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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 55 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.84% - 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% - 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £35.61
% change year-on-year
- +33.38%
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
439 336 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.03% 84.00% 89.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 193 113
Average daily rate £450 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 41
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £63.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 Technical Consultant within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Blackpool - 2 £350 -
Chorley - 1 £375 -
Preston - 1 £425 -
Technical Consultant
North West

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCEE
3 1 (16.67%) CCIA
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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