The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 105 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 27 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.45% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.48% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
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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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2922 2481 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.91% 92.96% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1276 1219
Average daily rate £350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 177 168
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant across the North West region.

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 2 - - 2
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 37 (86.05%) Oracle
2 35 (81.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (51.16%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (48.84%) Security Cleared
5 20 (46.51%) Finance
5 20 (46.51%) SC Cleared
6 16 (37.21%) SQL
6 16 (37.21%) CRM
7 12 (27.91%) XML
7 12 (27.91%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (27.91%) Local Government
7 12 (27.91%) Oracle iProcurement
8 9 (20.93%) E-business
9 7 (16.28%) Data Migration
9 7 (16.28%) Migration
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (13.95%) Workflow
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 5 (11.63%) Oracle Payroll
11 5 (11.63%) EAM
12 4 (9.30%) Oracle HRMS
12 4 (9.30%) SCORM
12 4 (9.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 3 (6.98%) SAP
14 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
14 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
14 2 (4.65%) Project Management
14 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (4.65%) JD Edwards
14 2 (4.65%) NHS

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (13.95%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 35 (81.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 22 (51.16%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (27.91%) Oracle iProcurement
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle HRMS
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (2.33%) Teamcenter
8 1 (2.33%) SAP CO
8 1 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (2.33%) SAP SD
8 1 (2.33%) SAP FI
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Local Government
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) SCORM
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) CRM
2 9 (20.93%) E-business
3 7 (16.28%) Data Migration
3 7 (16.28%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Workflow
5 5 (11.63%) EAM
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.33%) Change Control
7 1 (2.33%) Cash Management
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.33%) PLM
7 1 (2.33%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.33%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Security Cleared
2 20 (46.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.33%) Primavera
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