The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 192 184 203
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 12 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.36% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 12
Average daily rate £486 £514 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.39% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £405 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £609 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.39 -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5735 5831 7382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.14% 92.89% 91.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 4277 5223
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 119 170
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £135.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Functional Consultant
London

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 April 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 April 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 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) SAP
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (16.00%) QA
5 4 (16.00%) Banking
6 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) SAP HR
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) SLA
6 3 (12.00%) Marketing
6 3 (12.00%) SAP SRM
6 3 (12.00%) System Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) SAP BPC
7 2 (8.00%) Data Entry
7 2 (8.00%) Degree
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle ASCP
7 2 (8.00%) SAP HCM
7 2 (8.00%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (12.00%) SAP SRM
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (12.00%) SAP HR
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (8.00%) SAP HCM
4 2 (8.00%) SAP BPC
4 2 (8.00%) SAP MM
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (4.00%) SAP PP
5 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Taleo
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (8.00%) Law
4 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Publishing
5 1 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (4.00%) Local Government
5 1 (4.00%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) Mason
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.00%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) Life Science
1 1 (4.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Project Management
1 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (12.00%) Validation
1 3 (12.00%) System Testing
2 2 (8.00%) CRM
2 2 (8.00%) ERP
2 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (4.00%) Contact Management
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) PLM
3 1 (4.00%) Content Management
3 1 (4.00%) Information Management
3 1 (4.00%) Logistics
3 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Pegasus
3 2 (8.00%) JD Edwards
3 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.00%) Siebel
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) CA
4 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago