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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 363 406 405
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 237 191 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.43% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 103 98
Average daily rate £488 £469 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £352 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £566 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £87.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
UK

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
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +28 106 £500 +5.26% 37
South East +32 35 £475 +8.57% 9
North West -30 17 £438 +2.94% 9
East of England 0 15 £463 -2.63%
South West +16 14 £475 +5.55% 7
North East - 13 £423 -
East Midlands -15 9 £400 - 3
Yorkshire -16 8 £500 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -29 6 £400 -20.00% 12
Midlands - 4 - -
South Coast - 1 - -
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Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 191 (48.23%) Oracle
2 148 (37.37%) Finance
3 119 (30.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 114 (28.79%) SAP
5 90 (22.73%) Oracle EBS
6 58 (14.65%) Oracle Payables
7 51 (12.88%) Security Cleared
8 50 (12.63%) Oracle Receivables
9 41 (10.35%) Oracle General Ledger
9 41 (10.35%) Dynamics AX
10 40 (10.10%) Migration
10 40 (10.10%) CRM
10 40 (10.10%) ERP
10 40 (10.10%) Microsoft
10 40 (10.10%) SC Cleared
11 38 (9.60%) Data Migration
12 36 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
13 33 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
14 31 (7.83%) Oracle Financials
15 28 (7.07%) SQL
15 28 (7.07%) Manufacturing
16 26 (6.57%) Oracle 11i
17 25 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (6.06%) Retail
19 23 (5.81%) Oracle BI EE
19 23 (5.81%) PL/SQL
20 22 (5.56%) Test Scripting
21 21 (5.30%) Oracle Cash Management
22 20 (5.05%) Workflow
22 20 (5.05%) SAP BW

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (4.80%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 17 (4.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle UPK
4 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.51%) MS Office
2 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.51%) MS Project
2 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 119 (30.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 90 (22.73%) Oracle EBS
3 58 (14.65%) Oracle Payables
4 50 (12.63%) Oracle Receivables
5 41 (10.35%) Dynamics AX
5 41 (10.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 36 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
7 31 (7.83%) Oracle Financials
8 26 (6.57%) Oracle 11i
9 21 (5.30%) Oracle Cash Management
10 17 (4.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 15 (3.79%) Oracle iProcurement
11 15 (3.79%) SAP MM
12 14 (3.54%) Oracle Applications
13 13 (3.28%) Oracle Payroll
13 13 (3.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 12 (3.03%) Oracle AGIS
14 12 (3.03%) SAP CRM
15 11 (2.78%) SAP FI
15 11 (2.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.77%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.01%) Force.com
3 3 (0.76%) Taleo
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.81%) Oracle BI EE
2 20 (5.05%) SAP BW
3 13 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.52%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.01%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.76%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.25%) MS Access
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (3.79%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.01%) LSMW
2 4 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.76%) ProC
4 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.25%) JBehave
4 1 (0.25%) MorphX
4 1 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 148 (37.37%) Finance
2 28 (7.07%) Manufacturing
3 24 (6.06%) Retail
4 17 (4.29%) General Ledger
4 17 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (3.03%) Advertising
6 11 (2.78%) Marketing
7 10 (2.53%) Billing
8 9 (2.27%) Banking
9 8 (2.02%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.77%) Local Government
11 6 (1.52%) Law
12 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.01%) Legal
13 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.51%) Military
14 1 (0.25%) Back Office
14 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (1.52%) SAP Fiori
2 6 (1.52%) XML
3 5 (1.26%) .NET
3 5 (1.26%) HTML
4 4 (1.01%) CSS
4 4 (1.01%) Visualforce
5 3 (0.76%) Middleware
6 2 (0.51%) COM
6 2 (0.51%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.25%) BAPI
7 1 (0.25%) Behat
7 1 (0.25%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.25%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.25%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.54%) FMCG
3 7 (1.77%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.52%) Data Conversion
5 4 (1.01%) User Experience
6 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.25%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.25%) EFT
7 1 (0.25%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.25%) Pricing Data
7 1 (0.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.77%) Unix
2 3 (0.76%) Windows
3 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (10.10%) CRM
1 40 (10.10%) ERP
1 40 (10.10%) Migration
2 38 (9.60%) Data Migration
3 33 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 25 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 20 (5.05%) Workflow
7 19 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (4.29%) Business Analysis
10 16 (4.04%) Procure-to-pay
11 14 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (3.54%) Logistics
12 12 (3.03%) SDLC
12 12 (3.03%) Six Sigma
13 11 (2.78%) E-business
13 11 (2.78%) PRINCE2
13 11 (2.78%) Project Management
13 11 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.07%) SQL
2 23 (5.81%) PL/SQL
3 8 (2.02%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.01%) Apex Code
5 3 (0.76%) ABAP
5 3 (0.76%) C#
6 1 (0.25%) Java
6 1 (0.25%) PHP
6 1 (0.25%) Python
6 1 (0.25%) Ruby
6 1 (0.25%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 51 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 40 (10.10%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.29%) SAP Certification
4 16 (4.04%) Degree
5 5 (1.26%) ISEB
5 5 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.01%) CBAP
6 4 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.51%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.51%) MBA
9 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.25%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.54%) SLA
2 4 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) GAAP
3 1 (0.25%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 191 (48.23%) Oracle
2 114 (28.79%) SAP
3 40 (10.10%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.27%) Pegasus
5 7 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.52%) Infor
6 6 (1.52%) Informatica
7 4 (1.01%) Ariba
7 4 (1.01%) Conga
7 4 (1.01%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.01%) Misys
7 4 (1.01%) OpenText
7 4 (1.01%) Pardot
7 4 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (1.01%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (0.76%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.51%) CA
9 2 (0.51%) Kronos
9 2 (0.51%) Remedy
10 1 (0.25%) Hyperion
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