Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Functional Consultant
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 215 186
Rank change year-on-year +34 -29 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 20 13 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.19% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.20% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 15
North West median daily rate £463 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% -7.69%
10th Percentile £363 £373 £334
90th Percentile £569 £488 £532
England median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £62.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5392 6506 8112
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.36% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3395 4186 4845
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £234
90th Percentile £588 £550 £571
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 240 403
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.11 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.41% -21.43% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.04 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.91 £50.06
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Functional Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in the North West

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Consultant in the North West

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Consultant in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Consultant in the North West

Functional Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Consultant in the North West

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +19 7 £550 +33.33% 1
Cumbria - 5 - -
Lancashire +17 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
Merseyside +5 1 - -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 North West region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
1 6 (30.00%) SAP
1 6 (30.00%) ERP
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (20.00%) SAP HR
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (15.00%) Cash Management
4 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (10.00%) General Ledger
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Local Government
5 2 (10.00%) Taleo
5 2 (10.00%) French Language
5 2 (10.00%) SMS
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (20.00%) SAP HR
4 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (5.00%) Infor M3
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (5.00%) SAP CAR
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (10.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) French Language
2 2 (10.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (10.00%) Local Government
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ERP
2 3 (15.00%) Cash Management
2 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.00%) QMS
4 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.00%) Source to Pay
4 1 (5.00%) Structured Programming
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
1 6 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) IFS
3 1 (5.00%) Infor
3 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft