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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 354 383 347
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 74 59 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 33
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£500 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £544 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
22759 23606 23181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.13% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16008 16286 15420
Average daily rate £425 £433 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 403 548
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +12 9 £538 +26.52% 9
Hammersmith - - - -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 50 (32.89%) Finance
2 34 (22.37%) SAP
3 29 (19.08%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (18.42%) SQL
5 25 (16.45%) Retail
6 22 (14.47%) Oracle
6 22 (14.47%) Business Objects
6 22 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (11.84%) Business Analysis
9 15 (9.87%) Project Management
9 15 (9.87%) Banking
10 14 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (9.21%) CRM
10 14 (9.21%) ETL
11 13 (8.55%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (8.55%) Migration
12 12 (7.89%) E-Commerce
13 11 (7.24%) Change Management
14 10 (6.58%) Analytics
15 9 (5.92%) Wealth Management
15 9 (5.92%) Data Modelling
16 8 (5.26%) SharePoint
16 8 (5.26%) SAP BW
16 8 (5.26%) Data Management
16 8 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
16 8 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (4.61%) Marketing
17 7 (4.61%) Degree
17 7 (4.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.97%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.66%) IBM Connections
3 1 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.66%) SAS
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.97%) MS Project
4 2 (1.32%) Windchill
5 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.61%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.97%) SAP BPC
4 3 (1.97%) Fredhopper
5 2 (1.32%) SAP Business One
5 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.32%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (1.32%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.66%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) Intranet
2 3 (1.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.55%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (5.26%) SAP BW
3 7 (4.61%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (3.29%) SAP HANA
5 4 (2.63%) SAP BI
5 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.32%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.66%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.66%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 50 (32.89%) Finance
2 25 (16.45%) Retail
3 15 (9.87%) Banking
4 7 (4.61%) Marketing
5 5 (3.29%) Back Office
6 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.63%) Advertising
7 3 (1.97%) Publishing
7 3 (1.97%) Front Office
7 3 (1.97%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Games
8 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.66%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.63%) XML
2 2 (1.32%) RSS
2 2 (1.32%) HTML
2 2 (1.32%) JSON
3 1 (0.66%) .NET
3 1 (0.66%) EDI
3 1 (0.66%) CGI
3 1 (0.66%) EDIFACT
3 1 (0.66%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.29%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.29%) User Experience
4 4 (2.63%) Taxonomies
5 3 (1.97%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.97%) FMCG
5 3 (1.97%) iPad
6 2 (1.32%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.32%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.32%) Derivative
7 1 (0.66%) NHS
7 1 (0.66%) PMI
7 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.66%) Equities
7 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.32%) UNIX
2 1 (0.66%) Windows
2 1 (0.66%) Linux
2 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.08%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (11.84%) Business Analysis
4 15 (9.87%) Project Management
5 14 (9.21%) ETL
5 14 (9.21%) CRM
5 14 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (8.55%) Migration
7 12 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 11 (7.24%) Change Management
9 10 (6.58%) Analytics
10 9 (5.92%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.92%) Wealth Management
11 8 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.26%) Data Management
12 7 (4.61%) Workflow
12 7 (4.61%) ERP
12 7 (4.61%) Investment Management
13 6 (3.95%) Test Scripting
13 6 (3.95%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.42%) SQL
2 4 (2.63%) C
2 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.32%) ABAP
4 1 (0.66%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.66%) VBA
4 1 (0.66%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.66%) C#
4 1 (0.66%) Java
4 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) SAP Certification
2 2 (1.32%) ISEB
3 1 (0.66%) CCA
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.66%) MCTS
3 1 (0.66%) MCITP
3 1 (0.66%) CIPD
3 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 34 (22.37%) SAP
2 22 (14.47%) Oracle
2 22 (14.47%) Business Objects
3 6 (3.95%) IBM
3 6 (3.95%) Retek
4 5 (3.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.63%) Endeca
5 4 (2.63%) Yardi
5 4 (2.63%) Siebel
6 3 (1.97%) Tableau
6 3 (1.97%) Informatica
6 3 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.32%) Charles River
7 2 (1.32%) Unica
7 2 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.66%) Cognos
8 1 (0.66%) Misys
8 1 (0.66%) Temenos
8 1 (0.66%) Hyperion
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