The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 346 355 344
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 78 66 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 39
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
22142 23580 24592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15051 16152 16176
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 460 627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +11 8 £450 -8.62% 8
Hammersmith - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 53 (30.29%) Finance
2 38 (21.71%) SAP
3 34 (19.43%) Oracle
4 33 (18.86%) Retail
5 31 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (14.86%) Business Objects
6 26 (14.86%) Project Management
7 25 (14.29%) SQL
8 21 (12.00%) Business Analysis
9 20 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (11.43%) CRM
10 18 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (9.14%) Banking
11 16 (9.14%) ETL
12 15 (8.57%) Oracle Retail
13 14 (8.00%) SQL Server
13 14 (8.00%) Migration
14 13 (7.43%) E-Commerce
14 13 (7.43%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (6.86%) Change Management
16 11 (6.29%) Retek
17 10 (5.71%) Analytics
18 9 (5.14%) Marketing
18 9 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (5.14%) Data Modelling
19 8 (4.57%) SharePoint
19 8 (4.57%) MS Excel
19 8 (4.57%) Microsoft
19 8 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
19 8 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.71%) SAS
2 3 (1.71%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.57%) IBM Connections
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.71%) MS Office
2 3 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (8.57%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (3.43%) SAP Business One
4 6 (3.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.29%) SAP BPC
5 4 (2.29%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.29%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (1.71%) SAP CO
6 3 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (1.71%) Fredhopper
6 3 (1.71%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (1.14%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.57%) HFM
8 1 (0.57%) Agresso
8 1 (0.57%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.57%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) LDAP
2 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.43%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.43%) SAP BW
5 6 (3.43%) BusinessObjects XI
5 6 (3.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.29%) SAP HANA
7 4 (2.29%) SAP BI
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.71%) QlikView
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.14%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.57%) JDeveloper
General
1 53 (30.29%) Finance
2 33 (18.86%) Retail
3 16 (9.14%) Banking
4 9 (5.14%) Marketing
5 7 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.86%) Back Office
7 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.29%) Advertising
8 3 (1.71%) Publishing
9 2 (1.14%) Games
9 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.14%) Front Office
9 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.14%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.57%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.29%) XML
2 2 (1.14%) RSS
2 2 (1.14%) HTML
2 2 (1.14%) SAP XI
2 2 (1.14%) JSON
3 1 (0.57%) MDX
3 1 (0.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) EDI
3 1 (0.57%) CGI
3 1 (0.57%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.29%) FMCG
3 4 (2.29%) Taxonomies
4 3 (1.71%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.71%) Derivative
4 3 (1.71%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.71%) iPad
5 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.14%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.14%) Equities
6 1 (0.57%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) PMI
6 1 (0.57%) EPoS
6 1 (0.57%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.14%) UNIX
2 1 (0.57%) Windows
2 1 (0.57%) Linux
2 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (14.86%) Project Management
3 21 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 20 (11.43%) CRM
4 20 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (9.14%) ETL
7 14 (8.00%) Migration
8 13 (7.43%) E-Commerce
9 12 (6.86%) Change Management
10 10 (5.71%) Analytics
11 9 (5.14%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.57%) Data Management
13 7 (4.00%) Business Continuity
13 7 (4.00%) Wealth Management
13 7 (4.00%) System Testing
14 6 (3.43%) Benchmarking
14 6 (3.43%) B2C
15 5 (2.86%) Six Sigma
15 5 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (2.29%) C
2 4 (2.29%) PL/SQL
2 4 (2.29%) R
3 2 (1.14%) C#
3 2 (1.14%) VBA
4 1 (0.57%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.57%) ABAP
4 1 (0.57%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.86%) Degree
1 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.71%) MCSE
3 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.57%) MCTS
5 1 (0.57%) MCITP
5 1 (0.57%) CIPD
5 1 (0.57%) CCA
5 1 (0.57%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) MiFID
1 2 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 38 (21.71%) SAP
2 34 (19.43%) Oracle
3 26 (14.86%) Business Objects
4 11 (6.29%) Retek
5 8 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.43%) Informatica
7 5 (2.86%) IBM
8 4 (2.29%) Siebel
8 4 (2.29%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.29%) Endeca
9 3 (1.71%) NetSuite
9 3 (1.71%) VMware
9 3 (1.71%) JDA
9 3 (1.71%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.71%) Tableau
10 2 (1.14%) Talend
10 2 (1.14%) Unica
10 2 (1.14%) Cognos
10 2 (1.14%) Charles River
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