The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Architect role 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 Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Architect
Rank 132 122 96
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -26
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Architect 3 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.26% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.28% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Average daily rate £550 £438 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -9.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £519 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2749 2524 2195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.06% 94.07% 93.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1547 1487 1138
Average daily rate £388 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 163 158
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

SAP Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Architect in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP Architect across the West Midlands region.

SAP Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Architect
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -1 1 £550 +22.22%
Warwickshire -1 1 - -
Coventry -11 1 £550 -
SAP Architect
England

SAP Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SAP Architect in their job title 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 with SAP Architect in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (29.41%) Procure-to-pay
4 4 (23.53%) SAP PI
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Publishing
4 4 (23.53%) SAP Basis
4 4 (23.53%) Middleware
4 4 (23.53%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) SAP PP
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) Automotive
5 3 (17.65%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (17.65%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.76%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) SAP HCM
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) PLM
6 2 (11.76%) Logistics
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) RFID
7 1 (5.88%) VMS
7 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
7 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
7 1 (5.88%) SAP APO
7 1 (5.88%) SAP MII

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SAP Architect in their job title 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 with SAP Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP PP
2 2 (11.76%) SAP HCM
3 1 (5.88%) SAP APO
3 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
3 1 (5.88%) SAP MII
3 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) RFID
General
1 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 4 (23.53%) Publishing
3 3 (17.65%) Automotive
3 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
1 4 (23.53%) SAP Basis
1 4 (23.53%) SAP PI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Procure-to-pay
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Investment Management
3 3 (17.65%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Logistics
4 2 (11.76%) PLM
4 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) IBM