The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Staffordshire 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 - 15 23
Contract jobs citing SAP 0 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 7.37% 4.25%
As % of the Vendors category - 17.95% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £15.41 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.42% +48.57%
Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
58 39 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.31% 41.05% 58.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 39
Average daily rate £288 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 17
Average hourly rate £17.03 £15.31 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -12.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.13 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.55 £60.00
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 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) SAP CRM
1 3 (37.50%) ABAP
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Volume Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) ACCA
3 1 (12.50%) CIMA
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Siebel

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP CRM
2 2 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (25.00%) SAP CO
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) CRM Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) ERP Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Volume Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) ABAP
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ACCA
1 1 (12.50%) CIMA
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel