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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 216 235 231
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 27 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 12
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£463 £368 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.85% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £320 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +1.62%
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
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 5 £303 - 2
Berkshire +6 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £650 -
East Sussex -11 2 £488 -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 2
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (38.30%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (31.91%) Oracle
3 13 (27.66%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (23.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (19.15%) Finance
5 9 (19.15%) SAP
6 7 (14.89%) SQL
6 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) User Stories
6 7 (14.89%) Marketing
6 7 (14.89%) QA
6 7 (14.89%) Use Case
6 7 (14.89%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
7 6 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (10.64%) Business Objects
9 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.51%) ETL
9 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
10 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
10 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
10 3 (6.38%) Internet
10 3 (6.38%) Informatica
10 3 (6.38%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (6.38%) Teradata
10 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.38%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP Business One
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.13%) Agresso
3 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle BI EE
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (4.26%) BODI
8 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
8 1 (2.13%) QlikView
8 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (2.13%) Xcelsius
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Marketing
3 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Military
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Data Conversion
2 2 (4.26%) IVR
3 1 (2.13%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.13%) iSeries
3 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.13%) FMCG
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.89%) User Stories
2 7 (14.89%) Use Case
2 7 (14.89%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.51%) ETL
5 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.38%) Migration
5 3 (6.38%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.38%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (4.26%) Analytics
6 2 (4.26%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) CRM
7 1 (2.13%) Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Siebel Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) SAP
3 5 (10.64%) Business Objects
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.38%) Informatica
5 3 (6.38%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (6.38%) Teradata
6 1 (2.13%) Siebel