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 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 392 423 330
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -93
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 198 149 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.31% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 78 114
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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 £325 £374 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £577 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.70
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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
46253 45082 41589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.74% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29703 28087 24757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 1758 1832 1975
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.58 £38.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 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 2 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 -1 69 £500 - 24
North West +7 30 £438 +2.94% 4
South East -11 29 £500 +17.64% 6
East of England +11 20 £419 - 5
Yorkshire -11 12 £400 -21.64% 2
South West -5 10 £450 -10.00% 1
West Midlands +3 8 £460 +21.29% 5
East Midlands -10 6 £500 +33.33%
North East - 5 £363 - 5
Midlands -2 3 £550 -
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Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 182 (45.50%) Oracle
2 117 (29.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 114 (28.50%) Finance
4 104 (26.00%) SAP
5 86 (21.50%) Oracle EBS
6 78 (19.50%) CRM
7 59 (14.75%) ERP
8 48 (12.00%) Migration
8 48 (12.00%) Security Cleared
9 43 (10.75%) Data Migration
10 42 (10.50%) SC Cleared
11 41 (10.25%) Dynamics AX
12 40 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
13 38 (9.50%) SQL
14 36 (9.00%) Microsoft
14 36 (9.00%) Oracle General Ledger
15 31 (7.75%) Oracle Receivables
16 30 (7.50%) E-business
17 29 (7.25%) Manufacturing
17 29 (7.25%) Oracle Financials
18 27 (6.75%) Local Government
19 24 (6.00%) Oracle Assets
19 24 (6.00%) Oracle iProcurement
20 23 (5.75%) Oracle Fusion
20 23 (5.75%) Oracle Applications
21 22 (5.50%) Oracle ERP
21 22 (5.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
22 21 (5.25%) General Ledger
22 21 (5.25%) XML
23 20 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 8 (2.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 7 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.50%) Lync
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 10 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 117 (29.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 86 (21.50%) Oracle EBS
3 41 (10.25%) Dynamics AX
4 40 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
5 36 (9.00%) Oracle General Ledger
6 31 (7.75%) Oracle Receivables
7 29 (7.25%) Oracle Financials
8 24 (6.00%) Oracle Assets
8 24 (6.00%) Oracle iProcurement
9 23 (5.75%) Oracle Applications
10 22 (5.50%) Oracle ERP
10 22 (5.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 20 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
12 16 (4.00%) SAP MM
13 14 (3.50%) SAP CRM
13 14 (3.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 14 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (3.25%) SAP IS-U
14 13 (3.25%) Oracle HRMS
15 12 (3.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.50%) Taleo
2 5 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.50%) Yammer
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.25%) Internet
2 2 (0.50%) SMS
3 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.50%) SAP BW
2 12 (3.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.50%) Essbase
8 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.25%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.50%) PeopleTools
2 5 (1.25%) MorphX
3 4 (1.00%) LSMW
4 3 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.50%) Toad
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.25%) NUnit
General
1 114 (28.50%) Finance
2 29 (7.25%) Manufacturing
3 27 (6.75%) Local Government
4 21 (5.25%) General Ledger
5 17 (4.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (4.00%) Retail
6 16 (4.00%) Billing
7 10 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.50%) Banking
8 6 (1.50%) Marketing
8 6 (1.50%) Automotive
9 5 (1.25%) Advertising
10 3 (0.75%) Turkish Language
11 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.50%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.50%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 21 (5.25%) XML
3 10 (2.50%) Middleware
4 8 (2.00%) .NET
5 3 (0.75%) BAPI
6 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.50%) Web Services
6 2 (0.50%) EDI
6 2 (0.50%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.50%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.25%) HTML5
7 1 (0.25%) HTML
7 1 (0.25%) Mason
7 1 (0.25%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.25%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.25%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (0.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (1.75%) FMCG
3 3 (0.75%) iSeries
3 3 (0.75%) SCORM
4 1 (0.25%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.25%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.25%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.25%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.25%) User Experience
4 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.25%) EFT
4 1 (0.25%) NHS
4 1 (0.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.00%) UNIX
2 2 (0.50%) VMS
3 1 (0.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (19.50%) CRM
2 59 (14.75%) ERP
3 48 (12.00%) Migration
4 43 (10.75%) Data Migration
5 30 (7.50%) E-business
6 20 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (4.75%) Cash Management
8 18 (4.50%) Project Management
9 15 (3.75%) GAP Analysis
9 15 (3.75%) ITIL
9 15 (3.75%) Procure-to-pay
10 14 (3.50%) Change Control
11 13 (3.25%) Business Analysis
11 13 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (3.00%) Six Sigma
12 12 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (3.00%) Logistics
12 12 (3.00%) Lean Six Sigma
13 11 (2.75%) Release Management
13 11 (2.75%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 38 (9.50%) SQL
2 12 (3.00%) PL/SQL
3 11 (2.75%) ABAP
4 6 (1.50%) X++
5 5 (1.25%) C
6 4 (1.00%) Java
7 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.50%) VB
8 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.25%) C#
8 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.25%) Jython
8 1 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 48 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (10.50%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.25%) SAP Certification
4 10 (2.50%) ACCA
5 5 (1.25%) CIMA
5 5 (1.25%) Degree
5 5 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.25%) PMP
7 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.75%) SLA
2 6 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.00%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.25%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 182 (45.50%) Oracle
2 104 (26.00%) SAP
3 36 (9.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
5 13 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.50%) Siebel
7 6 (1.50%) JD Edwards
7 6 (1.50%) OpenText
8 4 (1.00%) IBM
8 4 (1.00%) Pegasus
8 4 (1.00%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.50%) Ariba
10 1 (0.25%) CA
10 1 (0.25%) Siemens
10 1 (0.25%) Baan
10 1 (0.25%) Sage
10 1 (0.25%) Progress
10 1 (0.25%) SunGard
10 1 (0.25%) HP
10 1 (0.25%) EMC
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