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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 39 45 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 20.21% 25.28% 18.69%
As % of the Vendors category 32.50% 42.06% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 17
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £379 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £682 £558 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
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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
120 107 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 62.18% 60.11% 61.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 55 43
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £550 £505
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 £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 (20.31%) Manufacturing
2 10 (15.63%) Finance
3 9 (14.06%) SAP FI
3 9 (14.06%) QA
4 8 (12.50%) ABAP
4 8 (12.50%) ERP
4 8 (12.50%) IBM
4 8 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (12.50%) SAP CO
5 6 (9.38%) Data Migration
5 6 (9.38%) Migration
5 6 (9.38%) Java
6 5 (7.81%) SQL
6 5 (7.81%) Project Management
6 5 (7.81%) SAP HR
6 5 (7.81%) Integration Testing
6 5 (7.81%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (6.25%) SAP HCM
7 4 (6.25%) XML
7 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.25%) HTTP
7 4 (6.25%) Data Management
7 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
8 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (4.69%) Billing
8 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.69%) Automotive
8 3 (4.69%) Ab Initio
8 3 (4.69%) XML Schema

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.13%) SAS
3 1 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (14.06%) SAP FI
2 8 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (12.50%) SAP CO
3 5 (7.81%) SAP HR
4 4 (6.25%) SAP HCM
5 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (4.69%) SAP APO
5 3 (4.69%) SAP ERP
6 2 (3.13%) SAP CRM
6 2 (3.13%) SAP MDM
6 2 (3.13%) SAP MM
6 2 (3.13%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (1.56%) SAP MII
7 1 (1.56%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.56%) SAP EWM
7 1 (1.56%) SAP EHS
7 1 (1.56%) SAP SRM
7 1 (1.56%) SAP Retail
7 1 (1.56%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.56%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) SSL
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (4.69%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.56%) DataStage
3 1 (1.56%) QualityStage
3 1 (1.56%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.56%) DB2
3 1 (1.56%) DTS
3 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (20.31%) Manufacturing
2 10 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Automotive
3 3 (4.69%) Billing
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.56%) Front Office
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Consultant
2 16 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Architect
4 8 (12.50%) SAP Developer
5 7 (10.94%) SAP Manager
5 7 (10.94%) ABAP Developer
6 6 (9.38%) SAP Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Integration Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Management Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.69%) SAP HR Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) XML
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) XML Schema
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.56%) SAP BSP
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) EDI
4 1 (1.56%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) IVR
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.50%) ERP
2 6 (9.38%) Migration
2 6 (9.38%) Data Migration
3 5 (7.81%) Integration Testing
3 5 (7.81%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (7.81%) Project Management
4 4 (6.25%) Data Management
4 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.69%) CRM
5 3 (4.69%) ETL
5 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.13%) ITIL
6 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.13%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (3.13%) Logistics
6 2 (3.13%) Analytics
6 2 (3.13%) Master Data Management
6 2 (3.13%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) ABAP
2 6 (9.38%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) SQL
4 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.69%) C
5 2 (3.13%) C++
5 2 (3.13%) VBA
5 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) Python
6 1 (1.56%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) ISEB
1 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) CCA
2 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.56%) PMP
2 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) IBM
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) Informatica
2 3 (4.69%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.13%) Trillium
3 2 (3.13%) Genesys
3 2 (3.13%) Talend
4 1 (1.56%) Datanomic
4 1 (1.56%) Casewise
4 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft