The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.42% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
673 551 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.33% 92.76% 90.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 351 286
Average daily rate £350 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 33
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.38 £18.00 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Business Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (28.57%) SAP BW
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) SAP BPC
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (28.57%) Xcelsius
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SAP BPC
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (28.57%) SAP BW
1 2 (28.57%) Xcelsius
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft