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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 354 304 329
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 52 101 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.47% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 64 35
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£445 £450 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £325 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
20694 21628 20137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.41% 92.64% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14214 15047 13619
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 381 407
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £38.86 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +19 11 £450 +21.62% 12
Canary Wharf -5 1 £500 +25.00%
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 33 (30.56%) SQL
2 31 (28.70%) Finance
3 28 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (23.15%) SAP
5 20 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (14.81%) Oracle
7 15 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
9 13 (12.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (11.11%) Banking
11 11 (10.19%) Degree
11 11 (10.19%) ITIL
11 11 (10.19%) Data Modelling
11 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
11 11 (10.19%) Project Management
11 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (8.33%) Service Management
12 9 (8.33%) Windows
12 9 (8.33%) PL/SQL
13 8 (7.41%) Business Objects
13 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
13 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
13 8 (7.41%) ETL
13 8 (7.41%) Business Analysis
13 8 (7.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
14 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
14 7 (6.48%) Java EE

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle BPEL
2 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.93%) SAS
4 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (7.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 5 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (2.78%) ResourceLink
4 3 (2.78%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) SaaS
2 2 (1.85%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) HTTP
1 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (12.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.56%) MySQL
6 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.63%) OLAP
6 5 (4.63%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.70%) MS Access
7 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.78%) Cognos Impromptu
8 3 (2.78%) OLTP
9 2 (1.85%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.93%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (28.70%) Finance
2 12 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Advertising
4 2 (1.85%) Legal
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.48%) Java EE
2 6 (5.56%) MDX
3 4 (3.70%) .NET
4 2 (1.85%) SOAP
5 1 (0.93%) Mason
5 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (3.70%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Windows
2 5 (4.63%) UNIX
3 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (10.19%) Project Management
3 11 (10.19%) ITIL
3 11 (10.19%) Data Modelling
4 9 (8.33%) Service Management
4 9 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.41%) ETL
5 8 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 7 (6.48%) Change Management
7 6 (5.56%) ERP
7 6 (5.56%) Analytics
8 5 (4.63%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (4.63%) CRM
8 5 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.63%) Business Continuity
8 5 (4.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (4.63%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.70%) BPEL
9 4 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.56%) SQL
2 9 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 7 (6.48%) Java
4 5 (4.63%) C#
4 5 (4.63%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) Python
8 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Degree
2 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 25 (23.15%) SAP
2 16 (14.81%) Oracle
3 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.41%) Business Objects
5 6 (5.56%) Tableau
6 5 (4.63%) Cognos
7 3 (2.78%) HP
8 2 (1.85%) Citrix
8 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.85%) Adobe
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco
9 1 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.93%) Remedy
9 1 (0.93%) MKS
9 1 (0.93%) Teradata
9 1 (0.93%) Google
9 1 (0.93%) Yardi
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