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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 50 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 16 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.31% 7.85% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 8.27% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 41 11
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
474 520 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.14% 94.89% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 407 462 383
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £62,500
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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 -3 9 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Chorley - 5 £25,000 - 2
Blackburn - 2 - - 2
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 19 (61.29%) SAP
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
3 7 (22.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (22.58%) SAP CO
3 7 (22.58%) ABAP
3 7 (22.58%) SAP FI
4 6 (19.35%) SAP HR
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) Finance
4 6 (19.35%) SAP Payroll
5 5 (16.13%) LSMW
5 5 (16.13%) General Ledger
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 4 (12.90%) ERwin
6 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
6 4 (12.90%) SAN
6 4 (12.90%) Informatica
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle
6 4 (12.90%) Windows
6 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (12.90%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
7 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) Coaching
7 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (9.68%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) Lync
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) SAP FI
1 7 (22.58%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (22.58%) SAP CO
2 6 (19.35%) SAP HR
2 6 (19.35%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (6.45%) SAP QM
4 1 (3.23%) SAP Business One
4 1 (3.23%) SAP HCM
4 1 (3.23%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (3.23%) SAP PP
4 1 (3.23%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) NAS
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) LSMW
2 4 (12.90%) ERwin
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) General Ledger
3 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (6.45%) Law
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (3.23%) BAPI
2 1 (3.23%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 4 (12.90%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
3 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.68%) Coaching
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
3 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
3 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (9.68%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) Logistics
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) ABAP
2 2 (6.45%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) CISSP
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCTS
4 2 (6.45%) MCITP
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
2 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) SAP
2 4 (12.90%) Citrix
2 4 (12.90%) Informatica
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Splunk
3 3 (9.68%) ArcSight
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum car + share ownership scheme + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Preston
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 23 days ago