The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 30 January 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 3 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 11.54% 10.38% 9.52%
As % of the Vendors category 21.43% 26.83% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £118 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £513 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £49.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-61.26% +180.28%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Vendors Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
42 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 53.85% 38.68% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 12
Average daily rate £363 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £214 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £485 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Solihull region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Solihull region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Billing
3 5 (26.32%) Data Management
3 5 (26.32%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 4 (21.05%) ABAP
4 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
4 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (15.79%) Informatica
5 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
5 3 (15.79%) SAS
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.79%) MS Access
5 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) VB
5 3 (15.79%) Netezza
5 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Smart Meter
5 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
5 3 (15.79%) Information Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Splunk

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (15.79%) SAS
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (10.53%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP PM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP EHS
3 1 (5.26%) SAP PSCD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
2 3 (15.79%) MS Access
2 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
2 3 (15.79%) MarkLogic
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (5.26%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LSMW
General
1 5 (26.32%) Billing
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP PM Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Manager
6 1 (5.26%) ABAP Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) BAPI
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Data Management
3 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Information Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) ABAP
2 3 (15.79%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
2 3 (15.79%) Informatica
2 3 (15.79%) Netezza
2 3 (15.79%) Splunk
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle