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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 326 314 293
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 77 104 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.44% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.47% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 59 54
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £369 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £87.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £62.65
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +5 9 £340 -39.55% 9
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 78 (40.63%) Oracle
2 74 (38.54%) SAP
3 63 (32.81%) Finance
4 50 (26.04%) Oracle EBS R12
5 39 (20.31%) Oracle Payables
6 38 (19.79%) Oracle General Ledger
7 37 (19.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 37 (19.27%) Oracle EBS
8 31 (16.15%) CRM
9 28 (14.58%) Manufacturing
9 28 (14.58%) General Ledger
10 27 (14.06%) ERP
11 23 (11.98%) Oracle Assets
12 19 (9.90%) Oracle Cash Management
13 18 (9.38%) Security Cleared
13 18 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (8.85%) Migration
14 17 (8.85%) Data Migration
15 16 (8.33%) SC Cleared
15 16 (8.33%) Oracle iProcurement
15 16 (8.33%) SAP BW
15 16 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
15 16 (8.33%) SQL
16 15 (7.81%) SAP SD
16 15 (7.81%) SAP Certification
16 15 (7.81%) Test Scripting
17 14 (7.29%) Unit Testing
17 14 (7.29%) Cash Management
17 14 (7.29%) Procure-to-pay
17 14 (7.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) MS Project
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 50 (26.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 39 (20.31%) Oracle Payables
3 38 (19.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 37 (19.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 37 (19.27%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (11.98%) Oracle Assets
6 19 (9.90%) Oracle Cash Management
7 16 (8.33%) Oracle iProcurement
8 15 (7.81%) SAP SD
9 14 (7.29%) Oracle Financials
9 14 (7.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 10 (5.21%) Oracle Retail
11 9 (4.69%) SAP CO
11 9 (4.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (4.17%) SAP SRM
12 8 (4.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
13 7 (3.65%) SAP FI
13 7 (3.65%) Oracle CRM
13 7 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (3.65%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Force.com
2 1 (0.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) FTP
1 1 (0.52%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.33%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.56%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.52%) QlikView
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.04%) LSMW
General
1 63 (32.81%) Finance
2 28 (14.58%) Manufacturing
2 28 (14.58%) General Ledger
3 18 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (5.73%) Retail
5 7 (3.65%) Billing
5 7 (3.65%) Banking
5 7 (3.65%) Front Office
5 7 (3.65%) Back Office
6 2 (1.04%) Legal
6 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.65%) DOM
2 6 (3.13%) BAPI
3 4 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (2.08%) .NET
4 3 (1.56%) XML
5 2 (1.04%) Web Services
5 2 (1.04%) Middleware
6 1 (0.52%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.52%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.52%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.60%) FMCG
3 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.04%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.52%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.52%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.15%) CRM
2 27 (14.06%) ERP
3 17 (8.85%) Migration
3 17 (8.85%) Data Migration
4 15 (7.81%) Test Scripting
5 14 (7.29%) Cash Management
5 14 (7.29%) Procure-to-pay
5 14 (7.29%) Unit Testing
6 13 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
7 12 (6.25%) Six Sigma
8 11 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (4.69%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (3.65%) Change Control
10 7 (3.65%) Release Management
11 6 (3.13%) Configuration Management
12 5 (2.60%) Change Management
12 5 (2.60%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (2.60%) Data Modelling
13 4 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (2.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.56%) Java
4 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.04%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.52%) ABAP
5 1 (0.52%) C
5 1 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.81%) SAP Certification
4 9 (4.69%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.56%) Degree
6 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.04%) ACCA
7 1 (0.52%) MCTS
7 1 (0.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.08%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 78 (40.63%) Oracle
2 74 (38.54%) SAP
3 16 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
4 7 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.13%) Siebel
5 6 (3.13%) Open Text
6 4 (2.08%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.08%) HP
7 3 (1.56%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.04%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.04%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.52%) BT
9 1 (0.52%) NetSuite
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