The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 129 95 102
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 2 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% 0.61% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.65% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Average daily rate
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- £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
- +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2532 2292 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.38% 93.74% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 1117 1130
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 77 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Edinburgh -26 2 - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
4 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) SAS
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
2 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft