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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 54 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 12 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.43% 6.72% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 7.11% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 18
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,550 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £59,750
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
486 380 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.58% 94.53% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 402 309 409
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Chorley - 3 £57,500 -
Ormskirk - 1 £45,000 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (55.88%) SAP
2 11 (32.35%) ABAP
3 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (23.53%) Java
4 8 (23.53%) SAP Basis
5 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
6 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 5 (14.71%) Finance
8 4 (11.76%) FileNet
8 4 (11.76%) Workflow
8 4 (11.76%) Migration
8 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.76%) Document Management
8 4 (11.76%) SAP SD
8 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
8 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle
8 4 (11.76%) NetWeaver
8 4 (11.76%) CRM
8 4 (11.76%) Change Control
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
9 3 (8.82%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.82%) SAP HR
9 3 (8.82%) SAP WM
9 3 (8.82%) Logistics
9 3 (8.82%) Retail
9 3 (8.82%) Degree
9 3 (8.82%) SAP Payroll

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (11.76%) FileNet
1 4 (11.76%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP SD
2 3 (8.82%) SAP HR
2 3 (8.82%) SAP WM
2 3 (8.82%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (2.94%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.94%) SAP LE
3 1 (2.94%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) SAP Basis
2 3 (8.82%) BAPI
3 1 (2.94%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
2 4 (11.76%) Workflow
2 4 (11.76%) Migration
2 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (11.76%) Document Management
2 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (11.76%) CRM
2 4 (11.76%) Change Control
2 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 3 (8.82%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.82%) Logistics
3 3 (8.82%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.94%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) ABAP
2 8 (23.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) XenApp
1 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) SAP
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
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