The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 18 27 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 25 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.94% 2.72% 12.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.60% 2.89% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 14
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£544 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £342 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.47%
Consultant
North West

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
329 242 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 91.39% 94.16% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 129 126
Average daily rate £350 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £177 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £468 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 40 27
Average hourly rate £35.50 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.66% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.70 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.46 £33.00 £31.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 6 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +4 7 £500 +11.11%
Blackburn - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 11 (23.40%) Oracle
1 11 (23.40%) SAP
2 9 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (17.02%) ETL
3 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
4 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.77%) ERP
5 6 (12.77%) Informatica
5 6 (12.77%) Finance
5 6 (12.77%) Data Management
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 5 (10.64%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (10.64%) Project Management
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
6 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
7 4 (8.51%) Linux
7 4 (8.51%) SAS
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (8.51%) HOOD
7 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
7 4 (8.51%) SAP Retail
7 4 (8.51%) Local Government
7 4 (8.51%) AppSense
7 4 (8.51%) Retail
8 3 (6.38%) VMware
8 3 (6.38%) Degree
8 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (6.38%) Data Mapping

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) SAS
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Lync
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (8.51%) SAP Retail
3 2 (4.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.26%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.26%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.13%) SAP PP
4 1 (2.13%) SAP PS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (2.13%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SMS
1 2 (4.26%) DHCP
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
1 2 (4.26%) Wireless
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.13%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.13%) QlikView
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) ERwin
2 2 (4.26%) LSMW
3 1 (2.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Local Government
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (2.13%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.38%) Open Source
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.26%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Solaris
4 1 (2.13%) UNIX
4 1 (2.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ETL
2 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (12.77%) ERP
2 6 (12.77%) Data Management
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
3 5 (10.64%) Project Management
4 4 (8.51%) HOOD
5 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.38%) Data Security
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) Data Mapping
5 3 (6.38%) Data Governance
5 3 (6.38%) Master Data Management
6 2 (4.26%) Cash Management
6 2 (4.26%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.26%) Workflow
6 2 (4.26%) Network Design
6 2 (4.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) ABAP
2 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MBA
4 1 (2.13%) VCP4
4 1 (2.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.26%) XenApp
2 2 (4.26%) XenServer
2 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.26%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.13%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle
1 11 (23.40%) SAP
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) Informatica
4 4 (8.51%) AppSense
5 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.26%) Meraki
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) Splunk
7 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.13%) webMethods
7 1 (2.13%) Adobe
7 1 (2.13%) HP
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