The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Basis 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 Basis over the 3 months to 28 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Basis
Rank 108 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 5 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.43% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 1.55% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £198 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £318 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £444
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
SAP Basis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
640 581 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.25% 27.97% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 361 324
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £24.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

SAP Basis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP Basis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Basis
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 Basis across the West Midlands region.

SAP Basis Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Basis
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Basis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SAP Basis Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SAP Basis
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis across the West Midlands region.

SAP Basis Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Basis
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 Basis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Coventry -7 3 - -
Birmingham -3 1 £410 +64.00% 1
Warwickshire - - - -
SAP Basis
England

SAP Basis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP Basis 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 Basis.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Automotive
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Portal
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
4 1 (14.29%) SAP GTS
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
4 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
4 1 (14.29%) SAML
4 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ABAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP Basis 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 Basis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP GTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Manager
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SAP Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
1 1 (14.29%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade