The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 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 England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 441 403 419
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 134 141 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 77 76
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
- +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45632 43161 48999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.45% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28179 25919 27988
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1967 2541
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Business Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Consultant across the England region.

Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(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
London +18 77 £488 +1.56% 24
South East -8 17 £405 +8.00% 8
North West +4 10 £438 +2.94% 5
East of England -21 6 £345 -13.85%
West Midlands -20 4 £400 -17.94% 1
South West -21 4 £500 +29.87% 2
North East -12 3 £500 -9.09% 1
South Coast - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire +7 2 £400 - 3
East Midlands -5 2 £400 - 2
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 78 (25.24%) Finance
2 67 (21.68%) Business Intelligence
3 58 (18.77%) SAP
4 52 (16.83%) Oracle
5 49 (15.86%) Business Objects
6 46 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (14.24%) Project Management
8 40 (12.94%) SQL
9 38 (12.30%) Business Analysis
10 36 (11.65%) Retail
11 35 (11.33%) CRM
12 30 (9.71%) Microsoft
13 27 (8.74%) BusinessObjects
14 25 (8.09%) ETL
14 25 (8.09%) SQL Server
15 22 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (6.80%) Migration
16 21 (6.80%) MS Excel
17 19 (6.15%) Banking
17 19 (6.15%) Marketing
18 17 (5.50%) Business Transformation
18 17 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
19 16 (5.18%) Change Management
19 16 (5.18%) Oracle EBS
19 16 (5.18%) Telecoms
19 16 (5.18%) Oracle Retail
20 15 (4.85%) Security Cleared
20 15 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 14 (4.53%) Manufacturing
21 14 (4.53%) Six Sigma

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 11 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.29%) SAS
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Connections
4 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.59%) MS Office
3 5 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.18%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (5.18%) Oracle Retail
2 14 (4.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (3.88%) SAP Business One
5 6 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (1.94%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.97%) Cerner Millennium
7 3 (0.97%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.97%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.97%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.65%) Agresso
8 2 (0.65%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.65%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) MVNO
2 1 (0.32%) Intranet
2 1 (0.32%) LDAP
2 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.74%) BusinessObjects
2 25 (8.09%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.53%) SAP Data Services
6 13 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (3.56%) QlikView
9 10 (3.24%) BODI
10 9 (2.91%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (2.91%) BusinessObjects XI
11 8 (2.59%) SAP BI
11 8 (2.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 7 (2.27%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.27%) SAP BW
12 7 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.29%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.32%) JDeveloper
General
1 78 (25.24%) Finance
2 36 (11.65%) Retail
3 19 (6.15%) Banking
3 19 (6.15%) Marketing
4 16 (5.18%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.53%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.91%) Advertising
7 6 (1.94%) Back Office
8 5 (1.62%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.29%) Publishing
10 3 (0.97%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.97%) Games
11 2 (0.65%) Military
11 2 (0.65%) Front Office
11 2 (0.65%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.94%) XML
2 4 (1.29%) HTML
3 2 (0.65%) RSS
3 2 (0.65%) .NET
3 2 (0.65%) SAP XI
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.65%) JSON
4 1 (0.32%) MDX
4 1 (0.32%) Ajax
4 1 (0.32%) CSS
4 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.56%) NHS
2 9 (2.91%) FMCG
3 6 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.97%) Mathematics
5 3 (0.97%) Credit Risk
5 3 (0.97%) Derivative
5 3 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.65%) Equities
6 2 (0.65%) IVR
6 2 (0.65%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.32%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.32%) Informatics
7 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.32%) iSeries
7 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.94%) Windows
2 3 (0.97%) UNIX
3 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.68%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (14.24%) Project Management
4 38 (12.30%) Business Analysis
5 35 (11.33%) CRM
6 25 (8.09%) ETL
7 22 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (6.80%) Migration
9 17 (5.50%) Business Transformation
10 16 (5.18%) Change Management
11 14 (4.53%) Six Sigma
11 14 (4.53%) Data Modelling
12 13 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (3.88%) Business Continuity
13 12 (3.88%) Analytics
13 12 (3.88%) Use Case
14 11 (3.56%) ITIL
15 10 (3.24%) Lean Six Sigma
15 10 (3.24%) User Stories
16 9 (2.91%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.94%) SQL
2 12 (3.88%) C
3 8 (2.59%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.29%) R
5 3 (0.97%) C#
6 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.32%) VBScript
7 1 (0.32%) ABAP
7 1 (0.32%) VBA
7 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.24%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.91%) Degree
4 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.29%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.97%) MCSE
6 2 (0.65%) Siebel Certification
6 2 (0.65%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.32%) APMP
7 1 (0.32%) MCITP
7 1 (0.32%) MCTS
7 1 (0.32%) CIPD
7 1 (0.32%) CCAB
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.24%) QA
2 4 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.65%) MiFID
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.62%) MOM
Vendors
1 58 (18.77%) SAP
2 52 (16.83%) Oracle
3 49 (15.86%) Business Objects
4 30 (9.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.56%) Retek
6 9 (2.91%) Siebel
7 8 (2.59%) Cognos
7 8 (2.59%) TIBCO
7 8 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.62%) JD Edwards
8 5 (1.62%) Informatica
8 5 (1.62%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.62%) IBM
9 4 (1.29%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.29%) Tableau
10 3 (0.97%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.97%) VMware
10 3 (0.97%) JDA
10 3 (0.97%) Cerner
11 2 (0.65%) Charles River
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Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day excellent rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £1000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: £375 - £500+ per day 12 Month
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £500+ per day
Posted: 9 days ago