The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Chester region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 25 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.15% 2.75% 5.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 2.90% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 14
Median salary £50,000 £42,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -26.95%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
124 276 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 97.64% 94.85% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 104 207 162
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Teradata
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) SAS
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Budget Control
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Netezza
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (28.57%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) GUPTA
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
1 2 (28.57%) SAS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Budget Control
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Netezza
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Teradata
2 1 (14.29%) GUPTA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft