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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 28 35 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.56% 17.41% 19.67%
As % of the Vendors category 25.93% 30.17% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
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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
108 116 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 60.00% 57.71% 60.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 54 40
Average daily rate £400 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 13 (22.81%) QA
2 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
3 8 (14.04%) SAP FI
3 8 (14.04%) Migration
3 8 (14.04%) Finance
3 8 (14.04%) Data Migration
4 7 (12.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (12.28%) SAP CO
4 7 (12.28%) SAP Implementation
4 7 (12.28%) ERP
5 6 (10.53%) Billing
6 5 (8.77%) Data Management
6 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
6 5 (8.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (8.77%) Project Management
6 5 (8.77%) SAP HR
6 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.77%) IBM
6 5 (8.77%) SQL
7 4 (7.02%) Java
7 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.02%) SAP HCM
8 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (5.26%) Automotive

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (3.51%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) SAP FI
2 7 (12.28%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (12.28%) SAP CO
3 5 (8.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (8.77%) SAP HR
4 4 (7.02%) SAP HCM
5 3 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (3.51%) SAP APO
6 2 (3.51%) SAP MDM
6 2 (3.51%) SAP MM
6 2 (3.51%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.75%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.75%) SAP PS
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (1.75%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.75%) SAP MRS
7 1 (1.75%) SAP cProjects
7 1 (1.75%) SAP SRM
7 1 (1.75%) SAP PLM
7 1 (1.75%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.75%) DTS
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.75%) DataStage
3 1 (1.75%) QualityStage
3 1 (1.75%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
2 8 (14.04%) Finance
3 6 (10.53%) Billing
4 3 (5.26%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Consultant
2 16 (28.07%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (17.54%) Architect
4 8 (14.04%) SAP Architect
5 7 (12.28%) SAP Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Management Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Integration Architect
8 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.02%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.26%) SAP HR Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) SAP Developer
10 2 (3.51%) ABAP Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Functional Architect
10 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) EDI
2 1 (1.75%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) IVR
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Migration
1 8 (14.04%) Data Migration
2 7 (12.28%) SAP Implementation
2 7 (12.28%) ERP
3 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (8.77%) Project Management
3 5 (8.77%) Data Management
3 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
4 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.26%) ETL
6 2 (3.51%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.51%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.51%) CRM
6 2 (3.51%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.51%) Data Governance
6 2 (3.51%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.51%) Analytics
6 2 (3.51%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) Java
3 3 (5.26%) C
3 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.51%) C++
4 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.51%) ABAP
4 2 (3.51%) VBA
5 1 (1.75%) Python
5 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) ISEB
1 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) CCA
2 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) IBM
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Informatica
2 3 (5.26%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.51%) Trillium
3 2 (3.51%) Genesys
3 2 (3.51%) Talend
4 1 (1.75%) Datanomic
4 1 (1.75%) Casewise
4 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) HP