The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Functional Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 242 235 231
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 23 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 12
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £384 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £655 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 - -
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
8441 8947 8538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.75% 94.98% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5035 5122 4622
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 425 441
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Functional Consultant in the job title.

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 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -7 13 £450 -18.18% 2
Hampshire +9 2 £500 +29.03%
Middlesex -4 1 - -
Surrey -9 1 £400 +14.28% 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 South East region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 12 (28.57%) SAP
4 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
5 9 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 7 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 7 (16.67%) Migration
7 7 (16.67%) CRM
7 7 (16.67%) Primavera
8 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.52%) SAP BW
9 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
9 4 (9.52%) .NET
9 4 (9.52%) HTML
9 4 (9.52%) Java
9 4 (9.52%) XML
9 4 (9.52%) UML
9 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.52%) MS Project
9 4 (9.52%) Time Management
9 4 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Use Case
9 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (16.67%) Primavera
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (4.76%) SAP BPC
5 2 (4.76%) SAP HR
6 1 (2.38%) Maximo
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (2.38%) SAP ERP
6 1 (2.38%) SAP GTS
6 1 (2.38%) SAP SRM
6 1 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.38%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.76%) SAP BI
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) GIS
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) HTML
1 4 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) FMCG
3 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) CRM
1 7 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 7 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
2 4 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
2 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (9.52%) Time Management
2 4 (9.52%) UML
2 4 (9.52%) Use Case
2 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
3 3 (7.14%) Logistics
3 3 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (7.14%) Prototyping
3 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 12 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Siebel
4 1 (2.38%) Ceridian
4 1 (2.38%) IFS
4 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.38%) Kronos
4 1 (2.38%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.38%) Verint