The first table below looks at the demand for the Functional Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Analyst
Rank 233 229 228
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 7 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.078% 0.060% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.064% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate
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£393 £300 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.83% -18.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £340 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.85% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8210 7777 9000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.63% 91.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4458 3995 4079
Average daily rate £350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 560 642
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.03 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Functional Analyst
England

Functional Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Functional Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Functional Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Functional Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Functional Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Functional Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Functional Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Functional Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Functional Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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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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
Surrey - 3 £375 -
Hampshire -8 2 £325 +10.63%
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Functional Analyst
England

Functional Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Functional Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Siebel
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) ABAP
4 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (10.00%) SAP PP
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (10.00%) SAP QM
4 1 (10.00%) LSMW
4 1 (10.00%) Billing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing

Functional Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Functional Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PP
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP QM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (10.00%) Workday HCM
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) ABAP
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Siebel
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft