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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 471 470 446
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 109 110 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 77 72
Average daily rate £438 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £635 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £438 £406
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 75 £450 -6.49% 28
South East -1 8 £413 +3.12% 2
Yorkshire -8 7 £435 +8.75% 1
North West -22 5 £500 +11.11% 10
South West +1 4 £405 -19.00% 5
West Midlands -11 4 £375 -11.76% 1
North East - 4 - - 2
East of England -3 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 £400 +3.22%
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 97 (42.36%) Finance
2 58 (25.33%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (20.52%) Banking
4 38 (16.59%) SAP
5 34 (14.85%) BusinessObjects
6 27 (11.79%) Business Analysis
6 27 (11.79%) SQL
6 27 (11.79%) Oracle
7 24 (10.48%) Investment Banking
7 24 (10.48%) Migration
8 23 (10.04%) Project Management
9 22 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (9.17%) Change Management
10 21 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (9.17%) Security Cleared
11 20 (8.73%) Analytics
11 20 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (7.86%) ETL
12 18 (7.86%) Oracle EBS
13 17 (7.42%) Microsoft
14 15 (6.55%) MS Excel
15 14 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (6.11%) MiFID
15 14 (6.11%) SC Cleared
15 14 (6.11%) DV Cleared
15 14 (6.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 13 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (5.68%) ERP
17 12 (5.24%) Data Modelling

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.44%) Lync
4 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.31%) MS Office
4 2 (0.87%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (7.86%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.31%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 3 (1.31%) Sonata
5 3 (1.31%) Summit
6 2 (0.87%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.87%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.87%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.87%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.44%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.87%) Internet
1 2 (0.87%) VoIP
2 1 (0.44%) Converged Networks
2 1 (0.44%) GSM
2 1 (0.44%) Intranet
2 1 (0.44%) LAN
2 1 (0.44%) MPLS
2 1 (0.44%) NAS
2 1 (0.44%) PBX
2 1 (0.44%) SAN
2 1 (0.44%) Skype
2 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.44%) VPN
2 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.85%) BusinessObjects
2 21 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (6.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 14 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.93%) Big Data
6 9 (3.93%) SAP BW
7 7 (3.06%) Pentaho
7 7 (3.06%) SAP BI
7 7 (3.06%) Xcelsius
8 6 (2.62%) Crystal Analysis
8 6 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.62%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (2.62%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.18%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (1.31%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.31%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.31%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 97 (42.36%) Finance
2 47 (20.52%) Banking
3 24 (10.48%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.24%) Retail
5 9 (3.93%) Front Office
5 9 (3.93%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.06%) Back Office
7 6 (2.62%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.62%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.18%) Advertising
8 5 (2.18%) Legal
8 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.75%) Marketing
10 2 (0.87%) Local Government
10 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.44%) French Language
11 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.06%) Apache Avro
2 5 (2.18%) XML
3 3 (1.31%) .NET
4 1 (0.44%) CSS
4 1 (0.44%) HTML
4 1 (0.44%) jQuery
4 1 (0.44%) MDX
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.44%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.24%) Market Risk
3 10 (4.37%) Credit Risk
3 10 (4.37%) Derivative
4 9 (3.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.49%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.06%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.06%) FMCG
7 4 (1.75%) iPad
7 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.31%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.31%) NHS
9 2 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.87%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.87%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.49%) Linux
1 8 (3.49%) Windows
2 4 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.33%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (11.79%) Business Analysis
3 24 (10.48%) Migration
4 23 (10.04%) Project Management
5 22 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (9.17%) Change Management
7 20 (8.73%) Analytics
8 18 (7.86%) ETL
9 13 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (5.68%) ERP
10 12 (5.24%) Data Modelling
11 11 (4.80%) Data Migration
11 11 (4.80%) Use Case
11 11 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (4.37%) Risk Management
12 10 (4.37%) Translating Business Requirements
13 9 (3.93%) Business Transformation
13 9 (3.93%) Data Analytics
14 7 (3.06%) Business Continuity
14 7 (3.06%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.79%) SQL
2 12 (5.24%) PL/SQL
3 11 (4.80%) Java
4 7 (3.06%) PHP
4 7 (3.06%) R
4 7 (3.06%) Ruby
5 4 (1.75%) C
5 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.44%) C#
7 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.44%) VB
7 1 (0.44%) VBA
7 1 (0.44%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 21 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.11%) DV Cleared
2 14 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.62%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) CISSP
4 2 (0.87%) Degree
4 2 (0.87%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.44%) ACCA
5 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) CIMA
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) MBA
5 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.11%) MiFID
2 8 (3.49%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.75%) QA
4 3 (1.31%) AIFMD
4 3 (1.31%) EMIR
5 2 (0.87%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.44%) COBIT
6 1 (0.44%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.44%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (16.59%) SAP
2 27 (11.79%) Oracle
3 17 (7.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.24%) Calypso
4 12 (5.24%) Murex
5 11 (4.80%) Informatica
6 10 (4.37%) Tableau
7 7 (3.06%) Alteryx
7 7 (3.06%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.62%) EXTOL
9 3 (1.31%) Avaloq
9 3 (1.31%) FNZ
10 2 (0.87%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.87%) Yardi
11 1 (0.44%) Adobe
11 1 (0.44%) Avaya
11 1 (0.44%) Cisco
11 1 (0.44%) Sage
11 1 (0.44%) TIBCO
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