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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 124 132 116
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 20 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2912 2842 2239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.12% 92.88% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1775 1664 1125
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 238 233
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -3 7 £325 -
Cambridgeshire -5 4 £650 +30.00% 1
Suffolk - 3 £450 -
Hertfordshire -5 2 £451 +16.45%
East Anglia - 2 £575 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Functional Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 24 (55.81%) Oracle
2 19 (44.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (39.53%) Finance
4 14 (32.56%) XML
4 14 (32.56%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (27.91%) Oracle iProcurement
6 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.28%) SAP
8 6 (13.95%) CRM
8 6 (13.95%) E-business
8 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (9.30%) SAP MM
10 4 (9.30%) EAM
10 4 (9.30%) Workflow
10 4 (9.30%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (6.98%) ITIL
11 3 (6.98%) Migration
11 3 (6.98%) Local Government
11 3 (6.98%) Billing
11 3 (6.98%) Time Management
11 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
12 2 (4.65%) Business Transformation
12 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (4.65%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
12 2 (4.65%) Cash Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (27.91%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (11.63%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (9.30%) SAP MM
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (2.33%) SAP SD
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SMS
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Billing
2 3 (6.98%) Local Government
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) EDI
2 1 (2.33%) EDIFACT
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) EFT
3 1 (2.33%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) CRM
1 6 (13.95%) E-business
1 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
2 4 (9.30%) EAM
2 4 (9.30%) Workflow
3 3 (6.98%) Migration
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Time Management
3 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Cash Management
4 2 (4.65%) Logistics
4 2 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
4 2 (4.65%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.33%) User Stories
5 1 (2.33%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (2.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
1 2 (4.65%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) SunGard
5 1 (2.33%) Pegasus