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 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 79 74 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£463 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £370 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £530 £503
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
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
1259 1145 1297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 94.24% 90.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 585 633
Average daily rate £335 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £214 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 93 105
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.75 £37.30
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 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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
4 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
4 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) LSMW
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Retail

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (12.50%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LSMW
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
1 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
3 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
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