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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 436 421 382
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 120 125 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 75 72
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £326 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
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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
43519 42217 37082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.59% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27035 25524 21725
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1808 2037
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 -18 63 £470 +4.44% 37
South East -11 20 £413 - 7
North West -12 11 £450 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire -13 5 £400 +22.13% 2
East Midlands +6 4 £413 +10.00% 3
East of England +1 4 £475 +25.41% 4
South West -7 3 £463 +49.19% 3
West Midlands -9 2 £306 -18.33% 3
North East - - - -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 74 (32.89%) Finance
2 49 (21.78%) SQL
3 47 (20.89%) SAP
4 45 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (16.89%) Oracle
6 28 (12.44%) Business Objects
7 27 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (11.11%) Project Management
9 21 (9.33%) Security Cleared
10 20 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
11 19 (8.44%) Degree
12 18 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (7.56%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (7.11%) CRM
14 16 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (6.67%) ITIL
16 14 (6.22%) Business Analysis
16 14 (6.22%) Business Development
16 14 (6.22%) Oracle EBS R12
17 13 (5.78%) SQL Server
17 13 (5.78%) PL/SQL
18 12 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (5.33%) Banking
18 12 (5.33%) Migration
18 12 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 11 (4.89%) Telecoms
20 10 (4.44%) ERP
20 10 (4.44%) Workflow

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.22%) Oracle BPEL
2 5 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.78%) CMS
3 4 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.44%) WordPress
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
5 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.89%) Windchill
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (6.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 7 (3.11%) SAP Business One
5 6 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (2.22%) SAP CO
6 5 (2.22%) SAP FI
7 3 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (1.33%) ResourceLink
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.44%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.56%) SaaS
2 4 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.89%) PaaS
3 2 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.33%) Broadband
1 3 (1.33%) Network Security
2 2 (0.89%) VLAN
2 2 (0.89%) HTTP
2 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.89%) IPv6
3 1 (0.44%) Intranet
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (7.56%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.78%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (4.00%) SAP BW
7 8 (3.56%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.67%) MySQL
9 6 (2.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (1.78%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (1.78%) Pentaho
10 4 (1.78%) MS Access
11 3 (1.33%) Cognos Impromptu
11 3 (1.33%) OLAP
11 3 (1.33%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.33%) OLTP
11 3 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.44%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 74 (32.89%) Finance
2 12 (5.33%) Banking
3 11 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.56%) Retail
5 7 (3.11%) Marketing
6 6 (2.67%) Local Government
7 5 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.33%) Advertising
8 3 (1.33%) Back Office
8 3 (1.33%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.33%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.89%) German Language
9 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.89%) Automotive
9 2 (0.89%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Front Office
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.00%) Java EE
2 5 (2.22%) .NET
3 3 (1.33%) CSS
3 3 (1.33%) HTML
4 2 (0.89%) SOAP
4 2 (0.89%) SAP XI
4 2 (0.89%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.89%) MDX
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 8 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.22%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.22%) User Experience
5 4 (1.78%) NHS
5 4 (1.78%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.33%) Streaming Video
6 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) FMCG
8 1 (0.44%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.44%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.44%) Derivative
8 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.00%) UNIX
2 7 (3.11%) Windows
3 4 (1.78%) Linux
3 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (11.11%) Project Management
4 20 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (7.11%) CRM
6 15 (6.67%) ITIL
7 14 (6.22%) Business Analysis
7 14 (6.22%) Business Development
8 12 (5.33%) Migration
9 10 (4.44%) Workflow
9 10 (4.44%) ERP
9 10 (4.44%) Analytics
10 9 (4.00%) Data Modelling
10 9 (4.00%) Service Management
10 9 (4.00%) ETL
11 8 (3.56%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (3.56%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.11%) Six Sigma
13 6 (2.67%) BPR
13 6 (2.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.78%) SQL
2 13 (5.78%) PL/SQL
3 9 (4.00%) Java
4 5 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.22%) C#
4 5 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.33%) ABAP
5 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.89%) C
7 1 (0.44%) PHP
7 1 (0.44%) Python
7 1 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 21 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.44%) Degree
3 10 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.56%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.67%) ISEB
6 2 (0.89%) MBA
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.44%) PMP
7 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.44%) ACCA
7 1 (0.44%) VCP4
7 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.89%) QA
1 2 (0.89%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) Basel II
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 47 (20.89%) SAP
2 38 (16.89%) Oracle
3 28 (12.44%) Business Objects
4 8 (3.56%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.67%) Cognos
5 6 (2.67%) Yardi
5 6 (2.67%) Tableau
6 3 (1.33%) Siebel
6 3 (1.33%) HP
7 2 (0.89%) Citrix
7 2 (0.89%) Informatica
7 2 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.89%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.89%) Adobe
7 2 (0.89%) IBM
7 2 (0.89%) Teradata
7 2 (0.89%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.89%) Avaloq
7 2 (0.89%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.44%) Sage
South West England
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
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Robert Walters
Rate: Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Consulting Point
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
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City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £1000 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
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