The first table below looks at the demand for SAP Basis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Basis over the 3 months to 16 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 of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Basis
Rank - 47 47
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.19% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.65% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +55.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
162 154 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.30% 29.67% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 88 91
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SAP Basis
West Midlands

SAP Basis
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP Basis Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SAP Basis
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP Basis Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SAP Basis
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAP Basis also 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 that cited SAP Basis.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Open Text
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) NWDI
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SAP R/3
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX

SAP Basis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAP Basis also 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 that cited SAP Basis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NWDI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) Open Text
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica