The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Business Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 158 156 193
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 7 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.087% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.091% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 11
Median daily rate £538 £581 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.52% +25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £576 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £586 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Business Consultant
London

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
3021 3289 5467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.58% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2398 2613 4193
Median daily rate £490 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 103
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Business Consultant in the job title.

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 9 December 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 City of London region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Power BI
3 2 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Dynatrace
4 1 (12.50%) Presales
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (12.50%) Fintech
4 1 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
4 1 (12.50%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (12.50%) FactSet
4 1 (12.50%) ITRS Geneos

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (25.00%) Power BI
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) BODI
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) OLAP
3 1 (12.50%) QlikView
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Fintech
1 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Advent
2 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
2 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Dynatrace
2 1 (12.50%) FactSet
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) StatPro
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau