data Management
4 14 (6.93%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (6.93%) CRM
4 14 (6.93%) Analytics
5 12 (5.94%) Time Management
5 12 (5.94%) ERP
6 11 (5.45%) Project Management
6 11 (5.45%) Data Analysis
7 10 (4.95%) Information Security
8 9 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.96%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.47%) Quality Management
10 7 (3.47%) Change Management
11 6 (2.97%) Workflow
11 6 (2.97%) Business Continuity
11 6 (2.97%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.34%) SQL
2 14 (6.93%) Java
3 12 (5.94%) VB
3 12 (5.94%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.96%) VBScript
5 3 (1.49%) VBA
5 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.49%) C#
6 1 (0.50%) C
6 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (19.80%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.95%) Degree
4 9 (4.46%) CISSP
5 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.97%) CEH
6 6 (2.97%) MCITP
7 5 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.48%) MCSE
8 4 (1.98%) SSCP
8 4 (1.98%) CISM
9 3 (1.49%) CCIE
9 3 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.49%) MCTS
10 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.99%) CCA
10 2 (0.99%) CCNP
10 2 (0.99%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.96%) QA
2 6 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.99%) SLA
4 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.50%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (6.44%) XenApp
2 11 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.95%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.97%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.49%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.49%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.49%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.50%) KVM
7 1 (0.50%) vSphere
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.99%) SCCM
1 2 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (22.28%) Oracle
2 24 (11.88%) Fujitsu
3 22 (10.89%) Microsoft
4 18 (8.91%) Citrix
4 18 (8.91%) VMware
5 16 (7.92%) SAP
6 13 (6.44%) Cisco
7 12 (5.94%) Hyperion
8 8 (3.96%) AppSense
8 8 (3.96%) HP
9 7 (3.47%) Business Objects
9 7 (3.47%) Symantec
9 7 (3.47%) Sage
10 6 (2.97%) Cognos
11 5 (2.48%) IBM
12 4 (1.98%) EMC
12 4 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.98%) NetApp
13 3 (1.49%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.49%) CheckPoint
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + car, phone & laptop
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, North West, Manchester, Liverpool,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + OTE Yr 1 £30k
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum £115k OTE, Car Allowance, Health, L
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + OTE £30k to £40k
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension Contribution
Posted: 13 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + CAR
Posted: 17 days ago