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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 179 189 196
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 13 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £370 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £345 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £505 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 (42.86%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Service Management
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Banking
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) SAP
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) ETL
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security
7 2 (7.14%) Legal
7 2 (7.14%) BPR
7 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) JDeveloper
7 2 (7.14%) Windows
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Business One
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) VLAN
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (3.57%) OLAP
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (3.57%) SQLPlus
6 1 (3.57%) OLTP
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JDeveloper
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Mason
1 1 (3.57%) MDX
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) ETL
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 2 (7.14%) BPR
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
1 3 (10.71%) SAP
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 2 (7.14%) Tableau
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Remedy
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