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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 338 366 343
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 82 68 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 30
Average daily rate
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£475 £434 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.51% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +1.62%
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 £450 - 10
Hammersmith - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (31.18%) Finance
2 40 (23.53%) SAP
3 30 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (16.47%) Retail
4 28 (16.47%) SQL
5 25 (14.71%) Oracle
5 25 (14.71%) Business Objects
6 23 (13.53%) Business Analysis
7 22 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (12.35%) Project Management
9 20 (11.76%) CRM
10 17 (10.00%) Banking
10 17 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (9.41%) Migration
12 15 (8.82%) ETL
13 13 (7.65%) E-Commerce
13 13 (7.65%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (7.65%) Change Management
14 10 (5.88%) Oracle Retail
14 10 (5.88%) Analytics
14 10 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (5.29%) SharePoint
15 9 (5.29%) Data Modelling
15 9 (5.29%) SQL Server
15 9 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (5.29%) Wealth Management
16 8 (4.71%) Marketing
16 8 (4.71%) Data Management
16 8 (4.71%) ERP

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.76%) Apache Solr
2 3 (1.76%) SAS
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.59%) IBM Connections
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.76%) MS Project
3 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Oracle Retail
2 9 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.94%) SAP Business One
4 4 (2.35%) SAP BPC
5 3 (1.76%) Fredhopper
5 3 (1.76%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.76%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.76%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.18%) SAP MDM
6 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.59%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) Intranet
2 3 (1.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.65%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (5.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.12%) SAP BW
5 6 (3.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (2.94%) SAP HANA
6 5 (2.94%) SAP BI
6 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.76%) QlikView
8 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.18%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.18%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.59%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
General
1 53 (31.18%) Finance
2 28 (16.47%) Retail
3 17 (10.00%) Banking
4 8 (4.71%) Marketing
5 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.94%) Back Office
7 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.35%) Advertising
7 4 (2.35%) Publishing
8 3 (1.76%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.18%) Front Office
9 2 (1.18%) Games
9 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.59%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.35%) XML
2 2 (1.18%) JSON
2 2 (1.18%) RSS
2 2 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (0.59%) EDIFACT
3 1 (0.59%) .NET
3 1 (0.59%) CGI
3 1 (0.59%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.94%) User Experience
3 5 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.35%) Taxonomies
4 4 (2.35%) FMCG
5 3 (1.76%) iPad
5 3 (1.76%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
7 1 (0.59%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.59%) Clustering
7 1 (0.59%) PMI
7 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.59%) EPoS
7 1 (0.59%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.76%) UNIX
2 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.59%) Linux
2 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (13.53%) Business Analysis
3 22 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (12.35%) Project Management
5 20 (11.76%) CRM
6 17 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (9.41%) Migration
8 15 (8.82%) ETL
9 13 (7.65%) E-Commerce
9 13 (7.65%) Change Management
10 10 (5.88%) Analytics
10 10 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (5.29%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.29%) Wealth Management
12 8 (4.71%) Data Management
12 8 (4.71%) ERP
13 7 (4.12%) Business Continuity
14 6 (3.53%) Test Scripting
14 6 (3.53%) System Testing
14 6 (3.53%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.47%) SQL
2 4 (2.35%) C
3 3 (1.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.59%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.59%) C#
4 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.59%) ABAP
4 1 (0.59%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (2.94%) Degree
2 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.76%) MCSE
3 3 (1.76%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.59%) APMP
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.59%) ISEB
5 1 (0.59%) CCA
5 1 (0.59%) MCITP
5 1 (0.59%) CIPD
5 1 (0.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (23.53%) SAP
2 25 (14.71%) Oracle
2 25 (14.71%) Business Objects
3 8 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.12%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.12%) Retek
5 5 (2.94%) IBM
5 5 (2.94%) Informatica
6 4 (2.35%) Endeca
6 4 (2.35%) Siebel
7 3 (1.76%) Tableau
7 3 (1.76%) VMware
7 3 (1.76%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.76%) JDA
7 3 (1.76%) NetSuite
8 2 (1.18%) Unica
8 2 (1.18%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.18%) Cognos
8 2 (1.18%) Charles River
9 1 (0.59%) Yardi
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