The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Solihull 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 8 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 15 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 12.10% 5.17% 9.86%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 12.50% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Average daily rate £351 £425 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% +88.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.42% +48.57%
Vendors Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
40 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 32.26% 41.38% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 7
Average daily rate £338 £298 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% -19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.20 £14.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +9.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
SAP
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 5 (19.23%) E-Learning
4 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Billing
4 3 (11.54%) Casewise
4 3 (11.54%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (7.69%) SAP FI
5 2 (7.69%) C
6 1 (3.85%) ABAP
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (7.69%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (7.69%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.85%) SAP SD
3 1 (3.85%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Trainer
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.85%) Management Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Recruitment Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Project Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Resourcer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Resourcer
5 1 (3.85%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) E-Learning
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Project Management
1 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
2 1 (3.85%) CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
2 1 (3.85%) Change Management
2 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
2 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
2 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
2 1 (3.85%) Business Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) Data Management
2 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
2 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
2 1 (3.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Casewise
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.85%) IBM