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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 503 466 445
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 97 123 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 74 71
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£453 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £336 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
50008 47259 44708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.82% 92.32% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32538 29202 27164
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1871 1881 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -37 45 £500 +11.11% 25
North West -12 15 £400 -8.57% 8
Yorkshire -26 8 £450 +12.50% 5
South West -2 6 £375 -25.00% 6
North East -22 5 - -
South East -38 5 £458 -1.08% 6
West Midlands - 5 £489 - 7
East Midlands -9 2 - - 4
East of England +2 1 £465 - 1
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 63 (29.86%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (28.91%) Finance
3 38 (18.01%) SAP
4 33 (15.64%) Oracle
4 33 (15.64%) Project Management
5 31 (14.69%) SQL
6 27 (12.80%) BusinessObjects
7 26 (12.32%) Microsoft
7 26 (12.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (11.37%) Banking
9 22 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (9.95%) Oracle EBS
10 21 (9.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (9.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (9.48%) Oracle EBS R12
12 19 (9.00%) SQL Server
13 15 (7.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (7.11%) Security Cleared
14 14 (6.64%) Business Analysis
14 14 (6.64%) Migration
14 14 (6.64%) ETL
15 13 (6.16%) CRM
15 13 (6.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 13 (6.16%) Target Operating Model
16 12 (5.69%) SAP BW
16 12 (5.69%) T-SQL
16 12 (5.69%) PL/SQL
17 11 (5.21%) Windows

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.90%) Lync
2 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (0.95%) SAS
3 2 (0.95%) Apache
4 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.47%) CMS
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 8 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (9.95%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (9.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.84%) SAP IS-U
4 6 (2.84%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (2.84%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (2.84%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 6 (2.84%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 6 (2.84%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (2.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (2.37%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (1.90%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 4 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (1.90%) Summit
7 3 (1.42%) SAP CO
7 3 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (1.42%) SAP Business One
7 3 (1.42%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.95%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.42%) Office 365
2 2 (0.95%) IaaS
2 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.95%) SaaS
2 2 (0.95%) PaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.90%) Skype
2 3 (1.42%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.42%) NetScaler
2 3 (1.42%) ISDN
2 3 (1.42%) PBX
2 3 (1.42%) PSTN
2 3 (1.42%) VoIP
2 3 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (0.95%) Network Security
3 2 (0.95%) IPv6
3 2 (0.95%) SSH
3 2 (0.95%) FTP
4 1 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.80%) BusinessObjects
2 22 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (9.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (9.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (9.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (6.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 12 (5.69%) SAP BW
8 8 (3.79%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (3.32%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.84%) OLAP
10 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.84%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.37%) BusinessObjects XI
11 5 (2.37%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (2.37%) SAP BI
12 4 (1.90%) MySQL
12 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.47%) Toad
3 1 (0.47%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 61 (28.91%) Finance
2 24 (11.37%) Banking
3 8 (3.79%) Investment Banking
3 8 (3.79%) Local Government
3 8 (3.79%) Marketing
4 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.84%) General Ledger
4 6 (2.84%) Retail
5 5 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.37%) Back Office
6 4 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.95%) Front Office
8 2 (0.95%) Advertising
8 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 2 (0.95%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.95%) Billing
8 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.27%) MDX
2 6 (2.84%) XML
3 4 (1.90%) .NET
4 2 (0.95%) Java EE
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.47%) Mason
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) SOAP
5 1 (0.47%) JMS
5 1 (0.47%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.84%) Smart Meter
3 5 (2.37%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.37%) User Experience
4 4 (1.90%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.90%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.95%) Streaming Video
6 2 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.95%) NHS
6 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.47%) FMCG
7 1 (0.47%) DataPower
7 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.21%) Windows
2 5 (2.37%) UNIX
3 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.42%) Windows Phone
3 3 (1.42%) Android
4 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.95%) Solaris
4 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.86%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (15.64%) Project Management
3 26 (12.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (7.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (6.64%) Business Analysis
6 14 (6.64%) ETL
6 14 (6.64%) Migration
7 13 (6.16%) CRM
7 13 (6.16%) Target Operating Model
8 11 (5.21%) Business Transformation
8 11 (5.21%) Kimball Methodology
8 11 (5.21%) Analytics
8 11 (5.21%) Change Management
9 10 (4.74%) ERP
10 9 (4.27%) Data Modelling
10 9 (4.27%) Business Development
11 8 (3.79%) Data Analysis
11 8 (3.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (3.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.69%) SQL
2 12 (5.69%) T-SQL
2 12 (5.69%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.37%) C#
4 4 (1.90%) Java
5 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.95%) Korn
6 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.95%) VB
6 2 (0.95%) C
7 1 (0.47%) Python
7 1 (0.47%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 15 (7.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.32%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.37%) Degree
5 2 (0.95%) CISSP
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) ACCA
6 1 (0.47%) CISM
6 1 (0.47%) CIMA
6 1 (0.47%) MBA
6 1 (0.47%) HNC
6 1 (0.47%) HND
6 1 (0.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.32%) MiFID
2 4 (1.90%) EMIR
2 4 (1.90%) AIFMD
3 3 (1.42%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.95%) QA
4 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.47%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (18.01%) SAP
2 33 (15.64%) Oracle
3 26 (12.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.90%) Murex
4 4 (1.90%) Calypso
5 3 (1.42%) VMware
5 3 (1.42%) Citrix
5 3 (1.42%) F5
5 3 (1.42%) Sonus
6 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.95%) Informatica
6 2 (0.95%) Teradata
6 2 (0.95%) EXTOL
6 2 (0.95%) IBM
7 1 (0.47%) Cognos
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco
7 1 (0.47%) HP
7 1 (0.47%) Capita
7 1 (0.47%) Pega
7 1 (0.47%) Sage
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