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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 333 283 319
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 85 134 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.55% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.60% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 81 26
Average daily rate
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£498 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £370 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21792 22443 24513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.74% 92.46% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14941 15287 15897
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 464 660
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 +24 21 £488 -2.50% 5
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 70 (43.75%) SAP
2 55 (34.38%) Oracle
3 44 (27.50%) Finance
4 33 (20.63%) CRM
4 33 (20.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 29 (18.13%) ERP
6 28 (17.50%) Oracle EBS
7 23 (14.38%) Manufacturing
7 23 (14.38%) PeopleSoft
8 21 (13.13%) FMCG
9 20 (12.50%) Siebel
10 19 (11.88%) Oracle Payables
11 18 (11.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 18 (11.25%) Change Management
12 17 (10.63%) Oracle General Ledger
13 16 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
14 15 (9.38%) Oracle Receivables
14 15 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
15 13 (8.13%) Logistics
16 12 (7.50%) SAP SD
16 12 (7.50%) Migration
17 11 (6.88%) General Ledger
17 11 (6.88%) Degree
17 11 (6.88%) Data Migration
17 11 (6.88%) Retail
17 11 (6.88%) SAP MM
18 10 (6.25%) SAP BW
18 10 (6.25%) SQL
19 8 (5.00%) Business Analysis
19 8 (5.00%) Oracle Retail

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.25%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (20.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 28 (17.50%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (11.88%) Oracle Payables
4 17 (10.63%) Oracle General Ledger
5 15 (9.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (7.50%) SAP SD
7 11 (6.88%) SAP MM
8 8 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
9 7 (4.38%) Oracle Cash Management
9 7 (4.38%) Oracle 11i
9 7 (4.38%) SAP SRM
10 6 (3.75%) SAP APO
10 6 (3.75%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (3.13%) SAP CRM
11 5 (3.13%) SAP LE
11 5 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) Taleo
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 8 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.63%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.25%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.63%) ProC
3 1 (0.63%) LSMW
General
1 44 (27.50%) Finance
2 23 (14.38%) Manufacturing
3 18 (11.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (6.88%) Retail
4 11 (6.88%) General Ledger
5 7 (4.38%) Billing
5 7 (4.38%) Front Office
5 7 (4.38%) Back Office
6 6 (3.75%) Publishing
6 6 (3.75%) Banking
7 3 (1.88%) Marketing
8 2 (1.25%) Advertising
8 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.38%) DOM
2 4 (2.50%) BAPI
3 2 (1.25%) Mason
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.25%) EDI
3 2 (1.25%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) XSL
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.13%) FMCG
2 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.63%) Equities
2 1 (0.63%) Derivative
2 1 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.63%) Linux
1 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.63%) CRM
2 29 (18.13%) ERP
3 18 (11.25%) Change Management
4 16 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 15 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
6 13 (8.13%) Logistics
7 12 (7.50%) Migration
8 11 (6.88%) Data Migration
9 8 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.38%) Project Management
10 7 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.75%) Test Scripting
11 6 (3.75%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (3.13%) Cash Management
12 5 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (3.13%) Time Management
12 5 (3.13%) Lean Six Sigma
12 5 (3.13%) Content Management
12 5 (3.13%) Six Sigma
12 5 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.25%) SQL
2 5 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.25%) ABAP
4 1 (0.63%) PeopleCode
4 1 (0.63%) SQR
4 1 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (6.88%) Degree
2 7 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.88%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.63%) MBA
5 1 (0.63%) MCTS
5 1 (0.63%) MCITP
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) GAAP
3 1 (0.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (43.75%) SAP
2 55 (34.38%) Oracle
3 23 (14.38%) PeopleSoft
4 20 (12.50%) Siebel
5 6 (3.75%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.13%) Open Text
7 4 (2.50%) HP
8 3 (1.88%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.88%) Pegasus
8 3 (1.88%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.63%) Mercator
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.63%) Fundtech
9 1 (0.63%) Manugistics
9 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.63%) Ariba
9 1 (0.63%) CA
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