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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 237 215 189
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 18 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.28% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 19
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£450 £445 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £331 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
- +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
8979 8164 7105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.35% 91.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4820 4304 3370
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 479 601
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +1 5 £365 -15.11% 1
Surrey -1 4 £450 - 1
Middlesex +1 2 £500 -6.97%
Hampshire -27 1 £425 +21.42%
Kent - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (44.90%) SAP
2 17 (34.69%) Oracle
2 17 (34.69%) Finance
3 10 (20.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (16.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (16.33%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) CRM
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (12.24%) ERP
6 6 (12.24%) ABAP
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (10.20%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (10.20%) Procure-to-pay
7 5 (10.20%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (10.20%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (8.16%) Cash Management
8 4 (8.16%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (8.16%) SAP ALE
8 4 (8.16%) SAP CRM
8 4 (8.16%) BAPI
8 4 (8.16%) Workflow
8 4 (8.16%) Middleware
8 4 (8.16%) SAP FI
9 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
9 3 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (6.12%) Web Services
9 3 (6.12%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (6.12%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.08%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (10.20%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (8.16%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (8.16%) SAP FI
6 4 (8.16%) SAP CRM
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (4.08%) SAP PP
8 2 (4.08%) SAP CO
8 2 (4.08%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (4.08%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.08%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) MS Access
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.04%) MorphX
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Middleware
1 4 (8.16%) BAPI
1 4 (8.16%) SAP ALE
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.04%) Visualforce
4 1 (2.04%) EDI
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) CMDB
2 1 (2.04%) FMCG
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) UNIX
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) CRM
2 6 (12.24%) ERP
3 5 (10.20%) Procure-to-pay
4 4 (8.16%) Workflow
4 4 (8.16%) Cash Management
5 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Requirements Management
6 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Business Transformation
6 2 (4.08%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) ABAP
3 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.04%) X++
4 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.08%) CCA
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) SAP
2 17 (34.69%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) JD Edwards
3 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) webMethods
4 1 (2.04%) Remedy
4 1 (2.04%) Open Text
4 1 (2.04%) SumTotal
4 1 (2.04%) Saba
4 1 (2.04%) Marketo
4 1 (2.04%) Ariba
4 1 (2.04%) BMC
4 1 (2.04%) Baan
4 1 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.04%) Siebel
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