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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 319 278 322
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 82 129 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.58% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 77 25
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £560 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21865 22414 24437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15013 15255 15840
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 £265 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 472 647
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 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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 24 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 24 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +26 21 £488 - 7
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 (44.30%) SAP
2 53 (33.54%) Oracle
3 40 (25.32%) Finance
4 33 (20.89%) CRM
4 33 (20.89%) Oracle EBS R12
5 29 (18.35%) ERP
6 26 (16.46%) Oracle EBS
7 23 (14.56%) Manufacturing
8 21 (13.29%) PeopleSoft
8 21 (13.29%) FMCG
9 20 (12.66%) Siebel
10 19 (12.03%) Oracle Payables
11 18 (11.39%) Procure-to-pay
11 18 (11.39%) Change Management
11 18 (11.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (10.76%) Oracle General Ledger
13 15 (9.49%) Oracle Receivables
13 15 (9.49%) GAP Analysis
14 14 (8.86%) Logistics
15 12 (7.59%) Migration
15 12 (7.59%) SAP SD
16 11 (6.96%) SAP BW
16 11 (6.96%) SAP MM
16 11 (6.96%) General Ledger
16 11 (6.96%) Degree
16 11 (6.96%) Data Migration
17 9 (5.70%) Retail
17 9 (5.70%) SQL
18 8 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (5.06%) Business Analysis

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.27%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 33 (20.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 26 (16.46%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (12.03%) Oracle Payables
4 17 (10.76%) Oracle General Ledger
5 15 (9.49%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (7.59%) SAP SD
7 11 (6.96%) SAP MM
8 7 (4.43%) SAP SRM
8 7 (4.43%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (4.43%) Oracle 11i
8 7 (4.43%) SAP APO
9 6 (3.80%) SAP CRM
9 6 (3.80%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (3.80%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (3.16%) SAP LE
10 5 (3.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (3.16%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (3.16%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (2.53%) SAP CO
11 4 (2.53%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Taleo
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.96%) SAP BW
2 8 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.43%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.27%) LSMW
2 2 (1.27%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.63%) ProC
General
1 40 (25.32%) Finance
2 23 (14.56%) Manufacturing
3 18 (11.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (6.96%) General Ledger
5 9 (5.70%) Retail
6 7 (4.43%) Billing
7 6 (3.80%) Banking
7 6 (3.80%) Publishing
8 5 (3.16%) Front Office
8 5 (3.16%) Back Office
9 3 (1.90%) Marketing
10 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.16%) DOM
2 4 (2.53%) BAPI
3 2 (1.27%) EDI
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.27%) Mason
4 1 (0.63%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.29%) FMCG
2 1 (0.63%) Life Science
2 1 (0.63%) Derivative
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
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.89%) CRM
2 29 (18.35%) ERP
3 18 (11.39%) Procure-to-pay
3 18 (11.39%) Change Management
4 15 (9.49%) GAP Analysis
5 14 (8.86%) Logistics
6 12 (7.59%) Migration
7 11 (6.96%) Data Migration
8 8 (5.06%) Business Analysis
9 7 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.43%) Project Management
10 6 (3.80%) Six Sigma
10 6 (3.80%) Lean Six Sigma
10 6 (3.80%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (3.80%) Test Scripting
11 5 (3.16%) Time Management
11 5 (3.16%) Content Management
11 5 (3.16%) Cash Management
11 5 (3.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (3.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.70%) SQL
2 5 (3.16%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.27%) ABAP
4 1 (0.63%) PeopleCode
4 1 (0.63%) SQR
Qualifications
1 11 (6.96%) Degree
2 7 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.53%) SAP Certification
3 4 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (44.30%) SAP
2 53 (33.54%) Oracle
3 21 (13.29%) PeopleSoft
4 20 (12.66%) Siebel
5 6 (3.80%) Open Text
5 6 (3.80%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.53%) HP
7 3 (1.90%) Pegasus
7 3 (1.90%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.90%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.27%) Manugistics
9 1 (0.63%) Fundtech
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.63%) Mercator
9 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.63%) Epicor
9 1 (0.63%) Ariba
9 1 (0.63%) CA
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago