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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 395 396 359
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 204 194 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.42% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 110 115
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£451 £475 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -28 76 £500 +5.26% 31
North West -2 37 £450 - 6
South East -10 36 £435 -3.44% 14
East of England +19 17 £451 -7.43% 2
West Midlands +11 17 £430 +0.87% 5
Yorkshire -29 5 £400 -
Midlands - 5 £420 -
North East - 5 £550 - 1
South West -11 3 £500 - 5
East Midlands -19 3 £525 +27.27% 1
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Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 206 (52.02%) Oracle
2 136 (34.34%) Finance
3 134 (33.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 99 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
5 79 (19.95%) SAP
6 64 (16.16%) Security Cleared
7 63 (15.91%) ERP
8 61 (15.40%) Oracle Payables
9 56 (14.14%) CRM
10 55 (13.89%) Oracle General Ledger
11 52 (13.13%) SC Cleared
12 45 (11.36%) Migration
13 40 (10.10%) Data Migration
13 40 (10.10%) Oracle Receivables
14 37 (9.34%) Dynamics AX
14 37 (9.34%) Microsoft
15 35 (8.84%) SQL
15 35 (8.84%) Oracle Assets
16 34 (8.59%) Oracle Financials
17 31 (7.83%) Oracle iProcurement
18 28 (7.07%) E-business
19 26 (6.57%) Oracle ERP
19 26 (6.57%) General Ledger
19 26 (6.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
20 23 (5.81%) Oracle Applications
21 22 (5.56%) Manufacturing
21 22 (5.56%) Oracle Self-Service HR
22 21 (5.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
22 21 (5.30%) Oracle Cash Management
22 21 (5.30%) Cash Management

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (5.56%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 5 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.25%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 134 (33.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 99 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 61 (15.40%) Oracle Payables
4 55 (13.89%) Oracle General Ledger
5 40 (10.10%) Oracle Receivables
6 37 (9.34%) Dynamics AX
7 35 (8.84%) Oracle Assets
8 34 (8.59%) Oracle Financials
9 31 (7.83%) Oracle iProcurement
10 26 (6.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 26 (6.57%) Oracle ERP
11 23 (5.81%) Oracle Applications
12 21 (5.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 21 (5.30%) Oracle Cash Management
13 14 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (3.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 11 (2.78%) SAP IS-U
16 10 (2.53%) Oracle AGIS
17 9 (2.27%) Oracle HRMS
17 9 (2.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.02%) Taleo
2 6 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Force.com
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.26%) Internet
2 2 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (3.03%) SAP BW
3 9 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.26%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.51%) Essbase
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 7 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.52%) PeopleTools
3 3 (0.76%) MorphX
4 2 (0.51%) Toad
5 1 (0.25%) ProC
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 136 (34.34%) Finance
2 26 (6.57%) General Ledger
3 22 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 20 (5.05%) Billing
5 19 (4.80%) Retail
6 17 (4.29%) Local Government
7 14 (3.54%) Telecoms
8 12 (3.03%) Advertising
9 11 (2.78%) Marketing
10 10 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (2.27%) Banking
12 5 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.01%) Turkish Language
14 2 (0.51%) French Language
14 2 (0.51%) Automotive
14 2 (0.51%) Law
15 1 (0.25%) Legal
15 1 (0.25%) Back Office
15 1 (0.25%) Electronics
15 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.05%) Oracle Fusion
2 19 (4.80%) XML
3 7 (1.77%) Middleware
4 6 (1.52%) .NET
5 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.51%) Silverlight
5 2 (0.51%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.25%) HTML5
6 1 (0.25%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.25%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) Mason
6 1 (0.25%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.25%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.01%) FMCG
4 3 (0.76%) iSeries
5 2 (0.51%) EFT
6 1 (0.25%) GIS
6 1 (0.25%) Replication
6 1 (0.25%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.25%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.25%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.25%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.25%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (15.91%) ERP
2 56 (14.14%) CRM
3 45 (11.36%) Migration
4 40 (10.10%) Data Migration
5 28 (7.07%) E-business
6 21 (5.30%) Cash Management
7 19 (4.80%) Procure-to-pay
8 17 (4.29%) Business Analysis
9 16 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (3.28%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (2.78%) Project Management
13 10 (2.53%) Workflow
14 9 (2.27%) Logistics
15 8 (2.02%) SAP Implementation
15 8 (2.02%) Test Scripting
15 8 (2.02%) Business Transformation
15 8 (2.02%) EAM
15 8 (2.02%) Data Modelling
15 8 (2.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (8.84%) SQL
2 17 (4.29%) PL/SQL
3 9 (2.27%) ABAP
4 4 (1.01%) Java
5 3 (0.76%) X++
6 2 (0.51%) Apex Code
6 2 (0.51%) VB
6 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.51%) C#
7 1 (0.25%) C
7 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.25%) Jython
7 1 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 64 (16.16%) Security Cleared
2 52 (13.13%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.78%) SAP Certification
4 9 (2.27%) ACCA
5 7 (1.77%) Degree
6 5 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.01%) CIMA
8 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.25%) PMP
10 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.79%) SLA
2 4 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.25%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 206 (52.02%) Oracle
2 79 (19.95%) SAP
3 37 (9.34%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (1.52%) Siebel
6 6 (1.52%) Pegasus
7 4 (1.01%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.01%) OpenText
7 4 (1.01%) IBM
7 4 (1.01%) Hyperion
8 3 (0.76%) Infor
9 2 (0.51%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.51%) SunGard
10 1 (0.25%) Ariba
10 1 (0.25%) CA
10 1 (0.25%) Cognos
10 1 (0.25%) Progress
10 1 (0.25%) Remedy
10 1 (0.25%) ESRI
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