Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Functional Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 January 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 Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 355 345 371
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Analyst 14 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.085% 0.039% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.042% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 12
South East median daily rate £400 £325 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +51.16% -50.86%
10th Percentile £270 £313 £132
90th Percentile £499 £338 £341
England median daily rate £425 £438 £338
% change year-on-year -2.86% +29.63% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,533 14,456 17,392
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.14% 93.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,290 8,542 10,276
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 565 738 900
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.31 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.15 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%

Functional Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Functional Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Analyst in the South East

Functional Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Functional Analyst in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Analyst in the South East

Functional Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Analyst in the South East

Functional Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Analyst in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Analyst in the South East

Functional Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Thames Valley -8 10 £373 -
Berkshire -2 8 £399 -
Hampshire - 3 £463 - 3
Buckinghamshire -21 2 £350 -
Surrey -22 1 £460 -
Functional Analyst
England

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Functional Analyst 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 East region featuring Functional Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (21.43%) Data Conversion
4 3 (21.43%) Data Extraction
4 3 (21.43%) Data Mapping
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) LSMW
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) GxP
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) Ariba
4 3 (21.43%) SAP MM
4 3 (21.43%) SAP APO
4 3 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) Digital TV

Functional Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP APO
1 3 (21.43%) SAP MM
2 2 (14.29%) SAP MDM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
3 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
3 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (7.14%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) BGP
1 2 (14.29%) OSPF
1 2 (14.29%) RIP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) LSMW
2 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (14.29%) Billing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
2 1 (7.14%) EDI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Core Interface
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) AS400
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) Digital TV
2 2 (14.29%) MPEG
2 2 (14.29%) STB
2 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand
2 2 (14.29%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (21.43%) Data Conversion
3 3 (21.43%) Data Extraction
3 3 (21.43%) Data Mapping
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) ABAP
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
1 3 (21.43%) GxP
1 3 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Ariba
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) Tektronix
4 1 (7.14%) Concur
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.14%) Workday