The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 454 433 462
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 135 127 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 77 64
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£463 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Consultant
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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
47502 44109 49177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.02% 92.81% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29572 26954 28107
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1898 1931 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 September 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
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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 +10 82 £475 +9.51% 20
South East +10 27 £463 +25.85% 5
North West -5 8 £444 +10.93% 6
Yorkshire +7 4 £400 -0.12% 6
East of England -33 4 - - 2
South West -34 4 £500 +36.98% 2
East Midlands +5 2 £388 -17.33% 3
North East -38 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 3
South Coast - - - -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 75 (26.32%) Finance
2 67 (23.51%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (23.16%) SAP
4 50 (17.54%) Oracle
5 47 (16.49%) Business Objects
6 44 (15.44%) SQL
7 38 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (11.58%) Retail
9 31 (10.88%) Business Analysis
10 29 (10.18%) CRM
11 28 (9.82%) ETL
11 28 (9.82%) Project Management
12 27 (9.47%) BusinessObjects
13 25 (8.77%) Migration
14 21 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (6.67%) Banking
15 19 (6.67%) SQL Server
16 18 (6.32%) Microsoft
16 18 (6.32%) Marketing
17 16 (5.61%) Data Modelling
17 16 (5.61%) Oracle BI EE
17 16 (5.61%) Analytics
17 16 (5.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 15 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (5.26%) Change Management
19 14 (4.91%) E-Commerce
19 14 (4.91%) Oracle EBS
19 14 (4.91%) Manufacturing

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.75%) SAS
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.05%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.35%) IBM Connections
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.40%) MS Project
4 3 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.70%) MS Office
6 1 (0.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (4.91%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (4.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (3.86%) SAP Business One
4 10 (3.51%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (1.40%) SAP BPC
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (1.05%) SAP FI
8 3 (1.05%) Fredhopper
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (1.05%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.70%) SAP MDM
9 2 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.70%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) Internet
2 4 (1.40%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.47%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.61%) Oracle BI EE
3 16 (5.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 15 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (4.21%) SAP Data Services
6 10 (3.51%) BODI
6 10 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.81%) SAP BW
8 8 (2.81%) QlikView
8 8 (2.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 6 (2.11%) SAP BI
9 6 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.75%) SAP HANA
10 5 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (1.75%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.35%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 75 (26.32%) Finance
2 33 (11.58%) Retail
3 19 (6.67%) Banking
4 18 (6.32%) Marketing
5 14 (4.91%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.56%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.16%) Advertising
8 7 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (2.11%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.75%) Back Office
11 4 (1.40%) Publishing
12 3 (1.05%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.70%) German Language
13 2 (0.70%) Games
13 2 (0.70%) Military
13 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.70%) Front Office
13 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.75%) XML
2 2 (0.70%) RSS
2 2 (0.70%) HTML
2 2 (0.70%) SAP Basis
2 2 (0.70%) JSON
3 1 (0.35%) .NET
3 1 (0.35%) EDI
3 1 (0.35%) CGI
3 1 (0.35%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.81%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.11%) NHS
4 5 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.75%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.75%) User Experience
4 5 (1.75%) FMCG
5 4 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.40%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.05%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.05%) iPad
7 2 (0.70%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.70%) IVR
8 1 (0.35%) Derivative
8 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.35%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.11%) UNIX
1 6 (2.11%) Windows
2 3 (1.05%) Linux
3 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (23.51%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (10.88%) Business Analysis
4 29 (10.18%) CRM
5 28 (9.82%) ETL
5 28 (9.82%) Project Management
6 25 (8.77%) Migration
7 19 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (5.61%) Data Modelling
8 16 (5.61%) Analytics
9 15 (5.26%) Change Management
10 14 (4.91%) E-Commerce
11 12 (4.21%) Use Case
12 11 (3.86%) User Stories
13 10 (3.51%) Lean Six Sigma
13 10 (3.51%) ERP
13 10 (3.51%) Six Sigma
14 9 (3.16%) Business Continuity
14 9 (3.16%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (15.44%) SQL
2 9 (3.16%) C
3 7 (2.46%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.40%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.35%) ABAP
5 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.35%) VBA
5 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (3.16%) Degree
2 6 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.75%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.05%) MCSE
6 2 (0.70%) ISEB
6 2 (0.70%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.35%) MCTS
7 1 (0.35%) MCITP
7 1 (0.35%) CIPD
7 1 (0.35%) CCA
7 1 (0.35%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.81%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) MOM
Vendors
1 66 (23.16%) SAP
2 50 (17.54%) Oracle
3 47 (16.49%) Business Objects
4 18 (6.32%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.81%) Informatica
5 8 (2.81%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.46%) Retek
7 6 (2.11%) Tableau
8 5 (1.75%) Siebel
8 5 (1.75%) IBM
9 4 (1.40%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.40%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.40%) Endeca
10 3 (1.05%) NetSuite
10 3 (1.05%) VMware
10 3 (1.05%) Teradata
10 3 (1.05%) JDA
10 3 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.05%) Cognos
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