The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 262 246 227
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 16 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 9
Average daily rate £475 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £380 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £510 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
England

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 East 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 East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9195 9387 8770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5136 4818
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 453 481
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Functional Consultant
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 Consultant across the South East region.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Functional Consultant
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 Consultant across the South East region.

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Functional Consultant
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 Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Berkshire +11 6 £488 -2.50% 4
Hampshire 0 3 £488 +4.00%
West Sussex -13 2 £500 +5.26%
Surrey -18 2 - -
Middlesex -5 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £450 -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (42.86%) SAP
2 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Oracle
3 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
4 10 (20.41%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (18.37%) ERP
5 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
6 8 (16.33%) Data Migration
6 8 (16.33%) Migration
6 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 7 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (12.24%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) SAP BW
8 6 (12.24%) Primavera
8 6 (12.24%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (10.20%) Business Process Mapping
9 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.16%) Test Management
10 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (8.16%) SAP ERP
10 4 (8.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (8.16%) SAP FI
10 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.16%) SAP Certification
10 4 (8.16%) SQL
10 4 (8.16%) Oracle Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (8.16%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (12.24%) Primavera
4 4 (8.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (8.16%) SAP ERP
4 4 (8.16%) SAP FI
5 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (6.12%) SAP FI-AA
5 3 (6.12%) SAP HCM
5 3 (6.12%) SAP HR
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (4.08%) SAP SD
7 1 (2.04%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.08%) SAP BI
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.08%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) FMCG
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ERP
2 8 (16.33%) Data Migration
2 8 (16.33%) Migration
2 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.24%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) Business Process Mapping
4 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.16%) Procure-to-pay
5 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Test Management
5 4 (8.16%) Workflow
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.12%) CRM
6 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
6 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) SAP Certification
4 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) SAP
2 17 (34.69%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.04%) Ceridian
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Kronos
5 1 (2.04%) RedPrairie
5 1 (2.04%) Verint
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