The median contractor rate for a Business Consultant was £541 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 29 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 58 73
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £541 £450 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.21% -8.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £425 £469
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 592 645 829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 92.50% 96.27% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1189 1263 1716
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 £225 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 162 257
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £32.25 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Business Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Consultant in Hertfordshire

Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Consultant in Hertfordshire

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) B2B
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Validation

Business Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) B2B
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy