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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Consultant
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.46% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £525 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £469
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1253 1725 1438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.71% 95.36% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 991 814
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.30 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 2017, 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 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (18.18%) General Ledger
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Advertising
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (18.18%) E-business
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Cash Management
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
3 1 (9.09%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Taleo
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) General Ledger
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Cash Management
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) E-business
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Kronos