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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 364 345 346
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 266 245 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.50% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 133 123
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£463 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -27 218 £463 -2.63% 35
London -19 116 £475 - 12
City of London +32 32 £475 -12.03% 7
South East +3 29 £451 -9.90% 8
West Midlands -5 17 £439 -5.13% 3
East Midlands +8 14 £394 +2.94% 1
Hampshire -5 12 £456 - 4
South West -26 11 £500 +17.64%
Yorkshire +7 10 £400 -12.32% 2
Gloucestershire - 10 £500 -
North West -3 9 £475 +17.07% 1
Birmingham -6 9 £443 -16.50% 2
West Yorkshire 0 8 £400 -11.11% 2
East of England -26 7 £488 +8.33% 5
Scotland -16 6 £475 +18.75% 3
Cambridgeshire - 5 £500 - 3
Berkshire +12 3 £450 - 1
Leeds -3 3 £400 -11.11% 1
Manchester -11 3 £463 +8.82% 1
Cheltenham - 3 £375 -
Surrey +1 2 £425 -10.52%
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £420 -16.00%
Milton Keynes -1 2 £420 -16.00%
Northampton - 2 £406 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £475 - 2
Windsor - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £406 - 1
Aberdeen +4 1 £475 +18.75% 1
Swindon -2 1 - -
Middlesex -3 1 £475 -5.00%

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 228 (53.40%) Oracle
2 144 (33.72%) Finance
3 142 (33.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 115 (26.93%) SAP
5 112 (26.23%) Oracle EBS
6 85 (19.91%) Oracle Payables
7 82 (19.20%) Oracle Receivables
8 76 (17.80%) Oracle General Ledger
9 64 (14.99%) Manufacturing
10 56 (13.11%) CRM
11 51 (11.94%) SQL
12 49 (11.48%) ERP
13 48 (11.24%) Oracle Assets
14 41 (9.60%) Oracle Cash Management
15 40 (9.37%) General Ledger
16 39 (9.13%) Oracle Financials
16 39 (9.13%) Security Cleared
17 38 (8.90%) Oracle BI EE
18 34 (7.96%) Procure-to-pay
19 32 (7.49%) Oracle Reports
19 32 (7.49%) SC Cleared
20 30 (7.03%) Cash Management
20 30 (7.03%) Retail
20 30 (7.03%) Oracle Applications
21 27 (6.32%) PeopleSoft
21 27 (6.32%) PL/SQL
21 27 (6.32%) Oracle iProcurement
21 27 (6.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
22 25 (5.85%) Microsoft
22 25 (5.85%) GAP Analysis

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (5.15%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.94%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.47%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.23%) Confluence
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 142 (33.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 112 (26.23%) Oracle EBS
3 85 (19.91%) Oracle Payables
4 82 (19.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 76 (17.80%) Oracle General Ledger
6 48 (11.24%) Oracle Assets
7 41 (9.60%) Oracle Cash Management
8 39 (9.13%) Oracle Financials
9 30 (7.03%) Oracle Applications
10 27 (6.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 27 (6.32%) Oracle iProcurement
11 23 (5.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 17 (3.98%) SAP SD
12 17 (3.98%) Dynamics AX
13 13 (3.04%) Oracle 11i
14 12 (2.81%) Oracle ERP
14 12 (2.81%) SAP SRM
14 12 (2.81%) SAP CO
14 12 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
15 11 (2.58%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.17%) Force.com
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.47%) Taleo
3 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.23%) Firewall
2 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.90%) Oracle BI EE
2 32 (7.49%) Oracle Reports
3 20 (4.68%) SAP BW
4 16 (3.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (0.94%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (0.70%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.70%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.23%) Xcelsius
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.23%) DB2
9 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.23%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.70%) Toad
3 1 (0.23%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.23%) LSMW
3 1 (0.23%) JIRA
3 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 144 (33.72%) Finance
2 64 (14.99%) Manufacturing
3 40 (9.37%) General Ledger
4 30 (7.03%) Retail
5 21 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (3.75%) Billing
7 13 (3.04%) Advertising
7 13 (3.04%) Banking
8 9 (2.11%) Front Office
8 9 (2.11%) Back Office
9 8 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.87%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.41%) Marketing
11 3 (0.70%) Publishing
11 3 (0.70%) German Language
12 2 (0.47%) French Language
12 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
13 1 (0.23%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.23%) Danish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (2.58%) XML
3 9 (2.11%) DOM
3 9 (2.11%) .NET
4 7 (1.64%) Web Services
4 7 (1.64%) Middleware
5 4 (0.94%) BAPI
6 3 (0.70%) HTML
6 3 (0.70%) XSL
7 2 (0.47%) EDI
8 1 (0.23%) J2EE
8 1 (0.23%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.04%) FMCG
3 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
3 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.23%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.23%) AS400
4 1 (0.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.23%) CMDB
4 1 (0.23%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.23%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.87%) UNIX
2 3 (0.70%) Linux
3 1 (0.23%) VMS
3 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (13.11%) CRM
2 49 (11.48%) ERP
3 34 (7.96%) Procure-to-pay
4 30 (7.03%) Cash Management
5 25 (5.85%) GAP Analysis
6 24 (5.62%) Workflow
7 23 (5.39%) Change Management
8 22 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (4.68%) Test Scripting
10 19 (4.45%) Migration
11 17 (3.98%) Logistics
12 16 (3.75%) Data Migration
13 14 (3.28%) E-business
14 13 (3.04%) Unit Testing
15 10 (2.34%) Business Analysis
15 10 (2.34%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (2.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (1.87%) Project Management
17 8 (1.87%) Six Sigma
17 8 (1.87%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 51 (11.94%) SQL
2 27 (6.32%) PL/SQL
3 6 (1.41%) Java
4 4 (0.94%) Apex Code
5 3 (0.70%) C#
6 2 (0.47%) ABAP
7 1 (0.23%) PeopleCode
7 1 (0.23%) SQR
7 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 32 (7.49%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.81%) MBA
4 9 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (1.87%) SAP Certification
5 8 (1.87%) Degree
6 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.94%) ACCA
8 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.23%) MCTS
9 1 (0.23%) MCITP
9 1 (0.23%) CIMA
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.04%) SLA
2 4 (0.94%) QA
3 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 4 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 228 (53.40%) Oracle
2 115 (26.93%) SAP
3 27 (6.32%) PeopleSoft
4 25 (5.85%) Microsoft
5 17 (3.98%) Siebel
6 13 (3.04%) Pegasus
6 13 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.81%) CA
8 9 (2.11%) HP
9 7 (1.64%) JD Edwards
9 7 (1.64%) Open Text
10 4 (0.94%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.47%) BMC
11 2 (0.47%) Manugistics
11 2 (0.47%) Remedy
12 1 (0.23%) Primavera
12 1 (0.23%) BT
12 1 (0.23%) SumTotal
12 1 (0.23%) Saba
12 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
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