The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 22 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.16% 0.83% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 11.36% 2.33% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +15.78%
SAP
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 Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
44 43 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.85% 35.83% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 21
Average daily rate £315 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £388 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -41.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

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

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cannock - 3 £161 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £350 -
SAP
West Midlands

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) SAP FI
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (22.22%) SAP CO
1 2 (22.22%) ABAP
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) LSMW
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) BAPI
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP FI
1 2 (22.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (22.22%) SAP CO
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LSMW
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Author
1 1 (11.11%) Technical Author
1 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
1 1 (11.11%) Developer
1 1 (11.11%) Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) ABAP Developer
1 1 (11.11%) Technical Writer
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) BAPI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) ABAP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft