The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 53 27 48
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% 2.27% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 2.51% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +0.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £44.97 £43.48
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +3.42%
Technical 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
356 239 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.03% 90.53% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 105 230
Average daily rate £350 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £216 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 24
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £31.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Technical Consultant
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense