Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Consultant was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 July 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
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 212 205
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 10 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.30% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 13
North West median daily rate £440 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -0.60% -5.14%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £225
90th Percentile £552 £613 £525
England median daily rate £475 £440 £451
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.49% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5336 7268 7292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.29% 94.71% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3236 4448 4049
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £235 £250 £226
90th Percentile £545 £538 £550
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 303 414
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +2.87% +8.65%
10th Percentile £11.08 £11.26 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.39 £51.75
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Consultant in the North West

Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Consultant in the North West

Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Consultant in the North West over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Consultant in the North West

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cumbria +5 3 - -
Cheshire +26 2 - - 1
Manchester +5 2 £288 -50.00% 3
Lancashire +17 1 - -
Merseyside -2 1 £440 +10.00%
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 North West region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) SAP
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SAP BW
3 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (40.00%) SAP HANA
4 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Advertising
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) SLA
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Business One
6 1 (10.00%) Skype
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (10.00%) Source to Pay
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle iProcurement

Business Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle iSupplier
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (40.00%) SAP HANA
3 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Source to Pay
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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