The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 July 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 329 347 332
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 77 74 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 45
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£488 £480 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £320 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £623 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
- +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21789 22449 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.50% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14922 15272 15897
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 467 652
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Consultant across the London region.

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Business Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Consultant across the London region.

Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 11 £488 -11.36% 9
Hammersmith - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 49 (27.53%) Finance
2 37 (20.79%) SAP
3 36 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (19.66%) Oracle
5 28 (15.73%) Retail
5 28 (15.73%) Business Objects
5 28 (15.73%) Project Management
6 26 (14.61%) CRM
7 20 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (10.67%) SQL
8 19 (10.67%) Business Analysis
9 18 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (9.55%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (8.99%) Banking
12 15 (8.43%) ETL
12 15 (8.43%) SQL Server
12 15 (8.43%) Oracle Retail
13 14 (7.87%) Migration
14 12 (6.74%) Change Management
15 11 (6.18%) Microsoft
15 11 (6.18%) Retek
15 11 (6.18%) Marketing
16 10 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (5.06%) E-Commerce
17 9 (5.06%) Data Modelling
17 9 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
17 9 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (5.06%) Business Transformation
18 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 8 (4.49%) SharePoint

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.69%) SAS
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.56%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 8 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (8.43%) Oracle Retail
2 9 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (3.93%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (3.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (3.37%) SAP Business One
5 5 (2.81%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (2.81%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (1.69%) SAP FI
6 3 (1.69%) Cerner Millennium
6 3 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (1.69%) SAP CO
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (1.69%) SAP BPC
7 2 (1.12%) SAP MDM
7 2 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.56%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.56%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Agresso
8 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Intranet
2 1 (0.56%) VoIP
2 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.55%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (8.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.93%) SAP BI
6 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.37%) BusinessObjects XI
7 6 (3.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (3.37%) SAP BW
8 5 (2.81%) QlikView
9 4 (2.25%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (2.25%) SAP HANA
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.56%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (27.53%) Finance
2 28 (15.73%) Retail
3 16 (8.99%) Banking
4 11 (6.18%) Marketing
5 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.81%) Back Office
6 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.25%) Advertising
7 4 (2.25%) Publishing
8 3 (1.69%) Games
8 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.12%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.12%) Front Office
9 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) Automotive
10 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.25%) XML
2 3 (1.69%) HTML
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.12%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.12%) JSON
3 2 (1.12%) RSS
4 1 (0.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.93%) FMCG
2 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.25%) NHS
4 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.69%) Derivative
4 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.12%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.12%) Equities
5 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.56%) PMI
6 1 (0.56%) EPoS
6 1 (0.56%) EFT
6 1 (0.56%) EFTPOS
6 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.56%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.12%) UNIX
2 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.56%) Windows
2 1 (0.56%) Linux
2 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (15.73%) Project Management
3 26 (14.61%) CRM
4 20 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (10.67%) Business Analysis
6 18 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (8.43%) ETL
8 14 (7.87%) Migration
9 12 (6.74%) Change Management
10 9 (5.06%) E-Commerce
10 9 (5.06%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.06%) Business Transformation
11 8 (4.49%) Six Sigma
12 7 (3.93%) ITIL
12 7 (3.93%) System Testing
12 7 (3.93%) Test Scripting
12 7 (3.93%) Business Continuity
12 7 (3.93%) Analytics
13 5 (2.81%) ERP
13 5 (2.81%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.67%) SQL
2 4 (2.25%) R
2 4 (2.25%) C
2 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.12%) C#
4 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.56%) ABAP
4 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (2.81%) Degree
1 5 (2.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.69%) MCSE
3 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCITP
5 1 (0.56%) MCTS
5 1 (0.56%) CIPD
5 1 (0.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.12%) MiFID
1 2 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) MOM
Vendors
1 37 (20.79%) SAP
2 35 (19.66%) Oracle
3 28 (15.73%) Business Objects
4 11 (6.18%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.18%) Retek
5 8 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.37%) Siebel
7 5 (2.81%) Cognos
7 5 (2.81%) Informatica
7 5 (2.81%) IBM
8 4 (2.25%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (2.25%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.69%) Cerner
9 3 (1.69%) JDA
9 3 (1.69%) NetSuite
9 3 (1.69%) VMware
10 2 (1.12%) Talend
10 2 (1.12%) Unica
10 2 (1.12%) Mercator
10 2 (1.12%) Charles River
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Rate: From £400 to £600 per day excellent rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £1000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: £375 - £500+ per day 12 Month
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £500+ per day
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