The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 215 216 239
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 28 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 12
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£463 £325 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £316 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £407 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8392 8070 9133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.47% 92.66% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4635 4319 4191
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 498 620
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Business Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Consultant across the South East region.

Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Hampshire -8 4 £330 -
Berkshire +15 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £650 +109.67%
Oxfordshire -4 3 £450 +38.46% 2
Surrey - 2 £488 - 1
East Sussex -10 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 20 (40.82%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle
3 13 (26.53%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (22.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 11 (22.45%) SAP
5 9 (18.37%) SQL
5 9 (18.37%) Finance
6 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.33%) QA
7 7 (14.29%) Marketing
7 7 (14.29%) Use Case
7 7 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (14.29%) User Stories
7 7 (14.29%) ETL
8 6 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
9 5 (10.20%) Business Objects
9 5 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (10.20%) Analytics
10 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.16%) Data Integration
10 4 (8.16%) SAP Business One
11 3 (6.12%) Degree
11 3 (6.12%) Dimensional Modelling
11 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
11 3 (6.12%) Data Conversion
11 3 (6.12%) Spreadsheet

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP Business One
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.08%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.08%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (2.04%) SAP CRM
4 1 (2.04%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle BI EE
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.12%) Pentaho
6 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.08%) BODI
7 2 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (2.04%) QlikView
8 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (2.04%) Xcelsius
8 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Marketing
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) CSS
1 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.12%) Data Conversion
3 2 (4.08%) IVR
4 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Use Case
3 7 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (14.29%) User Stories
3 7 (14.29%) ETL
4 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.20%) Analytics
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.12%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analytics
7 3 (6.12%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.12%) Migration
8 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.04%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.04%) MODAF
9 1 (2.04%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
2 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) SAP
3 5 (10.20%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.12%) Teradata
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Informatica
4 3 (6.12%) MicroStrategy
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