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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 181 169 202
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 20 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.56% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.61% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 19
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£450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £396 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
London

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
4928 5422 6818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.15% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3860 3920 4993
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 145
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 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 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 16 (48.48%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (48.48%) Oracle
3 11 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (27.27%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (27.27%) CRM
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (21.21%) Banking
6 7 (21.21%) General Ledger
6 7 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
7 6 (18.18%) ERP
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 5 (15.15%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (15.15%) Financial Institution
8 5 (15.15%) Advertising
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.12%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
10 3 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (9.09%) Pegasus
10 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (6.06%) Migration
11 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (6.06%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (24.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (24.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (18.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 5 (15.15%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 1 (3.03%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 1 (3.03%) Oracle FAH
11 1 (3.03%) Oracle HRMS
11 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Taleo
2 1 (3.03%) Force.com
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) ProC
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
2 7 (21.21%) General Ledger
3 5 (15.15%) Financial Institution
3 5 (15.15%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) CRM
2 6 (18.18%) ERP
3 3 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (6.06%) Cash Management
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Logistics
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.03%) System Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Pegasus
4 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
City of London
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