The first table below looks at the demand for SAP CO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP CO over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Midlands 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Controlling (CO)
Rank 25 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.49% 2.99% 1.04%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.33% 14.63% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £400 £575 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +91.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+340.00% -
Business Applications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
43 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 20.98% 20.40% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 16
Average daily rate £425 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £500 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £645 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
SAP CO
England

SAP CO
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP CO across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP CO Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SAP CO
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP CO across the Midlands region.

SAP CO Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SAP CO
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing SAP CO 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 CO.

1 10 (100.00%) SAP
1 10 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 10 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) SAP PM
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) SAP CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) PLM
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
5 1 (10.00%) SAP PS
5 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy

SAP CO
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing SAP CO 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 CO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 10 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 10 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (30.00%) SAP PM
3 2 (20.00%) SAP CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (10.00%) SAP PS
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) SAP Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (20.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Support
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Support Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (20.00%) System Testing
1 2 (20.00%) CRM
1 2 (20.00%) PLM
2 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) HP