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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 230 216 167
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 19 20 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.24% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.26% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 29
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£425 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £343 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
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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
8378 7708 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.36% 91.51% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4519 4013 3379
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 452 616
Average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
West Sussex - 5 £463 - 1
Berkshire +1 4 £365 -27.00% 4
Middlesex -2 1 - -
Hampshire -22 1 £425 +21.42%
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 19 (37.25%) SAP
3 16 (31.37%) Finance
4 12 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (19.61%) SQL
5 10 (19.61%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (15.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (13.73%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (13.73%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (11.76%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (11.76%) CRM
9 6 (11.76%) ERP
9 6 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (9.80%) ABAP
10 5 (9.80%) Web Services
10 5 (9.80%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (7.84%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (7.84%) Procure-to-pay
11 4 (7.84%) XML
11 4 (7.84%) SAP FI
11 4 (7.84%) Middleware
11 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
11 4 (7.84%) Workflow
11 4 (7.84%) BAPI
11 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (7.84%) SAP ALE
12 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
12 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle Receivables
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (7.84%) SAP FI
7 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (3.92%) SAP ERP
8 2 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (3.92%) SAP FI-CA
8 2 (3.92%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (3.92%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (3.92%) SAP PP
8 2 (3.92%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Network Security
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.96%) MorphX
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Web Services
2 4 (7.84%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) Middleware
2 4 (7.84%) BAPI
2 4 (7.84%) SAP ALE
3 2 (3.92%) J2EE
3 2 (3.92%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) CMDB
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (11.76%) CRM
2 6 (11.76%) ERP
3 4 (7.84%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (7.84%) Workflow
3 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.88%) Service Management
4 3 (5.88%) Change Management
4 3 (5.88%) Cash Management
5 2 (3.92%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.92%) Data Mapping
5 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Business Transformation
5 2 (3.92%) SOA
5 2 (3.92%) UML
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL
5 2 (3.92%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) ABAP
3 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.92%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) X++
5 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.92%) CCA
1 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 19 (37.25%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Remedy
4 2 (3.92%) BMC
4 2 (3.92%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.92%) SumTotal
4 2 (3.92%) Saba
5 1 (1.96%) Open Text
5 1 (1.96%) Baan
5 1 (1.96%) webMethods
5 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.96%) Ariba
5 1 (1.96%) Siebel
Crawley
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
Sperry Partners
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago