The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 51 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.44% - 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
418 238 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 91.87% 95.58% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 113 132
Average daily rate £375 £315 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £198 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 41
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.00 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Business Consultant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) E-business
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) E-business
1 2 (66.67%) Supply Chain Management
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle