The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Business Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 502 521 480
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 122 102 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 88
Median daily rate £475 £464 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £615 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £453 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.43 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.43 - -
Business Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46856 50029 49209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30915 32483 30579
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1539 1928 1999
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Business Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 67 £538 +11.05% 20
South East +24 19 £450 -
South West +23 10 £450 +30.43% 4
Yorkshire +17 7 £350 -30.00% 3
East Midlands -10 6 £475 +8.57%
West Midlands -28 5 £450 -14.28% 1
East of England +7 3 £450 -3.22%
North West +6 3 £375 -17.12% 6
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 England region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 57 (24.26%) Finance
2 40 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (15.32%) Business Analysis
4 34 (14.47%) Project Management
5 30 (12.77%) SQL
6 29 (12.34%) SAP
7 24 (10.21%) Change Management
8 23 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (9.36%) Migration
10 20 (8.51%) Microsoft
10 20 (8.51%) Office 365
11 19 (8.09%) Banking
12 17 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (7.23%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (6.81%) ERP
14 15 (6.38%) Oracle
14 15 (6.38%) Security Cleared
15 14 (5.96%) C
15 14 (5.96%) ETL
15 14 (5.96%) Data Modelling
15 14 (5.96%) Marketing
16 13 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (5.53%) Unit4 Business World
16 13 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (5.53%) Time Management
16 13 (5.53%) Analytics
17 12 (5.11%) Coaching
17 12 (5.11%) Skype for Business
17 12 (5.11%) Skype

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 12 (5.11%) Skype for Business
2 8 (3.40%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.13%) SAS
4 2 (0.85%) IIS
4 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 10 (4.26%) MS Project
2 9 (3.83%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) MS Office
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (5.53%) Unit4 Business World
2 8 (3.40%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.98%) SAP Business One
4 5 (2.13%) Sonata
5 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.85%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.85%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.43%) Primavera
6 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.43%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.43%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.51%) Office 365
2 5 (2.13%) Yammer
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.11%) Skype
2 4 (1.70%) IPv6
2 4 (1.70%) Network Security
2 4 (1.70%) PBX
3 2 (0.85%) FTP
4 1 (0.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.23%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.40%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.98%) SAP BW
4 7 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.55%) SAP HANA
6 5 (2.13%) SAP BI
6 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.70%) Big Data
7 4 (1.70%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.70%) OLAP
7 4 (1.70%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (1.70%) SAS EBI
7 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.85%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) JDeveloper
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 57 (24.26%) Finance
2 19 (8.09%) Banking
3 14 (5.96%) Marketing
4 8 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.98%) Advertising
5 7 (2.98%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.55%) Back Office
6 6 (2.55%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.55%) Retail
7 4 (1.70%) Local Government
8 3 (1.28%) Games
9 2 (0.85%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.85%) Front Office
9 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Legal
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.13%) HTML
2 4 (1.70%) .NET
2 4 (1.70%) XML
3 2 (0.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.28%) Derivative
4 3 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.28%) EPoS
4 3 (1.28%) User Experience
5 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.85%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.85%) Equities
5 2 (0.85%) Fintech
5 2 (0.85%) iPad
5 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.85%) Unix
2 1 (0.43%) Linux
2 1 (0.43%) Windows
2 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (15.32%) Business Analysis
2 36 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (14.47%) Project Management
4 24 (10.21%) Change Management
5 22 (9.36%) Migration
6 17 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (6.81%) ERP
8 14 (5.96%) Data Modelling
8 14 (5.96%) ETL
9 13 (5.53%) Analytics
9 13 (5.53%) Time Management
9 13 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (5.11%) Coaching
10 12 (5.11%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (4.68%) Wealth Management
12 10 (4.26%) Business Transformation
13 9 (3.83%) PRINCE2
13 9 (3.83%) Process Improvement
14 8 (3.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.77%) SQL
2 14 (5.96%) C
3 5 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.70%) Java
4 4 (1.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.11%) Degree
3 8 (3.40%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.98%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.70%) MBA
7 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.43%) HNC
7 1 (0.43%) HND
7 1 (0.43%) ISEB
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) MCSD
7 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.28%) MiFID
2 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.85%) SEPA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (12.34%) SAP
2 20 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.38%) Oracle
4 5 (2.13%) Avaloq
4 5 (2.13%) FNZ
4 5 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.70%) Polycom
5 4 (1.70%) Tableau
6 3 (1.28%) Mercator
7 2 (0.85%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.85%) Informatica
7 2 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.85%) Siebel
7 2 (0.85%) Teradata
8 1 (0.43%) Google
8 1 (0.43%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (0.43%) Northgate
8 1 (0.43%) Pega
8 1 (0.43%) Talend
8 1 (0.43%) WorldPay
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