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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 358 356 318
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 51 68 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 37
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £550 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £59.00
% change year-on-year
- -67.79%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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 +4 12 £475 +13.09% 12
Docklands, London +16 4 £575 +6.97%
Greenford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (36.84%) Finance
2 38 (28.57%) SAP
3 35 (26.32%) SQL
4 32 (24.06%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (14.29%) Business Objects
5 19 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (12.03%) Banking
8 15 (11.28%) Oracle
9 14 (10.53%) Business Analysis
10 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
10 13 (9.77%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (9.77%) Project Management
11 12 (9.02%) Data Modelling
11 12 (9.02%) ETL
11 12 (9.02%) SharePoint
11 12 (9.02%) Degree
12 11 (8.27%) Migration
13 10 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (7.52%) Retail
14 9 (6.77%) Wealth Management
14 9 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (6.77%) E-Commerce
14 9 (6.77%) GAP Analysis
15 8 (6.02%) ERP
15 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (6.02%) Business Development
16 7 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 7 (5.26%) CRM

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (9.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.26%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (0.75%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.75%) IBM Connections
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.26%) MS Project
3 2 (1.50%) Windchill
4 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.76%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (2.26%) SAP Business One
4 3 (2.26%) Fredhopper
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.50%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.50%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (1.50%) HFM
5 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.75%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.75%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.75%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) Intranet
2 3 (2.26%) Internet
3 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
1 13 (9.77%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (4.51%) SAP BW
5 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.76%) SAP HANA
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.26%) SAP BI
7 3 (2.26%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.50%) Big Data
8 2 (1.50%) CloverETL
8 2 (1.50%) MySQL
8 2 (1.50%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 49 (36.84%) Finance
2 16 (12.03%) Banking
3 10 (7.52%) Retail
4 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.01%) Advertising
6 3 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.26%) Back Office
6 3 (2.26%) Publishing
7 2 (1.50%) German Language
7 2 (1.50%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.50%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.75%) Front Office
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) XML
2 2 (1.50%) .NET
2 2 (1.50%) HTML
2 2 (1.50%) RSS
2 2 (1.50%) JSON
2 2 (1.50%) Java EE
3 1 (0.75%) CGI
3 1 (0.75%) EDI
3 1 (0.75%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.76%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.76%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.76%) User Experience
4 4 (3.01%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.26%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.26%) iPad
6 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.50%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.50%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.50%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.50%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.50%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.75%) Derivative
7 1 (0.75%) FMCG
7 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
7 1 (0.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.26%) UNIX
1 3 (2.26%) Windows
2 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.06%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 13 (9.77%) Project Management
5 12 (9.02%) Data Modelling
5 12 (9.02%) ETL
6 11 (8.27%) Migration
7 9 (6.77%) Wealth Management
7 9 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (6.77%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.77%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (6.02%) ERP
8 8 (6.02%) Business Development
9 7 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.26%) CRM
9 7 (5.26%) Change Management
9 7 (5.26%) Analytics
10 6 (4.51%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.51%) Investment Management
11 5 (3.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.50%) ABAP
3 2 (1.50%) C#
3 2 (1.50%) Java
4 1 (0.75%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.75%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.75%) VBA
4 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Degree
2 6 (4.51%) ISEB
3 2 (1.50%) SAP Certification
3 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) MCITP
4 1 (0.75%) MCTS
4 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.75%) APMP
4 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CCA
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) Basel II
1 1 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (28.57%) SAP
2 19 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 15 (11.28%) Oracle
4 6 (4.51%) Tableau
4 6 (4.51%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.76%) Yardi
5 5 (3.76%) IBM
6 4 (3.01%) Endeca
7 2 (1.50%) Cognos
7 2 (1.50%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.50%) Informatica
7 2 (1.50%) Adobe
7 2 (1.50%) Unica
8 1 (0.75%) jBASE
8 1 (0.75%) Misys
8 1 (0.75%) Temenos
8 1 (0.75%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.75%) Siebel
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com