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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 388 355 358
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 200 219 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.45% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.48% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 120 96
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£475 £460 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -0.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £455
% change year-on-year
- -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47067 45362 49291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.11% 92.86% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29105 27599 28304
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1980 2447
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 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 2 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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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 -8 116 £475 +3.26% 25
South East -6 20 £451 -5.15% 12
West Midlands -14 16 £426 -7.83% 2
East Midlands +9 13 £413 +6.10% 1
South West -23 12 £500 +17.64% 2
Yorkshire +3 6 £400 -13.51% 2
North West -7 6 £450 +10.91% 2
East of England -21 4 £488 +8.33% 2
North East - - - - 4
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Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 166 (47.98%) Oracle
2 117 (33.82%) SAP
3 116 (33.53%) Finance
4 111 (32.08%) Oracle EBS R12
5 91 (26.30%) Oracle EBS
6 63 (18.21%) Oracle Payables
7 61 (17.63%) Oracle General Ledger
8 60 (17.34%) Manufacturing
9 58 (16.76%) Oracle Receivables
10 54 (15.61%) CRM
11 43 (12.43%) ERP
12 41 (11.85%) SQL
13 37 (10.69%) General Ledger
14 36 (10.40%) Security Cleared
15 35 (10.12%) Oracle Assets
16 31 (8.96%) Procure-to-pay
16 31 (8.96%) Oracle Applications
17 30 (8.67%) Oracle Financials
17 30 (8.67%) Oracle BI EE
18 29 (8.38%) SC Cleared
19 28 (8.09%) Oracle Cash Management
20 27 (7.80%) PL/SQL
20 27 (7.80%) Oracle Reports
20 27 (7.80%) Microsoft
20 27 (7.80%) GAP Analysis
21 24 (6.94%) PeopleSoft
22 23 (6.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
22 23 (6.65%) Test Scripting
23 22 (6.36%) Pharmaceutical
23 22 (6.36%) Change Management

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (4.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.16%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (0.58%) SAP EP
4 2 (0.58%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 111 (32.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 91 (26.30%) Oracle EBS
3 63 (18.21%) Oracle Payables
4 61 (17.63%) Oracle General Ledger
5 58 (16.76%) Oracle Receivables
6 35 (10.12%) Oracle Assets
7 31 (8.96%) Oracle Applications
8 30 (8.67%) Oracle Financials
9 28 (8.09%) Oracle Cash Management
10 23 (6.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 20 (5.78%) Oracle iProcurement
12 19 (5.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 19 (5.49%) Dynamics AX
13 18 (5.20%) SAP SD
14 17 (4.91%) Oracle 11i
15 13 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
16 12 (3.47%) Oracle ERP
16 12 (3.47%) Oracle Retail
17 11 (3.18%) SAP SRM
17 11 (3.18%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.16%) Force.com
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.58%) Taleo
3 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) Firewall
2 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 27 (7.80%) Oracle Reports
3 19 (5.49%) SAP BW
4 16 (4.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 10 (2.89%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.73%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.16%) SQLPlus
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.29%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.29%) QlikView
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.87%) Toad
2 3 (0.87%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.29%) LSMW
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (33.53%) Finance
2 60 (17.34%) Manufacturing
3 37 (10.69%) General Ledger
4 22 (6.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (5.20%) Retail
6 14 (4.05%) Billing
7 10 (2.89%) Advertising
8 9 (2.60%) Front Office
8 9 (2.60%) Back Office
9 8 (2.31%) Telecoms
10 7 (2.02%) Marketing
11 4 (1.16%) Banking
12 3 (0.87%) 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 10 (2.89%) XML
2 9 (2.60%) DOM
3 8 (2.31%) .NET
4 6 (1.73%) Web Services
5 4 (1.16%) BAPI
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.87%) HTML
7 1 (0.29%) J2EE
7 1 (0.29%) XSL
7 1 (0.29%) Middleware
7 1 (0.29%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.76%) FMCG
2 4 (1.16%) Data Conversion
3 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
3 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.29%) AS400
4 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.29%) CMDB
4 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.02%) UNIX
2 4 (1.16%) Linux
3 1 (0.29%) VMS
3 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.61%) CRM
2 43 (12.43%) ERP
3 31 (8.96%) Procure-to-pay
4 27 (7.80%) GAP Analysis
5 23 (6.65%) Test Scripting
6 22 (6.36%) Change Management
7 20 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (5.78%) Migration
7 20 (5.78%) Cash Management
8 17 (4.91%) Data Migration
8 17 (4.91%) Logistics
9 16 (4.62%) Workflow
10 14 (4.05%) Unit Testing
11 12 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (2.89%) Business Analysis
13 9 (2.60%) E-business
14 7 (2.02%) Project Management
14 7 (2.02%) Six Sigma
14 7 (2.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (2.02%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 41 (11.85%) SQL
2 27 (7.80%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.45%) Java
4 3 (0.87%) C#
4 3 (0.87%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.58%) ABAP
6 1 (0.29%) PeopleCode
6 1 (0.29%) SQR
6 1 (0.29%) R
6 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (2.02%) SAP Certification
4 7 (2.02%) Degree
5 5 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.58%) ACCA
8 1 (0.29%) MCTS
8 1 (0.29%) MCITP
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.89%) SLA
2 4 (1.16%) QA
3 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 166 (47.98%) Oracle
2 117 (33.82%) SAP
3 27 (7.80%) Microsoft
4 24 (6.94%) PeopleSoft
5 14 (4.05%) Siebel
6 13 (3.76%) Pegasus
7 8 (2.31%) HP
8 7 (2.02%) Open Text
8 7 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.16%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.29%) SumTotal
10 1 (0.29%) Saba
10 1 (0.29%) Fundtech
10 1 (0.29%) Infor
10 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.29%) Ariba
10 1 (0.29%) BMC
10 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.29%) JDA
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £281.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago