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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 194 197 208
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 10 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 14
Average daily rate
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£500 £488 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £428 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £578 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
5491 5436 6581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.38% 92.15% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4265 3966 4836
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 92 169
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.48 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £32.82 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) JDeveloper
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Business One
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (9.52%) JDeveloper
2 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) MDX
1 1 (4.76%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com