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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 33 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 30 70 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.95% 10.56% 11.09%
As % of the Vendors category 8.02% 21.94% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.25 £46.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £18.37 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.14% -38.78%
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
374 319 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.28% 48.11% 47.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 194 137
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.60 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 14 (17.72%) SAP HR
2 12 (15.19%) Finance
3 10 (12.66%) Migration
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle
4 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.13%) ERP
5 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
5 8 (10.13%) SAP HCM
6 7 (8.86%) Data Migration
6 7 (8.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (8.86%) ETL
6 7 (8.86%) ABAP
6 7 (8.86%) SQL
7 6 (7.59%) OO
7 6 (7.59%) Workflow
7 6 (7.59%) Change Management
7 6 (7.59%) Integration Testing
7 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.59%) QA
7 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
8 5 (6.33%) Cocoa Touch
8 5 (6.33%) Memory Management
8 5 (6.33%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (6.33%) Data Mapping
8 5 (6.33%) MVC
8 5 (6.33%) Cocoa
8 5 (6.33%) Objective-C
8 5 (6.33%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.33%) Business Objects
8 5 (6.33%) PeopleSoft

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (2.53%) NetWeaver
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.27%) Confluence
2 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 14 (17.72%) SAP HR
2 8 (10.13%) SAP HCM
3 7 (8.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (5.06%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (5.06%) SAP SD
4 4 (5.06%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 4 (5.06%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (3.80%) SAP PM
5 3 (3.80%) SAP FI
6 2 (2.53%) SAP MM
6 2 (2.53%) SAP CO
6 2 (2.53%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (2.53%) Agresso
6 2 (2.53%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.27%) SAP HR-PA
7 1 (1.27%) SAP GRC
7 1 (1.27%) Magento
7 1 (1.27%) SAP GTS
7 1 (1.27%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.27%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.06%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (2.53%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) DataStage
3 2 (2.53%) QualityStage
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.27%) QlikView
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Billing
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Back Office
5 2 (2.53%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Automotive
6 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Consultant
2 28 (35.44%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (11.39%) Architect
3 9 (11.39%) Analyst
4 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.33%) SAP HR Consultant
4 5 (6.33%) SAP Architect
4 5 (6.33%) Mobility Architect
5 4 (5.06%) SAP Manager
5 4 (5.06%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) SAP SD Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Administrator
6 3 (3.80%) Change Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (3.80%) Business Manager
6 3 (3.80%) SAP PM Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) SAP HR Analyst
7 2 (2.53%) SAP Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Cocoa
1 5 (6.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (2.53%) SAP ALE
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.27%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.27%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.53%) FMCG
3 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.27%) DTV
3 1 (1.27%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.27%) UNIX
2 1 (1.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.66%) Migration
2 8 (10.13%) ERP
3 7 (8.86%) ETL
3 7 (8.86%) Data Migration
4 6 (7.59%) Integration Testing
4 6 (7.59%) OO
4 6 (7.59%) Workflow
4 6 (7.59%) Change Management
4 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (6.33%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (6.33%) Programme Management
5 5 (6.33%) MVC
5 5 (6.33%) OOP
5 5 (6.33%) Data Mapping
5 5 (6.33%) Memory Management
6 4 (5.06%) Business Transformation
6 4 (5.06%) CRM
6 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.06%) Data Management
7 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) SQL
1 7 (8.86%) ABAP
2 5 (6.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.27%) Java
4 1 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) EMC Certification
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Business Objects
3 5 (6.33%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (5.06%) IBM
4 4 (5.06%) EMC
4 4 (5.06%) VMware
5 2 (2.53%) Northgate
5 2 (2.53%) Talend
5 2 (2.53%) Informatica
5 2 (2.53%) Trillium
5 2 (2.53%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos
6 1 (1.27%) Sybase
6 1 (1.27%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.27%) Cincom
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