The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 67 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.40% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £456 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
705 393 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.38% 93.79% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 209 224
Average daily rate £430 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 33
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.32 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.25 £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Functional Consultant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SAP MDM
2 1 (33.33%) SAP SRM
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP MDM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP SRM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards