The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 141 129 116
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 2 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% 0.035% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.038% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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 South 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2945 2620 2384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.37% 92.12% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1866 1560 1436
Average daily rate £380 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 147 173
Average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £37.30 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant across the South West region.

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 3 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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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
Bristol - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (50.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle SCM
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (10.00%) Fit Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) MBA
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) Fit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MBA
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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