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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 116 121 110
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 28 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 0.53% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.58% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 9
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £382 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £62.65
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 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
2978 2575 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.17% 90.93% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1290 1390
Average daily rate £350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 189 213
Average hourly rate £16.08 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £45.05
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 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 2 - - 3
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 30 (81.08%) Oracle
2 28 (75.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
4 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
5 16 (43.24%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (37.84%) Finance
6 14 (37.84%) SQL
7 12 (32.43%) XML
7 12 (32.43%) CRM
7 12 (32.43%) Oracle iProcurement
8 10 (27.03%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (21.62%) E-business
10 6 (16.22%) Workflow
10 6 (16.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (13.51%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 5 (13.51%) EAM
11 5 (13.51%) Local Government
12 4 (10.81%) Oracle Payroll
13 3 (8.11%) Migration
13 3 (8.11%) Oracle HRMS
13 3 (8.11%) SAP
13 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
13 3 (8.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
14 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
14 2 (5.41%) Oracle 11i
14 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
14 2 (5.41%) JD Edwards
14 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (5.41%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (16.22%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 28 (75.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (43.24%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (32.43%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Payroll
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle SCM
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (2.70%) Teamcenter
8 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
8 1 (2.70%) SAP SD
8 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
8 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Local Government
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) SCORM
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) CRM
2 8 (21.62%) E-business
3 6 (16.22%) Workflow
4 5 (13.51%) EAM
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) PLM
7 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) ERP
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.70%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.70%) Primavera
4 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
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