The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Business Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 518 512 422
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -90
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 123 120 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 58 119
Median daily rate £438 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £465 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Business Consultant in the job title.

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Consultant within the UK.

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Business Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Consultant within the UK.

Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 115 £438 -2.77% 38
London +3 64 £444 -1.38% 25
South East -22 13 £450 -7.69% 4
North West -18 11 £431 -9.21% 3
West Midlands -9 8 £425 +30.76% 3
East of England +11 6 £325 -35.00% 1
South West +2 6 £363 -
City of London +38 5 £525 +5.00% 5
Berkshire -11 4 £450 -5.26% 1
Luton - 4 £325 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £325 -
East Midlands +10 3 £413 +26.92% 1
Hampshire +9 3 £300 -50.00%
Yorkshire +4 3 £363 - 1
West Yorkshire -1 3 £363 -
Surrey -3 3 £775 +40.90%
Edinburgh -7 3 £650 +79.31%
Scotland -10 3 £650 +60.00%
Cheshire -12 3 £444 -7.79% 1
Manchester -13 3 - - 2
Warwick - 3 £399 -
Leeds - 3 £363 -
Warwickshire - 3 £399 -
Somerset +11 2 - -
Hertfordshire +5 2 £475 -5.00% 1
Cumbria -1 2 £425 +2.40%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £300 - 1
Bristol - 2 £363 -
Birmingham -2 1 £550 - 1
Reading -6 1 - - 1

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Business Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 86 (35.68%) Finance
2 44 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (14.94%) BusinessObjects
4 35 (14.52%) SQL
5 33 (13.69%) Migration
6 32 (13.28%) Oracle
7 30 (12.45%) SAP
7 30 (12.45%) Business Analysis
8 29 (12.03%) Banking
9 23 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (9.13%) Project Management
10 22 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (8.30%) Analytics
11 20 (8.30%) Change Management
11 20 (8.30%) Microsoft
12 18 (7.47%) ERP
12 18 (7.47%) Oracle EBS
13 17 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (6.64%) CRM
15 15 (6.22%) Data Modelling
15 15 (6.22%) Investment Banking
16 14 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (5.81%) Security Cleared
17 13 (5.39%) Business Transformation
17 13 (5.39%) Marketing
17 13 (5.39%) Telecoms
18 12 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
18 12 (4.98%) Oracle EBS R12
19 11 (4.56%) Use Case
19 11 (4.56%) Translating Business Requirements

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.90%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.83%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.41%) SAS
4 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (4.56%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.49%) MS Project
4 4 (1.66%) MS Office
5 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (7.47%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (4.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.49%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (1.66%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (1.66%) Sonata
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.83%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.83%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.83%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.83%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.41%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.73%) Office 365
2 2 (0.83%) Taleo
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.41%) Veeva
3 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.90%) Skype
2 3 (1.24%) IPv6
2 3 (1.24%) Network Security
2 3 (1.24%) PBX
3 2 (0.83%) DNS
3 2 (0.83%) PSTN
3 2 (0.83%) RTP
3 2 (0.83%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.83%) VoIP
4 1 (0.41%) Converged Networks
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) LAN
4 1 (0.41%) MPLS
4 1 (0.41%) NAS
4 1 (0.41%) SAN
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) VPN
4 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.94%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.73%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.73%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 8 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.90%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (2.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (2.07%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.66%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.66%) Xcelsius
9 3 (1.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.24%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.24%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.24%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.41%) LSMW
2 1 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 86 (35.68%) Finance
2 29 (12.03%) Banking
3 15 (6.22%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.39%) Marketing
4 13 (5.39%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.15%) Retail
6 9 (3.73%) Front Office
7 5 (2.07%) Back Office
7 5 (2.07%) Legal
8 3 (1.24%) Advertising
8 3 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.83%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.24%) XML
2 1 (0.41%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) HTML
2 1 (0.41%) Mason
2 1 (0.41%) MDX
2 1 (0.41%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.41%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.56%) Derivative
3 10 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.73%) Credit Risk
4 9 (3.73%) Market Risk
5 6 (2.49%) iPad
6 5 (2.07%) FMCG
7 4 (1.66%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.66%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.24%) EPoS
8 3 (1.24%) Fintech
8 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.24%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.24%) User Experience
9 2 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.83%) Social Network
10 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.41%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.07%) Unix
2 2 (0.83%) Windows
2 2 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (13.69%) Migration
3 30 (12.45%) Business Analysis
4 23 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (9.13%) Project Management
6 20 (8.30%) Analytics
6 20 (8.30%) Change Management
7 18 (7.47%) ERP
8 17 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (6.64%) CRM
10 15 (6.22%) Data Modelling
11 14 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (5.39%) Business Transformation
13 11 (4.56%) E-Commerce
13 11 (4.56%) ETL
13 11 (4.56%) Translating Business Requirements
13 11 (4.56%) Use Case
14 10 (4.15%) Risk Management
14 10 (4.15%) Target Operating Model
15 9 (3.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.52%) SQL
2 8 (3.32%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.66%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.24%) C
5 2 (0.83%) Java
5 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.41%) ABAP
6 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.73%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.32%) Degree
4 7 (2.90%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.66%) MBA
6 3 (1.24%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.83%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.41%) ACCA
8 1 (0.41%) CIMA
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) MiFID
3 2 (0.83%) SEPA
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.41%) Val IT
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (13.28%) Oracle
2 30 (12.45%) SAP
3 20 (8.30%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.15%) Calypso
4 10 (4.15%) Murex
5 6 (2.49%) Adobe
6 5 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.07%) Tableau
7 4 (1.66%) Avaloq
7 4 (1.66%) FNZ
7 4 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.24%) Informatica
9 2 (0.83%) hybris
9 2 (0.83%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.83%) Teradata
9 2 (0.83%) Yardi
10 1 (0.41%) Infor
10 1 (0.41%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
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