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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 17 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing SAP 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.33% 3.40% 3.05%
As % of the Vendors category 6.06% 7.35% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate
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- £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £44.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-56.81% +155.07%
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
33 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 38.37% 46.26% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 32
Average daily rate £375 £304 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.21 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.92% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £24.00 £37.50
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 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
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 28 January 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
Lichfield - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
SAP
West Midlands

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (60.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (40.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (40.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) ABAP
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (40.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (40.00%) FMCG
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) SAP APO
3 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) DTV
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (40.00%) SAP SD
1 2 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (40.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (20.00%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Development Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Draughtsman
3 1 (20.00%) SAP APO Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects