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 8 February 2016 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 25 52 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.56% 37.96% 40.86%
As % of the Vendors category 34.72% 61.18% 68.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 18
Average daily rate £550 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £344 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £19.00 £41.90
% change year-on-year
+5.05% -54.65%
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
72 85 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 47.68% 62.04% 59.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 29
Average daily rate £525 £380 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.15% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £440 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.75 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% +32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 16 (25.40%) Manufacturing
2 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.63%) SAP BW
3 13 (20.63%) CRM
4 12 (19.05%) Automotive
5 11 (17.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (17.46%) SAP CRM
5 11 (17.46%) NetWeaver
6 10 (15.87%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (11.11%) IBM
7 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (9.52%) TOGAF
8 6 (9.52%) Finance
8 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.52%) SQL
8 6 (9.52%) Oracle
8 6 (9.52%) XML
8 6 (9.52%) SAP IS-U
8 6 (9.52%) SAP HANA
9 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
9 5 (7.94%) Big Data
9 5 (7.94%) Analytics
9 5 (7.94%) SAP HCM
9 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
9 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
9 5 (7.94%) Apache Hive
9 5 (7.94%) MapReduce

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (17.46%) NetWeaver
2 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.94%) SAS
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.59%) MTS
4 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) SPSS
2 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (17.46%) SAP CRM
2 6 (9.52%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (7.94%) SAP HCM
4 3 (4.76%) Primavera
4 3 (4.76%) SAP FI
4 3 (4.76%) SAP HR
5 2 (3.17%) SAP CO
5 2 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (3.17%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.59%) SAP MII
6 1 (1.59%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.59%) SAP PS
6 1 (1.59%) SAP SM
6 1 (1.59%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SAP BW
2 10 (15.87%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (9.52%) SAP HANA
4 5 (7.94%) Apache Hive
4 5 (7.94%) Big Data
4 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.17%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.59%) Crystal Analysis
6 1 (1.59%) DB2
6 1 (1.59%) GIS
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) ERwin
1 1 (1.59%) LSMW
General
1 16 (25.40%) Manufacturing
2 12 (19.05%) Automotive
3 6 (9.52%) Finance
4 2 (3.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Architect
2 13 (20.63%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (19.05%) Consultant
3 12 (19.05%) SAP Architect
4 11 (17.46%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (15.87%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.52%) Integration Architect
6 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 5 (7.94%) CRM Architect
7 5 (7.94%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Designer
7 5 (7.94%) SAP Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Business Architect
9 3 (4.76%) HR Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) SAP Developer
9 3 (4.76%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) SAP Basis
2 2 (3.17%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) BAPI
3 1 (1.59%) COM
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) SAP ALE
3 1 (1.59%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) Social Media
2 2 (3.17%) Statistics
3 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Unix
2 1 (1.59%) VMS
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) CRM
2 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (9.52%) TOGAF
4 5 (7.94%) Analytics
4 5 (7.94%) ETL
4 5 (7.94%) MapReduce
4 5 (7.94%) PRINCE
4 5 (7.94%) Project Management
4 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.35%) Data Management
5 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
5 4 (6.35%) Migration
5 4 (6.35%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 3 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Time Management
6 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.76%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) Java
2 5 (7.94%) Perl
2 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
2 5 (7.94%) Python
3 2 (3.17%) ABAP
3 2 (3.17%) MATLAB
3 2 (3.17%) R
4 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) IBM
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 5 (7.94%) Tableau
4 5 (7.94%) Teradata
5 2 (3.17%) Ariba
6 1 (1.59%) Baan
6 1 (1.59%) Capita
6 1 (1.59%) Casewise
6 1 (1.59%) EXTOL
6 1 (1.59%) Infor
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com