The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 131 118 131
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 6 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.52% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
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£475 £485 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +49.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £381 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £513 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £371 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.18%
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
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
2947 2486 2825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.95% 90.30% 91.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1738 1224 1432
Average daily rate £350 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 181 191
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.66 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +5 4 £450 - 1
Manchester -11 1 - - 4
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (61.54%) Business Objects
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
2 7 (53.85%) BODI
2 7 (53.85%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (46.15%) SAP
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Coaching
6 3 (23.08%) Tableau
6 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (23.08%) QlikView
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Business One
3 1 (7.69%) Exchequer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) BODI
1 7 (53.85%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) QlikView
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
4 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Security
5 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Business Objects
2 6 (46.15%) SAP
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Tableau
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
5 1 (7.69%) Avaloq
5 1 (7.69%) webMethods
5 1 (7.69%) Sage
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