The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 247 235
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 22 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 10
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £413 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £538 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7336 8545 8844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.60% 95.02% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4290 5092 5052
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 386 418
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.62 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +21.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Functional Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in the South East

Functional Consultant
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 Consultant in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Consultant in the South East

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Consultant in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Consultant in the South East

Functional Consultant
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 Consultant in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Consultant in the South East

Functional Consultant
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 Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
West Sussex +19 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 £481 - 1
Berkshire +14 3 £448 -0.55% 1
Hampshire +11 3 - -
Surrey +9 2 £413 +3.12%
Sussex - 2 £408 -
Middlesex +11 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Functional Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 24 (51.06%) Oracle
3 14 (29.79%) ERP
3 14 (29.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (23.40%) SAP
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (19.15%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (14.89%) JD Edwards
7 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (12.77%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (12.77%) Business Analysis
8 6 (12.77%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 6 (12.77%) Migration
9 5 (10.64%) Hyperion
9 5 (10.64%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (10.64%) SQL
9 5 (10.64%) Cognos
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.64%) Use Case
9 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
9 5 (10.64%) Order to Cash
10 4 (8.51%) SDLC
10 4 (8.51%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (8.51%) Product Management
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (8.51%) Cash Management
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software

Functional Consultant 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 2 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (19.15%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (12.77%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (6.38%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle TCA
7 3 (6.38%) SAP Retail
8 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (4.26%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle FAH
8 2 (4.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.13%) PaaS
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) General Ledger
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) ERP
2 6 (12.77%) Business Analysis
2 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
3 5 (10.64%) Order to Cash
3 5 (10.64%) Use Case
4 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.51%) Cash Management
4 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.51%) Product Management
4 4 (8.51%) SDLC
4 4 (8.51%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) Analytics
5 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Functional Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Oracle
2 11 (23.40%) SAP
3 7 (14.89%) JD Edwards
4 5 (10.64%) Cognos
4 5 (10.64%) Hyperion
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Anaplan
5 2 (4.26%) Informatica
6 1 (2.13%) Ariba
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Infor
6 1 (2.13%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.13%) Workday