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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 22 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.88% 0.87% 3.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 1.92% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £9.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +12.90%
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
50 52 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 43.86% 45.22% 48.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 51
Average daily rate £305 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Average hourly rate £9.50 £23.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% +119.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014. 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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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 - - - -
SAP
West Midlands

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Draughtsman
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards