The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Business Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Consultant
UK / Scotland
Rank 94 123 112
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £501 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +17.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1597 2384 2531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.74% 93.56% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 1270 1376
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 33 51
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.02 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.93% +8.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Edinburgh +19 2 £550 +9.72%
Dundee - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £450 -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Scotland region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Tableau
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Big Data
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Skype
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Business One
1 1 (8.33%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (8.33%) Power BI
3 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
1 3 (25.00%) Tableau
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) Polycom