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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 77 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.35% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1427 1154 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.13% 93.14% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 605 415
Average daily rate £360 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £193 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 59 76
Average hourly rate £13.94 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (60.00%) Local Government
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 3 (20.00%) CRM
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Retail
9 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
9 1 (6.67%) ERP
9 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.67%) PeopleTools
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
9 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (6.67%) SAP
9 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
9 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) PeopleTools
1 1 (6.67%) MorphX
General
1 9 (60.00%) Local Government
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) E-business
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP