The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Functional Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 136 137 142
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 4 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.50% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.52% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Median daily rate £450 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2634 3075 3143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.09% 95.85% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1727 2068 2026
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 157 226
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Functional Consultant in the job title.

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Consultant across the South West region.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant across the South West region.

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +10 2 - -
Wiltshire 0 1 £450 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Functional Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (8.33%) PeopleTools
4 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (8.33%) SAP WM
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (8.33%) SAP BPC
3 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (8.33%) SAP HCM
3 1 (8.33%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (8.33%) PeopleTools
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SEPA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft