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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 421 352 305
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 171 215 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.49% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 110 117
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£450 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £87.00 - £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £62.65
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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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -30 72 £488 +2.63% 19
North West +5 28 £463 +8.82% 4
South East -32 21 £425 -10.52% 6
East Midlands +8 12 £400 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -9 11 £500 +2.51% 4
East of England -13 11 £388 -27.90%
Yorkshire -10 8 £400 -8.15% 3
South West -24 4 £400 +3.22% 2
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Functional Consultant
UK

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 189 (49.48%) Oracle
2 124 (32.46%) Finance
2 124 (32.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 115 (30.10%) SAP
4 92 (24.08%) Oracle EBS
5 71 (18.59%) CRM
6 65 (17.02%) SQL
7 64 (16.75%) Oracle Receivables
8 62 (16.23%) Oracle Payables
9 59 (15.45%) Oracle General Ledger
10 55 (14.40%) Security Cleared
11 46 (12.04%) SC Cleared
12 41 (10.73%) Manufacturing
13 40 (10.47%) ERP
14 39 (10.21%) Oracle Assets
15 38 (9.95%) General Ledger
16 36 (9.42%) Migration
17 34 (8.90%) Data Migration
18 32 (8.38%) Oracle iProcurement
19 31 (8.12%) Oracle Cash Management
20 30 (7.85%) PL/SQL
21 28 (7.33%) Oracle Financials
22 27 (7.07%) Workflow
22 27 (7.07%) Oracle BI EE
23 26 (6.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
23 26 (6.81%) Oracle Reports
24 24 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
24 24 (6.28%) XML
24 24 (6.28%) Procure-to-pay
25 23 (6.02%) Cash Management

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (5.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.31%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.52%) SAP EP
4 2 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 124 (32.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 92 (24.08%) Oracle EBS
3 64 (16.75%) Oracle Receivables
4 62 (16.23%) Oracle Payables
5 59 (15.45%) Oracle General Ledger
6 39 (10.21%) Oracle Assets
7 32 (8.38%) Oracle iProcurement
8 31 (8.12%) Oracle Cash Management
9 28 (7.33%) Oracle Financials
10 26 (6.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 19 (4.97%) Oracle Applications
12 17 (4.45%) SAP SD
13 16 (4.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 15 (3.93%) Oracle Payroll
14 15 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
15 13 (3.40%) Oracle 11i
16 11 (2.88%) Oracle Retail
16 11 (2.88%) SAP FI
16 11 (2.88%) SAP CO
16 11 (2.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.09%) Force.com
2 3 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.52%) Internet
1 2 (0.52%) Firewall
1 2 (0.52%) Network Security
2 1 (0.26%) RTP
2 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.07%) Oracle BI EE
2 26 (6.81%) Oracle Reports
3 21 (5.50%) SAP BW
4 17 (4.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.26%) QlikView
8 1 (0.26%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.26%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.26%) MS Access
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.40%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.52%) LSMW
2 2 (0.52%) Toad
3 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 124 (32.46%) Finance
2 41 (10.73%) Manufacturing
3 38 (9.95%) General Ledger
4 17 (4.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (4.19%) Retail
6 15 (3.93%) Billing
7 12 (3.14%) Advertising
8 10 (2.62%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.36%) Local Government
10 7 (1.83%) Front Office
10 7 (1.83%) Back Office
10 7 (1.83%) Banking
11 3 (0.79%) Marketing
12 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.52%) Automotive
12 2 (0.52%) Legal
13 1 (0.26%) Publishing
13 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.28%) XML
2 12 (3.14%) Web Services
2 12 (3.14%) .NET
3 11 (2.88%) BAPI
4 7 (1.83%) DOM
5 6 (1.57%) SAP ALE
5 6 (1.57%) Middleware
6 5 (1.31%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.79%) HTML
8 2 (0.52%) J2EE
8 2 (0.52%) EDI
9 1 (0.26%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.26%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.26%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.26%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.31%) FMCG
3 2 (0.52%) CMDB
3 2 (0.52%) SCORM
3 2 (0.52%) Data Conversion
3 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.26%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (0.26%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.26%) NHS
4 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.83%) UNIX
2 2 (0.52%) Windows
2 2 (0.52%) VMS
3 1 (0.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (18.59%) CRM
2 40 (10.47%) ERP
3 36 (9.42%) Migration
4 34 (8.90%) Data Migration
5 27 (7.07%) Workflow
6 24 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (6.28%) Procure-to-pay
7 23 (6.02%) Cash Management
8 18 (4.71%) Test Scripting
9 17 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (4.19%) E-business
11 14 (3.66%) Unit Testing
12 13 (3.40%) Change Management
13 12 (3.14%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (3.14%) Six Sigma
13 12 (3.14%) Lean Six Sigma
14 11 (2.88%) Logistics
15 10 (2.62%) Release Management
15 10 (2.62%) Data Cleansing
16 9 (2.36%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 65 (17.02%) SQL
2 30 (7.85%) PL/SQL
3 11 (2.88%) ABAP
4 9 (2.36%) Java
5 7 (1.83%) Apex Code
6 3 (0.79%) C
6 3 (0.79%) C#
7 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (14.40%) Security Cleared
2 46 (12.04%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.93%) SAP Certification
4 9 (2.36%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.79%) ACCA
6 3 (0.79%) Degree
7 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.52%) CCA
7 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) CIMA
8 1 (0.26%) MBA
8 1 (0.26%) MCTS
8 1 (0.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.36%) SLA
2 6 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 189 (49.48%) Oracle
2 115 (30.10%) SAP
3 21 (5.50%) PeopleSoft
4 19 (4.97%) Microsoft
5 18 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.88%) Siebel
7 8 (2.09%) Open Text
8 6 (1.57%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.31%) Pegasus
9 5 (1.31%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.05%) HP
11 2 (0.52%) SumTotal
11 2 (0.52%) Saba
11 2 (0.52%) BMC
11 2 (0.52%) Remedy
12 1 (0.26%) Eloqua
12 1 (0.26%) BT
12 1 (0.26%) webMethods
12 1 (0.26%) Primavera
12 1 (0.26%) Progress
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