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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Business Consultant
Rank 611 599 575
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Consultant 9 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.022% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.024% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
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£650 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £377 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £527 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 6 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 31 July 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 -28 9 £650 +52.94% 2
London 0 7 £700 +41.41% 1
City of London - 2 £700 -
Leeds - 2 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1

Senior Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 5 (27.78%) Business Development
3 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Management
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) IPv6
5 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.11%) MBA
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Senior Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) IPv6
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Xcelsius
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Streaming Video
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Business Development
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MBA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Sage
2 1 (5.56%) SAP