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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 383 346 371
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 45 80 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 47 37
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£500 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £390 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £562 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
22291 22532 23252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.61% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15700 15338 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 423 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +3 7 £575 +27.77% 6
Feltham - 1 £484 -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 26 (27.08%) Finance
2 24 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (18.75%) Banking
4 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.63%) Project Management
4 15 (15.63%) SAP
5 14 (14.58%) SQL
6 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
6 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (11.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
8 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (9.38%) Oracle
10 9 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (9.38%) Data Modelling
11 8 (8.33%) Change Management
11 8 (8.33%) ETL
11 8 (8.33%) Investment Banking
11 8 (8.33%) Business Analysis
12 7 (7.29%) MDX
12 7 (7.29%) MiFID
12 7 (7.29%) CRM
12 7 (7.29%) T-SQL
13 6 (6.25%) Windows
13 6 (6.25%) ERP
13 6 (6.25%) SDLC
13 6 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
13 6 (6.25%) Business Development

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (2.08%) Apache
1 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (1.04%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.17%) Summit
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.08%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.04%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Taleo
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (11.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
4 10 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (4.17%) SAP BW
8 3 (3.13%) MySQL
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (2.08%) OLAP
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.04%) Toad
1 1 (1.04%) JDeveloper
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
1 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (27.08%) Finance
2 18 (18.75%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.21%) Retail
5 4 (4.17%) Back Office
6 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.13%) Marketing
7 2 (2.08%) Advertising
7 2 (2.08%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.08%) Legal
8 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.04%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) MDX
2 3 (3.13%) .NET
3 2 (2.08%) XML
3 2 (2.08%) Java EE
4 1 (1.04%) Mason
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.17%) Market Risk
1 4 (4.17%) Hedge funds
2 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.04%) FMCG
4 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.04%) NHS
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) UNIX
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (15.63%) Project Management
2 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 8 (8.33%) ETL
5 8 (8.33%) Change Management
5 8 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 7 (7.29%) CRM
7 6 (6.25%) ERP
7 6 (6.25%) Business Development
7 6 (6.25%) SDLC
7 6 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
8 5 (5.21%) Business Transformation
8 5 (5.21%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (5.21%) Data Management
9 4 (4.17%) Analytics
9 4 (4.17%) Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.17%) C#
3 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.13%) Java
4 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (2.08%) C
5 2 (2.08%) VB
5 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.04%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) CISSP
3 1 (1.04%) ACCA
3 1 (1.04%) CIMA
3 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) MiFID
2 4 (4.17%) EMIR
2 4 (4.17%) AIFMD
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) SAP
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle
4 4 (4.17%) Murex
4 4 (4.17%) Calypso
5 2 (2.08%) Informatica
5 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.04%) Teradata
6 1 (1.04%) Pega
6 1 (1.04%) Sage
6 1 (1.04%) Cognos
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) HP
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