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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 504 508 419
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -89
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 118 110 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 58 106
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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 -4 69 £450 - 12
South East -24 12 £450 -10.00% 4
North West -16 10 £438 -7.89% 2
West Midlands -9 8 £425 +30.76% 3
East of England +14 6 £325 -35.00% 1
South West +10 6 £363 - 1
Yorkshire 0 3 £363 -3.33% 2
East Midlands +7 2 £300 -7.69%
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 84 (37.67%) Finance
2 40 (17.94%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (15.70%) Migration
4 33 (14.80%) BusinessObjects
4 33 (14.80%) SQL
5 29 (13.00%) Banking
5 29 (13.00%) Oracle
6 27 (12.11%) Business Analysis
7 25 (11.21%) SAP
8 24 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (9.42%) Project Management
10 20 (8.97%) Analytics
11 19 (8.52%) Change Management
12 18 (8.07%) Oracle EBS
13 16 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (7.17%) Microsoft
13 16 (7.17%) ERP
13 16 (7.17%) Security Cleared
14 14 (6.28%) Investment Banking
14 14 (6.28%) Data Modelling
15 13 (5.83%) CRM
15 13 (5.83%) Business Transformation
16 12 (5.38%) Telecoms
17 11 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
17 11 (4.93%) Derivative
17 11 (4.93%) Marketing
17 11 (4.93%) Data Migration
17 11 (4.93%) SC Cleared
17 11 (4.93%) Use Case

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 7 (3.14%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.90%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (0.45%) CMS
4 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (3.14%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.69%) MS Project
4 3 (1.35%) MS Office
5 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (8.07%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.79%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.79%) Sonata
4 4 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.90%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.90%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.90%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.45%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.45%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.04%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.45%) Veeva
2 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.14%) Skype
2 3 (1.35%) PBX
3 2 (0.90%) DNS
3 2 (0.90%) IPv6
3 2 (0.90%) Network Security
3 2 (0.90%) PSTN
3 2 (0.90%) RTP
3 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.90%) VoIP
4 1 (0.45%) Converged Networks
4 1 (0.45%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) MPLS
4 1 (0.45%) NAS
4 1 (0.45%) SAN
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) VPN
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.80%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 8 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.69%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (2.24%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (2.24%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.24%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.79%) Xcelsius
7 3 (1.35%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.35%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.90%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.90%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 84 (37.67%) Finance
2 29 (13.00%) Banking
3 14 (6.28%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.93%) Marketing
6 10 (4.48%) Retail
7 9 (4.04%) Front Office
8 4 (1.79%) Back Office
8 4 (1.79%) Legal
9 3 (1.35%) Advertising
9 3 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.35%) XML
2 1 (0.45%) .NET
2 1 (0.45%) HTML
2 1 (0.45%) Mason
2 1 (0.45%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.93%) Derivative
3 10 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (4.04%) Credit Risk
4 9 (4.04%) Market Risk
5 6 (2.69%) iPad
6 5 (2.24%) FMCG
7 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.79%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.35%) Fintech
8 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.35%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.35%) User Experience
9 2 (0.90%) EPoS
9 2 (0.90%) Social Network
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.45%) Equities
10 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.45%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.24%) Unix
2 2 (0.90%) Windows
2 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.94%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (15.70%) Migration
3 27 (12.11%) Business Analysis
4 24 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (9.42%) Project Management
6 20 (8.97%) Analytics
7 19 (8.52%) Change Management
8 16 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (7.17%) ERP
9 14 (6.28%) Data Modelling
10 13 (5.83%) Business Transformation
10 13 (5.83%) CRM
11 11 (4.93%) Data Migration
11 11 (4.93%) Translating Business Requirements
11 11 (4.93%) Use Case
11 11 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (4.48%) E-Commerce
12 10 (4.48%) ETL
12 10 (4.48%) Risk Management
12 10 (4.48%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.80%) SQL
2 9 (4.04%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.35%) C
5 2 (0.90%) Java
5 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.17%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.93%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.69%) Degree
5 5 (2.24%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.35%) MBA
6 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.90%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) ACCA
8 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.45%) CIMA
8 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.59%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) MiFID
3 2 (0.90%) SEPA
4 1 (0.45%) COBIT
4 1 (0.45%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) Val IT
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (13.00%) Oracle
2 25 (11.21%) SAP
3 16 (7.17%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.48%) Calypso
4 10 (4.48%) Murex
5 6 (2.69%) Adobe
6 5 (2.24%) Tableau
7 4 (1.79%) Avaloq
7 4 (1.79%) FNZ
7 4 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.35%) Informatica
9 2 (0.90%) hybris
9 2 (0.90%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.90%) Teradata
9 2 (0.90%) Yardi
10 1 (0.45%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Verint
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