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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 432 412 426
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 132 136 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 75 85
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £590 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 77 £491 +3.42% 27
South East -8 16 £385 +3.35% 8
North West -5 9 £438 +2.94% 2
East of England -22 6 £345 -13.85%
West Midlands -18 4 £400 -17.94%
South West -26 4 £500 +69.49% 1
North East -19 3 £500 -9.09% 1
South Coast - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire +4 2 £375 - 3
East Midlands -2 2 £400 - 1
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 75 (24.83%) Finance
2 64 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (18.87%) SAP
4 49 (16.23%) Oracle
5 48 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (14.90%) Business Objects
7 43 (14.24%) Project Management
8 38 (12.58%) Business Analysis
9 37 (12.25%) Retail
9 37 (12.25%) SQL
10 35 (11.59%) CRM
11 29 (9.60%) Microsoft
12 26 (8.61%) BusinessObjects
13 22 (7.28%) ETL
13 22 (7.28%) SQL Server
13 22 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (6.95%) Migration
15 20 (6.62%) MS Excel
16 19 (6.29%) Banking
16 19 (6.29%) Marketing
17 17 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (5.63%) Change Management
17 17 (5.63%) Business Transformation
18 16 (5.30%) Oracle Retail
18 16 (5.30%) Oracle EBS
18 16 (5.30%) Telecoms
19 15 (4.97%) Security Cleared
20 14 (4.64%) Oracle EBS R12
20 14 (4.64%) Manufacturing
20 14 (4.64%) Data Modelling

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.66%) SAS
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 20 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.65%) MS Office
3 5 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.30%) Oracle Retail
1 16 (5.30%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (3.97%) SAP Business One
3 12 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (1.99%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (1.99%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (1.99%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.99%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.66%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.99%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.99%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.99%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.66%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.66%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.66%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.32%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) LDAP
2 1 (0.33%) VoIP
2 1 (0.33%) Intranet
2 1 (0.33%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.61%) BusinessObjects
2 22 (7.28%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (4.30%) SAP Data Services
5 12 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.64%) QlikView
6 11 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.98%) SAP BI
8 9 (2.98%) BODI
8 9 (2.98%) BusinessObjects XI
9 7 (2.32%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.32%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (2.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.99%) SAP BW
10 6 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.32%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.99%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 75 (24.83%) Finance
2 37 (12.25%) Retail
3 19 (6.29%) Banking
3 19 (6.29%) Marketing
4 16 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.64%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.65%) Advertising
7 6 (1.99%) Back Office
8 5 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.66%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.32%) Publishing
10 3 (0.99%) Games
10 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.66%) German Language
11 2 (0.66%) Military
11 2 (0.66%) Front Office
12 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.66%) XML
2 4 (1.32%) HTML
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.66%) JSON
3 2 (0.66%) SAP XI
3 2 (0.66%) RSS
4 1 (0.33%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) CSS
4 1 (0.33%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) Ajax
4 1 (0.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.64%) NHS
2 9 (2.98%) FMCG
3 6 (1.99%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
4 3 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (0.99%) Derivative
4 3 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.66%) Reference Data
5 2 (0.66%) Equities
5 2 (0.66%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.33%) EPoS
6 1 (0.33%) EFT
6 1 (0.33%) EFTPOS
6 1 (0.33%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.33%) AS400
6 1 (0.33%) Clustering
6 1 (0.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.99%) Windows
2 3 (0.99%) UNIX
3 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.33%) Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (14.24%) Project Management
4 38 (12.58%) Business Analysis
5 35 (11.59%) CRM
6 22 (7.28%) ETL
6 22 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (6.95%) Migration
8 17 (5.63%) Change Management
8 17 (5.63%) Business Transformation
9 14 (4.64%) Data Modelling
10 13 (4.30%) Six Sigma
11 12 (3.97%) Use Case
11 12 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (3.97%) Business Continuity
12 11 (3.64%) ITIL
12 11 (3.64%) Analytics
13 10 (3.31%) User Stories
14 9 (2.98%) E-Commerce
14 9 (2.98%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.25%) SQL
2 11 (3.64%) C
3 8 (2.65%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.32%) R
5 2 (0.66%) C#
5 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.33%) VBScript
6 1 (0.33%) ABAP
6 1 (0.33%) VBA
6 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (4.97%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.31%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.31%) Degree
3 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) MCSE
4 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.66%) Siebel Certification
5 2 (0.66%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) CCAB
6 1 (0.33%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.31%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.66%) MiFID
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) MOM
Vendors
1 57 (18.87%) SAP
2 49 (16.23%) Oracle
3 45 (14.90%) Business Objects
4 29 (9.60%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.64%) Cognos
5 11 (3.64%) Retek
6 10 (3.31%) Siebel
7 8 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.32%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.66%) Informatica
9 5 (1.66%) IBM
9 5 (1.66%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.32%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.99%) JDA
11 3 (0.99%) Cerner
11 3 (0.99%) VMware
11 3 (0.99%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.66%) Tableau
12 2 (0.66%) Talend
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