The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 187 192 187
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 9 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £563 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.55% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £508 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £600 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £62.65
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Consultant across the City of London region.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant across the City of London region.

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Functional 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 Functional Consultant in their job title.

1 22 (53.66%) Oracle
2 20 (48.78%) Finance
3 19 (46.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (39.02%) Oracle General Ledger
4 16 (39.02%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (39.02%) Oracle Receivables
5 13 (31.71%) General Ledger
6 12 (29.27%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
7 11 (26.83%) Oracle Assets
8 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
8 10 (24.39%) Oracle iProcurement
8 10 (24.39%) SAP
9 9 (21.95%) Cash Management
9 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
9 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
9 9 (21.95%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (19.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 8 (19.51%) CRM
10 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
11 5 (12.20%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (9.76%) SAP SD
12 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
12 4 (9.76%) Oracle 11i
12 4 (9.76%) HP
13 3 (7.32%) Workflow
13 3 (7.32%) SAP CO
13 3 (7.32%) Retail
13 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (7.32%) SQL

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Functional 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 Functional Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (39.02%) Oracle General Ledger
2 16 (39.02%) Oracle Payables
2 16 (39.02%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (29.27%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (26.83%) Oracle Assets
5 10 (24.39%) Oracle iProcurement
6 9 (21.95%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (19.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (9.76%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (9.76%) SAP SD
9 3 (7.32%) SAP CO
10 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (4.88%) SAP FI
10 2 (4.88%) SAP MM
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO
11 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.44%) LSMW
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) General Ledger
3 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.32%) Retail
5 2 (4.88%) Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) Billing
6 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
1 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
1 9 (21.95%) Cash Management
2 8 (19.51%) CRM
3 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.32%) Workflow
4 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.88%) ERP
6 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Management
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.44%) Workflow Management
6 1 (2.44%) Business Development
6 1 (2.44%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) SAP
3 4 (9.76%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.88%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.44%) Siebel
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
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