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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 341 316 290
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 74 117 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.49% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.53% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 66 84
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£500 £475 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -9 20 £450 -5.26% 7
Brentford -5 2 £488 -2.50%
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (48.70%) Oracle
2 48 (31.17%) Finance
3 35 (22.73%) SAP
3 35 (22.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 28 (18.18%) ERP
4 28 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (14.94%) Oracle Payables
6 20 (12.99%) Oracle Fusion
7 19 (12.34%) Oracle General Ledger
7 19 (12.34%) CRM
8 17 (11.04%) Oracle Financials
9 16 (10.39%) Oracle Assets
10 14 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
10 14 (9.09%) Migration
10 14 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
11 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
11 13 (8.44%) SQL
12 12 (7.79%) Manufacturing
12 12 (7.79%) Oracle Receivables
13 11 (7.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 11 (7.14%) Data Migration
14 10 (6.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 10 (6.49%) SAP Certification
14 10 (6.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (5.84%) SAP BW
15 9 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (5.84%) General Ledger
15 9 (5.84%) Banking
15 9 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (5.19%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) MS Office
2 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 35 (22.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 28 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (14.94%) Oracle Payables
4 19 (12.34%) Oracle General Ledger
5 17 (11.04%) Oracle Financials
6 16 (10.39%) Oracle Assets
7 14 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (7.79%) Oracle Receivables
9 11 (7.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 10 (6.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (3.90%) Oracle HRMS
12 6 (3.90%) Oracle iProcurement
13 5 (3.25%) Oracle Cash Management
14 4 (2.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 4 (2.60%) Oracle AGIS
14 4 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
14 4 (2.60%) SAP MM
15 3 (1.95%) SAP QM
15 3 (1.95%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.90%) Taleo
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.65%) Force.com
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.84%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.30%) Toad
3 1 (0.65%) ProC
3 1 (0.65%) MorphX
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
General
1 48 (31.17%) Finance
2 12 (7.79%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (5.84%) Banking
4 9 (5.84%) General Ledger
5 7 (4.55%) Retail
5 7 (4.55%) Advertising
6 5 (3.25%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.60%) Turkish Language
8 3 (1.95%) Marketing
9 2 (1.30%) Law
9 2 (1.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.65%) Legal
10 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.99%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (1.95%) .NET
2 3 (1.95%) XML
3 2 (1.30%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.65%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.65%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.65%) Mason
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.60%) FMCG
3 3 (1.95%) iSeries
4 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.18%) ERP
2 19 (12.34%) CRM
3 14 (9.09%) Migration
3 14 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
4 11 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 9 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.19%) Data Modelling
7 7 (4.55%) Six Sigma
7 7 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 7 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
8 6 (3.90%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (3.25%) Release Management
9 5 (3.25%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.25%) Change Control
10 4 (2.60%) Analytics
10 4 (2.60%) Data Mapping
10 4 (2.60%) Cash Management
10 4 (2.60%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.44%) SQL
2 3 (1.95%) Java
3 2 (1.30%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.30%) ABAP
4 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.65%) Jython
4 1 (0.65%) VB6
4 1 (0.65%) X++
4 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.49%) SAP Certification
2 7 (4.55%) ACCA
3 4 (2.60%) CIMA
4 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) PMP
5 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) SLA
2 4 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) Basel II
3 1 (0.65%) QA
Vendors
1 75 (48.70%) Oracle
2 35 (22.73%) SAP
3 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.25%) Siebel
6 4 (2.60%) IBM
7 3 (1.95%) OpenText
7 3 (1.95%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.30%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.65%) Sage
9 1 (0.65%) Remedy
9 1 (0.65%) Kofax
9 1 (0.65%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.65%) ExactTarget
9 1 (0.65%) Progress
9 1 (0.65%) Ariba
9 1 (0.65%) CA
9 1 (0.65%) Cognos
9 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
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