The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Functional Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Consultant
England / North West
Rank 133 136 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 4 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.48% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.51% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 8
Median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £690 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 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
2503 3711 2925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.72% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 2213 1689
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 170 187
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Functional Consultant in the job title.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 4 £425 -29.16%
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 North West region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (16.67%) Cash Management
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (16.67%) Advertising
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle SCM
5 2 (16.67%) E-business
5 2 (16.67%) General Ledger
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) SAP PM
6 1 (8.33%) Billing
6 1 (8.33%) Taleo
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
4 1 (8.33%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Taleo
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Cash Management
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) E-business
1 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) SAP