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 29 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 450 445 468
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 136 123 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 64
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£463 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £401 £419
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -4.35%
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
47889 44752 49340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.52% 92.74% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29883 27494 28187
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1912 1923 2479
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £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 29 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 29 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 +32 85 £488 +14.70% 23
South East +4 26 £475 +46.15% 8
North West -2 8 £444 +4.04% 3
South West -26 5 £500 +51.51% 3
East Midlands +2 3 £325 -30.66% 5
Yorkshire -3 3 - - 1
East of England -36 3 - - 2
North East - 1 - -
South Coast - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 73 (26.74%) Finance
2 65 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (23.44%) SAP
4 51 (18.68%) Oracle
5 47 (17.22%) Business Objects
6 45 (16.48%) SQL
7 37 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (11.72%) Business Analysis
9 29 (10.62%) Retail
10 28 (10.26%) ETL
10 28 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
11 27 (9.89%) Project Management
12 23 (8.42%) CRM
12 23 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (8.06%) Migration
14 19 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (6.96%) Banking
14 19 (6.96%) SQL Server
15 18 (6.59%) Marketing
15 18 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (6.23%) Oracle BI EE
16 17 (6.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 16 (5.86%) Change Management
17 16 (5.86%) Data Modelling
17 16 (5.86%) Analytics
18 15 (5.49%) Microsoft
18 15 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (5.49%) Oracle EBS
19 14 (5.13%) E-Commerce
19 14 (5.13%) Manufacturing

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (1.83%) SAS
3 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.37%) IBM Connections
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.47%) MS Project
4 3 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.73%) MS Office
6 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (5.49%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (4.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (4.03%) SAP Business One
4 9 (3.30%) Oracle Retail
4 9 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (1.83%) SAP CO
5 5 (1.83%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (1.83%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.47%) SAP BPC
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (1.10%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.73%) Agresso
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.73%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.20%) Internet
2 4 (1.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (6.96%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.23%) Oracle BI EE
3 17 (6.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 15 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (4.40%) SAP Data Services
6 11 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (3.66%) BODI
8 9 (3.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 9 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.30%) SAP BW
9 7 (2.56%) QlikView
10 6 (2.20%) SAP BI
10 6 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.83%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.83%) SAP HANA
11 5 (1.83%) BusinessObjects XI
11 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.37%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 73 (26.74%) Finance
2 29 (10.62%) Retail
3 19 (6.96%) Banking
4 18 (6.59%) Marketing
5 14 (5.13%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.03%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.56%) Advertising
7 7 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.20%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.83%) Back Office
10 3 (1.10%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.10%) Publishing
10 3 (1.10%) Front Office
11 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.73%) Games
11 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.73%) German Language
12 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.83%) XML
2 2 (0.73%) RSS
2 2 (0.73%) HTML
2 2 (0.73%) SAP Basis
2 2 (0.73%) JSON
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (0.37%) .NET
3 1 (0.37%) CGI
3 1 (0.37%) EDI
3 1 (0.37%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.93%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.20%) NHS
3 6 (2.20%) User Experience
4 5 (1.83%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.83%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.47%) Taxonomies
5 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.47%) FMCG
6 3 (1.10%) iPad
6 3 (1.10%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.73%) IVR
7 2 (0.73%) Derivative
7 2 (0.73%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.73%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.20%) UNIX
2 5 (1.83%) Windows
3 3 (1.10%) Linux
4 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (11.72%) Business Analysis
4 28 (10.26%) ETL
5 27 (9.89%) Project Management
6 23 (8.42%) CRM
7 22 (8.06%) Migration
8 19 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (5.86%) Change Management
10 16 (5.86%) Data Modelling
10 16 (5.86%) Analytics
11 14 (5.13%) E-Commerce
12 13 (4.76%) Use Case
13 12 (4.40%) User Stories
14 10 (3.66%) Six Sigma
14 10 (3.66%) Workflow
14 10 (3.66%) Lean Six Sigma
15 9 (3.30%) Wealth Management
15 9 (3.30%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.48%) SQL
2 9 (3.30%) C
3 8 (2.93%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.47%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.73%) ABAP
6 1 (0.37%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.37%) C#
6 1 (0.37%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.37%) VBA
6 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (3.30%) Degree
2 5 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.10%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.10%) ISEB
3 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.73%) SAP Certification
4 2 (0.73%) MCSE
5 1 (0.37%) APMP
5 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) CIPD
5 1 (0.37%) MCITP
5 1 (0.37%) MCTS
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.93%) QA
2 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 64 (23.44%) SAP
2 51 (18.68%) Oracle
3 47 (17.22%) Business Objects
4 15 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.93%) TIBCO
5 8 (2.93%) Informatica
6 6 (2.20%) Retek
6 6 (2.20%) Tableau
7 5 (1.83%) IBM
8 4 (1.47%) Endeca
9 3 (1.10%) NetSuite
9 3 (1.10%) Teradata
9 3 (1.10%) Cognos
9 3 (1.10%) Siebel
9 3 (1.10%) JDA
9 3 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.73%) Charles River
10 2 (0.73%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
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