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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 211 243 219
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 35 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 8
Average daily rate £475 £438 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £366 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £523 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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
Hampshire +14 10 £488 +14.70% 1
Berkshire +9 6 £475 +30.13% 3
West Sussex +5 4 £500 +3.89%
Middlesex -1 4 £475 -
Surrey -10 3 £450 - 2
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £525 +39.07% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 32 (44.44%) Oracle
2 26 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 26 (36.11%) Finance
3 24 (33.33%) SAP
4 23 (31.94%) SC Cleared
5 22 (30.56%) Oracle EBS
6 20 (27.78%) Oracle EBS R12
7 15 (20.83%) Oracle 11i
8 12 (16.67%) ERP
8 12 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (15.28%) Oracle General Ledger
9 11 (15.28%) Degree
10 10 (13.89%) Test Scripting
10 10 (13.89%) SLA
10 10 (13.89%) Oracle Receivables
11 9 (12.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 9 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
11 9 (12.50%) Performance Management
12 8 (11.11%) SAP BW
12 8 (11.11%) Oracle AGIS
12 8 (11.11%) SDLC
12 8 (11.11%) Test Strategy
13 7 (9.72%) Manufacturing
13 7 (9.72%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (9.72%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
14 6 (8.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
14 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (8.33%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 6 (8.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle UPK
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.39%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (27.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (20.83%) Oracle 11i
4 12 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (15.28%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (13.89%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
7 9 (12.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 8 (11.11%) Oracle AGIS
9 6 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (8.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 4 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (5.56%) SAP APO
10 4 (5.56%) SAP FI
10 4 (5.56%) SAP HCM
11 3 (4.17%) Primavera
11 3 (4.17%) SAP ERP
11 3 (4.17%) SAP FI-AA
11 3 (4.17%) SAP HR
12 2 (2.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.78%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.78%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.78%) Military
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.17%) FMCG
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) ERP
2 10 (13.89%) Test Scripting
3 9 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 8 (11.11%) SDLC
4 8 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 7 (9.72%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.33%) BDD
6 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 6 (8.33%) Scrum
6 6 (8.33%) Workflow
7 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Business Process Mapping
7 5 (6.94%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.94%) Migration
7 5 (6.94%) User Stories
8 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
1 3 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 23 (31.94%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.28%) Degree
4 5 (6.94%) ISEB
4 5 (6.94%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (5.56%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (44.44%) Oracle
2 24 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (4.17%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.78%) Infor
4 2 (2.78%) ION Trading
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.39%) Ceridian
5 1 (1.39%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.39%) Informatica
5 1 (1.39%) Kronos
5 1 (1.39%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.39%) Siebel
5 1 (1.39%) Verint