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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 188 192 211
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 9 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.38% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £407 £413
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -1.45%
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
5419 6628 7304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.32% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3970 4833 5221
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 132 182
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.50 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Banking
5 5 (22.73%) SAP
6 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 4 (18.18%) SAP Business One
6 4 (18.18%) System Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) Retail
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
8 2 (9.09%) Internet
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
8 2 (9.09%) Data Management
8 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
9 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
9 1 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Management
9 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (4.55%) Cash Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP Business One
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (4.55%) Temenos T24
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) SQLPlus
2 1 (4.55%) QlikView
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.55%) JDeveloper
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 3 (13.64%) Retail
5 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
6 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Advertising
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) System Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (4.55%) Cash Management
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCA
1 1 (4.55%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Temenos
3 1 (4.55%) jBASE
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