The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 103 127 124
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 20 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.080% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.089% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£600 £520 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +38.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Functional Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2278 2253 2224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.85% 89.69% 90.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1238 1078 952
Average daily rate £385 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 59 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £22.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Reading - 16 £450 - 1
Newbury - 1 £600 -
Functional Consultant
South East

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 20 (86.96%) Oracle
2 16 (69.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (56.52%) Data Migration
3 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
3 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
3 13 (56.52%) ERP
3 13 (56.52%) Migration
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle ERP
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 10 (43.48%) E-business
6 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
7 4 (17.39%) Hyperion
8 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
8 3 (13.04%) Billing
8 3 (13.04%) EAM
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (13.04%) Cash Management
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 2 (8.70%) Supply Chain Management
9 2 (8.70%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (8.70%) Essbase
9 2 (8.70%) Taleo
10 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Oracle Statspack

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Business Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle ERP
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (4.35%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Essbase
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ERP
1 13 (56.52%) Migration
1 13 (56.52%) Data Migration
2 10 (43.48%) E-business
3 3 (13.04%) Cash Management
3 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.04%) EAM
4 2 (8.70%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Marketo