The table below looks at the statistics for SAP IS-U 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 IS-U over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Utilities (ISU)
Rank 106 119 108
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.077% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.98% 0.65% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£473 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £500 £429
% change year-on-year
-15.75% +16.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP IS-U
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
235 309 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.53% 11.95% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 124 117
Average daily rate £426 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £519 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £24.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £42.00 £66.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.57 £31.50 £18.37
% change year-on-year
-37.87% +71.52%

SAP IS-U
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP IS-U Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP IS-U
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 IS-U across the West Midlands region.

SAP IS-U Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP IS-U
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 IS-U within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 September 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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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 £420 -
Solihull -5 1 - -
SAP IS-U
England

SAP IS-U
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP IS-U 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 IS-U.

1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Billing
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) ABAP
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 1 (7.14%) CRM

SAP IS-U
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP IS-U 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 IS-U. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (35.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Manager
2 6 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Test Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Test Manager
2 6 (42.86%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Management
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) ABAP
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) IBM