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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
North West / Lancashire
Rank 36 43 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.17% 2.46% 6.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 2.52% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 14
Median daily rate £380 £450 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £391 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £480 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £431
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +127.27%

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
239 436 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.00% 97.32% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 278 232
Median daily rate £375 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 66 24
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +49.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £41.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 25 February 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
Blackburn - 3 £380 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) SAS
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) DataFlux
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX

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 (18.18%) SAS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Cash Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) RAD
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) V-Model
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) DataFlux
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
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