The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 70 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.13% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.14% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£413 - £406
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 - £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.70
Functional Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
845 727 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.76% 92.85% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 402 290
Average daily rate £400 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 43 39
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 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
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Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £425 -
Functional Consultant
North West

Functional Consultant
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (91.67%) Oracle
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (58.33%) Local Government
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) CRM
4 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) SCORM
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) E-business
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 7 (58.33%) Local Government
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) CRM
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft