The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 66 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
920 789 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.11% 90.27% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 397 418
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 44 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.13 £19.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 19 (95.00%) Oracle
1 19 (95.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (85.00%) ERP
3 16 (80.00%) Migration
3 16 (80.00%) Oracle ERP
3 16 (80.00%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (80.00%) Data Migration
3 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (65.00%) E-business
5 9 (45.00%) Finance
6 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) Billing
7 5 (25.00%) Cash Management
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (15.00%) Supply Chain Management
8 3 (15.00%) EAM
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (10.00%) Taleo
10 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (5.00%) Infor
10 1 (5.00%) ITIL
10 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 19 (95.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (80.00%) Oracle ERP
2 16 (80.00%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (25.00%) Billing
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) ERP
2 16 (80.00%) Migration
2 16 (80.00%) Data Migration
3 13 (65.00%) E-business
4 5 (25.00%) Cash Management
5 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (15.00%) EAM
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (5.00%) Infor