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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 42 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 20 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.94% 2.98% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 3.08% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 30
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £29,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £55,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
468 487 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.31% 96.63% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 388 410 436
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram 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 2 September 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
(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
Blackpool - 5 £20,500 - 1
Chorley -6 4 £43,125 +1.47% 1
Preston +3 2 £42,500 - 2
Ormskirk - 1 £42,500 - 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 18 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (48.48%) Business Analysis
3 9 (27.27%) Degree
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) Change Management
4 8 (24.24%) Finance
4 8 (24.24%) SAP
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle
5 6 (18.18%) Marketing
6 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (15.15%) Content Management
6 5 (15.15%) Photoshop
6 5 (15.15%) MS Office
6 5 (15.15%) Java
6 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
6 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) Adobe
6 5 (15.15%) Intranet
6 5 (15.15%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (15.15%) Acrobat
6 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
6 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (15.15%) InDesign
7 4 (12.12%) FileNet
7 4 (12.12%) Workflow
7 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
7 4 (12.12%) ERP
7 4 (12.12%) Document Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Photoshop
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
1 5 (15.15%) Acrobat
1 5 (15.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (15.15%) InDesign
1 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP HR
1 2 (6.06%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.03%) SAP PP
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) SAP QM
2 1 (3.03%) HFM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) Essbase
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
4 3 (9.09%) Retail
5 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.03%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) EDI
2 2 (6.06%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.03%) EDIFACT
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) TRADACOMS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Exalytics
3 1 (3.03%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Business Analysis
2 8 (24.24%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.15%) Content Management
4 4 (12.12%) Document Management
4 4 (12.12%) Workflow
4 4 (12.12%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.03%) Logistics
5 1 (3.03%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (3.03%) Business Development
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) NCDA
3 1 (3.03%) NCIE
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) SAP
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) Software AG
4 1 (3.03%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) JDA
4 1 (3.03%) NetApp
4 1 (3.03%) Sage
4 1 (3.03%) webMethods
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Endeca
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
Chorley, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Preston
Erin Associates
Salary: £70,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago