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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 489 486 522
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 106 133 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 65 66
Median daily rate £475 £450 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £538 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London median 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
43594 48186 48136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28781 31160 30947
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 1892 2018
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -27 60 £481 +4.05% 18
South East +35 14 £450 +40.62% 4
South West +14 7 £481 +13.23% 1
West Midlands -17 6 £354 -21.38% 4
Yorkshire +13 5 £460 +2.79%
East of England +10 3 £380 - 1
North West +1 3 £333 -26.11% 3
East Midlands -4 2 - -
North East -36 1 £475 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 58 (26.13%) Finance
2 37 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (13.51%) Business Analysis
5 26 (11.71%) Project Management
5 26 (11.71%) SQL
5 26 (11.71%) SAP
6 23 (10.36%) Banking
6 23 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (9.01%) Migration
8 19 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (8.56%) Microsoft
8 19 (8.56%) Unit4 Business World
9 18 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
9 18 (8.11%) Change Management
10 16 (7.21%) ERP
11 15 (6.76%) C
11 15 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (6.31%) Business Transformation
12 14 (6.31%) Oracle
13 13 (5.86%) ETL
13 13 (5.86%) Analytics
13 13 (5.86%) Skype for Business
13 13 (5.86%) Skype
14 12 (5.41%) Advertising
14 12 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
15 11 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (4.95%) Six Sigma
15 11 (4.95%) Time Management
15 11 (4.95%) Office 365

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 13 (5.86%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.70%) SAS
3 4 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.90%) IIS
5 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (3.15%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.70%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.25%) MS Project
5 2 (0.90%) MS Office
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (8.56%) Unit4 Business World
2 8 (3.60%) SAP Business One
3 6 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.80%) Sonata
6 3 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.45%) Primavera
8 1 (0.45%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.45%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.95%) Office 365
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.35%) Yammer
3 2 (0.90%) Data Lake Analytics
3 2 (0.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) Skype
2 5 (2.25%) Broadband
3 4 (1.80%) PBX
4 2 (0.90%) FTP
4 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.45%) Internet
5 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.05%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.70%) OLAP
5 6 (2.70%) SAP BW
5 6 (2.70%) SAP HANA
5 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (2.25%) Power BI
6 5 (2.25%) SAS EBI
7 4 (1.80%) Big Data
8 3 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.35%) QlikView
8 3 (1.35%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 58 (26.13%) Finance
2 23 (10.36%) Banking
3 12 (5.41%) Advertising
4 9 (4.05%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.05%) Marketing
4 9 (4.05%) Retail
5 7 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.80%) Front Office
7 3 (1.35%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.35%) Local Government
8 2 (0.90%) Back Office
8 2 (0.90%) French Language
8 2 (0.90%) Games
8 2 (0.90%) Legal
8 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.35%) .NET
2 2 (0.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) HTML
3 1 (0.45%) Middleware
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.45%) SAP TM
3 1 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.25%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.25%) iPad
3 5 (2.25%) User Experience
4 4 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.90%) Fintech
6 2 (0.90%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.45%) FMCG
7 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.45%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.45%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.90%) Linux
2 1 (0.45%) Android
2 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.45%) Unix
2 1 (0.45%) Windows
2 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (13.51%) Business Analysis
4 26 (11.71%) Project Management
5 23 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (9.01%) Migration
7 18 (8.11%) Change Management
8 16 (7.21%) ERP
9 14 (6.31%) Business Transformation
10 13 (5.86%) Analytics
10 13 (5.86%) ETL
11 12 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (4.95%) Six Sigma
12 11 (4.95%) Time Management
13 10 (4.50%) Process Improvement
13 10 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (4.50%) Wealth Management
14 9 (4.05%) Logistics
15 8 (3.60%) Data Modelling
15 8 (3.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.71%) SQL
2 15 (6.76%) C
3 5 (2.25%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.80%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.90%) C#
5 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (4.50%) Degree
1 10 (4.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.15%) DV Cleared
2 7 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) MCSE
4 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.45%) CISA
5 1 (0.45%) CITP
5 1 (0.45%) HNC
5 1 (0.45%) HND
5 1 (0.45%) ISEB
5 1 (0.45%) MCITP
5 1 (0.45%) MCSD
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.80%) MiFID
2 2 (0.90%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.45%) BS25999
3 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.45%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.45%) Nagios
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (11.71%) SAP
2 19 (8.56%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.31%) Oracle
4 6 (2.70%) Mercator
5 5 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.80%) Avaloq
6 4 (1.80%) FNZ
6 4 (1.80%) Polycom
6 4 (1.80%) Tableau
7 3 (1.35%) IBM
8 2 (0.90%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.90%) Informatica
8 2 (0.90%) Teradata
9 1 (0.45%) Citrix
9 1 (0.45%) Google
9 1 (0.45%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.45%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.45%) Northgate
9 1 (0.45%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.45%) StatPro