The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Lancashire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 42 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 13 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.10% 4.56% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 4.96% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 15
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,266 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +4.53%
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
410 484 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.62% 92.02% 98.98%
Number of salaries quoted 387 387 411
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 29 September 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Consultant
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley -3 6 £45,000 -11.11%
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (69.23%) SAP
2 15 (57.69%) Manufacturing
3 14 (53.85%) SAP PP
3 14 (53.85%) Business Analysis
3 14 (53.85%) Logistics
3 14 (53.85%) SAP SCM
3 14 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (19.23%) Time Management
4 5 (19.23%) Smart Meter
4 5 (19.23%) ION Trading
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Front Office
5 2 (7.69%) Back Office
5 2 (7.69%) Finance
5 2 (7.69%) SAP CO
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Basis
5 2 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) Windows
5 2 (7.69%) AIX
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.69%) DB2
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) SAN

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (53.85%) SAP PP
1 14 (53.85%) SAP SCM
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (7.69%) SAP CO
2 2 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 2 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (7.69%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DB2
1 2 (7.69%) SAP HANA
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (57.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Front Office
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) J2EE
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Basis
1 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) AIX
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Solaris
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Business Analysis
1 14 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
1 14 (53.85%) Logistics
2 5 (19.23%) Time Management
3 2 (7.69%) Change Control
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) High Availability
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) SAP Security
4 1 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) SAP
2 5 (19.23%) ION Trading
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) VMware