The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Consultant
Rank 66 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 49 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.03% 3.19% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 3.48% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 27
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £296 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £461
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.10 £57.50
% change year-on-year
- -0.69%
SAP Consultant
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
2197 1867 1986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.97% 91.70% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1211 993 925
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 147 191
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £10.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

SAP Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Consultant
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 Consultant across the West Midlands region.

SAP Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SAP Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SAP Consultant
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 Consultant across the West Midlands region.

SAP Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Consultant
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 Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 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 +4 12 £475 -
Birmingham -12 12 £463 +54.16% 7
Worcestershire -6 1 £535 +39.29%
Warwickshire - - - -
SAP Consultant
England

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SAP Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 123 (100.00%) SAP
2 33 (26.83%) Automotive
3 21 (17.07%) Manufacturing
3 21 (17.07%) SAP Implementation
4 16 (13.01%) SAP SD
5 12 (9.76%) SAP HR
5 12 (9.76%) SAP HCM
6 11 (8.94%) QA
6 11 (8.94%) SAP PP
6 11 (8.94%) Integration Testing
7 10 (8.13%) ABAP
7 10 (8.13%) SAP MM
7 10 (8.13%) SAP QM
8 9 (7.32%) SAP FI
8 9 (7.32%) VMS
9 8 (6.50%) Quality Management
9 8 (6.50%) Billing
9 8 (6.50%) SAP CO
9 8 (6.50%) Finance
9 8 (6.50%) Business Transformation
10 7 (5.69%) Test Scripting
10 7 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.69%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (5.69%) SAP BW
11 6 (4.88%) Migration
11 6 (4.88%) Change Management
11 6 (4.88%) Logistics
11 6 (4.88%) SAP PM
11 6 (4.88%) SAP IS-U
11 6 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SAP Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.63%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.81%) LiveCycle
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Project
1 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (13.01%) SAP SD
2 12 (9.76%) SAP HR
2 12 (9.76%) SAP HCM
3 11 (8.94%) SAP PP
4 10 (8.13%) SAP MM
4 10 (8.13%) SAP QM
5 9 (7.32%) SAP FI
6 8 (6.50%) SAP CO
7 7 (5.69%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (4.88%) SAP PM
8 6 (4.88%) SAP IS-U
9 5 (4.07%) SAP EWM
10 4 (3.25%) SAP SRM
11 3 (2.44%) SAP Retail
11 3 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (2.44%) SAP APO
12 2 (1.63%) SAP CRM
12 2 (1.63%) SAP Payroll
12 2 (1.63%) SAP MII
13 1 (0.81%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.44%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) LSMW
General
1 33 (26.83%) Automotive
2 21 (17.07%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.50%) Finance
3 8 (6.50%) Billing
4 4 (3.25%) Retail
5 2 (1.63%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) BAPI
2 3 (2.44%) EDI
2 3 (2.44%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.63%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.81%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.81%) REST
4 1 (0.81%) SAML
4 1 (0.81%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.81%) SAP MI
4 1 (0.81%) HTML
4 1 (0.81%) SOAP
4 1 (0.81%) Web Services
4 1 (0.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.81%) FMCG
1 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.32%) VMS
2 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.07%) SAP Implementation
2 11 (8.94%) Integration Testing
3 8 (6.50%) Quality Management
3 8 (6.50%) Business Transformation
4 7 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (5.69%) Test Scripting
5 6 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (4.88%) Data Migration
5 6 (4.88%) Logistics
5 6 (4.88%) Migration
5 6 (4.88%) Change Management
6 5 (4.07%) ERP
7 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.25%) CRM
7 4 (3.25%) Data Management
7 4 (3.25%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.25%) Procure-to-pay
7 4 (3.25%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.44%) Data Architecture
8 3 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.13%) ABAP
2 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (0.81%) CCA
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Certification
1 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
1 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 123 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe
2 1 (0.81%) Pegasus
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle