The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 85 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% 0.69% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £444 £481 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1027 974 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.03% 95.87% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 588 368
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 57
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.16 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.25 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Business Consultant
North West

Business Consultant
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) eTOM
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (25.00%) Val IT
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) Veeva
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
1 1 (25.00%) Infographics
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) eTOM
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Infographics
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) Val IT
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy