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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 383 354 342
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 237 252 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.51% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 131 115
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £585 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £455
% change year-on-year
- -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2141 2629
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 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 2 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 -33 200 £475 +3.26% 49
London -8 116 £475 +3.26% 23
City of London +42 34 £475 -5.00% 10
South East -6 20 £451 -5.15% 11
West Midlands -14 16 £426 -7.83% 2
East Midlands +9 13 £413 +6.10% 1
South West -23 12 £500 +17.64% 2
Gloucestershire - 11 £500 -
Birmingham +4 9 £443 -24.35% 1
Yorkshire +3 6 £400 -13.51% 2
North West -7 6 £450 +10.91% 2
Hampshire -7 5 £463 - 5
West Yorkshire +5 4 £400 -11.11% 1
Scotland -21 4 £455 +13.75% 2
East of England -21 4 £488 +8.33% 2
Berkshire +6 3 £450 +20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £420 -16.00%
Manchester -2 3 £463 +2.77% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £500 - 1
Surrey -1 2 £425 -10.52%
Milton Keynes -2 2 £420 -16.00%
Middlesex -4 2 £443 -11.50%
Windsor - 2 - -
Aberdeen +5 1 £475 +18.75% 1
Swindon -6 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -7 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -12 1 £388 -13.88% 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £488 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £475 -
Cheltenham - 1 £500 -

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 199 (49.63%) Oracle
2 135 (33.67%) Finance
3 131 (32.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 121 (30.17%) SAP
5 104 (25.94%) Oracle EBS
6 73 (18.20%) Oracle Payables
7 71 (17.71%) Oracle General Ledger
7 71 (17.71%) Oracle Receivables
8 65 (16.21%) Manufacturing
9 54 (13.47%) CRM
10 51 (12.72%) ERP
11 46 (11.47%) SQL
12 41 (10.22%) Oracle Assets
13 39 (9.73%) General Ledger
14 36 (8.98%) Oracle Financials
14 36 (8.98%) Security Cleared
14 36 (8.98%) Procure-to-pay
15 33 (8.23%) Oracle Cash Management
15 33 (8.23%) Oracle Applications
16 31 (7.73%) Oracle Reports
16 31 (7.73%) Oracle BI EE
17 30 (7.48%) GAP Analysis
18 29 (7.23%) SC Cleared
19 28 (6.98%) Retail
19 28 (6.98%) Microsoft
19 28 (6.98%) PL/SQL
20 26 (6.48%) PeopleSoft
21 25 (6.23%) Test Scripting
21 25 (6.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
22 24 (5.99%) Change Management

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 18 (4.49%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.00%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (0.50%) SAP EP
4 2 (0.50%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 131 (32.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 104 (25.94%) Oracle EBS
3 73 (18.20%) Oracle Payables
4 71 (17.71%) Oracle Receivables
4 71 (17.71%) Oracle General Ledger
5 41 (10.22%) Oracle Assets
6 36 (8.98%) Oracle Financials
7 33 (8.23%) Oracle Applications
7 33 (8.23%) Oracle Cash Management
8 25 (6.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 23 (5.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 23 (5.74%) Oracle iProcurement
10 20 (4.99%) Dynamics AX
11 18 (4.49%) SAP SD
12 17 (4.24%) Oracle 11i
13 14 (3.49%) Oracle ERP
14 13 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
15 12 (2.99%) SAP SRM
15 12 (2.99%) Oracle Retail
16 11 (2.74%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.00%) Force.com
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.50%) Taleo
3 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.25%) Firewall
2 1 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.73%) Oracle Reports
1 31 (7.73%) Oracle BI EE
2 19 (4.74%) SAP BW
3 17 (4.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 12 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (1.00%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.25%) DB2
9 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.25%) Xcelsius
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.25%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.25%) QlikView
9 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 17 (4.24%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.75%) Toad
2 3 (0.75%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.25%) LSMW
3 1 (0.25%) JIRA
3 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 135 (33.67%) Finance
2 65 (16.21%) Manufacturing
3 39 (9.73%) General Ledger
4 28 (6.98%) Retail
5 22 (5.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (3.49%) Billing
7 13 (3.24%) Banking
8 11 (2.74%) Advertising
9 9 (2.24%) Front Office
9 9 (2.24%) Back Office
10 8 (2.00%) Telecoms
10 8 (2.00%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.75%) Marketing
12 3 (0.75%) Publishing
12 3 (0.75%) German Language
13 2 (0.50%) Automotive
13 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Local Government
14 1 (0.25%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.74%) XML
2 9 (2.24%) DOM
3 8 (2.00%) .NET
4 6 (1.50%) Web Services
4 6 (1.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.00%) BAPI
6 3 (0.75%) HTML
6 3 (0.75%) XSL
7 2 (0.50%) EDI
7 2 (0.50%) Middleware
8 1 (0.25%) J2EE
8 1 (0.25%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.49%) FMCG
2 4 (1.00%) Data Conversion
3 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.25%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.25%) AS400
4 1 (0.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.25%) CMDB
4 1 (0.25%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.00%) UNIX
2 4 (1.00%) Linux
3 1 (0.25%) VMS
3 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (13.47%) CRM
2 51 (12.72%) ERP
3 36 (8.98%) Procure-to-pay
4 30 (7.48%) GAP Analysis
5 25 (6.23%) Test Scripting
6 24 (5.99%) Change Management
7 22 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (5.49%) Cash Management
8 20 (4.99%) Migration
9 19 (4.74%) Workflow
10 18 (4.49%) Logistics
11 17 (4.24%) Data Migration
12 14 (3.49%) Unit Testing
13 13 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (2.74%) E-business
15 10 (2.49%) Business Analysis
16 8 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (1.75%) Project Management
17 7 (1.75%) Six Sigma
17 7 (1.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.47%) SQL
2 28 (6.98%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.25%) Java
4 3 (0.75%) C#
4 3 (0.75%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.50%) ABAP
6 1 (0.25%) PeopleCode
6 1 (0.25%) SQR
6 1 (0.25%) R
6 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (8.98%) Security Cleared
2 29 (7.23%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.99%) MBA
4 9 (2.24%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (1.75%) SAP Certification
5 7 (1.75%) Degree
6 5 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.75%) ACCA
9 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.25%) MCTS
9 1 (0.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.49%) SLA
2 4 (1.00%) QA
3 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 199 (49.63%) Oracle
2 121 (30.17%) SAP
3 28 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.48%) PeopleSoft
5 14 (3.49%) Siebel
6 13 (3.24%) Pegasus
7 12 (2.99%) CA
8 9 (2.24%) HP
9 7 (1.75%) Open Text
9 7 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.25%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.50%) Manugistics
11 2 (0.50%) Remedy
11 2 (0.50%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.50%) BMC
12 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.25%) Hitachi
12 1 (0.25%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.25%) JDA
12 1 (0.25%) Ariba
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £281.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago