The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 104 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 11 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.53% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.59% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate
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£460 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £371 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2257 2211 1801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.85% 90.88% 91.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1132 873
Average daily rate £368 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 184 129
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £37.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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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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
Birmingham +9 9 £420 -5.08% 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.88%) SAP
5 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
6 5 (15.63%) Finance
6 5 (15.63%) Automotive
6 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) CRM
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Logistics
7 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle HRMS
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (9.38%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (9.38%) SAP MM
9 2 (6.25%) ERP
9 2 (6.25%) ABAP

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 (18.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Payroll
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (9.38%) SAP MM
4 3 (9.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (6.25%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (3.13%) SAP EWM
6 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) LSMW
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
1 5 (15.63%) Automotive
1 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Project Management
1 4 (12.50%) CRM
1 4 (12.50%) Migration
1 4 (12.50%) Logistics
1 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (3.13%) Service Management
3 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
3 1 (3.13%) E-business
3 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (3.13%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) EMC
4 1 (3.13%) Pegasus
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