The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 109 122 98
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.48% 0.050% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.054% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate £475 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1773 1841 1609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.41% 91.82% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1002 866
Average daily rate £385 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 120 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -16.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gosport - 4 £460 -
Basingstoke - 3 £520 - 1
Havant - 1 £300 -
Winchester - 1 £475 -
Functional Consultant
South East

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 19 (59.38%) SC Cleared
2 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
3 18 (56.25%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (43.75%) Oracle 11i
6 11 (34.38%) Finance
7 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
8 8 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 8 (25.00%) SLA
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle AGIS
8 8 (25.00%) SDLC
9 7 (21.88%) Degree
9 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (18.75%) BDD
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle UPK
10 6 (18.75%) Scrum
10 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 5 (15.63%) User Stories
11 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (18.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (43.75%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle AGIS
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 6 (18.75%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (3.13%) Infor LN
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Military
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
2 8 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 8 (25.00%) SDLC
2 8 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) BDD
3 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) User Stories
5 4 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Validation
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) SC Cleared
1 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) Degree
3 5 (15.63%) ISEB
3 5 (15.63%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.13%) Ceridian
3 1 (3.13%) Infor
3 1 (3.13%) ION Trading
3 1 (3.13%) Kronos
3 1 (3.13%) RedPrairie
3 1 (3.13%) Verint