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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 370 344 380
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 64 87 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.41% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 35
Median daily rate £488 £468 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £550 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London median 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
20566 21246 22693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.12% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14667 15031 16334
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 345 448
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +8 7 £538 -7.52% 4
Canary Wharf - 1 £463 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 37 (31.62%) Finance
2 25 (21.37%) Business Analysis
3 22 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (14.53%) Banking
6 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.97%) SQL
6 14 (11.97%) SAP
7 12 (10.26%) Change Management
7 12 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (9.40%) ERP
9 10 (8.55%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (8.55%) C
9 10 (8.55%) Project Management
9 10 (8.55%) Unit4 Business World
10 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 9 (7.69%) Wealth Management
10 9 (7.69%) Time Management
10 9 (7.69%) Analytics
11 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (6.84%) Investment Banking
12 7 (5.98%) Migration
12 7 (5.98%) Marketing
13 6 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (5.13%) BPMN
13 6 (5.13%) Degree
13 6 (5.13%) Office 365
13 6 (5.13%) Mercator
13 6 (5.13%) Six Sigma
13 6 (5.13%) MS Visio

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 5 (4.27%) SAS
2 4 (3.42%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (3.42%) SAP Business One
2 4 (3.42%) Sonata
3 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.85%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.85%) SAP Travel Management
4 1 (0.85%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Office 365
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.71%) Data Lake Analytics
3 2 (1.71%) Yammer
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.85%) IaaS
4 1 (0.85%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.85%) PaaS
4 1 (0.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Skype
2 2 (1.71%) FTP
3 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 5 (4.27%) SAP BW
2 5 (4.27%) SAS EBI
3 4 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.56%) Power BI
4 3 (2.56%) SAP HANA
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.71%) Big Data
5 2 (1.71%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.71%) OLAP
5 2 (1.71%) QlikView
5 2 (1.71%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 37 (31.62%) Finance
2 17 (14.53%) Banking
3 8 (6.84%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.98%) Marketing
5 6 (5.13%) Retail
6 4 (3.42%) Front Office
7 3 (2.56%) Advertising
8 2 (1.71%) Back Office
8 2 (1.71%) Games
8 2 (1.71%) Legal
9 1 (0.85%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.85%) French Language
9 1 (0.85%) Law
9 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) Middleware
2 1 (0.85%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.27%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.27%) iPad
2 5 (4.27%) User Experience
3 4 (3.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.71%) Fintech
4 2 (1.71%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.85%) Derivative
5 1 (0.85%) Equities
5 1 (0.85%) FMCG
5 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.85%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Linux
1 1 (0.85%) Windows
1 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.37%) Business Analysis
2 22 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.26%) Change Management
6 11 (9.40%) ERP
7 10 (8.55%) Project Management
7 10 (8.55%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (7.69%) Analytics
8 9 (7.69%) Time Management
8 9 (7.69%) Wealth Management
9 7 (5.98%) Migration
10 6 (5.13%) BPMN
10 6 (5.13%) Business Process Mapping
10 6 (5.13%) ETL
10 6 (5.13%) Six Sigma
11 5 (4.27%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.27%) Logistics
11 5 (4.27%) Scrum
11 5 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.97%) SQL
2 10 (8.55%) C
3 2 (1.71%) C#
3 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) CISA
4 1 (0.85%) CITP
4 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) MiFID
2 2 (1.71%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.85%) BS25999
3 1 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.85%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (11.97%) SAP
2 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.13%) Mercator
4 4 (3.42%) Avaloq
4 4 (3.42%) FNZ
5 3 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.56%) Tableau
6 2 (1.71%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.71%) IBM
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle
7 1 (0.85%) Advent
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos
7 1 (0.85%) Google
7 1 (0.85%) Northgate
7 1 (0.85%) Pega
7 1 (0.85%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.85%) Splunk
7 1 (0.85%) StatPro
7 1 (0.85%) Teradata