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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 235 233 213
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 35 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 8
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£430 £451 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.55% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £414 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
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
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
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 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 16 £275 -38.88% 1
Hampshire -6 7 £430 -7.02% 6
Surrey +2 6 - - 2
Home Counties - 3 £475 -
Middlesex +4 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -13 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 - 1
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (57.41%) Oracle
2 23 (42.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
5 18 (33.33%) Finance
6 17 (31.48%) ERP
7 16 (29.63%) SAP
7 16 (29.63%) Oracle ERP
7 16 (29.63%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (29.63%) Migration
7 16 (29.63%) Data Migration
8 14 (25.93%) E-business
9 10 (18.52%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (18.52%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 9 (16.67%) CRM
11 6 (11.11%) ITIL
11 6 (11.11%) SQL
11 6 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (11.11%) SAP CRM
11 6 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (11.11%) Cash Management
12 5 (9.26%) Billing
12 5 (9.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 5 (9.26%) OO
12 5 (9.26%) Middleware
13 4 (7.41%) Hyperion
13 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
13 4 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.85%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (29.63%) Oracle ERP
2 16 (29.63%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (11.11%) SAP CRM
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 4 (7.41%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (3.70%) SAP FS
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (3.70%) SAP FI
9 1 (1.85%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (1.85%) SAP SD
9 1 (1.85%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.56%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.70%) Essbase
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.26%) Billing
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.85%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.85%) HTML5
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) GIS
1 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
1 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) ERP
2 16 (29.63%) Migration
2 16 (29.63%) Data Migration
3 14 (25.93%) E-business
4 9 (16.67%) CRM
5 6 (11.11%) ITIL
5 6 (11.11%) Cash Management
6 5 (9.26%) OO
7 3 (5.56%) EAM
7 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (5.56%) People Management
8 2 (3.70%) Change Control
8 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.70%) System Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Time Management
8 2 (3.70%) ITSM
8 2 (3.70%) Workflow
8 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.70%) ABAP
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) Oracle
2 16 (29.63%) SAP
3 4 (7.41%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) ESRI
5 1 (1.85%) OpenText
5 1 (1.85%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.85%) Infor
5 1 (1.85%) Siebel
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft