The first table below looks at the demand for SAP PM 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 PM 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 Plant Maintenance (PM)
Rank 114 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP PM 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% - 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.40% - 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £405 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £530 £600
% change year-on-year
-24.52% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 - -
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 PM
England

SAP PM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP PM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP PM
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 PM across the West Midlands region.

SAP PM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP PM
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 PM 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 PM.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 3 (33.33%) SAP CS
3 3 (33.33%) Billing
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (11.11%) Casewise
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
5 1 (11.11%) Finance

SAP PM
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 PM 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 PM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP CS
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) SAP PM Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP CS Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) GAP Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Casewise