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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 222 222 194
Rank change year-on-year
0 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 25 21 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.24% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.26% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 35
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£457 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £511 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £450 £455
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
8537 8019 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.98% 92.98% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4779 4262 4249
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 496 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 18 September 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
Hampshire -4 9 £463 - 3
Berkshire +4 3 £450 - 2
Surrey +2 2 £425 -10.52%
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £420 -16.00%
Middlesex -4 1 £475 -5.00%
Oxfordshire -10 1 - - 3
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 26 (60.47%) Oracle
2 16 (37.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (32.56%) Finance
4 13 (30.23%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (27.91%) Oracle Receivables
6 11 (25.58%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (25.58%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (23.26%) SQL
7 10 (23.26%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (20.93%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (16.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (13.95%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.95%) SAP
12 5 (11.63%) Cash Management
12 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
12 5 (11.63%) Oracle Assets
12 5 (11.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 4 (9.30%) Oracle 11i
13 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (6.98%) CRM
14 3 (6.98%) Advertising
14 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
14 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (4.65%) E-business
15 2 (4.65%) Oracle ERP
15 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (30.23%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (27.91%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (25.58%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (23.26%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (20.93%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (13.95%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (11.63%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (11.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (2.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 1 (2.33%) Oracle TCA
11 1 (2.33%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Advertising
3 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.65%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) AS400
2 1 (2.33%) CMDB
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (11.63%) Cash Management
3 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.98%) CRM
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) E-business
5 2 (4.65%) ERP
5 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (2.33%) Line Management
6 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.33%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Business Analytics
6 1 (2.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.33%) Analytics
6 1 (2.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Business Development
6 1 (2.33%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) SAP
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.33%) Remedy
4 1 (2.33%) SumTotal
4 1 (2.33%) Saba
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) BMC
4 1 (2.33%) JDA
4 1 (2.33%) Manugistics
4 1 (2.33%) Siebel
Oxford
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago