The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 530 475 438
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 101 139 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 82 80
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£453 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £353 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
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 - - -

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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
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

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

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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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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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
England -53 97 £453 +0.49% 56
London -31 43 £500 +5.26% 23
North West -22 15 £400 -8.57% 7
Yorkshire -23 10 £400 - 3
Manchester - 10 £375 - 6
City of London -4 7 £575 +27.77% 6
South West -1 6 £375 -25.00% 6
North East -22 5 - -
South East -44 5 £458 -1.08% 8
West Midlands - 5 £489 - 5
Berkshire +1 4 £450 - 2
Gloucestershire -1 4 £409 -18.25% 1
Leeds -23 4 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire -27 4 £350 -12.50% 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £500 - 1
Harrogate - 4 £500 - 1
Tyne and Wear -23 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 3 - -
East Midlands -7 2 - - 3
Cheshire -9 2 - -
Scotland -13 2 £475 +11.76% 2
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £458 -
East of England +2 1 £465 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £375 - 3
Suffolk - 1 £465 -
Glasgow - 1 £475 - 1
Crewe - 1 - -

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 64 (27.83%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (26.96%) Finance
3 48 (20.87%) SAP
4 34 (14.78%) Oracle
4 34 (14.78%) SQL
5 33 (14.35%) Project Management
6 29 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (12.61%) BusinessObjects
7 26 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (10.87%) Microsoft
9 24 (10.43%) Banking
10 23 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (9.13%) Oracle EBS
11 21 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
12 20 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
13 19 (8.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (8.26%) SQL Server
14 16 (6.96%) Business Transformation
15 15 (6.52%) Security Cleared
15 15 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (6.52%) Migration
15 15 (6.52%) Change Management
16 14 (6.09%) CRM
16 14 (6.09%) ETL
16 14 (6.09%) Business Analysis
17 13 (5.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 13 (5.65%) SAP BW
18 12 (5.22%) T-SQL

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.74%) Lync
2 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (0.87%) SAS
3 2 (0.87%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 7 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.74%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (9.13%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (5.22%) SAP IS-U
4 9 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (2.61%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (2.61%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (2.61%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (2.61%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 6 (2.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (2.17%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (1.74%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 4 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (1.74%) Summit
8 3 (1.30%) SAP CO
8 3 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (1.30%) SAP Business One
8 3 (1.30%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.87%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.30%) Office 365
2 2 (0.87%) IaaS
2 2 (0.87%) Taleo
2 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.87%) SaaS
2 2 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.74%) Skype
2 3 (1.30%) IPv6
2 3 (1.30%) ISDN
2 3 (1.30%) PBX
2 3 (1.30%) PSTN
2 3 (1.30%) VoIP
2 3 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (1.30%) Network Security
2 3 (1.30%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.30%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.87%) FTP
3 2 (0.87%) SSH
4 1 (0.43%) Broadband
4 1 (0.43%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.61%) BusinessObjects
2 23 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (8.26%) SQL Server
5 19 (8.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (5.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 13 (5.65%) SAP BW
7 8 (3.48%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.61%) OLAP
9 6 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.61%) BusinessObjects XI
9 6 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.61%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.17%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (2.17%) SAP BI
11 4 (1.74%) MySQL
11 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) Toad
3 1 (0.43%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 62 (26.96%) Finance
2 24 (10.43%) Banking
3 9 (3.91%) Marketing
4 8 (3.48%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.48%) Local Government
5 7 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.61%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.61%) Retail
7 5 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.17%) Back Office
8 4 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.87%) Front Office
10 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.87%) Legal
10 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.87%) Billing
10 2 (0.87%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Advertising
11 1 (0.43%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.91%) MDX
2 7 (3.04%) XML
3 4 (1.74%) .NET
4 2 (0.87%) Java EE
5 1 (0.43%) HTML
5 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.43%) SOAP
5 1 (0.43%) JMS
5 1 (0.43%) WSDL
5 1 (0.43%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.43%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.22%) Smart Meter
2 11 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.17%) User Experience
3 5 (2.17%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.74%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.74%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.87%) Streaming Video
6 2 (0.87%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.43%) FMCG
7 1 (0.43%) DataPower
7 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.43%) Social Media
7 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.78%) Windows
2 5 (2.17%) UNIX
3 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone
3 3 (1.30%) Android
4 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.87%) Solaris
4 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.83%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (14.35%) Project Management
3 29 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
6 16 (6.96%) Business Transformation
7 15 (6.52%) Change Management
7 15 (6.52%) Migration
7 15 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (6.09%) Business Analysis
8 14 (6.09%) ETL
8 14 (6.09%) CRM
9 12 (5.22%) Analytics
10 11 (4.78%) Kimball Methodology
11 10 (4.35%) Risk Management
11 10 (4.35%) Business Development
12 9 (3.91%) Data Analysis
12 9 (3.91%) ERP
12 9 (3.91%) Data Modelling
13 8 (3.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.78%) SQL
2 12 (5.22%) T-SQL
2 12 (5.22%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.17%) C#
4 4 (1.74%) Java
4 4 (1.74%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.30%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.87%) Korn
6 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.87%) VB
6 2 (0.87%) C
7 1 (0.43%) Python
7 1 (0.43%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 15 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.04%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.61%) Degree
5 2 (0.87%) MBA
6 1 (0.43%) HNC
6 1 (0.43%) HND
6 1 (0.43%) CISSP
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) ACCA
6 1 (0.43%) CISM
6 1 (0.43%) CIMA
6 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.04%) MiFID
2 4 (1.74%) EMIR
2 4 (1.74%) AIFMD
3 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.87%) QA
4 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (20.87%) SAP
2 34 (14.78%) Oracle
3 25 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.74%) Murex
4 4 (1.74%) Calypso
5 3 (1.30%) VMware
5 3 (1.30%) Citrix
5 3 (1.30%) F5
5 3 (1.30%) Sonus
6 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.87%) Informatica
6 2 (0.87%) Teradata
6 2 (0.87%) EXTOL
6 2 (0.87%) IBM
7 1 (0.43%) Cognos
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco
7 1 (0.43%) HP
7 1 (0.43%) Capita
7 1 (0.43%) Pega
7 1 (0.43%) Sage
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