The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 26 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 16 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.88% 1.92% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.15% 2.03% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 1
Average salary £24,000 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
260 395 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 95.59% 94.72% 99.43%
Number of salaries quoted 193 227 132
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Consultant
Cheshire

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 17 April 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Chester

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (40.00%) SAS
3 8 (40.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) SAP
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Statistics
5 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (30.00%) Physics
5 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Business Objects
5 6 (30.00%) MS Office
5 6 (30.00%) C
5 6 (30.00%) C++
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
5 6 (30.00%) Python
5 6 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (20.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (15.00%) HP
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) JMeter
7 3 (15.00%) Citrix

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (15.00%) JMeter
2 2 (10.00%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (10.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 2 (10.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) French Language
2 1 (5.00%) German Language
2 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Statistics
1 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (30.00%) Physics
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.00%) HACMP
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) GIS
3 1 (5.00%) Celerra
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Tru64
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) BPR
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) C
2 6 (30.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) HP AIS
3 1 (5.00%) HP MASE
3 1 (5.00%) VCDX
3 1 (5.00%) NCDA
3 1 (5.00%) NCIE
3 1 (5.00%) VCAP
3 1 (5.00%) CCEE
3 1 (5.00%) CCIA
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) MCTS
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenServer
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) SAP
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Siebel
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Tableau
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