Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 94 90
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 1 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.078% 0.067% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.074% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Reading median daily rate £450 - £400
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1201 1346 1820
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.39% 90.40% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 719 1083
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £228 £220
90th Percentile £575 £570 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 78 129
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.73 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.00 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in Reading

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Consultant in Reading

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Reading region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Maximo
1 1 (100.00%) Facilities Management
1 1 (100.00%) CAFM
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (100.00%) Maximo
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) CAFM
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Facilities Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) SAP