The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Consultant
North West / Manchester
Rank 91 94 92
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.42% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £513 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1256 1684 1531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.86% 94.45% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 977 803
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 46
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Functional Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in Manchester

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Consultant in Manchester

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Functional Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (20.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (20.00%) E-business
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cash Management
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (10.00%) SAP PM
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Cash Management
1 2 (20.00%) CRM
1 2 (20.00%) E-business
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Kronos