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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 422 371 451
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +80
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 169 132 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 84 61
Average daily rate £450 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.00 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +15 96 £450 -10.00% 28
South East 0 26 £425 -15.00% 4
East of England -16 11 £345 -8.00% 3
North West -21 9 £375 -25.00% 4
Yorkshire -25 9 £450 +16.12% 3
West Midlands -17 8 £375 +13.63% 2
South West -22 3 £425 -15.84% 1
East Midlands -19 2 £375 +76.47% 1
Midlands - 1 £550 -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 74 (24.58%) Finance
2 72 (23.92%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (17.94%) Business Objects
3 54 (17.94%) SAP
4 47 (15.61%) Oracle
5 41 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (12.96%) SQL
6 39 (12.96%) Project Management
7 37 (12.29%) Business Analysis
7 37 (12.29%) Microsoft
8 32 (10.63%) SQL Server
9 30 (9.97%) CRM
10 28 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
11 26 (8.64%) Security Cleared
12 23 (7.64%) MS Excel
12 23 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (7.31%) Migration
14 21 (6.98%) Change Management
15 20 (6.64%) Retail
16 19 (6.31%) Telecoms
17 18 (5.98%) Data Modelling
18 17 (5.65%) Banking
18 17 (5.65%) SC Cleared
19 16 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
19 16 (5.32%) Cognos
19 16 (5.32%) ETL
20 15 (4.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
20 15 (4.98%) Business Transformation
21 14 (4.65%) Degree
21 14 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.00%) SAS
3 2 (0.66%) CMS
3 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.33%) Apache
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.99%) MS Office
3 4 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (4.32%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (2.99%) Oracle Retail
3 9 (2.99%) SAP Business One
4 8 (2.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.99%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.99%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.33%) SAP BPC
6 4 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (1.00%) SAP SD
7 3 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (1.00%) Cerner Millennium
8 2 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.66%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (0.66%) CTI
3 1 (0.33%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) LDAP
3 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.33%) VoIP
3 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.33%) DNS
3 1 (0.33%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (4.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 14 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (3.32%) SAP Data Services
7 10 (3.32%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.32%) SAP BI
8 9 (2.99%) BusinessObjects XI
9 8 (2.66%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (2.66%) OLAP
10 7 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.33%) QlikView
11 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.33%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.33%) SAP BW
13 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.33%) JIRA
2 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 74 (24.58%) Finance
2 20 (6.64%) Retail
3 19 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.65%) Banking
5 12 (3.99%) Marketing
6 9 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.33%) Back Office
8 6 (1.99%) Publishing
9 5 (1.66%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.33%) German Language
10 4 (1.33%) Front Office
10 4 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.00%) Advertising
11 3 (1.00%) Games
11 3 (1.00%) French Language
12 2 (0.66%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.66%) Legal
12 2 (0.66%) Military
12 2 (0.66%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.00%) SAP XI
1 3 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (0.66%) MDX
2 2 (0.66%) HTML
3 1 (0.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.33%) CSS
3 1 (0.33%) Web Services
3 1 (0.33%) XML
3 1 (0.33%) Ajax
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.32%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.99%) FMCG
3 8 (2.66%) NHS
4 7 (2.33%) Blog
5 6 (1.99%) Economics
6 3 (1.00%) Derivative
6 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.66%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Exalytics
7 2 (0.66%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.66%) Equities
7 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.33%) EPoS
8 1 (0.33%) EFT
8 1 (0.33%) EFTPOS
8 1 (0.33%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.33%) Windows
2 3 (1.00%) UNIX
3 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.92%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (12.96%) Project Management
4 37 (12.29%) Business Analysis
5 30 (9.97%) CRM
6 22 (7.31%) Migration
7 21 (6.98%) Change Management
8 18 (5.98%) Data Modelling
9 16 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (5.32%) ETL
10 15 (4.98%) Business Transformation
11 12 (3.99%) ITIL
12 11 (3.65%) Business Continuity
13 9 (2.99%) Six Sigma
13 9 (2.99%) System Testing
14 8 (2.66%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (2.33%) ERP
15 7 (2.33%) Test Scripting
15 7 (2.33%) Analytics
16 6 (1.99%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.96%) SQL
2 4 (1.33%) R
3 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.00%) C
4 2 (0.66%) C#
5 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.33%) Java
5 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.33%) VBScript
5 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (8.64%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.65%) Degree
4 11 (3.65%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.00%) MCSE
6 2 (0.66%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CCAB
7 1 (0.33%) CISA
7 1 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.65%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) SLA
3 2 (0.66%) COBIT
3 2 (0.66%) MiFID
3 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) COREP
4 1 (0.33%) FINREP
4 1 (0.33%) BS25999
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) MOM
Vendors
1 54 (17.94%) Business Objects
1 54 (17.94%) SAP
2 47 (15.61%) Oracle
3 37 (12.29%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.32%) Cognos
5 12 (3.99%) Informatica
6 9 (2.99%) Siebel
7 8 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.33%) HP
9 6 (1.99%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.66%) Retek
10 5 (1.66%) JD Edwards
10 5 (1.66%) VMware
11 3 (1.00%) Mercator
11 3 (1.00%) Charles River
11 3 (1.00%) Cerner
11 3 (1.00%) IBM
11 3 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.00%) Sybase
11 3 (1.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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