The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 84 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% - 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£400 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £59.00
% change year-on-year
- -67.79%
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
977 915 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.74% 94.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 563 408
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £27.00 £110.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Consultant
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MM

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft