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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 461 426 446
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 113 134 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 82 65
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£475 £415 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.59% -15.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £383 £398
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
Business Consultant
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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
46471 43917 44186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.65% 92.79% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29922 27163 25293
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1917 2419
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.50 £41.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +1 54 £500 +8.45% 22
South East -12 31 £475 +49.60% 8
North West -13 6 £475 -2.06% 5
East Midlands +8 5 £363 - 2
South West -32 5 £500 +65.28% 6
East of England -15 2 £425 -9.33% 1
Yorkshire -17 2 - - 3
West Midlands -17 1 £425 +6.25% 4
North East - - - -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 74 (31.36%) Finance
2 63 (26.69%) Business Intelligence
3 58 (24.58%) SAP
4 52 (22.03%) SQL
5 45 (19.07%) Oracle
5 45 (19.07%) Business Objects
6 26 (11.02%) BusinessObjects
7 25 (10.59%) ETL
7 25 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (9.32%) Project Management
10 20 (8.47%) Oracle EBS
11 18 (7.63%) Business Analysis
12 17 (7.20%) Migration
12 17 (7.20%) Retail
12 17 (7.20%) Data Modelling
12 17 (7.20%) Analytics
12 17 (7.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 17 (7.20%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (6.78%) SQL Server
13 16 (6.78%) Banking
14 15 (6.36%) CRM
14 15 (6.36%) Oracle EBS R12
15 14 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (5.51%) Degree
17 12 (5.08%) E-Commerce
17 12 (5.08%) Microsoft
18 11 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (4.66%) Oracle Reports

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.12%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.27%) SAS
3 3 (1.27%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.42%) IBM Connections
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 6 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.27%) MS Project
3 3 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.85%) Windchill
5 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (8.47%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (6.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (4.24%) SAP Business One
3 10 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.54%) SAP FI
4 6 (2.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (2.54%) SAP CO
5 5 (2.12%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (2.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (1.27%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.85%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.85%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.54%) Internet
2 4 (1.69%) Intranet
3 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.02%) BusinessObjects
2 17 (7.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 17 (7.20%) Oracle BI EE
3 16 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 14 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.66%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (4.66%) SAP BW
6 9 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 9 (3.81%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (2.97%) BODI
8 5 (2.12%) SAP BI
8 5 (2.12%) SAP HANA
8 5 (2.12%) Pentaho
8 5 (2.12%) QlikView
8 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 74 (31.36%) Finance
2 17 (7.20%) Retail
3 16 (6.78%) Banking
4 8 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.97%) Marketing
5 7 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.54%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.54%) Advertising
7 5 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.27%) Publishing
8 3 (1.27%) Automotive
8 3 (1.27%) Back Office
8 3 (1.27%) German Language
9 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.12%) HTML
2 4 (1.69%) XML
3 3 (1.27%) CSS
4 2 (0.85%) JSON
4 2 (0.85%) .NET
4 2 (0.85%) RSS
4 2 (0.85%) Java EE
4 2 (0.85%) SAP XI
4 2 (0.85%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.42%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.42%) CGI
5 1 (0.42%) EDI
5 1 (0.42%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.54%) User Experience
2 6 (2.54%) Client/Server
2 6 (2.54%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.69%) Taxonomies
4 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.27%) iPad
4 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.27%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.27%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.27%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.85%) FMCG
5 2 (0.85%) Market Risk
5 2 (0.85%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.85%) Derivative
5 2 (0.85%) IVR
6 1 (0.42%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.12%) UNIX
2 4 (1.69%) Windows
3 3 (1.27%) Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.69%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (10.59%) ETL
2 25 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (9.32%) Project Management
4 18 (7.63%) Business Analysis
5 17 (7.20%) Migration
5 17 (7.20%) Data Modelling
5 17 (7.20%) Analytics
6 15 (6.36%) CRM
7 12 (5.08%) E-Commerce
8 11 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (4.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (4.24%) Wealth Management
9 10 (4.24%) Change Management
9 10 (4.24%) Workflow
10 8 (3.39%) Mentoring
11 7 (2.97%) Business Continuity
11 7 (2.97%) Business Development
11 7 (2.97%) Data Management
11 7 (2.97%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.03%) SQL
2 9 (3.81%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.69%) C
3 4 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.27%) ABAP
5 2 (0.85%) C#
5 2 (0.85%) Java
6 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.42%) VBA
6 1 (0.42%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 13 (5.51%) Degree
2 11 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.54%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.69%) ISEB
5 3 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.42%) MCITP
7 1 (0.42%) MCTS
7 1 (0.42%) ACCA
7 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.42%) CCA
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.42%) APMP
7 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.27%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.42%) Basel II
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 58 (24.58%) SAP
2 45 (19.07%) Oracle
2 45 (19.07%) Business Objects
3 12 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.97%) Informatica
5 6 (2.54%) Tableau
5 6 (2.54%) IBM
6 5 (2.12%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.12%) Yardi
7 4 (1.69%) Endeca
7 4 (1.69%) Teradata
8 3 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.27%) Siebel
9 2 (0.85%) Unica
9 2 (0.85%) Cognos
10 1 (0.42%) jBASE
10 1 (0.42%) webMethods
10 1 (0.42%) Sage
10 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.42%) Misys
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