The median contractor rate for a Business Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Consultant
UK / Scotland
Rank 100 130 119
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1617 2446 2676
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.51% 94.77% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 1339 1470
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 37 68
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +34.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Consultant in Scotland

Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Consultant in Scotland

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Edinburgh +23 2 - - 1
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Scotland region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Tableau
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) SAP
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Big Data
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Presales
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Skype
6 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
6 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (10.00%) Sonata
6 1 (10.00%) MDX
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Business One
6 1 (10.00%) Advertising
6 1 (10.00%) Migration

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Business One
1 1 (10.00%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (10.00%) Looker
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
3 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Presales
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Tableau
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos
4 1 (10.00%) Informatica
4 1 (10.00%) Polycom