Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 343 322
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 44 42 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.27% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 35
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -0.06%
10th Percentile £331 £319 £393
90th Percentile £550 £536 £542
England median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 15783 15735 18560
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 94.00% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9360 9373 10883
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 780 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.45
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -10 16 £475 +5.56%
Hampshire +17 7 £475 -7.32%
Surrey -16 7 £525 +20.34%
Berkshire +4 6 £463 +2.78%
Oxfordshire +2 6 £475 -
Middlesex - 5 £225 -
West Sussex -2 4 £500 +44.93%
Buckinghamshire -26 4 £513 -
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 18 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 South East region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
1 17 (38.64%) SAP
2 14 (31.82%) ERP
3 13 (29.55%) Finance
4 12 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (20.45%) SQL
5 9 (20.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.91%) Migration
6 7 (15.91%) Data Migration
7 6 (13.64%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (11.36%) Order to Cash
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle TCA
8 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
8 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (9.09%) ABAP
9 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (9.09%) Legal
9 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
9 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (9.09%) Billing
9 4 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
9 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (9.09%) Degree
9 4 (9.09%) SAP ERP
9 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (6.82%) Groovy
10 3 (6.82%) 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 (4.55%) SAP Portal
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle TCA
4 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (9.09%) SAP ERP
5 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (6.82%) SAP HR
5 3 (6.82%) SAP MM
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (4.55%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (4.55%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Billing
2 4 (9.09%) Legal
2 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (2.27%) COM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Core Interface
2 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ERP
2 7 (15.91%) Data Migration
2 7 (15.91%) Migration
3 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
3 5 (11.36%) Order to Cash
4 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (6.82%) CRM
5 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.55%) Data Management
6 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL
6 2 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (4.55%) Logistics
6 2 (4.55%) Master Data Management
6 2 (4.55%) Record to Report
6 2 (4.55%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) ABAP
3 3 (6.82%) C
3 3 (6.82%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) Groovy
3 3 (6.82%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
1 17 (38.64%) SAP
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) JDA
3 3 (6.82%) RedPrairie
4 2 (4.55%) Ariba
4 2 (4.55%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.27%) Capita
5 1 (2.27%) Cognos
5 1 (2.27%) Concur
5 1 (2.27%) Kronos