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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 329 356 308
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 79 59 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 39
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£525 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
20537 21067 20000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.17% 92.93% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14167 14838 13477
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 372 448
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +11 13 £538 +26.47% 13
Brentford +2 3 £463 +5.71% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £600 -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 56 (33.94%) Oracle
2 49 (29.70%) SAP
3 38 (23.03%) Finance
4 32 (19.39%) ERP
5 30 (18.18%) CRM
6 21 (12.73%) Oracle Fusion
7 20 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 20 (12.12%) Manufacturing
8 19 (11.52%) Migration
8 19 (11.52%) Oracle EBS R12
8 19 (11.52%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (10.30%) Data Migration
10 16 (9.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (9.70%) SAP Certification
11 15 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
12 14 (8.48%) Oracle EBS
13 13 (7.88%) Microsoft
13 13 (7.88%) Six Sigma
13 13 (7.88%) Siebel
13 13 (7.88%) Oracle Financials
13 13 (7.88%) Lean Six Sigma
14 12 (7.27%) Release Management
14 12 (7.27%) Oracle General Ledger
14 12 (7.27%) SQL
15 11 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
15 11 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
15 11 (6.67%) Change Control
15 11 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
16 10 (6.06%) Retail

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.21%) Lync
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 7 (4.24%) MS Office
2 5 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (11.52%) Dynamics AX
1 19 (11.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (8.48%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (7.88%) Oracle Financials
5 12 (7.27%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (4.85%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (4.85%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (3.64%) Oracle Retail
8 6 (3.64%) SAP FI-AP
8 6 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (3.64%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (3.03%) SAP SD
10 4 (2.42%) SAP MM
10 4 (2.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 4 (2.42%) SAP CRM
10 4 (2.42%) SAP QM
10 4 (2.42%) SAP SRM
10 4 (2.42%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.82%) Taleo
2 2 (1.21%) Office 365
2 2 (1.21%) Yammer
3 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.45%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.82%) 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 (1.21%) Toad
1 2 (1.21%) LSMW
1 2 (1.21%) MorphX
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.61%) NUnit
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (23.03%) Finance
2 20 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.06%) Retail
4 5 (3.03%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.42%) Billing
6 3 (1.82%) Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Marketing
7 2 (1.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Law
8 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.73%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (4.24%) Middleware
3 4 (2.42%) .NET
3 4 (2.42%) XML
4 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.21%) BAPI
4 2 (1.21%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.61%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.61%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (0.61%) WCF
5 1 (0.61%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.61%) Mason
5 1 (0.61%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.64%) FMCG
3 3 (1.82%) iSeries
4 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.61%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.21%) UNIX
2 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.39%) ERP
2 30 (18.18%) CRM
3 19 (11.52%) Migration
4 17 (10.30%) Data Migration
5 16 (9.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (7.88%) Lean Six Sigma
6 13 (7.88%) Six Sigma
7 12 (7.27%) Release Management
8 11 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.67%) Change Control
9 8 (4.85%) Data Modelling
10 7 (4.24%) SAP Implementation
10 7 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.24%) Procure-to-pay
10 7 (4.24%) Transition Management
11 6 (3.64%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (3.64%) SOA
11 6 (3.64%) E-business
12 5 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.27%) SQL
2 3 (1.82%) Java
2 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
2 3 (1.82%) X++
3 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.61%) ABAP
3 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.61%) Jython
3 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (9.70%) SAP Certification
2 8 (4.85%) ACCA
3 6 (3.64%) Degree
3 6 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.03%) CIMA
5 1 (0.61%) PMP
5 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) SLA
2 4 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) MOM
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (33.94%) Oracle
2 49 (29.70%) SAP
3 13 (7.88%) Siebel
3 13 (7.88%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.42%) OpenText
6 4 (2.42%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.82%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) HP
8 1 (0.61%) Ariba
8 1 (0.61%) CA
8 1 (0.61%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.61%) Sage
8 1 (0.61%) Eloqua
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