The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Functional Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 90 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 8 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.79% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.83% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +23.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 - -
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
1724 1453 1177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.52% 95.72% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 786 611
Median daily rate £381 £351 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 66 63
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Functional Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Functional Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Payroll
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) SAP CRM
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (6.25%) SaaS
7 1 (6.25%) PaaS
7 1 (6.25%) hybris
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) IaaS
7 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) Data Structures

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (12.50%) SAP CRM
4 2 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (6.25%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) B2B
4 1 (6.25%) B2C
4 1 (6.25%) BPR
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) EAM
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) hybris
4 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com