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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 30 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.14% 14.29% 13.13%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 27.71% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 7
Average daily rate
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£538 £420 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.97% -23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £282 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
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
90 83 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 51.43% 51.55% 54.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 43
Average daily rate £416 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.71% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 24 (27.91%) Manufacturing
2 15 (17.44%) Logistics
3 9 (10.47%) Finance
4 8 (9.30%) Java
4 8 (9.30%) ERP
4 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.30%) SAP MM
4 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (8.14%) SAP EWM
5 7 (8.14%) Project Management
5 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
5 7 (8.14%) ABAP
6 6 (6.98%) Oracle
6 6 (6.98%) Windows
6 6 (6.98%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.98%) Visualisation
7 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.81%) Android
7 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
7 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
7 5 (5.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (5.81%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (5.81%) SAP FI
7 5 (5.81%) IBM
7 5 (5.81%) SAP BW
7 5 (5.81%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (5.81%) ITIL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (5.81%) ArcGIS
1 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.16%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) Documentum
2 1 (1.16%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
1 7 (8.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) SAP MM
2 7 (8.14%) SAP EWM
3 5 (5.81%) SAP FI
4 4 (4.65%) SAP BPC
4 4 (4.65%) SAP SD
4 4 (4.65%) SAP APO
4 4 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (4.65%) SAP CO
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (3.49%) SAP PP
5 3 (3.49%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (2.33%) SAP MII
6 2 (2.33%) SAP HR
6 2 (2.33%) SAP SRM
6 2 (2.33%) SAP ERP
6 2 (2.33%) SAP HCM
7 1 (1.16%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (1.16%) SAP QM
7 1 (1.16%) SAP Retail
7 1 (1.16%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (5.81%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (3.49%) OLAP
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.49%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.33%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.33%) MS Access
4 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Xcelsius
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Ant
1 3 (3.49%) LSMW
General
1 24 (27.91%) Manufacturing
2 9 (10.47%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Automotive
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (44.19%) Consultant
2 33 (38.37%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (8.14%) Management Consultant
3 7 (8.14%) SAP Support
3 7 (8.14%) SAP Manager
3 7 (8.14%) Designer
4 6 (6.98%) Architect
4 6 (6.98%) Developer
5 5 (5.81%) Systems Designer
5 5 (5.81%) WebSphere Developer
5 5 (5.81%) SAP EWM Consultant
5 5 (5.81%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 4 (4.65%) SAP MM Consultant
7 3 (3.49%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 3 (3.49%) SAP PP Consultant
7 3 (3.49%) Support Consultant
7 3 (3.49%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (3.49%) J2EE
2 3 (3.49%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.33%) BAPI
3 2 (2.33%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.33%) SAP ALE
3 2 (2.33%) Web Services
3 2 (2.33%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) Flash
3 2 (2.33%) EDI
3 2 (2.33%) XML Schema
3 2 (2.33%) HTML5
3 2 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.16%) SAP TM
4 1 (1.16%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.16%) User Experience
3 1 (1.16%) PMI
3 1 (1.16%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Android
2 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) UNIX
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) Logistics
2 8 (9.30%) ERP
2 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (8.14%) Project Management
4 6 (6.98%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
5 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.81%) ITIL
5 5 (5.81%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (4.65%) PLM
6 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.49%) Six Sigma
8 2 (2.33%) CRM
8 2 (2.33%) Change Management
8 2 (2.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.33%) Workflow
8 2 (2.33%) Migration
8 2 (2.33%) Service Management
8 2 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) Java
2 7 (8.14%) ABAP
3 4 (4.65%) SQL
4 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) PgMP
2 1 (1.16%) APMP
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.16%) PMP
2 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) P3O
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Oracle
2 5 (5.81%) Business Objects
2 5 (5.81%) ESRI
2 5 (5.81%) IBM
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.33%) Northgate
5 1 (1.16%) Cognos
5 1 (1.16%) Software AG
5 1 (1.16%) CA
5 1 (1.16%) Informatica
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