The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Business Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 138 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £453 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.43 - -
Business Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3023 2408 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.88% 94.28% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1796 1380 1236
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 146 169
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.11 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.55 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Business Consultant in the job title.

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Business Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -1 2 £438 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Business Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
5 1 (6.25%) Yammer
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Presales
5 1 (6.25%) Power BI
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) MS Office
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSD
5 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Power BI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Cash Management
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
4 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCSD
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau