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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 136 124 103
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 11 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
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£450 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.00
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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 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
3138 2535 2101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.10% 93.61% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1318 1036
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 208 165
Average hourly rate £19.45 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015. 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 - 4 - - 1
Manchester -9 3 £450 +1.40% 4
Merseyside - - - -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 10 (58.82%) Finance
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Local Government
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
6 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping
6 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Data Management
6 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
7 2 (11.76%) MBA
7 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
7 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
7 2 (11.76%) General Ledger
7 2 (11.76%) Business Development
7 2 (11.76%) Avaloq
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (11.76%) Cash Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Business One
3 1 (5.88%) SAP SRM
3 1 (5.88%) Exchequer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Local Government
3 2 (11.76%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) CRM
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
2 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Data Management
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Development
3 2 (11.76%) Cash Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Security
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MBA
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
3 2 (11.76%) Avaloq
4 1 (5.88%) Sage
4 1 (5.88%) webMethods
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