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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 142 115 135
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.27% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£475 £450 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -26.53%
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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2808 2243 2864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.55% 93.85% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1129 1420
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 240 367
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £513 - 2
Essex +1 1 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 £388 -13.88%
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) SAP CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Portal
4 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
4 1 (11.11%) SAP MRS
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (11.11%) SAP LE
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Taleo
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (11.11%) ABAP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
4 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
4 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
4 1 (11.11%) SAP MM

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Portal
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP CRM
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (11.11%) SAP MRS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (11.11%) SAP LE
2 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
2 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
2 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Taleo
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) CRM
1 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Information Management
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) ABAP
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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