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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 22 25 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 24 4 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.45% 1.95% 10.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.94% 2.06% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 13
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£500 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £375 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.66%
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
404 194 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 91.82% 94.63% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 98 160
Average daily rate £377 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.50% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £170 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.45 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.66% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £31.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 12 £500 -
Chorley - 2 - - 1
Ormskirk - - - -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (15.22%) SAP
3 7 (15.22%) Finance
4 6 (13.04%) Data Management
4 6 (13.04%) ETL
4 6 (13.04%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
6 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) Local Government
6 4 (8.70%) AppSense
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) SQL
7 3 (6.52%) Web Services
7 3 (6.52%) IIS
7 3 (6.52%) DHCP
7 3 (6.52%) DNS
7 3 (6.52%) ERP
7 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco
7 3 (6.52%) Informatica
7 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.52%) ERwin

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.35%) Lync
2 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.17%) Quickr
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.35%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.35%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.17%) SAP PP
4 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (2.17%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DHCP
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
1 3 (6.52%) Wireless
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) SMS
3 1 (2.17%) WLAN
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.17%) MS Access
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.17%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) QlikView
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) ERwin
2 2 (4.35%) LSMW
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Rational Rose
3 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.17%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Local Government
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (2.17%) Spring
2 1 (2.17%) Dojo
2 1 (2.17%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.17%) JSR 286
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.35%) Open Source
2 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.35%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Data Management
1 6 (13.04%) ETL
1 6 (13.04%) Project Management
2 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 3 (6.52%) ERP
4 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
4 3 (6.52%) Workflow
4 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.52%) Network Design
4 3 (6.52%) Data Mapping
4 3 (6.52%) Master Data Management
4 3 (6.52%) Data Governance
5 2 (4.35%) Cash Management
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.35%) Data Security
6 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.35%) C
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) MBA
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) CISSP
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) XenApp
2 2 (4.35%) XenServer
2 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCDPM
1 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 7 (15.22%) SAP
4 4 (8.70%) AppSense
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) Informatica
5 3 (6.52%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) Meraki
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec
6 2 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe
7 1 (2.17%) Lotus
7 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) Compaq
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) McAfee
7 1 (2.17%) webMethods
7 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
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