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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 74 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £475 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
Berkshire

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
927 834 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.11% 95.21% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 447 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 22 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Infor
3 2 (40.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) ION Trading
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Primavera
3 2 (40.00%) Infor LN
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) E-business
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (20.00%) Cash Management

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Infor LN
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (40.00%) Primavera
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) E-business
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Infor
2 2 (40.00%) ION Trading