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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 34 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 34 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.16% 10.21% 9.23%
As % of the Vendors category 8.67% 19.94% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 15
Average daily rate
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£456 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.31% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £313 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £428
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.66%
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
392 336 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.92% 51.22% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 183 92
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £168 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 15
Average hourly rate £26.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.53 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 18 (29.51%) CRM
2 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (14.75%) Finance
3 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
3 9 (14.75%) SAP CRM
3 9 (14.75%) SAP FSCM
4 6 (9.84%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (9.84%) Quality Management
4 6 (9.84%) SAP CO
4 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 6 (9.84%) ERP
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco
4 6 (9.84%) SAP FI
4 6 (9.84%) Project Management
5 5 (8.20%) DTV
5 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.20%) SAP SD
5 5 (8.20%) CCNP
5 5 (8.20%) ABAP
5 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
5 5 (8.20%) Electronics
5 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
5 5 (8.20%) Verint
5 5 (8.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (8.20%) Marketing
5 5 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco ICM
6 4 (6.56%) SAP ERP
6 4 (6.56%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (6.56%) FMCG

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (1.64%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) CMS
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (14.75%) SAP CRM
1 9 (14.75%) SAP FSCM
2 6 (9.84%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (9.84%) SAP CO
2 6 (9.84%) SAP FI
3 5 (8.20%) SAP SD
3 5 (8.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (6.56%) SAP ERP
5 2 (3.28%) SAP EWM
5 2 (3.28%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP APO
6 1 (1.64%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.64%) SAP Retail
6 1 (1.64%) SAP QM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP MII
6 1 (1.64%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.64%) SAP SCM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Cisco ICM
1 4 (6.56%) H.323
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.28%) Firewall
2 2 (3.28%) IPsec
2 2 (3.28%) VPN
2 2 (3.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) Essbase
3 1 (1.64%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) QlikView
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) LSMW
2 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
1 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
3 5 (8.20%) Electronics
3 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.20%) Marketing
4 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Consultant
2 20 (32.79%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (9.84%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) SAP Developer
6 3 (4.92%) SAP SD Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Developer
7 2 (3.28%) SAP Manager
7 2 (3.28%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.28%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) VXML
2 3 (4.92%) Web Services
3 2 (3.28%) SAP Business Workflow
3 2 (3.28%) SAP Basis
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.64%) JSP
4 1 (1.64%) Flash
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) EDI
4 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) DTV
2 4 (6.56%) FMCG
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) NHS
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Clustering
3 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) UNIX
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.64%) AIX
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) CRM
2 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (9.84%) Quality Management
3 6 (9.84%) ERP
3 6 (9.84%) Project Management
4 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
4 5 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (6.56%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 4 (6.56%) Logistics
6 3 (4.92%) PRINCE
6 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.92%) Workflow
6 3 (4.92%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
6 3 (4.92%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.28%) MVC
7 2 (3.28%) Data Management
7 2 (3.28%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) ABAP
2 2 (3.28%) Java
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (8.20%) CCNP
2 4 (6.56%) CCA
3 3 (4.92%) CCIP
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.64%) ACCA
5 1 (1.64%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Cisco
2 5 (8.20%) Verint
3 4 (6.56%) JD Edwards
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.28%) F5
5 2 (3.28%) Cognos
5 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle
5 2 (3.28%) Juniper
5 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.64%) Remedy
6 1 (1.64%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.64%) Informatica
6 1 (1.64%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.64%) Avaya
6 1 (1.64%) Nortel
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) Tableau
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