The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 83 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 5 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.36% 0.079% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.086% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£450 - £425
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 - - -
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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 Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1275 1160 1188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.46% 91.12% 88.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 631 595
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 119
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% -28.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.00 £48.92
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 Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Functional Consultant
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) BAPI
2 3 (50.00%) ABAP
2 3 (50.00%) SAP ALE
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SAP CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (16.67%) Open Text
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
4 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
4 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) BAPI
1 3 (50.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) ABAP
2 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Open Text
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com