The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
North West / Lancashire
Rank 39 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.57% 1.05% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.11% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Median daily rate £348 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £410 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £490 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £436
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.10 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +85.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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 contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
235 359 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.52% 94.47% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 241 283
Median daily rate £350 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.91% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £69.07 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Lancashire region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Lancashire region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +5 1 £375 -6.25%
Preston -3 1 £500 - 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Business One
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Office 365
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (15.38%) IFS
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) User Experience

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Business One
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) Netcool
2 1 (7.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) IFS
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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