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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 377 350 374
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 206 215 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.45% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 124 99
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£475 £463 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
46778 44742 49913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.00% 92.82% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29097 27301 28553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1954 2464
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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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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
London -10 120 £475 - 18
South East +2 25 £457 -6.35% 6
West Midlands -12 16 £439 -5.13% 2
East Midlands +14 13 £413 +7.84% 1
North West -1 9 £475 +17.07% 1
South West -17 8 £500 +17.64%
Yorkshire +4 6 £400 -13.51% 2
East of England -19 4 £488 +8.33% 5
North East - - - - 2
Functional Consultant
UK

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 174 (50.14%) Oracle
2 117 (33.72%) Finance
2 117 (33.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 112 (32.28%) SAP
4 93 (26.80%) Oracle EBS
5 69 (19.88%) Oracle Payables
6 66 (19.02%) Oracle General Ledger
7 65 (18.73%) Oracle Receivables
8 54 (15.56%) Manufacturing
9 52 (14.99%) CRM
10 42 (12.10%) ERP
11 39 (11.24%) SQL
11 39 (11.24%) Security Cleared
12 38 (10.95%) General Ledger
13 36 (10.37%) Oracle Assets
14 34 (9.80%) Oracle BI EE
14 34 (9.80%) Oracle Financials
15 32 (9.22%) SC Cleared
16 30 (8.65%) Oracle Cash Management
16 30 (8.65%) Procure-to-pay
17 28 (8.07%) Oracle Applications
18 25 (7.20%) Oracle Reports
18 25 (7.20%) Microsoft
19 24 (6.92%) PeopleSoft
19 24 (6.92%) GAP Analysis
19 24 (6.92%) Oracle Internet Expenses
19 24 (6.92%) Oracle iProcurement
20 23 (6.63%) PL/SQL
21 22 (6.34%) Change Management
21 22 (6.34%) Cash Management

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 15 (4.32%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.15%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.58%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.29%) IIS
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 8 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 117 (33.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 93 (26.80%) Oracle EBS
3 69 (19.88%) Oracle Payables
4 66 (19.02%) Oracle General Ledger
5 65 (18.73%) Oracle Receivables
6 36 (10.37%) Oracle Assets
7 34 (9.80%) Oracle Financials
8 30 (8.65%) Oracle Cash Management
9 28 (8.07%) Oracle Applications
10 24 (6.92%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 24 (6.92%) Oracle iProcurement
11 19 (5.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 17 (4.90%) Dynamics AX
12 17 (4.90%) SAP SD
13 13 (3.75%) Oracle 11i
14 12 (3.46%) SAP CO
14 12 (3.46%) SAP SRM
14 12 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
15 11 (3.17%) Oracle Payroll
15 11 (3.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.15%) Force.com
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.58%) Taleo
3 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) Firewall
2 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.80%) Oracle BI EE
2 25 (7.20%) Oracle Reports
3 19 (5.48%) SAP BW
4 14 (4.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.15%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (0.86%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.29%) QlikView
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.29%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (3.46%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.86%) Toad
3 1 (0.29%) LSMW
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.29%) JDeveloper
General
1 117 (33.72%) Finance
2 54 (15.56%) Manufacturing
3 38 (10.95%) General Ledger
4 21 (6.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (5.19%) Retail
6 13 (3.75%) Billing
7 10 (2.88%) Advertising
8 9 (2.59%) Front Office
8 9 (2.59%) Back Office
9 8 (2.31%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.73%) Marketing
11 4 (1.15%) Banking
12 3 (0.86%) Publishing
13 2 (0.58%) German Language
13 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.29%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.29%) Automotive
14 1 (0.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.59%) XML
1 9 (2.59%) DOM
2 8 (2.31%) .NET
3 6 (1.73%) Web Services
4 5 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.15%) BAPI
6 3 (0.86%) HTML
6 3 (0.86%) Middleware
7 1 (0.29%) XSL
7 1 (0.29%) J2EE
7 1 (0.29%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.46%) FMCG
2 11 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
3 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.29%) CMDB
4 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.29%) AS400
4 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.29%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.73%) UNIX
2 3 (0.86%) Linux
3 1 (0.29%) Windows
3 1 (0.29%) VMS
3 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (14.99%) CRM
2 42 (12.10%) ERP
3 30 (8.65%) Procure-to-pay
4 24 (6.92%) GAP Analysis
5 22 (6.34%) Change Management
5 22 (6.34%) Cash Management
6 19 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (5.48%) Test Scripting
7 18 (5.19%) Migration
8 17 (4.90%) Workflow
9 15 (4.32%) Data Migration
10 14 (4.03%) Logistics
11 13 (3.75%) Unit Testing
12 11 (3.17%) E-business
13 10 (2.88%) Business Analysis
14 9 (2.59%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (2.31%) Six Sigma
15 8 (2.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (2.31%) Lean Six Sigma
16 6 (1.73%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.24%) SQL
2 23 (6.63%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.44%) Java
4 3 (0.86%) C#
4 3 (0.86%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.58%) ABAP
6 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.29%) VB
6 1 (0.29%) PeopleCode
6 1 (0.29%) SQR
Qualifications
1 39 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.59%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (2.31%) SAP Certification
4 8 (2.31%) Degree
5 5 (1.44%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.86%) ACCA
7 1 (0.29%) MCITP
7 1 (0.29%) MCTS
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.29%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.88%) SLA
2 4 (1.15%) QA
3 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 174 (50.14%) Oracle
2 112 (32.28%) SAP
3 25 (7.20%) Microsoft
4 24 (6.92%) PeopleSoft
5 16 (4.61%) Siebel
6 13 (3.75%) Pegasus
7 8 (2.31%) HP
8 7 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.02%) Open Text
9 5 (1.44%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.29%) SumTotal
10 1 (0.29%) Saba
10 1 (0.29%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.29%) Ariba
10 1 (0.29%) BMC
10 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.29%) JDA
10 1 (0.29%) Manugistics
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.29%) BT
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