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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 236 197 182
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 22 31 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.36% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.39% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 30
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£438 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £62.65
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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
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Berkshire -6 4 £425 -8.60% 1
West Sussex -4 3 £425 +41.66%
Hampshire -21 3 £525 +55.55%
Middlesex -5 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (48.08%) Oracle
2 18 (34.62%) Finance
3 17 (32.69%) SAP
4 14 (26.92%) SQL
5 13 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (23.08%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (17.31%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (13.46%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (13.46%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (13.46%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (13.46%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (11.54%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (11.54%) CRM
11 5 (9.62%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (9.62%) Oracle 11i
11 5 (9.62%) ABAP
11 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
11 5 (9.62%) Cash Management
12 4 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
12 4 (7.69%) BAPI
12 4 (7.69%) SAP ALE
12 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (7.69%) Workflow
12 4 (7.69%) Middleware
12 4 (7.69%) SAP FI
12 4 (7.69%) Web Services
12 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (5.77%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (23.08%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (13.46%) Oracle Assets
4 7 (13.46%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (13.46%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (9.62%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (9.62%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (7.69%) SAP FI
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (3.85%) SAP CRM
9 2 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (3.85%) SAP PP
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (3.85%) SAP CO
9 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
1 2 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.92%) MS Access
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Advertising
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Web Services
1 4 (7.69%) Middleware
1 4 (7.69%) BAPI
1 4 (7.69%) SAP ALE
2 3 (5.77%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) SAP XI
3 2 (3.85%) J2EE
4 1 (1.92%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) CMDB
3 1 (1.92%) FMCG
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (11.54%) CRM
3 5 (9.62%) Cash Management
4 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.69%) Workflow
4 4 (7.69%) ERP
4 4 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (5.77%) Change Management
5 3 (5.77%) Service Management
5 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) Logistics
6 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.85%) Migration
6 2 (3.85%) Data Mapping
6 2 (3.85%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) ITSM
6 2 (3.85%) SOA
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL
6 2 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) ABAP
3 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) CCA
1 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Oracle
2 17 (32.69%) SAP
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) BMC
4 2 (3.85%) Remedy
4 2 (3.85%) SumTotal
4 2 (3.85%) Saba
5 1 (1.92%) Open Text
5 1 (1.92%) Siebel
5 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) webMethods
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