The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank - 61 62
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
420 524 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.67% 97.94% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 289 372
Average daily rate £350 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 43 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Business Consultant
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Receivables

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle