The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Business Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Consultant
North West / Cheshire
Rank 48 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.21% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £513 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
480 875 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.05% 92.69% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 550 422
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 57
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £20.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Business Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Business Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Business One
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP