The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 89 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.62% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £481 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £526 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.39
Functional Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1534 1290 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.03% 92.61% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 681 412
Average daily rate £363 £342 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% +5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 89
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £37.49 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Consultant across the Manchester region.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (66.67%) Local Government
5 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (25.00%) CRM
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (8.33%) User Experience
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (8.33%) Advertising
9 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (8.33%) E-business
9 1 (8.33%) SAP
9 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (8.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 8 (66.67%) Local Government
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
2 1 (8.33%) E-business
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
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