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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 184 192 175
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 12 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 10
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£469 £425 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £375 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £650 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £59.00
% change year-on-year
- -67.79%
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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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
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 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 9 (39.13%) Finance
1 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (21.74%) Banking
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) BCP
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.70%) Windchill
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) German Language
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.70%) Tableau
6 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
6 2 (8.70%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Windchill
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.35%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (4.35%) Temenos T24
2 1 (4.35%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) SAP BW
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.35%) OLAP
6 1 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (4.35%) OLTP
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) German Language
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) BCP
2 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) BPR
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) DRM
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Process Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ACCA
2 1 (4.35%) CCA
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Basel II
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Tableau
4 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) Temenos
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Yardi
5 1 (4.35%) jBASE
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