The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank - 21 33
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 3.70% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.88% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £450 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £25.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +55.30%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
397 206 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.85% 95.37% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 103 155
Average daily rate £375 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 31 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.40 £14.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +23.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £30.00 £29.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Technical Consultant
North West

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 17 April 2014. 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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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
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Technical Consultant
North West