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 February 2015 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 332 298 312
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 67 86 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 35
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£465 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £80.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.00
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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 2015.

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 February 2015. 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 +20 17 £488 +8.33% 7
Greenford - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 46 (38.02%) Finance
2 38 (31.40%) SQL
3 32 (26.45%) SAP
3 32 (26.45%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (15.70%) Oracle
5 15 (12.40%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (12.40%) Degree
5 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (11.57%) Project Management
7 13 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.74%) Banking
7 13 (10.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (9.92%) ITIL
9 11 (9.09%) PL/SQL
9 11 (9.09%) Business Objects
10 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis
10 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
11 9 (7.44%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
11 9 (7.44%) Java
11 9 (7.44%) MS Excel
11 9 (7.44%) Java EE
11 9 (7.44%) Migration
12 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
12 8 (6.61%) Service Management
12 8 (6.61%) ERP
12 8 (6.61%) Data Modelling
12 8 (6.61%) SAP Business ByDesign

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.48%) MS Project
3 2 (1.65%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.65%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.48%) ResourceLink
3 3 (2.48%) SAP Business One
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.65%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.83%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.83%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) Intranet
2 2 (1.65%) VLAN
2 2 (1.65%) HTTP
2 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (10.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (7.44%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.96%) MySQL
5 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.31%) MS Access
7 4 (3.31%) SAP BW
8 3 (2.48%) Cognos Impromptu
8 3 (2.48%) OLAP
8 3 (2.48%) OLTP
8 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.65%) SAP HANA
9 2 (1.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.83%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
General
1 46 (38.02%) Finance
2 13 (10.74%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Advertising
5 2 (1.65%) Publishing
5 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.65%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.65%) German Language
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Front Office
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) Java EE
2 5 (4.13%) .NET
3 2 (1.65%) SOAP
3 2 (1.65%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.31%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.31%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.48%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.65%) User Experience
4 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.83%) Social Media
5 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.83%) Equities
5 1 (0.83%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.79%) UNIX
2 6 (4.96%) Windows
3 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.45%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (11.57%) Project Management
3 13 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (9.92%) ITIL
5 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis
6 9 (7.44%) Migration
7 8 (6.61%) ERP
7 8 (6.61%) Data Modelling
7 8 (6.61%) Service Management
8 7 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.79%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (5.79%) Business Development
9 6 (4.96%) Change Management
10 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.13%) Workflow
10 5 (4.13%) Business Continuity
10 5 (4.13%) ETL
10 5 (4.13%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.13%) Fund Management
10 5 (4.13%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.40%) SQL
2 11 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 9 (7.44%) Java
4 5 (4.13%) C#
4 5 (4.13%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.83%) ABAP
6 1 (0.83%) Python
6 1 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.83%) C
6 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) Degree
2 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.96%) ISEB
3 6 (4.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.83%) PMP
4 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ACCA
4 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) SLA
1 1 (0.83%) Basel II
1 1 (0.83%) QA
1 1 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 32 (26.45%) SAP
2 19 (15.70%) Oracle
3 11 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 6 (4.96%) Yardi
4 6 (4.96%) Tableau
5 5 (4.13%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.13%) Cognos
6 2 (1.65%) Adobe
6 2 (1.65%) HP
6 2 (1.65%) Citrix
6 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.65%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.65%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) Remedy
7 1 (0.83%) MKS
7 1 (0.83%) jBASE
7 1 (0.83%) Google
7 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.83%) Temenos
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