The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 31 30 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing SAP 27 24 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.06% 4.03% 12.21%
As % of the Vendors category 8.63% 8.76% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 24
Average daily rate £435 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £354 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.98 £19.00 £43.80
% change year-on-year
+5.15% -56.62%
SAP
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
313 274 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.07% 46.05% 51.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 138 142
Average daily rate £363 £360 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +14.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £211 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.06 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAP 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.

1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 17 (25.76%) ABAP
3 15 (22.73%) ERP
4 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.67%) ITIL
5 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 11 (16.67%) Migration
6 10 (15.15%) Service Management
6 10 (15.15%) SOA
6 10 (15.15%) TOGAF
6 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
7 9 (13.64%) SaaS
7 9 (13.64%) PaaS
7 9 (13.64%) Social Media
7 9 (13.64%) Process Improvement
7 9 (13.64%) IaaS
7 9 (13.64%) Process Management
7 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.12%) Retail
8 8 (12.12%) Publishing
8 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.09%) SAP BW
10 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (7.58%) FMCG
10 5 (7.58%) Degree
10 5 (7.58%) SAP Implementation
10 5 (7.58%) Data Migration
10 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (7.58%) SAP SD

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAP 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.52%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) SAP SD
2 4 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (4.55%) SAP HR
3 3 (4.55%) SAP WM
4 2 (3.03%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (3.03%) SAP APO
4 2 (3.03%) SAP BPC
4 2 (3.03%) SAP Business One
4 2 (3.03%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (3.03%) SAP PP
4 2 (3.03%) SAP QM
5 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.52%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.52%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.52%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.52%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) IaaS
1 9 (13.64%) PaaS
1 9 (13.64%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.58%) SAP BI
3 3 (4.55%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.03%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.52%) DTS
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
1 2 (3.03%) LSMW
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.12%) Publishing
3 8 (12.12%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Marketing
5 3 (4.55%) Electronics
5 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Advertising
6 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
7 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Consultant
2 25 (37.88%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (18.18%) Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (9.09%) TOGAF Architect
5 6 (9.09%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Zachman Architect
6 5 (7.58%) ABAP Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) SAP SD Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) SAP BW Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Developer
8 3 (4.55%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.03%) Programme Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) BAPI
1 4 (6.06%) SAP ALE
2 3 (4.55%) EDI
2 3 (4.55%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (4.55%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (3.03%) SAP Basis
3 2 (3.03%) SAP MI
4 1 (1.52%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) HTML5
4 1 (1.52%) REST
4 1 (1.52%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.52%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Social Media
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) FMCG
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
5 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) AIX
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
1 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.52%) Solaris
1 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) ERP
2 11 (16.67%) ITIL
2 11 (16.67%) Migration
3 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (15.15%) Service Management
3 10 (15.15%) SOA
3 10 (15.15%) TOGAF
4 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) Process Improvement
4 9 (13.64%) Process Management
4 9 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
5 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.58%) BPR
6 5 (7.58%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.58%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.06%) Project Management
7 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) ABAP
2 4 (6.06%) SAPscript
3 3 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) SQL
4 1 (1.52%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) NFS
1 1 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) CODA
2 2 (3.03%) Maconomy
2 2 (3.03%) Syclo
3 1 (1.52%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.52%) Epicor
3 1 (1.52%) HP
3 1 (1.52%) Infor
3 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.52%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.52%) Sage
3 1 (1.52%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.52%) Veritas
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