The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 24 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.03% 3.13% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 3.68% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £538 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £62.65
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
176 190 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 90.26% 84.82% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 125 123
Average daily rate £355 £450 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £298 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.00 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Functional Consultant
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) SAP ALE
2 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (33.33%) SAP QM
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) BAPI
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (33.33%) SAP APO
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) ABAP

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (33.33%) SAP QM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SAP ALE
1 1 (33.33%) BAPI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP