The first table below looks at the demand for SAP PI 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 PI over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP NetWeaver Process Integration (SAP PI)
Rank 114 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP PI 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.10% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.38% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £438 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +37.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £463 £431
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £62.50 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
589 525 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.21% 26.61% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 299 291
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 19
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 £23.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
SAP PI
England

SAP PI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP PI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP PI
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 PI across the West Midlands region.

SAP PI Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP PI
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 PI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 -13 1 £500 +33.33% 1
Birmingham - - - -
SAP PI
England

SAP PI
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

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

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) ClickSoftware Technologies