The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 322 334 295
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 88 81 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.36% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 53 58
Average daily rate
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£494 £490 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +5.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £427
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.39
Functional Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 13 £500 +11.73% 12
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 52 (31.71%) SAP
2 51 (31.10%) Oracle
3 32 (19.51%) CRM
4 28 (17.07%) Finance
5 25 (15.24%) ERP
6 21 (12.80%) Migration
7 20 (12.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 20 (12.20%) Data Migration
8 19 (11.59%) Manufacturing
9 18 (10.98%) SAP Certification
9 18 (10.98%) Oracle EBS R12
9 18 (10.98%) Oracle Fusion
10 17 (10.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (8.54%) Dynamics AX
11 14 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (8.54%) PeopleSoft
11 14 (8.54%) Siebel
12 13 (7.93%) Six Sigma
12 13 (7.93%) Lean Six Sigma
12 13 (7.93%) Release Management
13 12 (7.32%) Change Control
13 12 (7.32%) Oracle Payables
13 12 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (6.71%) SQL
15 10 (6.10%) Oracle Financials
15 10 (6.10%) SAP BW
15 10 (6.10%) Microsoft
15 10 (6.10%) Oracle EBS
15 10 (6.10%) Data Cleansing
16 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.22%) Lync
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (3.05%) MS Office
2 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (10.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (8.54%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (7.32%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (6.10%) Oracle Financials
4 10 (6.10%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (5.49%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (4.27%) SAP FI-AP
6 7 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (4.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (3.66%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (3.66%) Oracle Retail
7 6 (3.66%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (3.66%) SAP SD
8 5 (3.05%) SAP MM
8 5 (3.05%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 5 (3.05%) SAP SRM
9 4 (2.44%) SAP FI
9 4 (2.44%) SAP QM
9 4 (2.44%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 4 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.22%) Taleo
1 2 (1.22%) Office 365
1 2 (1.22%) Yammer
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.61%) Force.com
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
1 1 (0.61%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.10%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.22%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (1.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Toad
1 2 (1.22%) LSMW
1 2 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.61%) MorphX
2 1 (0.61%) NUnit
General
1 28 (17.07%) Finance
2 20 (12.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 19 (11.59%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.27%) Retail
5 6 (3.66%) General Ledger
5 6 (3.66%) Banking
6 4 (2.44%) Billing
7 2 (1.22%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.98%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (4.27%) Middleware
3 4 (2.44%) .NET
3 4 (2.44%) XML
4 3 (1.83%) BAPI
5 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.22%) Web Services
5 2 (1.22%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.61%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.61%) EDI
6 1 (0.61%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (0.61%) WCF
6 1 (0.61%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.61%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.88%) FMCG
3 3 (1.83%) iSeries
4 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.61%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.61%) UNIX
1 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.51%) CRM
2 25 (15.24%) ERP
3 21 (12.80%) Migration
4 20 (12.20%) Data Migration
5 17 (10.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (7.93%) Six Sigma
7 13 (7.93%) Lean Six Sigma
7 13 (7.93%) Release Management
8 12 (7.32%) Change Control
9 10 (6.10%) Data Cleansing
10 9 (5.49%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (4.88%) Procure-to-pay
12 7 (4.27%) Transition Management
13 6 (3.66%) Data Modelling
13 6 (3.66%) SOA
13 6 (3.66%) E-business
13 6 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (3.05%) Test Strategy
14 5 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.71%) SQL
2 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.22%) ABAP
3 2 (1.22%) X++
3 2 (1.22%) Apex Code
3 2 (1.22%) C
3 2 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.98%) SAP Certification
2 6 (3.66%) Degree
2 6 (3.66%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.05%) ACCA
4 4 (2.44%) CIMA
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) MOM
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (31.71%) SAP
2 51 (31.10%) Oracle
3 14 (8.54%) Siebel
3 14 (8.54%) PeopleSoft
4 12 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (6.10%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.05%) OpenText
7 3 (1.83%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.83%) IBM
8 2 (1.22%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.61%) HP
9 1 (0.61%) CA
9 1 (0.61%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.61%) Eloqua
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