The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Midlands region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 6 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP 23 26 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.14% 11.93% 22.66%
As % of the Vendors category 22.55% 22.61% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £415 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -16.66%
Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
102 115 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 58.29% 52.75% 61.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 31
Average daily rate £413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SAP
England

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 1 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 1 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 14 (20.90%) QA
2 12 (17.91%) Migration
2 12 (17.91%) Data Migration
3 11 (16.42%) SAP Implementation
4 9 (13.43%) Project Management
4 9 (13.43%) Billing
5 8 (11.94%) Data Management
5 8 (11.94%) SAP FI
6 7 (10.45%) ERP
6 7 (10.45%) Finance
6 7 (10.45%) Manufacturing
6 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
7 6 (8.96%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (8.96%) SAP CO
7 6 (8.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (8.96%) IBM
7 6 (8.96%) SQL
8 5 (7.46%) SAP MM
8 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Data Governance
9 4 (5.97%) Master Data Management
9 4 (5.97%) CRM
9 4 (5.97%) SAP HR
9 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.97%) SAP MDM
10 3 (4.48%) Ab Initio
10 3 (4.48%) SAP CRM
10 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.48%) Degree

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) SAP FI
2 6 (8.96%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (8.96%) SAP CO
2 6 (8.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (7.46%) SAP MM
4 4 (5.97%) SAP HR
4 4 (5.97%) SAP MDM
5 3 (4.48%) SAP CRM
5 3 (4.48%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (4.48%) SAP ERP
6 2 (2.99%) SAP SD
6 2 (2.99%) SAP APO
6 2 (2.99%) SAP HCM
6 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (2.99%) SAP SCM
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (1.49%) SAP PM
7 1 (1.49%) SAP QM
7 1 (1.49%) SAP PLM
7 1 (1.49%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (2.99%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.49%) DataStage
3 1 (1.49%) QualityStage
3 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.49%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.49%) DTS
3 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.49%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (13.43%) Billing
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Consultant
2 16 (23.88%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (16.42%) Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) Architect
5 8 (11.94%) SAP Architect
5 8 (11.94%) SAP Manager
6 7 (10.45%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Management Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Integration Architect
8 5 (7.46%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Head of Data Management
9 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.48%) SAP Business Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.48%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.99%) Test Leader
11 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Business Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) XML Schema
1 2 (2.99%) Web Services
1 2 (2.99%) XML
1 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) Social Media
1 2 (2.99%) IVR
2 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Migration
1 12 (17.91%) Data Migration
2 11 (16.42%) SAP Implementation
3 9 (13.43%) Project Management
4 8 (11.94%) Data Management
5 7 (10.45%) ERP
5 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.97%) Data Governance
7 4 (5.97%) Master Data Management
7 4 (5.97%) CRM
7 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.48%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL
8 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.48%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.48%) ETL
9 2 (2.99%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) Java
2 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.99%) VBA
3 2 (2.99%) C
3 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.49%) ABAP
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
1 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.49%) CCA
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.90%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) IBM
2 3 (4.48%) Ab Initio
2 3 (4.48%) Informatica
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) Talend
3 2 (2.99%) Genesys
3 2 (2.99%) Trillium
3 2 (2.99%) Siebel
4 1 (1.49%) Casewise
4 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Datanomic