The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Lancashire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
North West / Lancashire
Rank 50 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 12 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.43% 1.95% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 2.13% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 22
Median salary £45,250 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £37,000 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent 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 permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
479 328 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.16% 91.36% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 431 275 416
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Lancashire region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Lancashire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Consultant
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 4 £45,000 -
Preston - 4 £45,500 - 1
Darwen - 3 £52,500 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £28,250 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (36.00%) ION Trading
1 9 (36.00%) Time Management
1 9 (36.00%) Smart Meter
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) ISMS
2 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 5 (20.00%) Data Security
2 5 (20.00%) Security Management
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.00%) SAP PP
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Logistics
3 4 (16.00%) SAP SCM
3 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (16.00%) V-Model
3 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) C
5 2 (8.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Java

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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SAP PP
1 4 (16.00%) SAP SCM
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FSCM
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Smart Meter
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Time Management
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.00%) Data Security
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 5 (20.00%) ISMS
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) Security Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Logistics
3 4 (16.00%) V-Model
3 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
1 2 (8.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) ION Trading
2 5 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
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