The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 34 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 29 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.72% 4.86% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 4.98% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 7
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £46,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Consultant
North West

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
495 482 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.63% 97.57% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 431 405 377
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT 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
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
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -10 10 £47,500 -26.92%
Chorley - 10 £45,000 -
Blackburn +1 2 - -
Ormskirk - 2 £47,500 - 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT 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 IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 35 (76.09%) SAP
2 17 (36.96%) ABAP
3 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) Oracle
4 9 (19.57%) Performance Management
5 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.39%) Degree
5 8 (17.39%) SAP Basis
5 8 (17.39%) SAP HR
5 8 (17.39%) SAP Payroll
6 7 (15.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (15.22%) SAP CO
6 7 (15.22%) SAP FI
6 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (13.04%) Project Management
7 6 (13.04%) SAP Implementation
7 6 (13.04%) Change Control
7 6 (13.04%) Java
8 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.87%) Logistics
8 5 (10.87%) LSMW
8 5 (10.87%) Finance
8 5 (10.87%) Aerospace
8 5 (10.87%) General Ledger
9 4 (8.70%) SAP WM
9 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
9 4 (8.70%) ERwin
9 4 (8.70%) Migration
9 4 (8.70%) Informatica
9 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT 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 IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.35%) Lync
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) SAP HR
1 8 (17.39%) SAP Payroll
2 7 (15.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (15.22%) SAP CO
2 7 (15.22%) SAP FI
3 4 (8.70%) SAP WM
4 2 (4.35%) SAP QM
4 2 (4.35%) SAP SD
5 1 (2.17%) SAP PP
5 1 (2.17%) SAP PM
5 1 (2.17%) SAP xMII
5 1 (2.17%) SAP Business One
5 1 (2.17%) SAP LE
5 1 (2.17%) SAP HCM
5 1 (2.17%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) SAN
1 2 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) LSMW
2 4 (8.70%) ERwin
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
1 5 (10.87%) Aerospace
1 5 (10.87%) General Ledger
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) SAP Basis
2 3 (6.52%) BAPI
3 2 (4.35%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) AIX
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) SUSE
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Performance Management
2 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.04%) Project Management
4 6 (13.04%) SAP Implementation
4 6 (13.04%) Change Control
5 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.87%) Logistics
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.52%) Coaching
7 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
7 3 (6.52%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) ABAP
2 6 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) CISSP
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.35%) MCTS
5 2 (4.35%) MCITP
5 2 (4.35%) MCSE
5 2 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.35%) XenApp
1 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) SAP
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Informatica
4 3 (6.52%) Splunk
4 3 (6.52%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago