The first table below looks at the demand for SAP Afaria skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Afaria over the 3 months to 17 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 of the Systems Management category for the West Midlands 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Afaria (formerly Sybase Afaria)
Rank 117 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP Afaria 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
175 84 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.39% 4.58% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 45 43
Average daily rate £270 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £209 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £522 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 11
Average hourly rate £16.88 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £15.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
SAP Afaria
England

SAP Afaria
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Afaria across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SAP Afaria Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Afaria
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP Afaria 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 Afaria.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) SAP BW
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Open Text
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) SAP Basis
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Sybase
2 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) NWDI
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance

SAP Afaria
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP Afaria 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 Afaria. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
1 5 (83.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) NWDI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) Open Text
2 5 (83.33%) Sybase