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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 170 189 178
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 16 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 9
Average daily rate
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£494 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £650 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.00
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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
4701 5391 5260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.81% 93.38% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3589 3786 3909
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 85 117
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -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 5 March 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 5 March 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 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (21.43%) Banking
4 6 (21.43%) Service Management
5 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle
5 5 (17.86%) SAP
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) Windows
7 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.71%) BCP
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (7.14%) Tableau
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
8 2 (7.14%) Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) BPR
8 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
8 2 (7.14%) BusinessWorks

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) Windchill
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.57%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (3.57%) Temenos T24
2 1 (3.57%) HFM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) VLAN
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (3.57%) OLTP
6 1 (3.57%) OLAP
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (3.57%) SQLPlus
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JDeveloper
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
3 2 (7.14%) German Language
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) BCP
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) BPR
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security
4 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Workflow
4 2 (7.14%) Business Development
5 1 (3.57%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) Basel II
1 1 (3.57%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
1 5 (17.86%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Tableau
2 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) jBASE
3 1 (3.57%) Temenos
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) Remedy
3 1 (3.57%) Yardi
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago