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 31 July 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 18 28 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing SAP 48 39 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.56% 5.52% 12.21%
As % of the Vendors category 15.00% 11.50% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 25
Average daily rate
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£420 £460 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £550 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-15.20% +11.11%
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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
320 339 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.72% 47.95% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 178 146
Average daily rate £350 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 23 (27.71%) CRM
2 20 (24.10%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (16.87%) SAP CRM
5 13 (15.66%) ABAP
6 12 (14.46%) Finance
7 8 (9.64%) SAP BW
7 8 (9.64%) Manufacturing
7 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.64%) Marketing
8 7 (8.43%) SAP FSCM
8 7 (8.43%) Quality Management
8 7 (8.43%) Project Management
9 6 (7.23%) ERP
9 6 (7.23%) Cisco
10 5 (6.02%) Retail
10 5 (6.02%) SAP Basis
10 5 (6.02%) CCNP
10 5 (6.02%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (6.02%) SAP BI
10 5 (6.02%) SAP SD
10 5 (6.02%) Verint
11 4 (4.82%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (4.82%) Cisco ICM Scripting
11 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (4.82%) Logistics
11 4 (4.82%) Cisco ICM
11 4 (4.82%) SAP Portal
11 4 (4.82%) Cisco UCCE

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (4.82%) SAP Portal
2 3 (3.61%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.41%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.20%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Project
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (16.87%) SAP CRM
2 7 (8.43%) SAP FSCM
3 5 (6.02%) SAP SD
4 4 (4.82%) SAP FI
4 4 (4.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (4.82%) SAP CO
4 4 (4.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (3.61%) SAP ERP
5 3 (3.61%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (2.41%) SAP EWM
7 1 (1.20%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.20%) SAP MII
7 1 (1.20%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (1.20%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (1.20%) SAP PM
7 1 (1.20%) SAP QM
7 1 (1.20%) SAP Retail
7 1 (1.20%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.20%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) H.323
1 4 (4.82%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.41%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) IPsec
2 2 (2.41%) VPN
2 2 (2.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SAP BW
2 5 (6.02%) SAP BI
2 5 (6.02%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.61%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.20%) DB2
5 1 (1.20%) QlikView
5 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.20%) LSMW
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.64%) Marketing
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
4 4 (4.82%) Electronics
4 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Billing
5 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.20%) Local Government
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (43.37%) Consultant
2 35 (42.17%) SAP Consultant
3 18 (21.69%) SAP Support
4 13 (15.66%) SAP Support Consultant
4 13 (15.66%) Applications Support
4 13 (15.66%) Support Consultant
5 9 (10.84%) Applications Consultant
5 9 (10.84%) Applications Support Consultant
6 8 (9.64%) CRM Consultant
6 8 (9.64%) Project Manager
6 8 (9.64%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 7 (8.43%) Developer
7 7 (8.43%) Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) SAP SD Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) SAP Developer
9 5 (6.02%) SAP Manager
10 4 (4.82%) SAP Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Cisco Specialist
11 3 (3.61%) SAP ISU Consultant
11 3 (3.61%) SAP Basis Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) SAP Basis
2 4 (4.82%) VXML
3 2 (2.41%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.20%) Web Services
4 1 (1.20%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) DTV
1 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) FMCG
3 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.20%) NHS
3 1 (1.20%) Clustering
3 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Linux
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) CRM
2 20 (24.10%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.43%) Project Management
5 7 (8.43%) Quality Management
6 6 (7.23%) ERP
7 4 (4.82%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.82%) Logistics
7 4 (4.82%) Workflow
7 4 (4.82%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (4.82%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 3 (3.61%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.61%) Change Management
9 2 (2.41%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.20%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) ABAP
2 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) CCNP
1 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) CCIP
3 2 (2.41%) CCNA
3 2 (2.41%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (4.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) Cisco
2 5 (6.02%) Verint
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.61%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.41%) Juniper
5 2 (2.41%) F5
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle
6 1 (1.20%) Informatica
6 1 (1.20%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.20%) Remedy
6 1 (1.20%) Wonderware
6 1 (1.20%) Nortel
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix
6 1 (1.20%) Avaya
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