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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 53 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.01% 2.02% 7.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 2.05% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 22
Average salary £37,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £47,000 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £57,500
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
390 440 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.48% 98.65% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 331 371 352
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,084 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £25,500 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) SAP PP
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) SAP SCM
3 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) JSP 440
3 2 (16.67%) RMADS
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (16.67%) IISP
3 2 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (16.67%) Unix

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP PP
2 2 (16.67%) SAP SCM
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (16.67%) Logistics
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Process Management
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (16.67%) CISM
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) IISP
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) JSP 440
1 2 (16.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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