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 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 152 158 136
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 3 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.084% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Median daily rate £375 £453 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.12% +1.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £453 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.43 - -
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
3350 4279 2968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 95.17% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 2605 1693
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 213 196
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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
Lancashire - 2 - -
Business Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Process Management
2 4 (30.77%) Back Office
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
2 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Business One
4 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.69%) BPR
5 1 (7.69%) B2B
5 1 (7.69%) B2C

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 2 (15.38%) SAP Business One
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP hybris
2 1 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
2 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JDeveloper
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (30.77%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Process Management
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.69%) B2B
5 1 (7.69%) B2C
5 1 (7.69%) BPR
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) hybris
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com