The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 24 35 60
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 12 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.50% 3.46% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 3.57% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 2
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +26.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £61,000 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Consultant
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
199 224 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 91.28% 96.97% 99.73%
Number of salaries quoted 173 157 285
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Consultant
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Chester region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Chester

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Chester

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 22 (81.48%) Finance
2 17 (62.96%) SAS
2 17 (62.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 15 (55.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 13 (48.15%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (44.44%) Project Management
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
7 8 (29.63%) Information Management
7 8 (29.63%) Data Integration
7 8 (29.63%) Business Analytics
7 8 (29.63%) Analytics
8 6 (22.22%) UNIX
8 6 (22.22%) Banking
9 5 (18.52%) MS Project
9 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
9 5 (18.52%) Base SAS
10 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
10 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (14.81%) Teradata
10 4 (14.81%) Line Management
11 2 (7.41%) OLAP
11 2 (7.41%) MS Office
11 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
11 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.41%) CCNP
11 2 (7.41%) CCNA
11 2 (7.41%) CISSP
11 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (62.96%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Project
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 15 (55.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 12 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (18.52%) Base SAS
5 2 (7.41%) OLAP
General
1 22 (81.48%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Integration
2 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (44.44%) Project Management
3 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
3 8 (29.63%) Information Management
3 8 (29.63%) Business Analytics
3 8 (29.63%) Analytics
4 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Line Management
6 2 (7.41%) SIEM
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CCNP
1 2 (7.41%) CCNA
1 2 (7.41%) CISSP
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Teradata
2 2 (7.41%) ArcSight
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft