The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Consultant
England / South East
Rank 220 244 248
Rank change year-on-year +24 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 25 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 11
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £518 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 7381 8760 9210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 5353 4928
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 377 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
Surrey +15 7 £475 -
West Sussex +7 6 £431 -13.75%
Hampshire +5 3 £450 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £500 -4.71% 1
Berkshire +22 1 £750 +66.66% 1
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 27 (62.79%) Oracle
2 18 (41.86%) Finance
3 14 (32.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (27.91%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (25.58%) SAP
6 10 (23.26%) SQL
6 10 (23.26%) ERP
6 10 (23.26%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
7 6 (13.95%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (13.95%) Migration
8 5 (11.63%) Hyperion
8 5 (11.63%) Data Migration
8 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
8 5 (11.63%) Oracle TCA
9 4 (9.30%) Order to Cash
9 4 (9.30%) General Ledger
9 4 (9.30%) SAP Retail
9 4 (9.30%) Retail
9 4 (9.30%) Degree
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 4 (9.30%) Cash Management
9 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
10 3 (6.98%) CRM

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle Receivables
3 10 (23.26%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle TCA
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (9.30%) SAP Retail
7 3 (6.98%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (4.65%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (4.65%) SAP HR
9 1 (2.33%) Movex
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (2.33%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JDeveloper
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) General Ledger
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) jQuery
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (2.33%) SAPUI5
2 1 (2.33%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ERP
2 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
2 6 (13.95%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
3 5 (11.63%) Data Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Cash Management
4 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Order to Cash
5 3 (6.98%) Analytics
5 3 (6.98%) CRM
5 3 (6.98%) Data Mapping
5 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.65%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (4.65%) Line Management
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) ABAP
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PMO
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) SAP
3 5 (11.63%) Hyperion
4 3 (6.98%) Cognos
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.65%) Anaplan
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Infor
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.33%) Workday
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