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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 127 119 101
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 21 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.53% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.57% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 10
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£425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £528 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
3316 2623 2180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.93% 92.55% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1747 1357 1034
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 214 173
Average hourly rate £19.35 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.91 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 -11 6 £525 +9.09% 7
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 43 (89.58%) Oracle
2 40 (83.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (54.17%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
5 21 (43.75%) SC Cleared
5 21 (43.75%) Finance
6 20 (41.67%) SQL
7 17 (35.42%) CRM
7 17 (35.42%) Local Government
8 13 (27.08%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (20.83%) Data Migration
9 10 (20.83%) Migration
10 9 (18.75%) XML
10 9 (18.75%) Oracle iProcurement
11 8 (16.67%) E-business
12 7 (14.58%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 7 (14.58%) Oracle HRMS
13 5 (10.42%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (10.42%) Oracle Payroll
13 5 (10.42%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (10.42%) Workflow
13 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
13 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
13 5 (10.42%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 4 (8.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 4 (8.33%) Change Control
14 4 (8.33%) C
14 4 (8.33%) SAP
14 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (8.33%) EAM

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (10.42%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 40 (83.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 26 (54.17%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (18.75%) Oracle iProcurement
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle HRMS
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (2.08%) SAP SD
9 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (2.08%) Teamcenter
9 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 17 (35.42%) Local Government
3 2 (4.17%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) SCORM
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) CRM
2 10 (20.83%) Migration
2 10 (20.83%) Data Migration
3 8 (16.67%) E-business
4 5 (10.42%) Workflow
4 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.33%) Change Control
5 4 (8.33%) EAM
5 4 (8.33%) Project Management
5 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Cash Management
6 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.08%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 21 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 43 (89.58%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) Siemens
3 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.08%) Primavera
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