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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 473 444 452
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 127 127 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 74 71
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£475 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £547 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +6 74 £500 +17.64% 26
South East -11 31 £475 +40.74% 3
North West -20 6 £438 -9.79% 1
East Midlands +5 5 £363 -27.50% 3
South West -36 4 £400 -1.84% 6
Yorkshire -7 3 - - 3
North East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
South Coast - - - -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 73 (27.97%) Finance
2 65 (24.90%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (22.99%) SAP
4 51 (19.54%) Oracle
5 46 (17.62%) SQL
6 45 (17.24%) Business Objects
7 36 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (11.49%) ETL
9 28 (10.73%) Retail
10 27 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
11 26 (9.96%) Business Analysis
12 24 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (8.05%) CRM
14 20 (7.66%) Project Management
15 19 (7.28%) Analytics
16 18 (6.90%) Data Modelling
16 18 (6.90%) Migration
17 17 (6.51%) Oracle EBS
17 17 (6.51%) Banking
17 17 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (6.51%) SQL Server
17 17 (6.51%) Oracle BI EE
17 17 (6.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 15 (5.75%) Oracle EBS R12
18 15 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (5.75%) Marketing
19 14 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (5.36%) E-Commerce
19 14 (5.36%) Change Management
20 12 (4.60%) SAP Data Services

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.15%) SAS
3 3 (1.15%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.38%) IBM Connections
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.15%) MS Project
4 2 (0.77%) Windchill
5 1 (0.38%) MS Office
5 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (6.51%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (5.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (3.07%) SAP Business One
5 7 (2.68%) SAP FI
5 7 (2.68%) Oracle Retail
5 7 (2.68%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (2.68%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (2.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (2.68%) SAP CO
6 6 (2.30%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (1.53%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (1.15%) SAP BPC
8 3 (1.15%) Fredhopper
8 3 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.77%) HFM
9 2 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.30%) Internet
2 4 (1.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
2 17 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (6.51%) Oracle BI EE
2 17 (6.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 12 (4.60%) SAP Data Services
4 11 (4.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 11 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.21%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (3.83%) SAP BW
5 10 (3.83%) BODI
6 9 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.92%) SAP BI
7 5 (1.92%) QlikView
7 5 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.92%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.53%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.38%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 73 (27.97%) Finance
2 28 (10.73%) Retail
3 17 (6.51%) Banking
4 15 (5.75%) Marketing
5 11 (4.21%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.07%) General Ledger
7 7 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.30%) Advertising
9 5 (1.92%) Back Office
10 3 (1.15%) Front Office
10 3 (1.15%) Publishing
10 3 (1.15%) German Language
10 3 (1.15%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.77%) Games
11 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.38%) Electronics
12 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.92%) XML
1 5 (1.92%) HTML
2 3 (1.15%) CSS
3 2 (0.77%) JSON
3 2 (0.77%) SAP Basis
3 2 (0.77%) RSS
4 1 (0.38%) EDI
4 1 (0.38%) CGI
4 1 (0.38%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.38%) Java EE
4 1 (0.38%) .NET
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.30%) User Experience
4 5 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.92%) NHS
4 5 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.92%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.53%) Taxonomies
5 4 (1.53%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.53%) FMCG
6 3 (1.15%) iPad
6 3 (1.15%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.77%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.77%) IVR
7 2 (0.77%) Derivative
7 2 (0.77%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.92%) UNIX
2 4 (1.53%) Windows
3 3 (1.15%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (24.90%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (11.49%) ETL
4 26 (9.96%) Business Analysis
5 21 (8.05%) CRM
6 20 (7.66%) Project Management
7 19 (7.28%) Analytics
8 18 (6.90%) Migration
8 18 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 15 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (5.36%) E-Commerce
10 14 (5.36%) Change Management
11 11 (4.21%) Workflow
11 11 (4.21%) Six Sigma
11 11 (4.21%) Lean Six Sigma
12 10 (3.83%) Use Case
13 9 (3.45%) Wealth Management
13 9 (3.45%) Data Management
13 9 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.62%) SQL
2 9 (3.45%) C
2 9 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.53%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.15%) ABAP
4 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.38%) C#
5 1 (0.38%) Java
5 1 (0.38%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.38%) VBA
5 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 11 (4.21%) Degree
2 7 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.53%) ISEB
4 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.77%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.38%) ACCA
6 1 (0.38%) MCTS
6 1 (0.38%) MCITP
6 1 (0.38%) CIPD
6 1 (0.38%) CCA
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.92%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.38%) Basel II
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 60 (22.99%) SAP
2 51 (19.54%) Oracle
3 45 (17.24%) Business Objects
4 12 (4.60%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.83%) TIBCO
6 6 (2.30%) Retek
6 6 (2.30%) Informatica
6 6 (2.30%) IBM
6 6 (2.30%) Tableau
7 5 (1.92%) Siebel
8 4 (1.53%) Endeca
8 4 (1.53%) Yardi
9 3 (1.15%) Teradata
9 3 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.77%) Charles River
10 2 (0.77%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.77%) Cognos
10 2 (0.77%) Unica
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