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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 25 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.81% 7.38% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 7.58% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 3
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
158 264 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 95.18% 97.42% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 108 200 157
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Chester

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 2 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 2 (28.57%) Social Media
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Teradata
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) SAS
1 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Teradata
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
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