Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Functional Consultant
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 160 163
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 19 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £463 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +17.46% -1.56%
10th Percentile £414 £429 £319
90th Percentile £471 £486 £474
South East median daily rate £525 £481 £473
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 4,006 3,780 3,925
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.43% 92.06% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,966 2,016 2,108
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £234
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 131 182
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.50 £48.63
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Functional Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in Berkshire

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Consultant in Berkshire

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 13 - - 3
Reading -5 3 £438 -2.78% 2
Slough - 2 - - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Functional Consultant
South East

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Functional Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (63.16%) SAP
1 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
2 10 (52.63%) HP
2 10 (52.63%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (47.37%) HP ALM
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Ariba
7 4 (21.05%) SAP SD
7 4 (21.05%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (10.53%) Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle Exalytics
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Presales
9 2 (10.53%) Hyperion
9 2 (10.53%) Informatica
9 2 (10.53%) Validation
9 2 (10.53%) Migration

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (21.05%) SAP SD
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (10.53%) HFM
5 2 (10.53%) SAP MM
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) Endeca
1 2 (10.53%) Essbase
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (10.53%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Exalytics
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Presales
5 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Active Listening
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) HP ALM
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) SAP
2 10 (52.63%) HP
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) Ariba
5 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu
5 2 (10.53%) Hyperion
5 2 (10.53%) Informatica
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Workday