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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 454 436 413
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 128 137 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 76 76
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£451 £450 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £575 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
47107 45196 41281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.71% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30238 28237 24557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1775 1819 1985
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 -35 55 £488 +5.97% 31
North West -4 20 £400 -16.88% 6
South East -26 19 £465 +9.41% 7
South West +9 9 £375 -6.83% 3
North East -11 7 - -
Yorkshire -15 7 £375 - 1
West Midlands +2 6 £363 -9.37% 4
East of England -4 3 £494 +43.11% 2
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 68 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (27.73%) Finance
3 49 (20.59%) SQL
4 48 (20.17%) Oracle
5 39 (16.39%) SAP
6 32 (13.45%) Project Management
6 32 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (12.18%) Business Objects
8 28 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
9 25 (10.50%) Oracle EBS R12
10 24 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (9.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (9.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (8.82%) Security Cleared
13 21 (8.82%) Microsoft
13 21 (8.82%) PL/SQL
14 19 (7.98%) SQL Server
14 19 (7.98%) CRM
15 18 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (6.72%) ITIL
16 16 (6.72%) Business Analysis
17 14 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
17 14 (5.88%) ETL
17 14 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
17 14 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (5.46%) Business Transformation
18 13 (5.46%) Migration
18 13 (5.46%) Business Development

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 7 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.52%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.52%) Oracle BPEL
3 4 (1.68%) CMS
3 4 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.84%) SAS
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.42%) WordPress
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 11 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.52%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (10.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (2.94%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (2.52%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 6 (2.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 6 (2.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (2.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (1.68%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (1.68%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 4 (1.68%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 4 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (1.26%) SAP FI
8 3 (1.26%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (1.26%) SAP CO
8 3 (1.26%) ResourceLink
8 3 (1.26%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.68%) SaaS
3 3 (1.26%) PaaS
3 3 (1.26%) IaaS
3 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.68%) Network Security
2 3 (1.26%) IPv6
2 3 (1.26%) Broadband
2 3 (1.26%) HTTP
3 2 (0.84%) FTP
3 2 (0.84%) SSH
3 2 (0.84%) VLAN
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (9.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (9.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (7.98%) SQL Server
6 14 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (4.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 10 (4.20%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (4.20%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.78%) OLAP
9 9 (3.78%) SAP BW
10 8 (3.36%) MySQL
10 8 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (2.52%) BusinessObjects XI
12 6 (2.52%) Relational Database
13 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Power View
13 5 (2.10%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 7 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.84%) JDeveloper
2 2 (0.84%) JIRA
2 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 66 (27.73%) Finance
2 11 (4.62%) Banking
2 11 (4.62%) Marketing
3 10 (4.20%) Local Government
3 10 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.36%) Retail
5 7 (2.94%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.68%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.26%) Billing
7 3 (1.26%) Back Office
7 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.84%) Advertising
8 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Front Office
8 2 (0.84%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.20%) MDX
2 9 (3.78%) Java EE
3 7 (2.94%) .NET
4 3 (1.26%) SOAP
5 2 (0.84%) XML
6 1 (0.42%) JMS
6 1 (0.42%) WSDL
6 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.42%) HTML
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.42%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.52%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.10%) NHS
5 4 (1.68%) User Experience
5 4 (1.68%) Smart Meter
5 4 (1.68%) Streaming Video
5 4 (1.68%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.26%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.42%) SCORM
8 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.42%) DataPower
8 1 (0.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.62%) Windows
2 9 (3.78%) UNIX
3 5 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.84%) Solaris
5 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (13.45%) Project Management
2 32 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (7.98%) CRM
5 16 (6.72%) ITIL
5 16 (6.72%) Business Analysis
6 14 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (5.88%) ETL
6 14 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
7 13 (5.46%) Business Transformation
7 13 (5.46%) Migration
7 13 (5.46%) Business Development
8 12 (5.04%) Data Modelling
8 12 (5.04%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (4.62%) Analytics
9 11 (4.62%) ERP
9 11 (4.62%) Change Management
10 9 (3.78%) Workflow
10 9 (3.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.59%) SQL
2 21 (8.82%) PL/SQL
3 12 (5.04%) T-SQL
4 10 (4.20%) Java
5 8 (3.36%) C#
6 7 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.68%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.26%) C
8 3 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.84%) Python
9 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.84%) Korn
9 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.42%) PHP
10 1 (0.42%) ABAP
10 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.78%) SC Cleared
2 9 (3.78%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.36%) Degree
4 1 (0.42%) HNC
4 1 (0.42%) HND
4 1 (0.42%) CISSP
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.42%) PMP
4 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.42%) ACCA
4 1 (0.42%) CISM
4 1 (0.42%) CIMA
4 1 (0.42%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.84%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.42%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 48 (20.17%) Oracle
2 39 (16.39%) SAP
3 29 (12.18%) Business Objects
4 21 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.68%) Cognos
5 4 (1.68%) Tableau
6 3 (1.26%) HP
7 2 (0.84%) Citrix
7 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.84%) Teradata
7 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.84%) IBM
7 2 (0.84%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.42%) Remedy
8 1 (0.42%) BT
8 1 (0.42%) Capita
8 1 (0.42%) Google
8 1 (0.42%) Huawei
8 1 (0.42%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.42%) Pega
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