The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Business Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 377 370 347
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 56 57 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 52
Median daily rate £438 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +4.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £334 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £620 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £453 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 - -
Business Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20630 21742 21781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.61% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14967 15186 15135
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 363 392
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Business Consultant in the job title.

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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 4 £394 -21.25% 3
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Business Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 49 (39.20%) Finance
2 23 (18.40%) Migration
3 21 (16.80%) SQL
4 19 (15.20%) Business Analysis
5 18 (14.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (13.60%) Banking
7 16 (12.80%) Change Management
7 16 (12.80%) Project Management
8 15 (12.00%) Office 365
9 14 (11.20%) SAP
9 14 (11.20%) ERP
10 12 (9.60%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (8.80%) Business Transformation
12 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
12 10 (8.00%) Telecoms
13 9 (7.20%) Oracle
13 9 (7.20%) Marketing
13 9 (7.20%) Coaching
14 8 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (6.40%) Derivative
14 8 (6.40%) Asset Management
14 8 (6.40%) Investment Banking
14 8 (6.40%) Degree
14 8 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
15 7 (5.60%) Retail
15 7 (5.60%) Skype for Business

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.60%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (4.80%) MS Project
3 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.80%) MS Office
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Sonata
2 4 (3.20%) SAP CO
2 4 (3.20%) SAP FI
2 4 (3.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.60%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.80%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.80%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.80%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.80%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.00%) Office 365
2 4 (3.20%) Yammer
3 1 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) Skype
2 4 (3.20%) IPv6
2 4 (3.20%) Network Security
3 2 (1.60%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.80%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.20%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (3.20%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.60%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.60%) Essbase
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.60%) Xcelsius
4 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.80%) MS Access
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.80%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 49 (39.20%) Finance
2 17 (13.60%) Banking
3 10 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.20%) Marketing
5 8 (6.40%) Investment Banking
6 7 (5.60%) Retail
7 5 (4.00%) Front Office
8 3 (2.40%) Advertising
9 2 (1.60%) Legal
10 1 (0.80%) Back Office
10 1 (0.80%) Games
10 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) Derivative
3 6 (4.80%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.00%) Credit Risk
4 5 (4.00%) Market Risk
5 4 (3.20%) iPad
6 3 (2.40%) Fintech
7 2 (1.60%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.60%) FMCG
7 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.60%) Social Network
7 2 (1.60%) User Experience
8 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.80%) EPoS
8 1 (0.80%) Equities
8 1 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.80%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.80%) Photography
8 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.40%) Migration
2 19 (15.20%) Business Analysis
3 18 (14.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (12.80%) Change Management
4 16 (12.80%) Project Management
5 14 (11.20%) ERP
6 12 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.80%) Business Transformation
8 9 (7.20%) Coaching
9 8 (6.40%) Asset Management
9 8 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.80%) Analytics
10 6 (4.80%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.80%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (4.80%) Use Case
10 6 (4.80%) Wealth Management
11 5 (4.00%) Business Development
11 5 (4.00%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.80%) SQL
2 4 (3.20%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.60%) C
3 2 (1.60%) Java
4 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) MBA
3 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) ACCA
5 1 (0.80%) CIMA
5 1 (0.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) SEPA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (11.20%) SAP
2 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.20%) Oracle
4 6 (4.80%) Avaloq
4 6 (4.80%) Calypso
4 6 (4.80%) FNZ
4 6 (4.80%) Murex
5 3 (2.40%) Informatica
6 2 (1.60%) Adobe
7 1 (0.80%) hybris
7 1 (0.80%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.80%) Infor
7 1 (0.80%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.80%) Northgate
7 1 (0.80%) OpenText
7 1 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.80%) Teradata