The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Business Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Consultant
Rank 571 545 531
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Consultant 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.014% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£550 £535 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £524 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+16.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Business Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Business Consultant across the England region.

Senior Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Business Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Business Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Senior Business Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Business Consultant across the England region.

Senior Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior 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 Senior Business Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 +13 3 £550 -3.08% 4
South East -29 2 £513 -
North West - 2 £500 -
South West -27 1 £548 +21.77%
West Midlands - - - -
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Senior Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Finance
1 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Coaching
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
3 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) Business Objects
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) BODI
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) SAP
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
4 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) QlikView
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (17.65%) Tableau
4 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared

Senior Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) ColdFusion
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (5.88%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) QlikView
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (17.65%) BODI
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Coaching
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) ABAP
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Business Objects
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
2 3 (17.65%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) webMethods
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos