The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 330 300 334
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 82 89 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.41% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 29
Average daily rate £490 £461 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £372 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £571 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £426 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.39 -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Functional Consultant
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 12 £486 -3.71% 10
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 90 (48.13%) SAP
2 58 (31.02%) Oracle
3 49 (26.20%) Finance
4 37 (19.79%) CRM
5 34 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 33 (17.65%) ERP
7 29 (15.51%) Manufacturing
8 26 (13.90%) FMCG
9 23 (12.30%) Migration
9 23 (12.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (10.16%) Oracle Applications
10 19 (10.16%) Oracle Receivables
10 19 (10.16%) Logistics
11 17 (9.09%) Change Management
11 17 (9.09%) SAP SD
12 16 (8.56%) Siebel
12 16 (8.56%) Oracle Payables
13 15 (8.02%) Procure-to-pay
13 15 (8.02%) Oracle General Ledger
13 15 (8.02%) Oracle EBS
13 15 (8.02%) SQL
14 14 (7.49%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (7.49%) SAP MM
14 14 (7.49%) Data Migration
15 13 (6.95%) Billing
15 13 (6.95%) PL/SQL
15 13 (6.95%) Oracle Forms
16 12 (6.42%) SAP CO
16 12 (6.42%) SAP CRM
16 12 (6.42%) Workflow

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (5.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.07%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 34 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (10.16%) Oracle Applications
2 19 (10.16%) Oracle Receivables
3 17 (9.09%) SAP SD
4 16 (8.56%) Oracle Payables
5 15 (8.02%) Oracle General Ledger
5 15 (8.02%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (7.49%) SAP MM
7 12 (6.42%) SAP CO
7 12 (6.42%) SAP CRM
8 11 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
8 11 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
8 11 (5.88%) SAP FI
9 10 (5.35%) Oracle Assets
9 10 (5.35%) SAP SRM
9 10 (5.35%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (4.28%) SAP APO
11 7 (3.74%) SAP PP
12 6 (3.21%) SAP R/3
12 6 (3.21%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) Taleo
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.28%) LAN
1 8 (4.28%) WAN
2 5 (2.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.49%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (5.35%) SAP BW
3 8 (4.28%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.07%) MySQL
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (1.07%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.53%) Essbase
6 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (6.95%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (3.74%) LSMW
3 1 (0.53%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.53%) ProC
General
1 49 (26.20%) Finance
2 29 (15.51%) Manufacturing
3 23 (12.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (6.95%) Billing
5 12 (6.42%) Marketing
6 10 (5.35%) Retail
7 8 (4.28%) Banking
8 7 (3.74%) Publishing
9 6 (3.21%) Financial Institution
10 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.60%) Legal
12 2 (1.07%) Law
12 2 (1.07%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.53%) Local Government
13 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.53%) German Language
13 1 (0.53%) Advertising
13 1 (0.53%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.60%) EDI
2 2 (1.07%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.53%) Mason
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.53%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.53%) SAP TM
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) HTML
3 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.90%) FMCG
2 1 (0.53%) Life Science
2 1 (0.53%) Derivative
2 1 (0.53%) Equities
2 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.79%) CRM
2 33 (17.65%) ERP
3 23 (12.30%) Migration
4 19 (10.16%) Logistics
5 17 (9.09%) Change Management
6 15 (8.02%) Procure-to-pay
7 14 (7.49%) Data Migration
8 12 (6.42%) Workflow
9 11 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
9 11 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (5.88%) Six Sigma
10 10 (5.35%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (4.81%) SAP Implementation
11 9 (4.81%) Project Management
12 8 (4.28%) Validation
12 8 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (4.28%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (3.74%) Campaign Management
14 6 (3.21%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.02%) SQL
2 13 (6.95%) PL/SQL
3 9 (4.81%) Java
4 2 (1.07%) C
4 2 (1.07%) ABAP
5 1 (0.53%) VB
5 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.42%) Degree
2 11 (5.88%) SAP Certification
3 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.21%) SLA
1 6 (3.21%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) GAAP
Vendors
1 90 (48.13%) SAP
2 58 (31.02%) Oracle
3 16 (8.56%) Siebel
4 9 (4.81%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.74%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (3.21%) Manugistics
7 4 (2.14%) Hyperion
7 4 (2.14%) Open Text
8 3 (1.60%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.60%) Mercator
8 3 (1.60%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.07%) Pegasus
9 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.07%) Primavera
10 1 (0.53%) Fundtech
10 1 (0.53%) Infor
10 1 (0.53%) Baan
10 1 (0.53%) JDA
10 1 (0.53%) Epicor
10 1 (0.53%) Retek
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