The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Business Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.21% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.22% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £501 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £419 £475
% change year-on-year
-7.46% -11.84%
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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
802 1385 1283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.58% 95.85% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 711 707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 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 Edinburgh region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Wealth Management
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Looker
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) Sonata
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Looker
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Wealth Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP