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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 185 200 183
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 11 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 12
Average daily rate
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£550 £448 £514
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% -12.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.39
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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
5112 5890 5862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.98% 92.60% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3879 4332 4291
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 79 121
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.55 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
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 7 May 2015, 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 7 (28.00%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Finance
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.00%) ERP
6 2 (8.00%) SAP
6 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (8.00%) Lync
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (8.00%) Office 365
6 2 (8.00%) Retail
6 2 (8.00%) Logistics
6 2 (8.00%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (8.00%) Retail Demand Forecasting
6 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.00%) Yammer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (4.00%) Banking
7 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
1 2 (8.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) ERP
3 2 (8.00%) Logistics
3 2 (8.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (8.00%) Retail Demand Forecasting
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Pegasus
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