The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 128 131 97
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 6 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.073% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.079% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
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£475 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

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
2947 2532 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.97% 92.38% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1322 1117
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 52 77
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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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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
Glasgow - 2 £475 - 1
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (54.55%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (45.45%) Smart Meter
3 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) SAP XI
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) BPR
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) CRM
1 1 (9.09%) BPR
1 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) SDLC
1 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle