The first table below looks at the demand for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 53 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £380 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £426 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.39 -
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
548 480 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.40% 93.75% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 257 315
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £224 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.70 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Functional Consultant
West Midlands

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Consultant across the Birmingham region.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Functional Consultant
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Functional Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Functional Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) SAP MRS
3 1 (16.67%) SAP cProjects
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) LSMW
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) SAP PS
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) PLM
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP PLM

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Functional Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Functional Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (16.67%) SAP MRS
2 1 (16.67%) SAP cProjects
2 1 (16.67%) SAP PS
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) SAP PLM
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LSMW
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) PLM
1 1 (16.67%) Logistics
1 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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