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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 390 415 343
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -72
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 199 169 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.36% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 98 105
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £379 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £561 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.39
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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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +17 88 £500 +2.56% 21
East of England +38 21 £475 -14.60%
West Midlands -7 21 £485 +14.00% 6
North West -18 20 £463 +8.82% 6
South East -11 18 £500 +11.11% 7
South West +8 8 - - 1
Midlands +3 5 £475 -9.52%
North East - 5 £500 - 2
Yorkshire -18 3 £470 +44.46% 3
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Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 155 (42.12%) Oracle
2 114 (30.98%) SAP
3 95 (25.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 83 (22.55%) CRM
5 80 (21.74%) Finance
6 67 (18.21%) Oracle EBS
7 44 (11.96%) ERP
8 42 (11.41%) Migration
8 42 (11.41%) Security Cleared
9 40 (10.87%) SQL
9 40 (10.87%) Data Migration
10 36 (9.78%) SC Cleared
11 31 (8.42%) Manufacturing
12 29 (7.88%) Dynamics AX
13 28 (7.61%) Local Government
13 28 (7.61%) XML
14 25 (6.79%) Microsoft
14 25 (6.79%) Oracle Payables
15 23 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
16 22 (5.98%) PeopleSoft
16 22 (5.98%) Oracle General Ledger
17 21 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
17 21 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (5.43%) Oracle Financials
18 20 (5.43%) PL/SQL
18 20 (5.43%) E-business
18 20 (5.43%) Oracle Receivables
19 19 (5.16%) Pharmaceutical
19 19 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
20 18 (4.89%) SAP Certification

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (3.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 12 (3.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.54%) Lync
4 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.54%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.27%) IIS
5 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.27%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 7 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 95 (25.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 67 (18.21%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (7.88%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (6.79%) Oracle Payables
5 23 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
6 22 (5.98%) Oracle General Ledger
7 20 (5.43%) Oracle Financials
7 20 (5.43%) Oracle Receivables
8 17 (4.62%) SAP CRM
9 16 (4.35%) SAP SD
10 15 (4.08%) SAP MM
10 15 (4.08%) Oracle HRMS
10 15 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
11 14 (3.80%) Oracle Applications
11 14 (3.80%) Oracle Payroll
11 14 (3.80%) Oracle Assets
12 13 (3.53%) Oracle Cash Management
13 12 (3.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
14 11 (2.99%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 11 (2.99%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.90%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.54%) Yammer
2 2 (0.54%) Office 365
2 2 (0.54%) Taleo
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.27%) SMS
2 1 (0.27%) Firewall
2 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 15 (4.08%) SAP BW
3 7 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.54%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.27%) MS Access
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.36%) PeopleTools
2 4 (1.09%) LSMW
2 4 (1.09%) MorphX
2 4 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.54%) Toad
4 1 (0.27%) NUnit
General
1 80 (21.74%) Finance
2 31 (8.42%) Manufacturing
3 28 (7.61%) Local Government
4 19 (5.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (4.35%) Retail
6 14 (3.80%) General Ledger
7 8 (2.17%) Billing
8 7 (1.90%) Advertising
9 5 (1.36%) Automotive
9 5 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.36%) Marketing
9 5 (1.36%) Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) French Language
11 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.61%) XML
2 21 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (2.99%) BAPI
4 8 (2.17%) SAP ALE
5 7 (1.90%) Middleware
6 5 (1.36%) .NET
7 3 (0.82%) Web Services
8 2 (0.54%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.54%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.54%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.54%) EDI
9 1 (0.27%) J2EE
9 1 (0.27%) WCF
9 1 (0.27%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (0.27%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.45%) FMCG
3 4 (1.09%) SCORM
4 3 (0.82%) iSeries
5 2 (0.54%) NHS
6 1 (0.27%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.27%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.36%) UNIX
2 3 (0.82%) VMS
3 2 (0.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.55%) CRM
2 44 (11.96%) ERP
3 42 (11.41%) Migration
4 40 (10.87%) Data Migration
5 20 (5.43%) E-business
6 19 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (4.35%) Change Control
9 15 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
9 15 (4.08%) Workflow
9 15 (4.08%) Logistics
10 14 (3.80%) Release Management
11 13 (3.53%) Project Management
11 13 (3.53%) Six Sigma
11 13 (3.53%) ITIL
11 13 (3.53%) Lean Six Sigma
12 12 (3.26%) Procure-to-pay
13 11 (2.99%) Cash Management
14 9 (2.45%) Data Cleansing
14 9 (2.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.87%) SQL
2 20 (5.43%) PL/SQL
3 14 (3.80%) ABAP
4 6 (1.63%) C
5 5 (1.36%) X++
6 2 (0.54%) Apex Code
6 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.54%) Java
7 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.27%) C#
7 1 (0.27%) VB
7 1 (0.27%) Jython
7 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (11.41%) Security Cleared
2 36 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.89%) SAP Certification
4 8 (2.17%) ACCA
5 6 (1.63%) Degree
6 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.09%) CIMA
7 4 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.54%) CCA
9 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.90%) SLA
2 5 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) MOM
1 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 155 (42.12%) Oracle
2 114 (30.98%) SAP
3 25 (6.79%) Microsoft
4 22 (5.98%) PeopleSoft
5 16 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (3.80%) Siebel
7 6 (1.63%) OpenText
8 4 (1.09%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.09%) Pegasus
9 3 (0.82%) IBM
10 2 (0.54%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.27%) Baan
11 1 (0.27%) Ariba
11 1 (0.27%) CA
11 1 (0.27%) Siemens
11 1 (0.27%) HP
11 1 (0.27%) EMC
11 1 (0.27%) SumTotal
11 1 (0.27%) Saba
11 1 (0.27%) webMethods
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