The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Consultant
Rank 560 562 588
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Consultant 12 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.008% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£498 £625 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £365 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

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 22 July 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 15 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 22 July 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 0 11 £495 -20.80% 3
London +19 6 £575 -8.00% 1
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Somerset - 1 £305 -
Scotland - 1 £500 - 1
North West - 1 £425 -
South West - 1 £305 -
South East - - - - 2
City of London - - - -
Bath - - - -
Chester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1

Senior Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (31.82%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (22.73%) ERP
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 4 (18.18%) CRM
4 4 (18.18%) Siebel
4 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 4 (18.18%) Banking
4 4 (18.18%) FMCG
5 3 (13.64%) C
5 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) SLA
5 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (13.64%) Retail
5 3 (13.64%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Cognos
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (9.09%) SAP BI
6 2 (9.09%) Publishing
6 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis

Senior Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (9.09%) SAP BI
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.09%) QlikView
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) BODI
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (9.09%) Publishing
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) ERP
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Use Case
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Cash Management
5 2 (9.09%) Logistics
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Siebel
3 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
4 2 (9.09%) Cognos
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.55%) Tableau