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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 11 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.23% 7.00% 10.53%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 23.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £125 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -64.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
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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
26 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 41.94% 30.00% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Average daily rate £270 £248 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £435 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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
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 1 September 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 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Billing
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (14.29%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Casewise
6 1 (7.14%) BODI
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
6 1 (7.14%) SAP BI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (14.29%) SAP FI-CA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
4 1 (7.14%) BODI
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 4 (28.57%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Trainer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Trainer
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Casewise
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle