The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP 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 SAP Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Consultant
Rank 51 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 13 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 4.48% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 4.88% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 16
Average daily rate
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£480 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.60% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £454 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
708 594 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.67% 91.67% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 391 334
Average daily rate £350 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 24
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

SAP Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SAP Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SAP Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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

SAP Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SAP Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited SAP 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 SAP Consultant in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (26.47%) QA
3 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 7 (20.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (17.65%) SAP HR
6 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (11.76%) SAP PM
7 4 (11.76%) Billing
7 4 (11.76%) Data Management
8 3 (8.82%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (8.82%) SAP SD
8 3 (8.82%) ABAP
8 3 (8.82%) Finance
8 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
8 3 (8.82%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (5.88%) NetWeaver
9 2 (5.88%) Workflow
9 2 (5.88%) RTP
9 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) CRM
9 2 (5.88%) ERP
9 2 (5.88%) SAP FI
9 2 (5.88%) SAP CRM
9 2 (5.88%) SAP CS
9 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) SAP ERP
10 1 (2.94%) Time Management
10 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
10 1 (2.94%) Data Migration

SAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited SAP 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 SAP Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (17.65%) SAP HR
3 4 (11.76%) SAP PM
4 3 (8.82%) SAP SD
4 3 (8.82%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (5.88%) SAP CRM
5 2 (5.88%) SAP CS
5 2 (5.88%) SAP FI
5 2 (5.88%) SAP ERP
6 1 (2.94%) SAP HCM
6 1 (2.94%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (2.94%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (2.94%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (2.94%) SAP HR-PA
6 1 (2.94%) SAP GRC
6 1 (2.94%) SAP GTS
6 1 (2.94%) SAP BPC
6 1 (2.94%) SAP MM
6 1 (2.94%) SAP PS
6 1 (2.94%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
General
1 4 (11.76%) Billing
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) SAML
1 1 (2.94%) SAP XI
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.94%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) FMCG
1 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
2 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Data Management
4 3 (8.82%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) ERP
5 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Logistics
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) Pegasus
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Sybase
2 1 (2.94%) Business Objects