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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 51 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 34.00% 24.15% 22.38%
As % of the Vendors category 54.84% 47.17% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -15.38%
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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
93 106 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 62.00% 51.21% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 38
Average daily rate £400 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 21 (21.65%) Manufacturing
2 14 (14.43%) Java
3 13 (13.40%) Finance
4 12 (12.37%) WebSphere
5 11 (11.34%) Logistics
5 11 (11.34%) IBM
6 10 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.31%) SQL
6 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (8.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (8.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 8 (8.25%) ABAP
8 7 (7.22%) Oracle
8 7 (7.22%) Business Objects
8 7 (7.22%) Windows
8 7 (7.22%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (7.22%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
9 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
9 6 (6.19%) SAP ALE
9 6 (6.19%) Visualisation
9 6 (6.19%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (6.19%) EDI
9 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
9 6 (6.19%) XML
9 6 (6.19%) Automotive
10 5 (5.15%) Migration
10 5 (5.15%) SAP MM
10 5 (5.15%) ESRI
10 5 (5.15%) ArcGIS

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (12.37%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.15%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.06%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.03%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) SAP MM
1 5 (5.15%) SAP EWM
2 4 (4.12%) SAP FI
2 4 (4.12%) SAP Retail
2 4 (4.12%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (3.09%) SAP BPC
3 3 (3.09%) SAP CRM
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (3.09%) SAP SD
3 3 (3.09%) SAP APO
4 2 (2.06%) SAP PP
4 2 (2.06%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.06%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.06%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.03%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (1.03%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (1.03%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.03%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 4 (4.12%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) DB2
3 3 (3.09%) OLAP
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.09%) MS Access
3 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.09%) SAP BW
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (3.09%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.06%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.09%) LSMW
2 2 (2.06%) Ant
General
1 21 (21.65%) Manufacturing
2 13 (13.40%) Finance
3 6 (6.19%) Automotive
4 5 (5.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (38.14%) Consultant
2 34 (35.05%) SAP Consultant
3 15 (15.46%) Developer
4 13 (13.40%) Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) Management Consultant
6 8 (8.25%) SAP Support
7 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Designer
8 5 (5.15%) SAP EWM Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Systems Designer
8 5 (5.15%) WebSphere Developer
9 4 (4.12%) SAP Manager
9 4 (4.12%) SAP MM Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 3 (3.09%) SAP Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) SAP Test Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) SAP ISU Consultant
10 3 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 3 (3.09%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (6.19%) SAP ALE
2 6 (6.19%) XML
2 6 (6.19%) EDI
3 4 (4.12%) HTML
3 4 (4.12%) J2EE
4 3 (3.09%) XSD
4 3 (3.09%) Flash
4 3 (3.09%) WSDL
4 3 (3.09%) JDBC
4 3 (3.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.09%) Middleware
4 3 (3.09%) Web Services
4 3 (3.09%) SAP Basis
4 3 (3.09%) HTML5
5 2 (2.06%) BAPI
5 2 (2.06%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.03%) JSP
6 1 (1.03%) Servlets
6 1 (1.03%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.03%) NHS
3 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.03%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Android
2 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.09%) VMS
4 2 (2.06%) UNIX
4 2 (2.06%) Linux
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.34%) Logistics
2 10 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (7.22%) Integration Testing
4 6 (6.19%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (5.15%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (5.15%) Migration
5 5 (5.15%) ERP
5 5 (5.15%) Data Modelling
5 5 (5.15%) CRM
6 4 (4.12%) Project Management
6 4 (4.12%) PLM
6 4 (4.12%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.12%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (4.12%) RAD
7 3 (3.09%) Web Development
7 3 (3.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.09%) Information Management
7 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.09%) Change Management
7 3 (3.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) Java
2 10 (10.31%) SQL
3 8 (8.25%) ABAP
4 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.09%) VBA
6 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) ISEB
2 1 (1.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) IBM
2 7 (7.22%) Oracle
2 7 (7.22%) Business Objects
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.15%) ESRI
4 2 (2.06%) Northgate
4 2 (2.06%) Cognos
5 1 (1.03%) Sybase
5 1 (1.03%) Adobe
5 1 (1.03%) HP
5 1 (1.03%) Informatica