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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 450 431 457
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 125 130 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 72 69
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
47165 45283 49370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.19% 92.85% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29205 27533 28388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1982 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +15 80 £450 +2.85% 22
South East 0 21 £463 +44.53% 9
North West 0 7 £438 +6.06% 5
East of England -30 5 - - 1
Yorkshire +8 4 £400 -0.12% 3
South West -42 3 £500 +19.04% 1
North East -18 2 £500 -9.09%
East Midlands 0 1 £275 -41.33% 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
South Coast - - - -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 78 (26.00%) Finance
2 70 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (20.33%) SAP
4 57 (19.00%) Oracle
5 46 (15.33%) SQL
6 45 (15.00%) Business Objects
7 42 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (13.00%) Retail
9 35 (11.67%) Project Management
10 33 (11.00%) Business Analysis
11 30 (10.00%) CRM
12 28 (9.33%) ETL
13 24 (8.00%) Migration
14 23 (7.67%) BusinessObjects
14 23 (7.67%) SQL Server
15 22 (7.33%) Microsoft
15 22 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (6.33%) Change Management
17 18 (6.00%) Banking
17 18 (6.00%) Marketing
17 18 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
18 17 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (5.67%) MS Excel
19 16 (5.33%) Oracle EBS R12
19 16 (5.33%) Analytics
19 16 (5.33%) Telecoms
20 15 (5.00%) Data Modelling
20 15 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
20 15 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
21 13 (4.33%) Oracle BI Publisher

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.67%) SAS
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Connections
4 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.33%) MS Project
3 4 (1.33%) MS Office
4 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (5.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
4 12 (4.00%) SAP Business One
5 11 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (1.33%) SAP BPC
9 3 (1.00%) Fredhopper
9 3 (1.00%) SAP FI
9 3 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (1.00%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.67%) SAP MDM
10 2 (0.67%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.67%) Internet
2 3 (1.00%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) LDAP
3 1 (0.33%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.67%) SQL Server
1 23 (7.67%) BusinessObjects
2 17 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 13 (4.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 12 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
5 12 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.33%) BODI
8 9 (3.00%) QlikView
8 9 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (2.67%) SAP BW
9 8 (2.67%) BusinessObjects XI
9 8 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.33%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 6 (2.00%) SAP BI
11 6 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.67%) SAP HANA
13 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.33%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 78 (26.00%) Finance
2 39 (13.00%) Retail
3 18 (6.00%) Marketing
3 18 (6.00%) Banking
4 16 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.33%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.00%) Advertising
7 6 (2.00%) Back Office
7 6 (2.00%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.67%) Publishing
9 3 (1.00%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.00%) German Language
10 2 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Games
10 2 (0.67%) Military
10 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.67%) Front Office
11 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.67%) XML
2 2 (0.67%) RSS
2 2 (0.67%) HTML
2 2 (0.67%) JSON
3 1 (0.33%) MDX
3 1 (0.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.33%) EDI
3 1 (0.33%) CGI
3 1 (0.33%) EDIFACT
3 1 (0.33%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.33%) NHS
3 5 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.67%) Credit Risk
3 5 (1.67%) FMCG
4 4 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.33%) Taxonomies
5 3 (1.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.00%) iPad
5 3 (1.00%) Derivative
6 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.67%) Data Conversion
6 2 (0.67%) Equities
6 2 (0.67%) IVR
6 2 (0.67%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.33%) Clustering
7 1 (0.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.00%) Windows
2 3 (1.00%) UNIX
3 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.33%) Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (11.67%) Project Management
4 33 (11.00%) Business Analysis
5 30 (10.00%) CRM
6 28 (9.33%) ETL
7 24 (8.00%) Migration
8 22 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (6.33%) Change Management
10 16 (5.33%) Analytics
11 15 (5.00%) Data Modelling
12 13 (4.33%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (4.00%) Use Case
14 10 (3.33%) Lean Six Sigma
14 10 (3.33%) Six Sigma
14 10 (3.33%) Business Transformation
14 10 (3.33%) User Stories
15 9 (3.00%) ERP
15 9 (3.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.33%) SQL
2 10 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 9 (3.00%) C
4 4 (1.33%) R
5 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.67%) C#
6 2 (0.67%) VBA
7 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.33%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.33%) ABAP
7 1 (0.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (3.00%) Degree
1 9 (3.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.00%) MCSE
5 2 (0.67%) Siebel Certification
5 2 (0.67%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.33%) MCTS
6 1 (0.33%) MCITP
6 1 (0.33%) CIPD
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) CCA
6 1 (0.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.00%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.67%) MiFID
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 61 (20.33%) SAP
2 57 (19.00%) Oracle
3 45 (15.00%) Business Objects
4 22 (7.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.67%) Retek
6 8 (2.67%) Informatica
6 8 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.67%) TIBCO
7 6 (2.00%) Siebel
7 6 (2.00%) Tableau
8 5 (1.67%) IBM
8 5 (1.67%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.33%) Cognos
9 4 (1.33%) Endeca
9 4 (1.33%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.00%) NetSuite
10 3 (1.00%) JDA
10 3 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.00%) VMware
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