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 19 December 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.

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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 34 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 25 74 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.86% 11.99% 10.14%
As % of the Vendors category 9.51% 23.49% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.63 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.48% -27.69%
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
263 315 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.65% 51.05% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 164 97
Average daily rate £338 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £161 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.70 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Migration
2 10 (15.87%) SAP HR
3 9 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 8 (12.70%) SAP SD
4 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
5 7 (11.11%) SQL
5 7 (11.11%) SAP HCM
6 6 (9.52%) ETL
7 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.94%) ERP
7 5 (7.94%) Business Objects
7 5 (7.94%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (7.94%) Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.94%) Data Mapping
7 5 (7.94%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
8 4 (6.35%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (6.35%) QA
8 4 (6.35%) Change Management
8 4 (6.35%) Automotive
8 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.35%) Workflow
8 4 (6.35%) VMware
8 4 (6.35%) EMC
8 4 (6.35%) SAP FI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (3.17%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (15.87%) SAP HR
2 8 (12.70%) SAP SD
3 7 (11.11%) SAP HCM
4 4 (6.35%) SAP FI
4 4 (6.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (4.76%) SAP MM
5 3 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (4.76%) SAP CO
5 3 (4.76%) SAP PM
5 3 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (3.17%) SAP SRM
6 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
6 2 (3.17%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (1.59%) BPCS
7 1 (1.59%) SAP PS
7 1 (1.59%) SAP WM
7 1 (1.59%) Maximo
7 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.59%) SAP QM
7 1 (1.59%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.17%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (3.17%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (3.17%) DataStage
2 2 (3.17%) QualityStage
2 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.59%) Essbase
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.59%) QlikView
3 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.35%) Automotive
4 3 (4.76%) Electronics
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
5 2 (3.17%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Consultant
2 23 (36.51%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) SAP SD Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Architect
7 3 (4.76%) SAP PM Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) SAP Support
7 3 (4.76%) SAP Manager
7 3 (4.76%) SAP HR Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) SAP Test Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) ETL Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) SAP Support Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) SAP Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) CSS
1 1 (1.59%) JSP
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Business Workflow
1 1 (1.59%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) FMCG
1 2 (3.17%) DTV
2 1 (1.59%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Migration
2 9 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 6 (9.52%) ETL
4 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.94%) ERP
4 5 (7.94%) Project Management
4 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (7.94%) Data Mapping
4 5 (7.94%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (6.35%) Change Management
5 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.35%) Workflow
5 4 (6.35%) CRM
6 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.76%) Data Management
6 3 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.17%) Business Transformation
7 2 (3.17%) User Stories
7 2 (3.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.17%) ABAP
2 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) EMC Certification
3 1 (1.59%) CCA
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Business Objects
2 5 (7.94%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (6.35%) VMware
3 4 (6.35%) EMC
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) Talend
4 2 (3.17%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.17%) Informatica
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Trillium
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) Cognos
5 1 (1.59%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.59%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.59%) Cincom
5 1 (1.59%) Northgate
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