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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 371 335 347
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 53 77 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 37
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£500 £475 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
+12.81% -7.13%
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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -9 10 £500 -4.76% 12
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (25.89%) SQL
1 29 (25.89%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (25.00%) Finance
3 20 (17.86%) SAP
4 18 (16.07%) Oracle
5 16 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (13.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (11.61%) Project Management
8 13 (11.61%) ITIL
8 13 (11.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (10.71%) PL/SQL
9 12 (10.71%) Data Modelling
10 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
10 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
10 11 (9.82%) Business Objects
11 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
12 9 (8.04%) Java EE
12 9 (8.04%) Banking
12 9 (8.04%) Service Management
12 9 (8.04%) Java
12 9 (8.04%) Windows
12 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (7.14%) ETL
13 8 (7.14%) Change Management
13 8 (7.14%) Business Analysis
13 8 (7.14%) MDX
14 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (5.36%) Tomcat
1 6 (5.36%) Oracle BPEL
2 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.89%) SAS
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (4.46%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.57%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 3 (2.68%) ResourceLink
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.89%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) HTTP
1 2 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (13.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (11.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
6 7 (6.25%) MySQL
6 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database
7 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (4.46%) OLAP
8 5 (4.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.57%) MS Access
10 3 (2.68%) Cognos Impromptu
10 3 (2.68%) SAP BW
10 3 (2.68%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.79%) JDeveloper
1 2 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 28 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Retail
4 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.68%) Marketing
5 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
5 2 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.89%) Front Office
6 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) Java EE
2 8 (7.14%) MDX
3 6 (5.36%) .NET
4 2 (1.79%) SOAP
5 1 (0.89%) XML
5 1 (0.89%) Mason
5 1 (0.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.79%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Windows
2 7 (6.25%) UNIX
3 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.89%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.61%) ITIL
3 13 (11.61%) Project Management
4 12 (10.71%) Data Modelling
5 9 (8.04%) Service Management
6 8 (7.14%) ETL
6 8 (7.14%) Change Management
6 8 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 7 (6.25%) Business Development
7 7 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (5.36%) BPEL
8 6 (5.36%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (5.36%) CRM
9 5 (4.46%) BPR
9 5 (4.46%) Analytics
9 5 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.46%) SDLC
9 5 (4.46%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.89%) SQL
2 12 (10.71%) PL/SQL
3 9 (8.04%) Java
4 7 (6.25%) C#
4 7 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.36%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.68%) C
6 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.89%) Python
7 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.36%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) Degree
4 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.89%) PMP
4 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.89%) ACCA
4 1 (0.89%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) SLA
1 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) SAP
2 18 (16.07%) Oracle
3 11 (9.82%) Business Objects
3 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.57%) Cognos
5 3 (2.68%) HP
5 3 (2.68%) Tableau
6 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.79%) Citrix
6 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.89%) Sage
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco
7 1 (0.89%) IBM
7 1 (0.89%) Remedy
7 1 (0.89%) Teradata
7 1 (0.89%) Google
7 1 (0.89%) Pega
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