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 27 January 2015 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 28 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP 29 75 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.83% 12.95% 9.96%
As % of the Vendors category 10.82% 25.17% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £355 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £290 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £43.90 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-56.71% +154.49%
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
268 298 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.59% 51.47% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 148 77
Average daily rate £356 £318 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.20% -11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £161 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £460 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £10.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.50 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 12 (21.05%) Migration
2 11 (19.30%) Data Migration
3 10 (17.54%) Finance
4 8 (14.04%) SAP SD
4 8 (14.04%) SAP HCM
5 7 (12.28%) Manufacturing
5 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.28%) SAP HR
6 6 (10.53%) SQL
6 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.77%) ETL
7 5 (8.77%) CRM
7 5 (8.77%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (8.77%) Business Objects
7 5 (8.77%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (8.77%) SAP FI
7 5 (8.77%) Data Mapping
8 4 (7.02%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (7.02%) SAP CO
8 4 (7.02%) Retail
8 4 (7.02%) Automotive
8 4 (7.02%) Electronics
8 4 (7.02%) VMware
8 4 (7.02%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (7.02%) EMC
8 4 (7.02%) Oracle
8 4 (7.02%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 3 (5.26%) MS Excel

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (3.51%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) SAP SD
1 8 (14.04%) SAP HCM
2 7 (12.28%) SAP HR
3 5 (8.77%) SAP FI
4 4 (7.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (7.02%) SAP CO
4 4 (7.02%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (7.02%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (5.26%) SAP CRM
6 2 (3.51%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (3.51%) SAP PM
6 2 (3.51%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (3.51%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.75%) BPCS
7 1 (1.75%) SAP PS
7 1 (1.75%) SAP WM
7 1 (1.75%) SAP QM
7 1 (1.75%) SAP SRM
7 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.75%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.75%) Essbase
4 1 (1.75%) QlikView
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) LSMW
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Automotive
3 4 (7.02%) Electronics
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.75%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Consultant
2 22 (38.60%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (14.04%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) SAP SD Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) SAP Support
6 3 (5.26%) SAP HR Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Manager
7 2 (3.51%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) SAP PM Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Support Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Support Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) Flash
2 1 (1.75%) EDI
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) JSP
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.75%) WCF
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (1.75%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) DTV
2 2 (3.51%) FMCG
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.75%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) UNIX
1 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Migration
2 11 (19.30%) Data Migration
3 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.77%) ETL
4 5 (8.77%) CRM
4 5 (8.77%) Data Mapping
5 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.26%) ERP
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.26%) Data Management
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.51%) User Stories
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.51%) Workflow
7 2 (3.51%) MVC
7 2 (3.51%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) ABAP
3 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) EMC Certification
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) CCA
3 1 (1.75%) ACCA
3 1 (1.75%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (8.77%) Business Objects
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) EMC
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (1.75%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.75%) Cincom
5 1 (1.75%) Tableau
Birmingham
People Source
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £500/day
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £450-500/day
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago