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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Consultant
England / North West
Rank 129 147 141
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 4 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £413 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £463
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2489 3585 3186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.89% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 2128 1723
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 194 200
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +9 2 - -
Cheshire +26 1 - -
Business Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Teradata
3 1 (16.67%) PMI
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Business One
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Teradata