The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 184 186 184
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 12 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
Average daily rate
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£475 £420 £539
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -22.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £533 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £386 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.50% -3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £59.00
% change year-on-year
- -67.79%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Consultant in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Consultant across the City of London region.

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Business Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Consultant across the City of London region.

Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Business Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Consultant in their job title.

1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) SAP
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Advertising
6 2 (9.52%) Retail
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.52%) Windchill
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.52%) Windows
6 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
6 2 (9.52%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (9.52%) BCP
6 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) German Language

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Business Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.76%) HFM
2 1 (4.76%) Temenos T24
2 1 (4.76%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.52%) German Language
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
1 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) BCP
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Fund Management
5 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCA
2 1 (4.76%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Basel II
1 1 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.76%) jBASE
4 1 (4.76%) Yardi
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau
4 1 (4.76%) Temenos
4 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.76%) Business Objects