The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 17 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP 52 60 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.61% 10.47% 6.86%
As % of the Vendors category 15.76% 20.20% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 7
Average daily rate
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£443 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £310 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £11.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.36%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
330 297 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.32% 51.83% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 129 130
Average daily rate £320 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 23
Average hourly rate £11.85 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £92.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
SAP
West Midlands

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 17 (16.04%) Billing
2 16 (15.09%) Finance
3 15 (14.15%) ERP
3 15 (14.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (14.15%) QA
4 13 (12.26%) Integration Testing
5 12 (11.32%) CRM
5 12 (11.32%) Project Management
6 10 (9.43%) SAP HR
6 10 (9.43%) SAP IS-U
7 9 (8.49%) Oracle
7 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.55%) Migration
8 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2
8 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.60%) OO
9 7 (6.60%) Manufacturing
9 7 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.60%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.60%) Apple iOS
10 6 (5.66%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (5.66%) MVC
10 6 (5.66%) ABAP
10 6 (5.66%) IBM
10 6 (5.66%) SAP SD
11 5 (4.72%) ISEB
11 5 (4.72%) JD Edwards
11 5 (4.72%) SQL
11 5 (4.72%) OOP
11 5 (4.72%) Change Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 4 (3.77%) SAP Portal
2 2 (1.89%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.94%) MTS
3 1 (0.94%) SAP EP
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (14.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (9.43%) SAP HR
2 10 (9.43%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (5.66%) SAP SD
4 5 (4.72%) SAP CRM
5 4 (3.77%) SAP ERP
5 4 (3.77%) SAP CS
5 4 (3.77%) SAP PM
6 3 (2.83%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (2.83%) SAP BPC
7 2 (1.89%) SAP PLM
7 2 (1.89%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (1.89%) Magento
7 2 (1.89%) SAP MRS
7 2 (1.89%) SAP cProjects
7 2 (1.89%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.89%) SAP MM
7 2 (1.89%) Agresso
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.94%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) RTP
2 1 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (1.89%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.89%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.89%) DataStage
2 2 (1.89%) QualityStage
2 2 (1.89%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.94%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) JIRA
1 2 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (16.04%) Billing
2 16 (15.09%) Finance
3 7 (6.60%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.77%) Marketing
5 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.89%) Retail
6 2 (1.89%) Automotive
7 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.94%) Back Office
7 1 (0.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (41.51%) Consultant
2 41 (38.68%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (9.43%) Architect
3 10 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.60%) Developer
4 7 (6.60%) SAP Manager
4 7 (6.60%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 6 (5.66%) SAP Architect
5 6 (5.66%) SAP HR Consultant
6 5 (4.72%) Change Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Functional Consultant
6 5 (4.72%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 5 (4.72%) Mobility Architect
7 4 (3.77%) Business Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Business Change Manager
7 4 (3.77%) SAP SD Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.83%) SAP PM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) Cocoa
1 5 (4.72%) Cocoa Touch
2 4 (3.77%) CSS
3 3 (2.83%) .NET
3 3 (2.83%) Ajax
3 3 (2.83%) SAP ALE
4 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.94%) jQuery
5 1 (0.94%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.94%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.94%) HTML5
5 1 (0.94%) CSS3
5 1 (0.94%) WCF
5 1 (0.94%) WPF
5 1 (0.94%) LINQ
5 1 (0.94%) J2EE
5 1 (0.94%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.94%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.94%) Web Services
5 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.94%) EPoS
2 1 (0.94%) DTV
2 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
2 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.94%) Data Conversion
2 1 (0.94%) FMCG
2 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.89%) UNIX
2 2 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.15%) ERP
2 13 (12.26%) Integration Testing
3 12 (11.32%) Project Management
3 12 (11.32%) CRM
4 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2
5 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.55%) Migration
6 7 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (6.60%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.60%) OO
7 6 (5.66%) MVC
7 6 (5.66%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (4.72%) Memory Management
8 5 (4.72%) Data Management
8 5 (4.72%) OOP
8 5 (4.72%) Change Management
9 4 (3.77%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (3.77%) Logistics
9 4 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.66%) ABAP
2 5 (4.72%) Objective-C
2 5 (4.72%) SQL
3 4 (3.77%) Java
3 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.89%) PHP
4 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.94%) VBScript
5 1 (0.94%) VB
5 1 (0.94%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.94%) C
5 1 (0.94%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) VBA
5 1 (0.94%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) ISEB
2 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.49%) Oracle
2 6 (5.66%) IBM
3 5 (4.72%) JD Edwards
4 3 (2.83%) Sencha
5 2 (1.89%) Talend
5 2 (1.89%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.89%) Northgate
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.89%) Informatica
5 2 (1.89%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.89%) Trillium
6 1 (0.94%) Sybase
6 1 (0.94%) JDA
6 1 (0.94%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.94%) HP
6 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.94%) webMethods
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