The median contractor rate for a Business Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 512 484
Rank change year-on-year -9 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 59 115 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 75 68
Median daily rate £463 £425 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.88% -6.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £556
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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Consultant in England

Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Consultant in England

Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Consultant in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Consultant in England

Business Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Consultant in England

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London -18 33 £525 +20.00% 16
South West +4 9 £400 -3.03% 1
North West +22 5 £495 +36.55% 4
South East +23 4 £406 -9.72% 3
West Midlands +17 4 £451 +12.76%
East of England -8 3 £500 +66.66% 1
Yorkshire +19 1 £450 +50.00% 3
Business Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 41 (25.00%) Finance
2 28 (17.07%) SQL
3 25 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.02%) BusinessObjects
5 20 (12.20%) SAP
6 18 (10.98%) Microsoft
7 17 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (10.37%) Business Analysis
7 17 (10.37%) Skype for Business
7 17 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (10.37%) Skype
8 16 (9.76%) Oracle
8 16 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (8.54%) Banking
10 13 (7.93%) Asset Management
11 12 (7.32%) Migration
11 12 (7.32%) E-Commerce
11 12 (7.32%) PBX
12 11 (6.71%) Office 365
13 10 (6.10%) Investment Management
14 9 (5.49%) Wealth Management
14 9 (5.49%) Client/Server
14 9 (5.49%) CRM
14 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
15 8 (4.88%) iPad
15 8 (4.88%) FNZ
15 8 (4.88%) Sonata
15 8 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (4.88%) Advertising
15 8 (4.88%) Change Management

Business Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 17 (10.37%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.05%) SAS
3 4 (2.44%) CMS
4 2 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.61%) Confluence
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.88%) SAP Business One
1 8 (4.88%) Sonata
2 6 (3.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (3.05%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.83%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.83%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.83%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.22%) iTrent
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.22%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.22%) Sylvan
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle iSupplier
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.61%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.71%) Office 365
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle CX
2 2 (1.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (0.61%) Force.com
3 1 (0.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.37%) Skype
2 12 (7.32%) PBX
3 2 (1.22%) PSTN
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) LDAP
4 1 (0.61%) SMS
4 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.02%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 7 (4.27%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.44%) Big Data
5 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.83%) QlikView
7 2 (1.22%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.22%) Looker
7 2 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.22%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.22%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) JIRA
2 2 (1.22%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (8.54%) Banking
3 8 (4.88%) Advertising
4 7 (4.27%) Retail
5 6 (3.66%) Front Office
5 6 (3.66%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.66%) Marketing
6 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.22%) Billing
7 2 (1.22%) Publishing
7 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) French Language
8 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.44%) XML
2 2 (1.22%) CSS
2 2 (1.22%) HTML
2 2 (1.22%) J2EE
2 2 (1.22%) JSP
2 2 (1.22%) Servlets
3 1 (0.61%) Dojo
3 1 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.61%) FpML
3 1 (0.61%) Middleware
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.61%) Velocity
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.49%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.88%) iPad
4 7 (4.27%) Fintech
5 6 (3.66%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.05%) Derivative
7 4 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.44%) Equities
7 4 (2.44%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.22%) Blog
8 2 (1.22%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.61%) Animation
9 1 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.61%) FMCG
9 1 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.61%) NHS
9 1 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.61%) Windows
1 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
1 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (10.37%) Business Analysis
2 17 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (7.93%) Asset Management
5 12 (7.32%) E-Commerce
5 12 (7.32%) Migration
6 10 (6.10%) Investment Management
7 9 (5.49%) CRM
7 9 (5.49%) Wealth Management
8 8 (4.88%) Change Management
9 7 (4.27%) ITIL
9 7 (4.27%) Project Management
10 6 (3.66%) Business Continuity
10 6 (3.66%) ERP
10 6 (3.66%) ITSM
10 6 (3.66%) Presales
10 6 (3.66%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.05%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.07%) SQL
2 3 (1.83%) ABAP
2 3 (1.83%) C
3 2 (1.22%) Java
3 2 (1.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.22%) R
4 1 (0.61%) Python
4 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.05%) DV Cleared
2 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.22%) Degree
6 1 (0.61%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (0.61%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.61%) MCSE
6 1 (0.61%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PMP
6 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) MiFID
2 5 (3.05%) ISO 22301
2 5 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.61%) Nagios
1 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (12.20%) SAP
2 18 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.76%) Oracle
4 8 (4.88%) Avaloq
4 8 (4.88%) FNZ
5 6 (3.66%) BMC
5 6 (3.66%) Polycom
5 6 (3.66%) Remedy
6 5 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.44%) Cisco
7 4 (2.44%) IBM
8 3 (1.83%) FXall
8 3 (1.83%) Tableau
9 2 (1.22%) BISAM
9 2 (1.22%) FactSet
9 2 (1.22%) Pegasus
9 2 (1.22%) StatPro
10 1 (0.61%) ATG
10 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.61%) VMware
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