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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 359 347 304
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 70 71 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.33% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 57
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£511 £495 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% +14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £375 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £580 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £460 £463
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -0.54%
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
21516 21606 21259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.92% 92.92% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15038 15032 14412
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 £265 £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 354 378 453
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 June 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 29 June 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 -2 13 £525 +23.52% 10
Brentford -3 3 £450 +2.85% 2
Hammersmith - 1 £600 -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 60 (37.74%) Oracle
2 41 (25.79%) SAP
3 38 (23.90%) Finance
4 30 (18.87%) ERP
5 26 (16.35%) CRM
6 22 (13.84%) Oracle EBS R12
7 21 (13.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 19 (11.95%) Dynamics AX
9 18 (11.32%) Manufacturing
9 18 (11.32%) Migration
10 17 (10.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 17 (10.69%) Oracle Payables
11 16 (10.06%) SAP Certification
11 16 (10.06%) Oracle EBS
12 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
12 15 (9.43%) Oracle Financials
12 15 (9.43%) SQL
12 15 (9.43%) Oracle General Ledger
12 15 (9.43%) Data Migration
13 14 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (7.55%) Six Sigma
14 12 (7.55%) Lean Six Sigma
15 11 (6.92%) Release Management
15 11 (6.92%) Oracle Receivables
16 10 (6.29%) Procure-to-pay
16 10 (6.29%) Change Control
16 10 (6.29%) Oracle Assets
16 10 (6.29%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (6.29%) Siebel
17 9 (5.66%) Business Intelligence

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.26%) Lync
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) MS Office
2 5 (3.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (13.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (11.95%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (10.69%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (10.06%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (9.43%) Oracle Financials
5 15 (9.43%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (6.92%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (6.29%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (3.77%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (3.77%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (3.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (3.14%) SAP SRM
10 5 (3.14%) SAP FI-AP
11 4 (2.52%) SAP QM
11 4 (2.52%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (2.52%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 4 (2.52%) Oracle TCA
12 3 (1.89%) SAP SD
12 3 (1.89%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.52%) Taleo
2 2 (1.26%) Office 365
2 2 (1.26%) Yammer
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.03%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Toad
1 2 (1.26%) LSMW
1 2 (1.26%) MorphX
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.63%) NUnit
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (23.90%) Finance
2 18 (11.32%) Manufacturing
3 17 (10.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (4.40%) Retail
5 6 (3.77%) General Ledger
6 5 (3.14%) Banking
7 3 (1.89%) Turkish Language
7 3 (1.89%) Marketing
8 2 (1.26%) Advertising
8 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.21%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (4.40%) Middleware
3 5 (3.14%) .NET
4 4 (2.52%) XML
5 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.26%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.63%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.63%) Web Services
6 1 (0.63%) EDI
6 1 (0.63%) BAPI
6 1 (0.63%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (0.63%) WCF
6 1 (0.63%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.63%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.40%) FMCG
1 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.89%) iSeries
3 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.26%) UNIX
2 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.87%) ERP
2 26 (16.35%) CRM
3 18 (11.32%) Migration
4 15 (9.43%) Data Migration
5 14 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (7.55%) Lean Six Sigma
6 12 (7.55%) Six Sigma
7 11 (6.92%) Release Management
8 10 (6.29%) Change Control
8 10 (6.29%) Procure-to-pay
9 9 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.03%) Data Modelling
10 8 (5.03%) SAP Implementation
11 7 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.40%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (3.77%) E-business
12 6 (3.77%) SOA
12 6 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.77%) Transition Management
12 6 (3.77%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.43%) SQL
2 4 (2.52%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.89%) Java
3 3 (1.89%) X++
4 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.63%) C
4 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.63%) VB
4 1 (0.63%) ABAP
4 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.63%) Jython
4 1 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (10.06%) SAP Certification
2 8 (5.03%) ACCA
3 7 (4.40%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.14%) CIMA
5 4 (2.52%) Degree
6 1 (0.63%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) SLA
2 5 (3.14%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (37.74%) Oracle
2 41 (25.79%) SAP
3 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.29%) Siebel
4 10 (6.29%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.40%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (3.14%) OpenText
7 4 (2.52%) IBM
7 4 (2.52%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.63%) Sage
8 1 (0.63%) Kofax
8 1 (0.63%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.63%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.63%) Progress
8 1 (0.63%) HP
8 1 (0.63%) Ariba
8 1 (0.63%) CA
8 1 (0.63%) Pegasus
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