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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 474 414 398
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 109 171 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 108 83
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£450 £443 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £80.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +68.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.00
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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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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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 -39 53 £450 - 39
South East -11 22 £500 +17.64% 7
North West -12 16 £475 +26.66% 4
West Midlands -13 6 £325 -13.33% 4
East of England +14 3 £500 +44.92% 2
South West +4 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -23 3 £375 -16.66% 2
East Midlands +5 2 £413 +10.00% 4
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 64 (28.96%) Finance
2 52 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (21.72%) SQL
4 37 (16.74%) SAP
5 36 (16.29%) Oracle
6 27 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (11.31%) Project Management
9 23 (10.41%) Business Objects
10 22 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (9.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (9.05%) Oracle EBS
12 20 (9.05%) Security Cleared
13 19 (8.60%) CRM
13 19 (8.60%) Microsoft
13 19 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (7.69%) SQL Server
14 17 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (6.79%) ITIL
17 14 (6.33%) ERP
17 14 (6.33%) Business Analysis
17 14 (6.33%) Degree
17 14 (6.33%) Analytics
18 13 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
18 13 (5.88%) PL/SQL
19 12 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
19 12 (5.43%) Business Development
19 12 (5.43%) Banking
20 11 (4.98%) Marketing

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.26%) Oracle BPEL
2 5 (2.26%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.81%) CMS
4 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.90%) SAS
5 2 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.45%) WordPress
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.81%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (9.05%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (3.62%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 5 (2.26%) SAP Business One
5 3 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.36%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.45%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.07%) SaaS
2 5 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.36%) PaaS
4 3 (1.36%) IaaS
5 2 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.81%) Network Security
2 3 (1.36%) IPv6
2 3 (1.36%) Broadband
2 3 (1.36%) HTTP
2 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (9.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 17 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (3.62%) OLAP
6 8 (3.62%) MySQL
6 8 (3.62%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.71%) SAP BW
7 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.71%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.81%) MS Access
8 4 (1.81%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.81%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (1.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.90%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.45%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 64 (28.96%) Finance
2 12 (5.43%) Banking
3 11 (4.98%) Marketing
3 11 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.62%) Local Government
5 7 (3.17%) Retail
6 4 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.81%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.36%) Advertising
7 3 (1.36%) Back Office
8 2 (0.90%) Automotive
8 2 (0.90%) Legal
8 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Billing
9 1 (0.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.62%) Java EE
2 7 (3.17%) MDX
3 5 (2.26%) .NET
4 3 (1.36%) SOAP
5 2 (0.90%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.45%) Mason
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.45%) JMS
6 1 (0.45%) WSDL
6 1 (0.45%) HTML
6 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.71%) Data Integration
3 6 (2.71%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.26%) User Experience
5 4 (1.81%) NHS
5 4 (1.81%) Streaming Video
5 4 (1.81%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.45%) DataPower
7 1 (0.45%) FMCG
7 1 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.45%) SCORM
7 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.98%) Windows
2 6 (2.71%) UNIX
3 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (11.31%) Project Management
4 22 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (8.60%) CRM
6 15 (6.79%) ITIL
7 14 (6.33%) ERP
7 14 (6.33%) Business Analysis
7 14 (6.33%) Analytics
8 12 (5.43%) Business Development
9 11 (4.98%) Data Modelling
9 11 (4.98%) ETL
10 10 (4.52%) Service Management
11 9 (4.07%) Business Transformation
11 9 (4.07%) Change Management
11 9 (4.07%) Workflow
12 8 (3.62%) Migration
12 8 (3.62%) Six Sigma
12 8 (3.62%) Kimball Methodology
13 7 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.72%) SQL
2 13 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 9 (4.07%) Java
4 7 (3.17%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.26%) C#
5 5 (2.26%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.81%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.90%) Python
7 2 (0.90%) C
7 2 (0.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.45%) VB
8 1 (0.45%) PHP
8 1 (0.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 20 (9.05%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.33%) Degree
3 10 (4.52%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.36%) MBA
5 3 (1.36%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.45%) CISM
6 1 (0.45%) CISSP
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.45%) PMP
6 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 37 (16.74%) SAP
2 36 (16.29%) Oracle
3 23 (10.41%) Business Objects
4 19 (8.60%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.17%) Tableau
6 6 (2.71%) Cognos
7 4 (1.81%) HP
8 2 (0.90%) Citrix
8 2 (0.90%) IBM
8 2 (0.90%) Adobe
8 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.90%) Teradata
8 2 (0.90%) Avaloq
8 2 (0.90%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.45%) Yardi
9 1 (0.45%) Google
9 1 (0.45%) Huawei
9 1 (0.45%) webMethods
9 1 (0.45%) Sage
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 9 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago