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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 225 214 231
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 31 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 9
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£475 £338 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Consultant
England

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
8831 8026 8874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.88% 92.84% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4305 4177
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 493 616
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 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 21 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
Surrey - 7 £499 - 1
Oxfordshire -6 5 £463 +19.35%
Berkshire +6 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £650 +109.67%
East Sussex -12 1 - -
Hampshire -17 1 £550 +83.33% 1
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 19 (39.58%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (31.25%) Oracle
3 13 (27.08%) SAP
3 13 (27.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (22.92%) Finance
4 11 (22.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (14.58%) SQL
5 7 (14.58%) ETL
6 6 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.50%) SAP Business One
7 5 (10.42%) Marketing
7 5 (10.42%) QA
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
7 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
7 5 (10.42%) Analytics
8 4 (8.33%) User Stories
8 4 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (8.33%) SAP CO
8 4 (8.33%) CRM
8 4 (8.33%) SAP FI
8 4 (8.33%) Use Case
8 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
9 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Data Conversion
9 3 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) SAP Business One
2 4 (8.33%) SAP FI
2 4 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (8.33%) SAP CO
3 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (2.08%) SAP CRM
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.08%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.25%) Pentaho
7 2 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (4.17%) BODI
8 1 (2.08%) Xcelsius
8 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.08%) QlikView
8 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) HTML
1 3 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.25%) Data Conversion
3 2 (4.17%) IVR
4 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.08%) AS400
4 1 (2.08%) FMCG
4 1 (2.08%) iSeries
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.58%) ETL
3 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.42%) Analytics
5 4 (8.33%) User Stories
5 4 (8.33%) Use Case
5 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (8.33%) CRM
6 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.25%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Business Analytics
6 3 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) MODAF
8 1 (2.08%) Web Development
8 1 (2.08%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 13 (27.08%) SAP
3 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) Informatica
4 3 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (6.25%) Teradata
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