The median contractor rate for a Business Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Consultant
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 114 101
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 2 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 11
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £455
% change year-on-year +15.15% -9.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.35 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1661 2186 2287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.72% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 1167 1143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 96 94
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.00 £38.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Business Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Consultant in Berkshire

Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Consultant in Berkshire

Business Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Consultant in Berkshire

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Reading +12 1 - - 1
Business Consultant
South East

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Process Management
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow Management
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Pegasus
3 2 (25.00%) BPR
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (12.50%) Billing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Aprimo
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) BCP
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (12.50%) SAP

Business Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eloqua
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Force.com
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Process Management
3 2 (25.00%) BPR
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Pegasus
2 1 (12.50%) Aprimo
2 1 (12.50%) Apttus
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) Zuora