The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 49 70 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 37.12% 39.33% 15.18%
As % of the Vendors category 62.03% 64.22% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 11
Average daily rate
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£380 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £375 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £49.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-61.26% +180.28%
SAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
79 109 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 59.85% 61.24% 58.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 40
Average daily rate £365 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £600 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -5.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (18.95%) Manufacturing
2 16 (16.84%) IBM
2 16 (16.84%) WebSphere
3 13 (13.68%) Java
4 12 (12.63%) ABAP
4 12 (12.63%) Finance
5 9 (9.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (9.47%) SAP FI
5 9 (9.47%) XML
6 7 (7.37%) SAP CO
6 7 (7.37%) Middleware
6 7 (7.37%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (6.32%) SQL
7 6 (6.32%) EDI
7 6 (6.32%) Retail
7 6 (6.32%) Logistics
8 5 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.26%) SAP Retail
8 5 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (5.26%) SAP ALE
8 5 (5.26%) ERP
8 5 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.26%) HTTP
8 5 (5.26%) DB2
8 5 (5.26%) Windows
8 5 (5.26%) RAD
8 5 (5.26%) PLM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 16 (16.84%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.21%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.11%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.05%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.05%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.47%) SAP FI
2 7 (7.37%) SAP CO
2 7 (7.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (5.26%) SAP Retail
4 4 (4.21%) SAP HR
5 3 (3.16%) SAP BPC
5 3 (3.16%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (3.16%) SAP HCM
5 3 (3.16%) SAP MM
5 3 (3.16%) SAP CRM
6 2 (2.11%) SAP APO
6 2 (2.11%) SAP EHS
6 2 (2.11%) SAP SRM
7 1 (1.05%) SAP EWM
7 1 (1.05%) SAP MII
7 1 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.05%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (1.05%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (1.05%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (2.11%) SSL
3 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) DB2
2 4 (4.21%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.21%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.16%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.16%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) MaxDB
5 1 (1.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (1.05%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.05%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.05%) MS Access
5 1 (1.05%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (18.95%) Manufacturing
2 12 (12.63%) Finance
3 6 (6.32%) Retail
4 4 (4.21%) Automotive
5 1 (1.05%) Billing
5 1 (1.05%) Front Office
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Consultant
2 29 (30.53%) SAP Consultant
3 22 (23.16%) Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) SAP Developer
6 8 (8.42%) SAP Support
7 7 (7.37%) ABAP Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Management Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) SAP Manager
9 5 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 4 (4.21%) Systems Designer
10 4 (4.21%) SAP Business Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) SAP Test Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Designer
11 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 3 (3.16%) SAP Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 9 (9.47%) XML
2 7 (7.37%) Middleware
3 6 (6.32%) EDI
4 5 (5.26%) SAP ALE
5 4 (4.21%) XSD
5 4 (4.21%) JDBC
5 4 (4.21%) Web Services
5 4 (4.21%) WSDL
6 3 (3.16%) XML Schema
6 3 (3.16%) HTML
7 2 (2.11%) SAP Basis
7 2 (2.11%) EJB
7 2 (2.11%) CSS
7 2 (2.11%) JSP
7 2 (2.11%) Servlets
7 2 (2.11%) .NET
7 2 (2.11%) J2EE
7 2 (2.11%) XHTML
8 1 (1.05%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.11%) Clustering
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.05%) NHS
4 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.05%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.26%) Windows
2 4 (4.21%) Android
2 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.16%) VMS
4 1 (1.05%) UNIX
4 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (6.32%) Logistics
2 5 (5.26%) Integration Testing
2 5 (5.26%) ERP
2 5 (5.26%) Data Modelling
2 5 (5.26%) RAD
2 5 (5.26%) PLM
3 4 (4.21%) Change Management
3 4 (4.21%) CRM
3 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (4.21%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (4.21%) Business Analysis
3 4 (4.21%) Information Management
3 4 (4.21%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (3.16%) ITIL
4 3 (3.16%) OO
4 3 (3.16%) Project Management
4 3 (3.16%) Migration
5 2 (2.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) Java
2 12 (12.63%) ABAP
3 6 (6.32%) SQL
4 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) Perl
5 1 (1.05%) C
5 1 (1.05%) C++
5 1 (1.05%) VB
5 1 (1.05%) VBA
5 1 (1.05%) Python
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) ISEB
3 1 (1.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.05%) PMP
3 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) IBM
2 4 (4.21%) ESRI
3 3 (3.16%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.05%) Adobe
5 1 (1.05%) HP
5 1 (1.05%) Cognos
5 1 (1.05%) Sybase
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