The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 89 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.43% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.47% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £381 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +12.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
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%
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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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1314 1070 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.52% 92.64% 90.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 554 580
Average daily rate £335 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 67 86
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Consultant
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SAP SRM
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Avaloq
2 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaloq
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) SAP