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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 386 354 375
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 205 220 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.45% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.49% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 125 85
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£475 £460 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -0.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -9 111 £475 - 24
South West -16 19 £500 +17.64% 3
South East -8 17 £451 -5.15% 14
West Midlands -18 16 £425 -10.52% 5
East Midlands +6 12 £413 +6.10% 3
Yorkshire +7 8 £500 +8.10% 4
North West +1 7 £450 +10.91% 3
East of England -28 4 £488 +8.33% 2
North East - - - - 3
Functional Consultant
UK

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 158 (46.06%) Oracle
2 120 (34.99%) SAP
3 112 (32.65%) Finance
4 108 (31.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 89 (25.95%) Oracle EBS
6 63 (18.37%) Manufacturing
7 61 (17.78%) Oracle Payables
8 58 (16.91%) Oracle General Ledger
9 55 (16.03%) Oracle Receivables
10 52 (15.16%) CRM
11 41 (11.95%) ERP
12 39 (11.37%) SQL
13 36 (10.50%) General Ledger
13 36 (10.50%) Security Cleared
14 34 (9.91%) Procure-to-pay
15 32 (9.33%) Oracle Assets
16 30 (8.75%) Oracle BI EE
17 29 (8.45%) SC Cleared
17 29 (8.45%) Oracle Applications
18 27 (7.87%) GAP Analysis
18 27 (7.87%) PL/SQL
18 27 (7.87%) Oracle Reports
18 27 (7.87%) Oracle Financials
18 27 (7.87%) Oracle Cash Management
19 26 (7.58%) Microsoft
20 25 (7.29%) Pharmaceutical
21 24 (7.00%) PeopleSoft
22 23 (6.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
22 23 (6.71%) Test Scripting
23 22 (6.41%) Business Intelligence

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (4.37%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.46%) NetWeaver
4 3 (0.87%) SAP Portal
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle UPK
5 2 (0.58%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 108 (31.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 89 (25.95%) Oracle EBS
3 61 (17.78%) Oracle Payables
4 58 (16.91%) Oracle General Ledger
5 55 (16.03%) Oracle Receivables
6 32 (9.33%) Oracle Assets
7 29 (8.45%) Oracle Applications
8 27 (7.87%) Oracle Financials
8 27 (7.87%) Oracle Cash Management
9 23 (6.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 20 (5.83%) Oracle iProcurement
11 18 (5.25%) Dynamics AX
12 16 (4.66%) SAP SD
12 16 (4.66%) Oracle 11i
12 16 (4.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 12 (3.50%) Oracle ERP
13 12 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
14 11 (3.21%) SAP SRM
14 11 (3.21%) SAP MM
14 11 (3.21%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.87%) Force.com
2 2 (0.58%) Taleo
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) Firewall
2 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.75%) Oracle BI EE
2 27 (7.87%) Oracle Reports
3 19 (5.54%) SAP BW
4 16 (4.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 10 (2.92%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.17%) SQLPlus
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.29%) QlikView
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.29%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 16 (4.66%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.87%) JDeveloper
2 3 (0.87%) Toad
3 1 (0.29%) LSMW
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 112 (32.65%) Finance
2 63 (18.37%) Manufacturing
3 36 (10.50%) General Ledger
4 25 (7.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 17 (4.96%) Retail
6 15 (4.37%) Billing
7 10 (2.92%) Advertising
8 8 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.33%) Front Office
8 8 (2.33%) Back Office
9 6 (1.75%) Marketing
10 4 (1.17%) Publishing
10 4 (1.17%) Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Automotive
11 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.58%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.92%) XML
2 8 (2.33%) DOM
3 6 (1.75%) .NET
4 5 (1.46%) Web Services
5 4 (1.17%) BAPI
6 3 (0.87%) HTML
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.58%) Mason
8 1 (0.29%) J2EE
8 1 (0.29%) XSL
8 1 (0.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.08%) FMCG
2 4 (1.17%) Data Conversion
3 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.29%) CMDB
4 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.29%) AS400
4 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.04%) UNIX
2 4 (1.17%) Linux
3 1 (0.29%) Windows
3 1 (0.29%) VMS
3 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (15.16%) CRM
2 41 (11.95%) ERP
3 34 (9.91%) Procure-to-pay
4 27 (7.87%) GAP Analysis
5 23 (6.71%) Test Scripting
6 22 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (6.41%) Change Management
7 20 (5.83%) Cash Management
8 18 (5.25%) Migration
9 17 (4.96%) Logistics
10 16 (4.66%) Workflow
10 16 (4.66%) Data Migration
11 13 (3.79%) Unit Testing
12 11 (3.21%) Business Analysis
13 9 (2.62%) Project Management
13 9 (2.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (2.33%) Six Sigma
14 8 (2.33%) Lean Six Sigma
15 7 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (2.04%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.37%) SQL
2 27 (7.87%) PL/SQL
3 3 (0.87%) C#
3 3 (0.87%) Java
4 2 (0.58%) Apex Code
4 2 (0.58%) ABAP
5 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.29%) VB
5 1 (0.29%) PeopleCode
5 1 (0.29%) SQR
5 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (10.50%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.62%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (2.33%) Degree
5 7 (2.04%) SAP Certification
6 5 (1.46%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.58%) ACCA
9 1 (0.29%) MCTS
9 1 (0.29%) MCITP
9 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.92%) SLA
2 4 (1.17%) QA
3 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 4 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 158 (46.06%) Oracle
2 120 (34.99%) SAP
3 26 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 24 (7.00%) PeopleSoft
5 15 (4.37%) Siebel
6 13 (3.79%) Pegasus
7 8 (2.33%) Open Text
7 8 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.33%) HP
8 3 (0.87%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.29%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.29%) Ariba
9 1 (0.29%) BMC
9 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.29%) JDA
9 1 (0.29%) Manugistics
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.29%) Remedy
9 1 (0.29%) BT
9 1 (0.29%) SumTotal
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