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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 471 392 402
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 115 174 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 106 79
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £560 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
46284 44438 38725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.57% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29150 27994 22829
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
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 1807 1851 1995
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -28 52 £456 -1.35% 37
South East -22 25 £475 +11.76% 9
North West -16 15 £450 +10.76% 4
South West +9 5 £455 +7.05% 3
East of England -1 4 £494 +43.11% 3
North East -7 4 - -
West Midlands -14 4 £325 -18.75% 5
Yorkshire -24 3 - - 5
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Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 70 (29.91%) Finance
2 59 (25.21%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (18.38%) SQL
4 40 (17.09%) SAP
5 37 (15.81%) Oracle
6 33 (14.10%) Project Management
7 31 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (11.97%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (9.40%) Oracle EBS
12 21 (8.97%) Microsoft
12 21 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (8.55%) CRM
13 20 (8.55%) SQL Server
14 19 (8.12%) Business Objects
15 18 (7.69%) Security Cleared
16 16 (6.84%) Oracle EBS R12
16 16 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (6.84%) Business Development
17 15 (6.41%) ERP
17 15 (6.41%) ETL
18 14 (5.98%) Data Modelling
18 14 (5.98%) ITIL
18 14 (5.98%) PL/SQL
18 14 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
18 14 (5.98%) Analytics
19 13 (5.56%) Telecoms
19 13 (5.56%) Degree

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.71%) CMS
2 4 (1.71%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.43%) SAS
5 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.14%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (9.40%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (6.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (2.99%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 4 (1.71%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 3 (1.28%) ResourceLink
6 3 (1.28%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.43%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.43%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.43%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.85%) SaaS
2 5 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.28%) PaaS
3 3 (1.28%) IaaS
4 2 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.71%) Network Security
2 3 (1.28%) IPv6
2 3 (1.28%) Broadband
2 3 (1.28%) HTTP
3 2 (0.85%) FTP
3 2 (0.85%) SSH
3 2 (0.85%) VLAN
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.97%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (8.55%) SQL Server
6 11 (4.70%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (3.85%) OLAP
7 9 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.42%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (2.99%) MySQL
10 6 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.56%) SAP BW
10 6 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (2.14%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (1.71%) MS Access
12 4 (1.71%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (1.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.85%) JDeveloper
2 2 (0.85%) JIRA
2 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 70 (29.91%) Finance
2 13 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.27%) Marketing
4 9 (3.85%) Local Government
4 9 (3.85%) Banking
5 8 (3.42%) Retail
6 4 (1.71%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.28%) Legal
7 3 (1.28%) Back Office
8 2 (0.85%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.27%) MDX
2 7 (2.99%) Java EE
3 4 (1.71%) .NET
4 3 (1.28%) SOAP
5 2 (0.85%) XML
6 1 (0.43%) JMS
6 1 (0.43%) WSDL
6 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.43%) Mason
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.99%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.14%) User Experience
6 4 (1.71%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.71%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.71%) Streaming Video
6 4 (1.71%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.71%) NHS
6 4 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) DataPower
8 1 (0.43%) SCORM
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.85%) Windows
2 5 (2.14%) UNIX
3 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.85%) Solaris
5 1 (0.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.21%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (14.10%) Project Management
3 31 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.55%) CRM
6 16 (6.84%) Business Development
7 15 (6.41%) ERP
7 15 (6.41%) ETL
8 14 (5.98%) Data Modelling
8 14 (5.98%) ITIL
8 14 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (5.98%) Analytics
9 13 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 12 (5.13%) Migration
10 12 (5.13%) Business Transformation
11 11 (4.70%) Kimball Methodology
12 10 (4.27%) Service Management
13 9 (3.85%) PRINCE2
13 9 (3.85%) Change Management
13 9 (3.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.38%) SQL
2 14 (5.98%) PL/SQL
3 11 (4.70%) T-SQL
4 8 (3.42%) Java
5 5 (2.14%) C#
6 4 (1.71%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.71%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.85%) Python
7 2 (0.85%) Korn
7 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.43%) ABAP
8 1 (0.43%) VB
8 1 (0.43%) PHP
8 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.56%) Degree
3 8 (3.42%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.42%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.28%) MBA
5 2 (0.85%) ISEB
6 1 (0.43%) CISSP
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PMP
6 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.43%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 40 (17.09%) SAP
2 37 (15.81%) Oracle
3 21 (8.97%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.12%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.99%) Tableau
6 5 (2.14%) Cognos
7 4 (1.71%) HP
8 2 (0.85%) Citrix
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.85%) Adobe
8 2 (0.85%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.85%) IBM
9 1 (0.43%) Yardi
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco
9 1 (0.43%) Remedy
9 1 (0.43%) BT
9 1 (0.43%) MKS
9 1 (0.43%) Teradata
9 1 (0.43%) Capita
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