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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 266 232 224
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 4 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
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£458 £463 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% +44.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
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
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -2 3 £450 - 2
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Project Management
2 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (23.08%) Migration
5 5 (19.23%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (15.38%) Business Transformation
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (15.38%) SAP
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
7 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Marketing Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) IaaS
8 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (7.69%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.85%) Agresso
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) FTP
1 2 (7.69%) IPv6
1 2 (7.69%) SSH
1 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (7.69%) EDRMS
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Multimedia
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) JMS
1 1 (3.85%) WSDL
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Streaming Video
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Project Management
1 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (23.08%) Migration
4 5 (19.23%) Target Operating Model
5 4 (15.38%) Business Transformation
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Time Management
7 2 (7.69%) Marketing Strategy
7 2 (7.69%) Quantitative Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (7.69%) Business Development
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
1 2 (7.69%) Korn
1 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
1 4 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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