The first table below looks at the demand for SAP IS-U 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 IS-U over the 3 months to 18 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 Business Applications 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Utilities (ISU)
Rank 54 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% - 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.08% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £426 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -5.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
98 76 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.99% 14.84% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 43 30
Average daily rate £375 £435 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £532 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £10.76 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
SAP IS-U
West Midlands

SAP IS-U
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP IS-U across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP IS-U Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SAP IS-U
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP IS-U Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SAP IS-U
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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

SAP IS-U Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SAP IS-U
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAP IS-U 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 IS-U.

1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (84.21%) Billing
3 7 (36.84%) ABAP
4 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) RTP
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) SAP EWM
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (10.53%) QA
8 2 (10.53%) SAP FI-CA
9 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
9 1 (5.26%) Data Management
9 1 (5.26%) Migration
9 1 (5.26%) Customer Segmentation

SAP IS-U
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAP IS-U 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 IS-U. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP EWM
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (10.53%) SAP FI-CA
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) RTP
General
1 16 (84.21%) Billing
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Consultant
1 12 (63.16%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (57.89%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP