The first table below looks at the demand for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 18 April 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 East of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 140 116 124
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 4 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.089% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.095% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate £556 £350 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.92% -21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £350 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £350 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £426 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.39 -
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -25 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (70.00%) SAP
2 6 (60.00%) CRM
2 6 (60.00%) SAP CRM
3 5 (50.00%) Logistics
4 4 (40.00%) ERP
5 3 (30.00%) SAP APO
5 3 (30.00%) Manugistics
5 3 (30.00%) LSMW
5 3 (30.00%) SAP SCM
5 3 (30.00%) Network Planning
5 3 (30.00%) SAP ERP
5 3 (30.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Middleware
7 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
7 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) SAP LE
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (10.00%) SAP Portal

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) SAP CRM
2 3 (30.00%) SAP APO
2 3 (30.00%) SAP SCM
2 3 (30.00%) SAP ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (10.00%) SAP LE
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) LSMW
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) CRM
2 5 (50.00%) Logistics
3 4 (40.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) Network Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Manugistics
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle