The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 409 400 329
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -71
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 192 174 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.35% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.38% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 88 136
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £367 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 31 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -25 64 £524 +5.80% 21
South East +11 35 £475 - 5
North West 0 31 £450 +5.88% 3
East of England +13 18 £419 -14.10% 1
West Midlands 0 12 £460 +8.23% 2
Yorkshire -18 10 £378 -26.05%
South West -18 7 £450 -10.00%
Midlands +5 6 £485 -
East Midlands -10 5 £518 +29.78%
North East - 4 - -
Functional Consultant
UK

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 197 (49.50%) Oracle
2 127 (31.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 125 (31.41%) Finance
4 96 (24.12%) Oracle EBS
5 94 (23.62%) SAP
6 71 (17.84%) CRM
7 58 (14.57%) Security Cleared
8 54 (13.57%) ERP
9 49 (12.31%) SC Cleared
9 49 (12.31%) Oracle Payables
10 48 (12.06%) Migration
11 45 (11.31%) Oracle General Ledger
12 43 (10.80%) Data Migration
13 40 (10.05%) Dynamics AX
14 39 (9.80%) SQL
15 36 (9.05%) Oracle Receivables
16 34 (8.54%) Microsoft
17 33 (8.29%) Oracle Financials
18 31 (7.79%) E-business
19 28 (7.04%) Oracle iProcurement
20 27 (6.78%) Oracle Assets
21 25 (6.28%) General Ledger
21 25 (6.28%) Manufacturing
22 24 (6.03%) Local Government
23 23 (5.78%) Oracle ERP
23 23 (5.78%) Oracle Applications
23 23 (5.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
23 23 (5.78%) Oracle Fusion
24 21 (5.28%) Oracle Cash Management
25 20 (5.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (2.51%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 5 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.25%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.25%) Lync
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 127 (31.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 96 (24.12%) Oracle EBS
3 49 (12.31%) Oracle Payables
4 45 (11.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 40 (10.05%) Dynamics AX
6 36 (9.05%) Oracle Receivables
7 33 (8.29%) Oracle Financials
8 28 (7.04%) Oracle iProcurement
9 27 (6.78%) Oracle Assets
10 23 (5.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 23 (5.78%) Oracle ERP
10 23 (5.78%) Oracle Applications
11 21 (5.28%) Oracle Cash Management
12 20 (5.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 16 (4.02%) SAP IS-U
14 13 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (3.27%) SAP CRM
15 12 (3.02%) SAP MM
16 11 (2.76%) Oracle Payroll
17 10 (2.51%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.51%) Taleo
2 5 (1.26%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.25%) Yammer
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.26%) Internet
2 2 (0.50%) SMS
3 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (3.02%) SAP BW
3 8 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.01%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.50%) Essbase
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.25%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.51%) PeopleTools
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.75%) MorphX
4 2 (0.50%) Toad
4 2 (0.50%) LSMW
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 125 (31.41%) Finance
2 25 (6.28%) Manufacturing
2 25 (6.28%) General Ledger
3 24 (6.03%) Local Government
4 18 (4.52%) Billing
5 17 (4.27%) Retail
6 13 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (2.01%) Advertising
8 8 (2.01%) Banking
9 7 (1.76%) Marketing
10 6 (1.51%) Automotive
11 4 (1.01%) Turkish Language
12 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.50%) Law
13 2 (0.50%) French Language
14 1 (0.25%) Legal
14 1 (0.25%) Back Office
14 1 (0.25%) Electronics
14 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.78%) Oracle Fusion
2 19 (4.77%) XML
3 12 (3.02%) Middleware
4 5 (1.26%) .NET
5 2 (0.50%) EDI
5 2 (0.50%) BAPI
5 2 (0.50%) Silverlight
5 2 (0.50%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.25%) HTML5
6 1 (0.25%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) Mason
6 1 (0.25%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.25%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.25%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (1.76%) FMCG
3 3 (0.75%) iSeries
4 2 (0.50%) EFT
5 1 (0.25%) GIS
5 1 (0.25%) Replication
5 1 (0.25%) SCORM
5 1 (0.25%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.25%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.25%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.25%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.25%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.75%) UNIX
2 2 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.84%) CRM
2 54 (13.57%) ERP
3 48 (12.06%) Migration
4 43 (10.80%) Data Migration
5 31 (7.79%) E-business
6 20 (5.03%) Cash Management
7 18 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (4.02%) Project Management
9 15 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (3.77%) Procure-to-pay
10 13 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (3.02%) ITIL
11 12 (3.02%) Business Analysis
11 12 (3.02%) Change Control
12 11 (2.76%) Logistics
12 11 (2.76%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (2.51%) Time Management
14 9 (2.26%) SAP Implementation
14 9 (2.26%) Lean Six Sigma
14 9 (2.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (9.80%) SQL
2 16 (4.02%) PL/SQL
3 10 (2.51%) ABAP
4 4 (1.01%) C
4 4 (1.01%) Java
5 3 (0.75%) X++
6 2 (0.50%) VB
6 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.25%) C#
7 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.25%) Jython
7 1 (0.25%) VB6
7 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 58 (14.57%) Security Cleared
2 49 (12.31%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.27%) SAP Certification
4 10 (2.51%) ACCA
5 5 (1.26%) CIMA
5 5 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.50%) Degree
8 1 (0.25%) PMP
8 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.26%) SLA
2 7 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.25%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 197 (49.50%) Oracle
2 94 (23.62%) SAP
3 34 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.51%) PeopleSoft
4 10 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.76%) Siebel
6 4 (1.01%) Hyperion
6 4 (1.01%) Pegasus
6 4 (1.01%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.01%) OpenText
6 4 (1.01%) IBM
7 2 (0.50%) SunGard
8 1 (0.25%) EMC
8 1 (0.25%) Ariba
8 1 (0.25%) CA
8 1 (0.25%) Progress
8 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.25%) Marketo
8 1 (0.25%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.25%) Sage
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £550 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago