The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Business Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 147 135 127
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 11 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.47% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Median daily rate £375 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £453 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 - -
Business Consultant
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3472 3597 2880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.84% 94.98% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2161 2115 1563
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 193 189
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Business Consultant in the job title.

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Business Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 4 £575 +53.33% 2
Merseyside -3 1 £400 +60.00%
Lancashire - 1 - -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Business Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) Process Management
4 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 4 (18.18%) Data Mining
4 4 (18.18%) Back Office
4 4 (18.18%) Validation
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Legal
6 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.55%) Banking
7 1 (4.55%) Northgate
7 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Business One
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP hybris
1 1 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JDeveloper
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Back Office
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Process Management
3 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) B2B
6 1 (4.55%) B2C
6 1 (4.55%) BPR
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) hybris
3 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.55%) Northgate
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com