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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 34 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 12 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.67% 4.72% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 4.87% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 12
Average salary £56,250 £48,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.21%
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
227 226 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 88.33% 97.00% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 161 185 158
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Chester

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (68.75%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (28.13%) Project Management
4 8 (25.00%) SAS
5 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle
6 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.63%) MS Project
7 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
7 5 (15.63%) Six Sigma
7 5 (15.63%) Information Management
7 5 (15.63%) Change Management
7 5 (15.63%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (15.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (15.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (15.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (12.50%) Business Analytics
8 4 (12.50%) Analytics
8 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
8 4 (12.50%) Degree
8 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.38%) Windows
9 3 (9.38%) ERP
9 3 (9.38%) Business Objects
9 3 (9.38%) MS Office
9 3 (9.38%) SAP
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.38%) Java

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Project
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (15.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.25%) QlikView
4 2 (6.25%) DB2
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.13%) JMeter
General
1 22 (68.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.25%) French Language
3 2 (6.25%) German Language
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.13%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.13%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) EDI
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Statistics
3 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.25%) Physics
4 1 (3.13%) Celerra
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (28.13%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.63%) Six Sigma
4 5 (15.63%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (15.63%) Information Management
5 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) C
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CEH
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) EnCE
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) HP AIS
4 1 (3.13%) HP MASE
4 1 (3.13%) VCDX
4 1 (3.13%) NCDA
4 1 (3.13%) NCIE
4 1 (3.13%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
2 1 (3.13%) XenServer
2 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Business Objects
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Sybase
3 2 (6.25%) EMC
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Tableau
4 1 (3.13%) ION Trading
4 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
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