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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 386 366 312
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 173 174 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.42% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 101 109
Average daily rate
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£456 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £87.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
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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
42723 41204 38282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27234 25076 22174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1689 1858 2324
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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 -35 75 £500 +6.38% 22
North West +5 27 £427 -6.15% 6
South East -19 20 £438 -8.85% 10
East of England +15 19 £463 - 1
West Midlands +1 12 £500 +4.16% 4
East Midlands +16 11 £400 - 4
Yorkshire -9 3 £400 -15.78% 1
South West -16 3 £450 -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Functional Consultant
UK

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 173 (44.36%) Oracle
2 130 (33.33%) SAP
3 111 (28.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 110 (28.21%) Finance
5 79 (20.26%) Oracle EBS
6 75 (19.23%) CRM
7 56 (14.36%) SQL
8 50 (12.82%) Security Cleared
9 48 (12.31%) Oracle Receivables
10 45 (11.54%) Oracle Payables
11 44 (11.28%) Oracle General Ledger
11 44 (11.28%) ERP
11 44 (11.28%) Manufacturing
12 43 (11.03%) SC Cleared
13 38 (9.74%) Migration
14 36 (9.23%) Data Migration
15 30 (7.69%) General Ledger
16 29 (7.44%) Oracle Assets
17 28 (7.18%) Oracle BI EE
18 26 (6.67%) Workflow
18 26 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
19 25 (6.41%) SAP BW
19 25 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
20 24 (6.15%) Pharmaceutical
20 24 (6.15%) Oracle Cash Management
21 23 (5.90%) Salesforce.com
21 23 (5.90%) XML
21 23 (5.90%) PL/SQL
22 22 (5.64%) SAP Certification

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.54%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.51%) SAP EP
4 2 (0.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.26%) Lync
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.77%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 111 (28.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 79 (20.26%) Oracle EBS
3 48 (12.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 45 (11.54%) Oracle Payables
5 44 (11.28%) Oracle General Ledger
6 29 (7.44%) Oracle Assets
7 26 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
8 24 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
8 24 (6.15%) Oracle Cash Management
9 21 (5.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 20 (5.13%) SAP SD
11 17 (4.36%) Oracle Applications
12 16 (4.10%) Dynamics AX
13 15 (3.85%) Oracle Payroll
14 14 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
15 12 (3.08%) SAP CO
15 12 (3.08%) SAP SRM
15 12 (3.08%) SAP FI
15 12 (3.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 10 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.05%) Force.com
2 3 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.51%) Internet
1 2 (0.51%) Firewall
1 2 (0.51%) Network Security
2 1 (0.26%) FTP
2 1 (0.26%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.18%) Oracle BI EE
2 25 (6.41%) SAP BW
3 20 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (3.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (1.03%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (0.77%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.26%) QlikView
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.26%) MS Access
8 1 (0.26%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.03%) LSMW
3 2 (0.51%) MorphX
3 2 (0.51%) Toad
4 1 (0.26%) NUnit
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 110 (28.21%) Finance
2 44 (11.28%) Manufacturing
3 30 (7.69%) General Ledger
4 24 (6.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (3.85%) Local Government
5 15 (3.85%) Retail
6 10 (2.56%) Billing
6 10 (2.56%) Advertising
7 7 (1.79%) Banking
8 5 (1.28%) Back Office
9 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.03%) Front Office
10 2 (0.51%) Marketing
10 2 (0.51%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.90%) XML
2 14 (3.59%) Web Services
2 14 (3.59%) .NET
3 13 (3.33%) BAPI
4 8 (2.05%) SAP ALE
5 7 (1.79%) Middleware
6 6 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.03%) DOM
8 3 (0.77%) EDI
8 3 (0.77%) HTML
9 2 (0.51%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.51%) J2EE
10 1 (0.26%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.26%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.26%) WCF
10 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.26%) EDIFACT
10 1 (0.26%) XML Messaging
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (1.79%) FMCG
3 4 (1.03%) SCORM
4 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.51%) CMDB
5 2 (0.51%) NHS
5 2 (0.51%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.26%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.26%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.26%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.28%) UNIX
2 3 (0.77%) Windows
3 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.23%) CRM
2 44 (11.28%) ERP
3 38 (9.74%) Migration
4 36 (9.23%) Data Migration
5 26 (6.67%) Workflow
6 25 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (5.38%) Procure-to-pay
8 18 (4.62%) Lean Six Sigma
8 18 (4.62%) Six Sigma
9 17 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (4.10%) E-business
10 16 (4.10%) Test Scripting
10 16 (4.10%) Cash Management
11 15 (3.85%) Release Management
12 12 (3.08%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (3.08%) Change Control
13 11 (2.82%) Data Cleansing
13 11 (2.82%) Unit Testing
13 11 (2.82%) Change Management
14 10 (2.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.36%) SQL
2 23 (5.90%) PL/SQL
3 13 (3.33%) ABAP
4 9 (2.31%) Java
5 8 (2.05%) Apex Code
6 4 (1.03%) C
7 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.77%) X++
8 2 (0.51%) VB
8 2 (0.51%) C#
8 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.03%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.64%) SAP Certification
4 9 (2.31%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (2.05%) Degree
6 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.77%) ACCA
8 2 (0.51%) CCA
8 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) MBA
9 1 (0.26%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.31%) SLA
2 6 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 173 (44.36%) Oracle
2 130 (33.33%) SAP
3 23 (5.90%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (5.38%) PeopleSoft
5 20 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.33%) Siebel
7 9 (2.31%) Open Text
8 7 (1.79%) JD Edwards
9 6 (1.54%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.03%) HP
11 2 (0.51%) SumTotal
11 2 (0.51%) Saba
11 2 (0.51%) Remedy
11 2 (0.51%) BMC
11 2 (0.51%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.26%) Eloqua
12 1 (0.26%) Baan
12 1 (0.26%) Ariba
12 1 (0.26%) Progress
12 1 (0.26%) BT
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