The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 84 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 2 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 1.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 1.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1214 972 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.11% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 451 446
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 18
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.20 £22.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Consultant
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Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analytics

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (33.33%) SAS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analytics