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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 333 355 329
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 75 60 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 45
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-9.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +30 7 £469 - 8
Wembley - 2 £426 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 69 (45.10%) Finance
2 39 (25.49%) Banking
3 36 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (14.38%) Investment Banking
4 22 (14.38%) Business Analysis
5 20 (13.07%) Migration
6 19 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (12.42%) Project Management
7 18 (11.76%) SQL
7 18 (11.76%) SAP
8 15 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (9.80%) Change Management
8 15 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (9.80%) Oracle
9 14 (9.15%) Analytics
10 13 (8.50%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
11 12 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (7.84%) MiFID
11 12 (7.84%) ERP
12 11 (7.19%) Murex
12 11 (7.19%) Calypso
12 11 (7.19%) Informatica
12 11 (7.19%) ETL
12 11 (7.19%) Market Risk
13 10 (6.54%) Credit Risk
13 10 (6.54%) Use Case
13 10 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (6.54%) DV Cleared
13 10 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.65%) SAS
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.31%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.54%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.96%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 3 (1.96%) Sonata
4 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.31%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.31%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.31%) Summit
4 2 (1.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.65%) Magento
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.65%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) PBX
1 1 (0.65%) Skype
1 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
1 1 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (8.50%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.88%) Big Data
6 7 (4.58%) Pentaho
7 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.96%) Xcelsius
9 2 (1.31%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.31%) PowerPivot
9 2 (1.31%) QlikView
9 2 (1.31%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.31%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (45.10%) Finance
2 39 (25.49%) Banking
3 22 (14.38%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.54%) Retail
5 9 (5.88%) Front Office
6 5 (3.27%) Advertising
6 5 (3.27%) Back Office
7 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.31%) Marketing
8 2 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Legal
9 1 (0.65%) Local Government
9 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.58%) Apache Avro
2 2 (1.31%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) CSS
3 1 (0.65%) jQuery
3 1 (0.65%) MDX
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.19%) Market Risk
3 10 (6.54%) Credit Risk
3 10 (6.54%) Derivative
4 9 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (4.58%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.58%) FMCG
6 4 (2.61%) iPad
7 3 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.96%) NHS
8 2 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.31%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.31%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.31%) User Experience
9 1 (0.65%) Fintech
9 1 (0.65%) Photography
9 1 (0.65%) Pricing Data
9 1 (0.65%) Social Network
9 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.58%) Linux
1 7 (4.58%) Windows
2 2 (1.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (14.38%) Business Analysis
3 20 (13.07%) Migration
4 19 (12.42%) Project Management
4 19 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (9.80%) Change Management
6 14 (9.15%) Analytics
7 12 (7.84%) ERP
8 11 (7.19%) ETL
9 10 (6.54%) Translating Business Requirements
9 10 (6.54%) Use Case
10 9 (5.88%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.23%) Data Migration
11 8 (5.23%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.58%) Data Analytics
12 7 (4.58%) Data Security
12 7 (4.58%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.58%) Target Operating Model
13 6 (3.92%) Business Transformation
13 6 (3.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.76%) SQL
2 9 (5.88%) Java
3 8 (5.23%) PL/SQL
4 7 (4.58%) PHP
4 7 (4.58%) R
4 7 (4.58%) Ruby
5 2 (1.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.65%) C
6 1 (0.65%) C#
6 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.65%) VB
6 1 (0.65%) VBA
6 1 (0.65%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.54%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.92%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.96%) Degree
6 2 (1.31%) CISSP
7 1 (0.65%) ACCA
7 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) CIMA
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.65%) MBA
7 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.84%) MiFID
2 7 (4.58%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.61%) QA
4 2 (1.31%) AIFMD
4 2 (1.31%) EMIR
5 1 (0.65%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.65%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 18 (11.76%) SAP
2 15 (9.80%) Oracle
3 11 (7.19%) Calypso
3 11 (7.19%) Informatica
3 11 (7.19%) Murex
4 10 (6.54%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.88%) Tableau
6 7 (4.58%) Alteryx
6 7 (4.58%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.96%) Avaloq
7 3 (1.96%) FNZ
8 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.31%) Yardi
9 1 (0.65%) Adobe
9 1 (0.65%) Avaya
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco
9 1 (0.65%) Cognos
9 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.65%) OpenText
9 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
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