The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Business Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 514 493 408
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -85
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 113 118 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 59 107
Median daily rate £438 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £571 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.35 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 - -
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
46767 46633 45417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.73% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30873 29254 28503
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1874 1952
Median hourly rate £17.95 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Business Consultant in the job title.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 63 £444 -7.79% 26
South East -17 17 £395 -16.84% 4
West Midlands -2 10 £400 +22.92% 3
North West -17 9 £363 -23.68% 2
East of England +11 7 £325 -34.17% 1
South West -8 3 £363 -20.32% 1
Yorkshire +1 2 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £525 -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Business Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 78 (33.62%) Finance
2 35 (15.09%) SQL
2 35 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (15.09%) Business Analysis
3 30 (12.93%) Migration
4 29 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (12.50%) SAP
5 28 (12.07%) BusinessObjects
6 27 (11.64%) Banking
6 27 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (9.91%) Project Management
8 20 (8.62%) Change Management
9 19 (8.19%) Oracle
10 17 (7.33%) ERP
10 17 (7.33%) Microsoft
11 16 (6.90%) Data Modelling
11 16 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (6.47%) Telecoms
12 15 (6.47%) Analytics
13 14 (6.03%) Business Transformation
13 14 (6.03%) Office 365
14 13 (5.60%) Investment Banking
14 13 (5.60%) Security Cleared
15 12 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
16 11 (4.74%) CRM
16 11 (4.74%) Derivative
16 11 (4.74%) Marketing
16 11 (4.74%) Use Case
16 11 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (4.31%) SC Cleared

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 8 (3.45%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (0.86%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (0.43%) CMS
3 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (3.88%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.02%) MS Project
4 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.29%) MS Office
6 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.59%) Sonata
3 4 (1.72%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (1.72%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.72%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.72%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.86%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.43%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.43%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.03%) Office 365
2 2 (0.86%) Yammer
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.43%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.45%) Skype
2 4 (1.72%) IPv6
2 4 (1.72%) Network Security
3 3 (1.29%) PBX
4 2 (0.86%) DNS
4 2 (0.86%) PSTN
4 2 (0.86%) RTP
4 2 (0.86%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.43%) Converged Networks
5 1 (0.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.43%) NAS
5 1 (0.43%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.43%) VoIP
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.07%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.59%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.16%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (2.16%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (1.72%) Xcelsius
6 3 (1.29%) Data Mart
6 3 (1.29%) EDRMS
6 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.86%) Essbase
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.86%) Power BI
7 2 (0.86%) QlikView
7 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.43%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 78 (33.62%) Finance
2 27 (11.64%) Banking
3 15 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.60%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.74%) Marketing
6 9 (3.88%) Retail
7 8 (3.45%) Front Office
8 7 (3.02%) Back Office
9 5 (2.16%) Legal
10 3 (1.29%) Advertising
10 3 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.86%) Local Government
12 1 (0.43%) Games
12 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.86%) .NET
1 2 (0.86%) HTML
1 2 (0.86%) XML
2 1 (0.43%) Mason
2 1 (0.43%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.74%) Derivative
3 9 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 8 (3.45%) Market Risk
5 6 (2.59%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.16%) FMCG
6 5 (2.16%) iPad
6 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.72%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.72%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.29%) EPoS
8 3 (1.29%) Fintech
8 3 (1.29%) User Experience
9 2 (0.86%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (0.86%) Social Network
10 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.59%) Unix
2 2 (0.86%) Windows
2 2 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.09%) Business Analysis
1 35 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (12.93%) Migration
3 29 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (9.91%) Project Management
5 20 (8.62%) Change Management
6 17 (7.33%) ERP
7 16 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (6.90%) Data Modelling
8 15 (6.47%) Analytics
9 14 (6.03%) Business Transformation
10 11 (4.74%) CRM
10 11 (4.74%) Use Case
10 11 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (4.31%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.31%) Translating Business Requirements
12 9 (3.88%) Coaching
12 9 (3.88%) Process Improvement
12 9 (3.88%) Risk Management
12 9 (3.88%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.09%) SQL
2 6 (2.59%) C
3 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.29%) Java
6 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (5.60%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.45%) Degree
4 5 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.72%) MBA
6 2 (0.86%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.43%) ACCA
7 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.43%) CIMA
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.86%) MiFID
2 2 (0.86%) SEPA
3 1 (0.43%) COBIT
3 1 (0.43%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.43%) Val IT
System Software
1 2 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (12.50%) SAP
2 19 (8.19%) Oracle
3 17 (7.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.88%) Calypso
4 9 (3.88%) Murex
5 6 (2.59%) Avaloq
5 6 (2.59%) FNZ
6 5 (2.16%) Adobe
6 5 (2.16%) Tableau
7 3 (1.29%) Informatica
7 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.86%) hybris
8 2 (0.86%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.86%) Teradata
8 2 (0.86%) Yardi
9 1 (0.43%) Avaya
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco
9 1 (0.43%) Siebel
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