The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior 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
Senior Business Consultant
Rank 611 577 582
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Consultant 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.018% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£488 £425 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £389 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £600 £940
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £409 £1,000
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -59.12%
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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Senior Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Business Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Business Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Senior Business Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Business Consultant
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Business Consultant within the UK 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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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 -31 7 £488 +14.70% 5
London -14 2 £513 +20.58% 3
South East -21 2 £513 +39.45% 1
Surrey - 1 £475 -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Senior Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) Coaching
3 4 (21.05%) Use Case
3 4 (21.05%) ETL
3 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
3 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.79%) BODI
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) QlikView
4 3 (15.79%) Tableau
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (15.79%) Relational Database

Senior Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) QlikView
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) BODI
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Electronics
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Use Case
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) ETL
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
2 4 (21.05%) Coaching
3 3 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Logistics
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) BPMN
5 1 (5.26%) Cash Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) ABAP
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
2 3 (15.79%) Tableau
3 2 (10.53%) Siebel
3 2 (10.53%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle