The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ERP 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 ERP over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 120 116 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.52% 1.50% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£345 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £460
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP ERP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
238 333 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.00% 13.61% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 170 81
Average daily rate £450 £400 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £496 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -0.82%

SAP ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP ERP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP ERP
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 ERP across the West Midlands region.

SAP ERP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP ERP
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 ERP across the West Midlands region.

SAP ERP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP ERP
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 ERP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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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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 -3 3 £345 -18.82%
Coventry +4 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
SAP ERP
England

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP ERP 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 ERP.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) JD Edwards
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (22.22%) SAP BI
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Automotive
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
5 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (22.22%) Publishing
5 2 (22.22%) SAP BPC
5 2 (22.22%) Logistics
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) APMP
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (11.11%) SAP LE
6 1 (11.11%) SAP MII
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) Document Management

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP ERP 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 ERP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BPC
2 1 (11.11%) SAP LE
2 1 (11.11%) SAP MII
2 1 (11.11%) Primavera
2 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BI
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
1 4 (44.44%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Architect
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Logistics
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) Document Management
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) APMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) JD Edwards
3 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft