The median contractor rate for a Business Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Consultant
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 357 352
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 57 69 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 49
Median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £343 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £611 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £431 £438
% change year-on-year -18.84% -1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18483 21200 20424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13146 15201 14093
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 281 378
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Business Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Consultant in London

Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Consultant in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Consultant in London

Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Consultant in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Consultant in London

Business Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Consultant in London

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 5 £550 +4.76% 1
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Business Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 41 (37.27%) Finance
2 23 (20.91%) Business Analysis
3 22 (20.00%) SQL
4 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (12.73%) Banking
6 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (11.82%) SAP
8 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
9 11 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (10.00%) Asset Management
9 11 (10.00%) Wealth Management
9 11 (10.00%) iPad
10 10 (9.09%) Client/Server
11 9 (8.18%) Investment Management
11 9 (8.18%) Avaloq
11 9 (8.18%) FNZ
11 9 (8.18%) Sonata
12 8 (7.27%) Fintech
12 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
13 7 (6.36%) Unit4 Business World
13 7 (6.36%) Advertising
13 7 (6.36%) Skype for Business
13 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (6.36%) SAP Business One
13 7 (6.36%) Marketing
13 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (6.36%) Skype
14 6 (5.45%) MiFID

Business Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.36%) Skype for Business
2 6 (5.45%) SAS
3 5 (4.55%) CMS
4 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.91%) Confluence
5 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Sonata
2 7 (6.36%) SAP Business One
2 7 (6.36%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.82%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.82%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.82%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.91%) Minerva
4 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.91%) SAP Travel Management
4 1 (0.91%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.91%) Sylvan
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.73%) Office 365
1 3 (2.73%) SaaS
2 2 (1.82%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (0.91%) IaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle CX
3 1 (0.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) Skype
2 3 (2.73%) PBX
2 3 (2.73%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.91%) LDAP
3 1 (0.91%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.55%) QlikView
5 4 (3.64%) Power BI
6 3 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.73%) Big Data
6 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.82%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.82%) Looker
7 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.82%) OLAP
7 2 (1.82%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (1.82%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) JIRA
2 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (37.27%) Finance
2 14 (12.73%) Banking
3 7 (6.36%) Advertising
3 7 (6.36%) Marketing
4 5 (4.55%) Front Office
4 5 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.64%) Retail
6 2 (1.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.91%) Publishing
7 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.91%) Middleware
2 1 (0.91%) SAP TM
2 1 (0.91%) Web Services
2 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.00%) iPad
3 10 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 8 (7.27%) Fintech
5 3 (2.73%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.91%) Animation
7 1 (0.91%) Blog
7 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Derivative
7 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.91%) Equities
7 1 (0.91%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) Business Analysis
2 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
6 11 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 11 (10.00%) Wealth Management
7 9 (8.18%) Investment Management
8 6 (5.45%) CRM
8 6 (5.45%) Scrum
9 5 (4.55%) Analytics
9 5 (4.55%) Change Management
9 5 (4.55%) ERP
9 5 (4.55%) Project Management
9 5 (4.55%) Time Management
10 4 (3.64%) Dashboard Development
10 4 (3.64%) ITIL
10 4 (3.64%) Logistics
10 4 (3.64%) Migration
10 4 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (4.55%) C
3 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.82%) ABAP
4 2 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.91%) R
5 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) CISA
2 1 (0.91%) CITP
2 1 (0.91%) MCSE
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) MiFID
2 1 (0.91%) BS25999
2 1 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.91%) ISO22301
2 1 (0.91%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.91%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) SAP
2 9 (8.18%) Avaloq
2 9 (8.18%) FNZ
3 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.73%) Cisco
5 3 (2.73%) Mercator
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle
5 3 (2.73%) Tableau
6 2 (1.82%) FactSet
6 2 (1.82%) Google
6 2 (1.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (1.82%) SimCorp
6 2 (1.82%) StatPro
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe
7 1 (0.91%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.91%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.91%) IBM
7 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
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