The first table below looks at the demand for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire 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 81 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.15% 0.60% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.63% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£413 £443 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% -
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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1201 945 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.81% 93.94% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 458 422
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 79 65
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Functional Consultant
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle