The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 110 109 130
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 14 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.63% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.65% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Average daily rate £500 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2271 2467 2261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.30% 96.56% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1464 1234
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £188 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 227 244
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex 0 8 - -
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £500 -3.84%
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +10 1 £425 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Functional Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
3 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (23.53%) E-business
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (17.65%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
6 2 (11.76%) Legal
6 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (11.76%) Document Management
6 2 (11.76%) Logistics
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
6 2 (11.76%) SAP ERP
6 2 (11.76%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (11.76%) SAP ERP
5 2 (11.76%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
1 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) BAPI
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (5.88%) SAPUI5
2 1 (5.88%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) EFT
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) E-business
3 3 (17.65%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Document Management
4 2 (11.76%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Presales
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) ABAP
1 1 (5.88%) SAPscript
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) SunGard