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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 319 288 292
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 72 106 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.52% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 67 49
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£500 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £423
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +12.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £87.00 - -
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
19419 20386 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.45% 93.10% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13766 13980 12108
Average daily rate £438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 330 383 508
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +8 10 £450 -2.70% 10
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 74 (38.34%) SAP
2 68 (35.23%) Oracle
3 53 (27.46%) Finance
4 41 (21.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 31 (16.06%) CRM
6 30 (15.54%) ERP
6 30 (15.54%) Oracle General Ledger
6 30 (15.54%) Oracle Payables
7 29 (15.03%) Oracle Receivables
7 29 (15.03%) Oracle EBS
8 28 (14.51%) Manufacturing
9 23 (11.92%) General Ledger
10 20 (10.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 19 (9.84%) SAP Certification
11 19 (9.84%) PeopleSoft
11 19 (9.84%) Oracle Assets
12 18 (9.33%) Data Migration
12 18 (9.33%) Migration
13 17 (8.81%) SAP BW
14 16 (8.29%) Six Sigma
14 16 (8.29%) Procure-to-pay
14 16 (8.29%) Lean Six Sigma
15 15 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (7.77%) SQL
15 15 (7.77%) Oracle Financials
16 14 (7.25%) SAP SD
16 14 (7.25%) Oracle Cash Management
17 13 (6.74%) SC Cleared
17 13 (6.74%) Security Cleared
17 13 (6.74%) Oracle iProcurement

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Portal
2 1 (0.52%) Lync
2 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 41 (21.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 30 (15.54%) Oracle General Ledger
2 30 (15.54%) Oracle Payables
3 29 (15.03%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (15.03%) Oracle Receivables
4 19 (9.84%) Oracle Assets
5 15 (7.77%) Oracle Financials
6 14 (7.25%) SAP SD
6 14 (7.25%) Oracle Cash Management
7 13 (6.74%) Oracle iProcurement
8 11 (5.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 10 (5.18%) SAP SRM
10 9 (4.66%) SAP CO
10 9 (4.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 9 (4.66%) Oracle Retail
11 7 (3.63%) SAP FI-AP
11 7 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (3.63%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 7 (3.63%) SAP FI
11 7 (3.63%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Force.com
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) FTP
1 1 (0.52%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.81%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.52%) QlikView
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.07%) LSMW
2 1 (0.52%) MorphX
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.52%) NUnit
General
1 53 (27.46%) Finance
2 28 (14.51%) Manufacturing
3 23 (11.92%) General Ledger
4 20 (10.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (5.18%) Retail
6 7 (3.63%) Banking
7 6 (3.11%) Billing
8 5 (2.59%) Back Office
9 4 (2.07%) Front Office
10 2 (1.04%) Legal
10 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Local Government
11 1 (0.52%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.11%) .NET
1 6 (3.11%) BAPI
2 5 (2.59%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (2.07%) XML
3 4 (2.07%) DOM
4 3 (1.55%) Web Services
4 3 (1.55%) Middleware
5 2 (1.04%) EDI
6 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.52%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (0.52%) WCF
6 1 (0.52%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.52%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.11%) FMCG
3 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.04%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.52%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.52%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.04%) UNIX
2 1 (0.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.06%) CRM
2 30 (15.54%) ERP
3 18 (9.33%) Migration
3 18 (9.33%) Data Migration
4 16 (8.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 16 (8.29%) Procure-to-pay
4 16 (8.29%) Six Sigma
5 15 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (5.70%) Unit Testing
6 11 (5.70%) Test Scripting
6 11 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (5.18%) Data Cleansing
8 9 (4.66%) Release Management
8 9 (4.66%) Cash Management
8 9 (4.66%) Change Control
8 9 (4.66%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (3.11%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.59%) Data Modelling
10 5 (2.59%) E-business
10 5 (2.59%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.77%) SQL
2 3 (1.55%) Java
2 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.04%) C
3 2 (1.04%) X++
3 2 (1.04%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.52%) ABAP
4 1 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) SAP Certification
2 13 (6.74%) SC Cleared
2 13 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.66%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (4.15%) Degree
5 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.04%) ACCA
6 1 (0.52%) MCTS
6 1 (0.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.07%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) MOM
1 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (38.34%) SAP
2 68 (35.23%) Oracle
3 19 (9.84%) PeopleSoft
4 10 (5.18%) Siebel
5 8 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.15%) Open Text
6 6 (3.11%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.07%) HP
7 4 (2.07%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.04%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.52%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.52%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.52%) BT
London
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £549 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 11 days ago