The first table below looks at the demand for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 1 August 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 East Midlands 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 74 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 15 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.03% 0.69% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.74% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 3
Average daily rate
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£399 £401 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -19.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £359 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1372 1354 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.36% 92.93% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 679 630
Average daily rate £350 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 96 120
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +14 5 £544 +45.00% 1
Northamptonshire 0 3 £375 -6.25% 1
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (59.09%) Oracle
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (54.55%) Manufacturing
3 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (31.82%) Procure-to-pay
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) XML
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (27.27%) ERP
6 6 (27.27%) UNIX
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (27.27%) Workflow
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) Change Management
9 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Manufacturing

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle ASCP
7 3 (13.64%) SAP Retail
8 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle iProcurement
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (13.64%) SQLPlus
4 3 (13.64%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.55%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (54.55%) Manufacturing
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Advertising
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Procure-to-pay
2 6 (27.27%) ERP
2 6 (27.27%) Workflow
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) Logistics
4 3 (13.64%) EAM
4 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 8 days ago