The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 185 208 207
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 11 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 12
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£488 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £330 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £625 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5336 6586 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.64% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3884 4842 5258
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 168 171
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Business Consultant
London

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 (48.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (24.00%) SAP
4 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (20.00%) Banking
4 5 (20.00%) System Testing
4 5 (20.00%) SAP Business One
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) Retail
7 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Internet
7 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) ETL
7 2 (8.00%) Hyperion
7 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.00%) SQL
7 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP Business One
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.00%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.00%) QlikView
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (4.00%) Equities
1 1 (4.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Project Management
1 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (20.00%) System Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Release Management
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
2 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) MiFID
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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