The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 375 375 328
Rank change year-on-year
0 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 255 221 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.45% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 111 124
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£450 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £62.65

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Consultant within the UK.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant within the UK.

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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
England -9 214 £450 -3.48% 38
London -3 118 £450 -5.26% 15
South East -21 31 £451 -9.90% 9
City of London +24 21 £450 -16.66% 3
North West -7 15 £500 +17.64% 2
West Midlands -6 14 £439 +3.23% 1
Hampshire -7 11 £463 +45.09% 5
Yorkshire +1 10 £400 -12.32% 4
South West -32 10 £375 -3.22% 2
East Midlands +7 9 £375 -6.25% 3
West Yorkshire 0 9 £400 +3.22% 3
Gloucestershire -9 8 £363 -14.70% 1
Birmingham -1 6 £450 -5.26% 1
Scotland -16 6 £475 +18.75% 3
Berkshire +13 4 £381 +27.08% 1
East of England -14 4 £500 -
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £500 -
Leeds -1 3 £400 -11.11% 1
Bradford -2 3 - - 2
Cheltenham -10 3 £350 - 1
Manchester -11 3 £500 +17.64% 2
Surrey -7 2 £425 -15.00% 1
Oxfordshire -8 2 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £338 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £500 - 1
Windsor - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £513 - 2
Cambridge -2 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £428 -14.50%
Milton Keynes -7 1 £428 -14.50%

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 230 (52.75%) Oracle
2 141 (32.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 137 (31.42%) Finance
4 115 (26.38%) Oracle EBS
5 111 (25.46%) SAP
6 79 (18.12%) Oracle Payables
7 76 (17.43%) Oracle Receivables
8 69 (15.83%) Oracle General Ledger
9 60 (13.76%) Manufacturing
10 59 (13.53%) CRM
11 57 (13.07%) SQL
12 46 (10.55%) Security Cleared
12 46 (10.55%) Oracle Assets
13 45 (10.32%) ERP
14 42 (9.63%) Oracle Cash Management
15 41 (9.40%) Oracle BI EE
15 41 (9.40%) General Ledger
16 38 (8.72%) SC Cleared
17 33 (7.57%) Oracle Financials
18 32 (7.34%) Procure-to-pay
19 31 (7.11%) Cash Management
19 31 (7.11%) Oracle Reports
20 30 (6.88%) Retail
21 29 (6.65%) Oracle iProcurement
22 28 (6.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
23 27 (6.19%) Workflow
23 27 (6.19%) Oracle Applications
23 27 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
23 27 (6.19%) PeopleSoft
24 25 (5.73%) PL/SQL

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (5.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.92%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.46%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.23%) Confluence
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.46%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 141 (32.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 115 (26.38%) Oracle EBS
3 79 (18.12%) Oracle Payables
4 76 (17.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 69 (15.83%) Oracle General Ledger
6 46 (10.55%) Oracle Assets
7 42 (9.63%) Oracle Cash Management
8 33 (7.57%) Oracle Financials
9 29 (6.65%) Oracle iProcurement
10 28 (6.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 27 (6.19%) Oracle Applications
12 21 (4.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 17 (3.90%) SAP SD
14 14 (3.21%) Dynamics AX
15 13 (2.98%) Oracle Payroll
15 13 (2.98%) Oracle 11i
16 12 (2.75%) Oracle Retail
17 11 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
18 10 (2.29%) SAP CO
19 9 (2.06%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.83%) Force.com
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.23%) Firewall
2 1 (0.23%) Network Security
2 1 (0.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.40%) Oracle BI EE
2 31 (7.11%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (4.13%) SAP BW
4 16 (3.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.46%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.23%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.23%) QlikView
8 1 (0.23%) DB2
8 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.23%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 16 (3.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.46%) Toad
2 2 (0.46%) LSMW
3 1 (0.23%) JIRA
3 1 (0.23%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 137 (31.42%) Finance
2 60 (13.76%) Manufacturing
3 41 (9.40%) General Ledger
4 30 (6.88%) Retail
5 19 (4.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (3.67%) Billing
7 15 (3.44%) Advertising
7 15 (3.44%) Banking
8 9 (2.06%) Front Office
8 9 (2.06%) Back Office
9 8 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.83%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.69%) Marketing
10 3 (0.69%) Local Government
11 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Publishing
11 2 (0.46%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.46%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.44%) XML
1 15 (3.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (2.75%) .NET
3 11 (2.52%) Web Services
4 9 (2.06%) DOM
5 8 (1.83%) BAPI
6 7 (1.61%) Middleware
7 4 (0.92%) EDI
8 3 (0.69%) XSL
8 3 (0.69%) HTML
9 1 (0.23%) J2EE
9 1 (0.23%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.23%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.23%) Mason
9 1 (0.23%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.06%) FMCG
3 2 (0.46%) Mobile App
3 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
3 2 (0.46%) CMDB
3 2 (0.46%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.23%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.23%) SCORM
4 1 (0.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.23%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.61%) UNIX
2 2 (0.46%) Linux
3 1 (0.23%) VMS
3 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (13.53%) CRM
2 45 (10.32%) ERP
3 32 (7.34%) Procure-to-pay
4 31 (7.11%) Cash Management
5 27 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (6.19%) Workflow
6 24 (5.50%) Migration
7 21 (4.82%) Data Migration
8 19 (4.36%) Test Scripting
9 18 (4.13%) GAP Analysis
10 17 (3.90%) Change Management
11 14 (3.21%) E-business
11 14 (3.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (3.21%) Logistics
12 13 (2.98%) Unit Testing
13 11 (2.52%) Lean Six Sigma
13 11 (2.52%) Six Sigma
14 9 (2.06%) ETL
14 9 (2.06%) Business Analysis
15 8 (1.83%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.07%) SQL
2 25 (5.73%) PL/SQL
3 9 (2.06%) Java
4 7 (1.61%) Apex Code
5 3 (0.69%) C#
5 3 (0.69%) ABAP
6 1 (0.23%) PeopleCode
6 1 (0.23%) SQR
6 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.23%) VB
6 1 (0.23%) C
6 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (10.55%) Security Cleared
2 38 (8.72%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.98%) MBA
4 12 (2.75%) SAP Certification
5 9 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.38%) Degree
7 5 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.92%) ACCA
9 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.23%) CIMA
11 1 (0.23%) MCTS
11 1 (0.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.98%) SLA
2 4 (0.92%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 230 (52.75%) Oracle
2 111 (25.46%) SAP
3 27 (6.19%) PeopleSoft
4 21 (4.82%) Microsoft
5 17 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (3.44%) Siebel
7 12 (2.75%) CA
8 9 (2.06%) JD Edwards
9 8 (1.83%) HP
10 7 (1.61%) Open Text
11 6 (1.38%) Business Objects
12 5 (1.15%) Pegasus
13 3 (0.69%) BMC
13 3 (0.69%) Remedy
14 1 (0.23%) Primavera
14 1 (0.23%) BT
14 1 (0.23%) SumTotal
14 1 (0.23%) Saba
14 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
14 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
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