The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 404 394 440
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 172 128 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 83 63
Average daily rate £446 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £213 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.00 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47289 40554 51511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.75% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29337 23812 29012
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1917 2075 2421
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Business Consultant
UK

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +24 99 £450 -13.46% 23
South East -4 26 £425 -15.00% 1
East of England -25 11 £345 -8.00% 1
Yorkshire -24 9 £450 +12.50% 2
North West -29 9 £375 -25.00% 1
West Midlands -20 8 £375 +20.96% 1
South West -17 3 £425 -15.84% 2
East Midlands -21 2 £375 +76.47% 1
Midlands - 1 £550 -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 72 (24.00%) Finance
2 71 (23.67%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (18.00%) SAP
4 52 (17.33%) Business Objects
5 50 (16.67%) Oracle
6 40 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (13.00%) Project Management
8 37 (12.33%) SQL
8 37 (12.33%) Business Analysis
9 36 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 31 (10.33%) SQL Server
11 29 (9.67%) CRM
12 27 (9.00%) BusinessObjects
13 26 (8.67%) Security Cleared
14 24 (8.00%) Retail
15 23 (7.67%) MS Excel
15 23 (7.67%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (7.00%) Migration
17 20 (6.67%) Telecoms
18 19 (6.33%) Change Management
19 18 (6.00%) Data Modelling
20 17 (5.67%) SC Cleared
20 17 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
21 16 (5.33%) Banking
21 16 (5.33%) Cognos
22 15 (5.00%) ETL
22 15 (5.00%) Business Transformation
23 14 (4.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
23 14 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 13 (4.33%) Oracle EBS

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 10 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.33%) SAS
3 2 (0.67%) CMS
3 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.33%) Apache
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.67%) MS Office
3 4 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (4.33%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (4.33%) Oracle Retail
2 10 (3.33%) SAP Business One
2 10 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.33%) SAP BPC
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.00%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.00%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.67%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.67%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) LDAP
2 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.33%) VoIP
2 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.33%) DNS
2 1 (0.33%) Intranet
2 1 (0.33%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.00%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (7.67%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 14 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
8 9 (3.00%) SAP BI
8 9 (3.00%) BusinessObjects XI
8 9 (3.00%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.67%) OLAP
10 7 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (2.33%) QlikView
11 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.33%) SAP BW
12 4 (1.33%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.33%) JIRA
2 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 72 (24.00%) Finance
2 24 (8.00%) Retail
3 20 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.33%) Banking
5 11 (3.67%) Marketing
6 9 (3.00%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.33%) Back Office
8 5 (1.67%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.33%) German Language
9 4 (1.33%) Front Office
9 4 (1.33%) Publishing
9 4 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.00%) Advertising
10 3 (1.00%) Games
10 3 (1.00%) French Language
11 2 (0.67%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.67%) Military
11 2 (0.67%) Legal
11 2 (0.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.00%) SAP XI
1 3 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (0.67%) MDX
2 2 (0.67%) HTML
3 1 (0.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.33%) CSS
3 1 (0.33%) Web Services
3 1 (0.33%) XML
3 1 (0.33%) Ajax
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.67%) FMCG
2 8 (2.67%) NHS
3 6 (2.00%) Blog
3 6 (2.00%) Economics
4 4 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.00%) Derivative
5 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Exalytics
6 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.67%) Equities
6 2 (0.67%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.33%) EPoS
7 1 (0.33%) EFT
7 1 (0.33%) EFTPOS
7 1 (0.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.33%) Windows
2 3 (1.00%) UNIX
3 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.67%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (13.00%) Project Management
4 37 (12.33%) Business Analysis
5 29 (9.67%) CRM
6 21 (7.00%) Migration
7 19 (6.33%) Change Management
8 18 (6.00%) Data Modelling
9 17 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (5.00%) ETL
10 15 (5.00%) Business Transformation
11 12 (4.00%) ITIL
12 11 (3.67%) Business Continuity
13 10 (3.33%) System Testing
14 9 (3.00%) Six Sigma
15 8 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (2.33%) ERP
16 7 (2.33%) Test Scripting
16 7 (2.33%) Analytics
17 6 (2.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.33%) SQL
2 4 (1.33%) R
3 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.00%) C
4 2 (0.67%) C#
4 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.33%) VBScript
5 1 (0.33%) VBA
5 1 (0.33%) Java
5 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (8.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.33%) Degree
4 11 (3.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.00%) MCSE
6 2 (0.67%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CISA
7 1 (0.33%) CISM
7 1 (0.33%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.00%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) COBIT
3 2 (0.67%) MiFID
3 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) COREP
4 1 (0.33%) FINREP
4 1 (0.33%) BS25999
System Software
1 5 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 54 (18.00%) SAP
2 52 (17.33%) Business Objects
3 50 (16.67%) Oracle
4 36 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.33%) Cognos
6 11 (3.67%) Informatica
7 8 (2.67%) Retek
7 8 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.33%) Siebel
9 6 (2.00%) Hyperion
9 6 (2.00%) HP
10 5 (1.67%) JD Edwards
10 5 (1.67%) VMware
11 3 (1.00%) IBM
11 3 (1.00%) Cerner
11 3 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.00%) Sybase
11 3 (1.00%) JDA
11 3 (1.00%) Mercator
11 3 (1.00%) Charles River
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cirencester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Posted: 28 days ago