The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Implementation 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 Implementation over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Implementation
Rank 61 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.38% 0.31% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.43% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£460 £395 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.45% +58.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £473 £500
% change year-on-year
-15.34% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
504 464 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.53% 70.95% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 321 250
Average daily rate £375 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.30 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £52.60 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

SAP Implementation
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Implementation across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SAP Implementation Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SAP Implementation
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP Implementation Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SAP Implementation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (20.00%) SAML
3 1 (20.00%) SAP WM
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) FMCG
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Portal
3 1 (20.00%) SAP GTS
3 1 (20.00%) PowerHA
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA

SAP Implementation
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP WM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP SRM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP GTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP WM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SAML
1 1 (20.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects