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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 120 120 137
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.43% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.46% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
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£335 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2283 2370 2607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.45% 92.04% 90.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1207 1145 981
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 96 110
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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
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 30 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
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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 +8 1 £335 +11.66%
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Business Consultant
South East

Business Consultant
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 4 (100.00%) Informatica
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Teradata
2 3 (75.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Data Conversion
2 3 (75.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 4 (100.00%) Informatica
2 3 (75.00%) Teradata
2 3 (75.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (75.00%) SAP