The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 109 126 116
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 14 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
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£500 £550 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.00
Business Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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 contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2495 2449 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.26% 90.00% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1267 894
Average daily rate £388 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 89 148
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Business Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 6 £500 -9.09% 1
Bracknell - 3 £500 -
Slough - 2 - - 1
Business Consultant
South East

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Business 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 contract IT job ads sampled with Business Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
1 7 (38.89%) Business Transformation
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 4 (22.22%) Business Development
3 4 (22.22%) Streaming Video
3 4 (22.22%) Multimedia
3 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (22.22%) SaaS
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
3 4 (22.22%) Marketing Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) User Experience
4 3 (16.67%) IaaS
4 3 (16.67%) IPv6
4 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Broadband
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (16.67%) Back Office
4 3 (16.67%) PaaS
4 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (16.67%) Quantitative Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security
4 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Business 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 contract IT job ads sampled with Business Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
2 3 (16.67%) PaaS
2 3 (16.67%) IaaS
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Broadband
1 3 (16.67%) IPv6
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Multimedia
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Streaming Video
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
1 7 (38.89%) Business Transformation
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Business Development
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
3 4 (22.22%) Marketing Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 3 (16.67%) Quantitative Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 2 (11.11%) Process Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
1 1 (5.56%) SAP