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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 232 223 196
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 21 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.23% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 20
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£500 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £380 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £528 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £460 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.39
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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
8376 8106 7337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.92% 91.80% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4762 4436 3725
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £207 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 422 571
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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
Berkshire +13 13 £550 +5.76% 2
Surrey +7 5 £350 -12.50% 7
Hampshire -2 2 £469 +4.16%
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 17 (41.46%) SAP
2 16 (39.02%) Oracle
3 12 (29.27%) Finance
4 10 (24.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (19.51%) SAP IS-U
5 8 (19.51%) CRM
5 8 (19.51%) ERP
6 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL
6 6 (14.63%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (12.20%) SAP CRM
7 5 (12.20%) Migration
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
7 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
7 5 (12.20%) People Management
8 4 (9.76%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (9.76%) E-business
8 4 (9.76%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (9.76%) Hyperion
8 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (9.76%) ABAP
9 3 (7.32%) SQL
9 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
9 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (7.32%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (7.32%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (7.32%) Oracle Assets

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 1 (2.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (19.51%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (12.20%) SAP CRM
5 4 (9.76%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (4.88%) SAP SD
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
8 1 (2.44%) SAP PS
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (4.88%) Essbase
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.44%) MorphX
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) SAP ALE
1 2 (4.88%) BAPI
1 2 (4.88%) XML
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) EDI
2 1 (2.44%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.44%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.44%) HTML5
2 1 (2.44%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.44%) FMCG
1 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) CRM
1 8 (19.51%) ERP
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
3 5 (12.20%) People Management
4 4 (9.76%) E-business
5 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Cash Management
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (2.44%) EAM
7 1 (2.44%) ETL
7 1 (2.44%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.44%) Validation
7 1 (2.44%) Fit Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) ABAP
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) SAP
2 16 (39.02%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Hyperion
3 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.44%) Baan
4 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Ariba
4 1 (2.44%) Marketo
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