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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Consultant
UK / England
Rank 468 492 476
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 111 116 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 63 84
Median daily rate £475 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £419 £475
% change year-on-year
-7.46% -11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39568 44607 44474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25980 29105 27895
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1426 1501 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -13 54 £500 +11.11% 6
South East +30 23 £425 +3.03%
Yorkshire +11 9 £350 -17.64% 2
East of England +8 6 £375 - 1
South West -1 5 £550 +35.80% 2
North West +19 4 £413 -13.15% 1
East Midlands +7 3 £350 -
West Midlands 0 3 £308 -23.12% 2
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 57 (25.79%) Finance
2 35 (15.84%) Business Analysis
3 29 (13.12%) SQL
4 28 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (11.76%) SAP
6 25 (11.31%) Skype for Business
6 25 (11.31%) Skype
7 23 (10.41%) Microsoft
8 21 (9.50%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (9.05%) Banking
10 19 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (7.69%) Advertising
12 15 (6.79%) PBX
12 15 (6.79%) Wealth Management
13 14 (6.33%) Unit4 Business World
13 14 (6.33%) Business Transformation
14 13 (5.88%) Project Management
14 13 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (5.43%) Migration
15 12 (5.43%) E-Commerce
15 12 (5.43%) C
15 12 (5.43%) Office 365
16 11 (4.98%) iPad
16 11 (4.98%) Six Sigma
16 11 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (4.98%) Manufacturing
16 11 (4.98%) Marketing

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 25 (11.31%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.17%) SAS
3 5 (2.26%) CMS
3 5 (2.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.26%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (6.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 10 (4.52%) SAP Business One
3 9 (4.07%) Sonata
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.90%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.90%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.90%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.45%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.45%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.45%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.43%) Office 365
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.36%) SaaS
3 2 (0.90%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.45%) Force.com
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.31%) Skype
2 15 (6.79%) PBX
3 7 (3.17%) Unified Communications
4 6 (2.71%) Broadband
5 1 (0.45%) ISDN
5 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.50%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.52%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.71%) QlikView
7 5 (2.26%) Big Data
7 5 (2.26%) Power BI
8 4 (1.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.81%) OLAP
8 4 (1.81%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
10 2 (0.90%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.90%) SAS EBI
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.36%) JIRA
1 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (25.79%) Finance
2 20 (9.05%) Banking
3 17 (7.69%) Advertising
4 11 (4.98%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.98%) Marketing
5 10 (4.52%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.62%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.62%) Retail
7 7 (3.17%) Front Office
8 3 (1.36%) Publishing
9 2 (0.90%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.90%) Legal
9 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) French Language
10 1 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.45%) Middleware
2 1 (0.45%) SAP TM
2 1 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.98%) iPad
3 10 (4.52%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.52%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.71%) Fintech
5 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (0.90%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.90%) User Experience
6 1 (0.45%) Animation
6 1 (0.45%) Derivative
6 1 (0.45%) FMCG
6 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.45%) IVR
6 1 (0.45%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.45%) PMI
6 1 (0.45%) Social Network
6 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.45%) Android
1 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.45%) Linux
1 1 (0.45%) Windows
1 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.84%) Business Analysis
2 28 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (6.79%) Wealth Management
4 14 (6.33%) Business Transformation
5 13 (5.88%) Project Management
6 12 (5.43%) E-Commerce
6 12 (5.43%) Migration
7 11 (4.98%) Six Sigma
8 10 (4.52%) Business Continuity
8 10 (4.52%) ITIL
8 10 (4.52%) Presales
9 9 (4.07%) Asset Management
9 9 (4.07%) Process Improvement
9 9 (4.07%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (4.07%) Scrum
9 9 (4.07%) Time Management
10 8 (3.62%) ETL
10 8 (3.62%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.12%) SQL
2 12 (5.43%) C
3 5 (2.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.36%) ABAP
5 2 (0.90%) C#
6 1 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.62%) Degree
3 5 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.36%) MCSE
6 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) CISA
7 1 (0.45%) CITP
7 1 (0.45%) ISEB
7 1 (0.45%) MCITP
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.17%) ISO22301
1 7 (3.17%) MiFID
2 2 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) BS25999
3 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.45%) Nagios
1 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (11.76%) SAP
2 23 (10.41%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.07%) Avaloq
3 9 (4.07%) FNZ
3 9 (4.07%) Oracle
4 8 (3.62%) Polycom
5 7 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.71%) Tableau
7 4 (1.81%) Mercator
8 3 (1.36%) Cisco
8 3 (1.36%) Google
9 2 (0.90%) FactSet
9 2 (0.90%) IBM
9 2 (0.90%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (0.90%) StatPro
9 2 (0.90%) Teradata
10 1 (0.45%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.45%) BISAM
10 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.45%) Splunk
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