The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank - 119 112
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 0 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.28% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Average daily rate
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- £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £426
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.39
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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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2874 2460 2178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.01% 92.83% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1287 1075
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £230 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 65 58
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Aberdeen - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Functional Consultant
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Functional Consultant
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (25.00%) EDI
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
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