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 31 August 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 47 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.13% 15.64% 17.41%
As % of the Vendors category 47.96% 26.17% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 11
Average daily rate
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£468 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £264 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.54 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.84% +42.85%
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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
98 107 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 52.41% 59.78% 55.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 52
Average daily rate £475 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £180 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £175.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.71% +900.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 17 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 13 (15.29%) Logistics
3 9 (10.59%) Finance
3 9 (10.59%) ERP
3 9 (10.59%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (9.41%) Migration
4 8 (9.41%) SAP HR
4 8 (9.41%) SAP IS-U
5 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (8.24%) SAP Basis
5 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.24%) SAP BW
5 7 (8.24%) Project Management
5 7 (8.24%) ABAP
5 7 (8.24%) ITIL
6 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.06%) SAP FI
6 6 (7.06%) SAP CO
6 6 (7.06%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (7.06%) SAP EWM
7 5 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.88%) IBM
7 5 (5.88%) SAP SD
7 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.71%) SAP MM
8 4 (4.71%) SAP PP
8 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
8 4 (4.71%) Java
8 4 (4.71%) SAP PI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.18%) Documentum
3 1 (1.18%) SAS
3 1 (1.18%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
3 1 (1.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) SAP HR
1 8 (9.41%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (7.06%) SAP EWM
2 6 (7.06%) SAP FI
2 6 (7.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (7.06%) SAP CO
3 5 (5.88%) SAP SD
4 4 (4.71%) SAP MM
4 4 (4.71%) SAP PP
5 3 (3.53%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (3.53%) SAP ERP
5 3 (3.53%) SAP HCM
6 2 (2.35%) SAP CRM
6 2 (2.35%) SAP QM
6 2 (2.35%) SAP APO
6 2 (2.35%) SAP MII
6 2 (2.35%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.18%) SAP GTS
7 1 (1.18%) SAP SM
7 1 (1.18%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (8.24%) SAP BW
3 4 (4.71%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (4.71%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.35%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.18%) Crystal Analysis
5 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.18%) Big Data
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) DB2
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Ant
1 2 (2.35%) ERwin
1 2 (2.35%) LSMW
General
1 17 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (10.59%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Billing
4 3 (3.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (37.65%) Consultant
2 30 (35.29%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (20.00%) Architect
4 12 (14.12%) SAP Manager
5 9 (10.59%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.24%) SAP Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) SAP Support
8 5 (5.88%) SAP ISU Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.53%) Management Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.53%) Support Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Services Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.53%) Service Manager
10 3 (3.53%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) SAP Basis
2 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (4.71%) SAP PI
3 3 (3.53%) XML
4 2 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.18%) BAPI
5 1 (1.18%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.18%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.18%) SAP ALE
5 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.53%) Visualisation
1 3 (3.53%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.35%) FMCG
2 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.35%) Replication
3 1 (1.18%) Statistics
3 1 (1.18%) PMI
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) Social Media
3 1 (1.18%) User Experience
3 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) UNIX
1 1 (1.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) Logistics
2 9 (10.59%) ERP
3 8 (9.41%) Migration
4 7 (8.24%) Project Management
4 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.24%) ITIL
4 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.71%) Data Management
7 4 (4.71%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (4.71%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.53%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.53%) Analytics
8 3 (3.53%) Master Data Management
8 3 (3.53%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.53%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.53%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.24%) ABAP
2 4 (4.71%) Java
3 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.18%) Perl
3 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.18%) SQL
3 1 (1.18%) Python
3 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) PgMP
3 1 (1.18%) APMP
3 1 (1.18%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.18%) PMP
3 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) P3O
Vendors
1 5 (5.88%) IBM
2 2 (2.35%) Northgate
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.18%) Capita
3 1 (1.18%) Tableau
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) Software AG
3 1 (1.18%) CA
3 1 (1.18%) Informatica
3 1 (1.18%) Teradata
3 1 (1.18%) EXTOL