The first table below looks at the demand for SAP MM 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 MM over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Materials Management (MM)
Rank 102 94 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP MM 16 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.61% 1.88% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £485 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
285 213 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.04% 11.62% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 89 91
Average daily rate £393 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 10
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £31.05 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
SAP MM
England

SAP MM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP MM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP MM
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 MM across the West Midlands region.

SAP MM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP MM
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP MM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SAP MM Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SAP MM
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 MM across the West Midlands region.

SAP MM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP MM
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 MM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Warwickshire - 1 - -
SAP MM
England

SAP MM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP MM 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 MM.

1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (58.33%) Procure-to-pay
3 13 (36.11%) Project Planning
3 13 (36.11%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (33.33%) MS Project
5 9 (25.00%) Logistics
6 6 (16.67%) SAP SD
7 5 (13.89%) Automotive
8 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
8 4 (11.11%) ERP
8 4 (11.11%) SAP EWM
9 3 (8.33%) SAP SRM
9 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
9 3 (8.33%) SAP WM
10 2 (5.56%) ABAP
10 2 (5.56%) Migration
10 2 (5.56%) SAP PP
10 2 (5.56%) SAP LE
10 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
11 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.78%) Data Governance
11 1 (2.78%) SAP Implementation
11 1 (2.78%) Degree
11 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (2.78%) Retail
11 1 (2.78%) LSMW
11 1 (2.78%) Data Management
11 1 (2.78%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP MM 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 MM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SAP SD
2 4 (11.11%) SAP EWM
3 3 (8.33%) SAP WM
3 3 (8.33%) SAP SRM
4 2 (5.56%) SAP LE
4 2 (5.56%) SAP PP
5 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) LSMW
General
1 5 (13.89%) Automotive
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Consultant
1 26 (72.22%) SAP Consultant
2 12 (33.33%) SAP MM Consultant
2 12 (33.33%) SAP P2P Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) SAP Manager
4 4 (11.11%) SAP EWM Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Support Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Support
6 1 (2.78%) UAT Tester
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Support Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Tester
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) EDI
1 1 (2.78%) BAPI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 13 (36.11%) Project Planning
3 9 (25.00%) Logistics
4 4 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Data Governance
7 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.78%) Data Management
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (2.78%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
7 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) Sun
2 1 (2.78%) HP