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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 196 183 200
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 14 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 14
Average daily rate £370 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.10% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £374 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £568 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.00 -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (30.00%) SAP
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) Business Objects
4 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (13.33%) System Testing
5 4 (13.33%) SAP Business One
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (10.00%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) Hyperion
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle
6 3 (10.00%) SAP BI
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.67%) ETL
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
7 2 (6.67%) Banking
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.67%) SAP BPC

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SAP Business One
2 2 (6.67%) SAP BPC
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.33%) Infor M3
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (3.33%) Movex
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (10.00%) SAP BI
4 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (3.33%) QlikView
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) International Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) French Language
4 1 (3.33%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (3.33%) iSeries
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) Physics
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Market Risk
2 1 (3.33%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.33%) Equities
2 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.33%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) System Testing
2 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.67%) ETL
3 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Use Case
4 1 (3.33%) Release Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Validation
4 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.33%) Analytics
4 1 (3.33%) Master Data Management
4 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VBA
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) MiFID
1 1 (3.33%) COREP
1 1 (3.33%) FINREP
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) SAP
2 7 (23.33%) Business Objects
3 3 (10.00%) Hyperion
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
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