Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 190 208
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 17 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 7
South West median daily rate £450 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +2.11% -5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £420
90th Percentile £538 £575 £500
England median daily rate £493 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.74% +5.56% -0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5369 5418 6233
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 94.95% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3365 3520 4060
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 344 395
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +40.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £46.20
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in the South West

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Consultant in the South West

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Wiltshire +1 7 £450 -
Bristol -8 4 £525 +19.32%
Dorset 0 2 £425 -22.73%
Gloucestershire - 2 £450 -
Functional Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) QA
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
6 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.76%) Workday HCM
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Marketing
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) JD Edwards
7 2 (11.76%) Data Security
7 2 (11.76%) Service Management
7 2 (11.76%) ERP
7 2 (11.76%) Electronics
7 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.76%) Workday
8 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (5.88%) Workflow

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (47.06%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (11.76%) Workday HCM
5 1 (5.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (5.88%) SAP GTS
5 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Security
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) JD Edwards
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Workday