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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 141 111 120
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 17 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.92% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.97% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 8
Average daily rate £438 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £425 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £550 £538
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
England

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
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 9 £525 +31.25% 8
Cumbria - 4 £343 -
Cheshire -20 3 £425 -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (40.63%) SAP
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
4 8 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.63%) SAP PM
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (9.38%) User Experience
9 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (9.38%) Advertising
9 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle Payroll
9 3 (9.38%) SAP SD
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.38%) CRM
10 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
10 2 (6.25%) ERP
10 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
10 2 (6.25%) SQL
10 2 (6.25%) SAP WM

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (6.25%) Oracle Self-Service HR
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (15.63%) SAP PM
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (9.38%) SAP SD
6 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (6.25%) SAP HR
6 2 (6.25%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (6.25%) SAP QM
6 2 (6.25%) SAP WM
7 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (3.13%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Local Government
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (9.38%) CRM
2 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) ERP
3 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
3 2 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (3.13%) Presales
4 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) SAP
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
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