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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 23 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.37% 2.94% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 7.04% 9.30% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £463 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.61 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £18.05 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-22.43% -3.73%
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
71 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.65% 31.62% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 31 30
Median daily rate £323 £400 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% +30.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £299 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.61 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -48.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £525 -
Stafford - 1 - - 1
SAP
West Midlands

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (38.89%) MS Office
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Transition Management
6 4 (22.22%) Data Management
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Service Management
7 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (16.67%) PMP
7 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Logistics
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) Business Development
8 2 (11.11%) HP
8 2 (11.11%) MS Project
8 2 (11.11%) Legal
9 1 (5.56%) SAP PM
9 1 (5.56%) Scrum
9 1 (5.56%) ABAP
9 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (5.56%) ERP
9 1 (5.56%) WAN
9 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Project
4 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Cutover Manager
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Manager
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Logistics Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
1 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Transition Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Management
5 3 (16.67%) Logistics
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Business Development
6 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Change Control
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.56%) Test Management
7 1 (5.56%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 3 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) HP