The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PP 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 PP over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 116 108 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.17% 1.68% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£560 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £225
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +77.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP PP
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
252 297 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.35% 12.43% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 150 92
Average daily rate £445 £380 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £485 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 30
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 £33.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-10.64% -0.82%

SAP PP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP PP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP PP
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 PP across the West Midlands region.

SAP PP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP PP
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 PP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +2 3 - -
SAP PP
England

SAP PP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP PP 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 PP.

1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (40.00%) Automotive
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) SAP EWM
5 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
5 1 (10.00%) SAP PM
5 1 (10.00%) SAP QM
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ABAP
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
5 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
5 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
5 1 (10.00%) SAP WM

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP PP 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 PP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP EWM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP QM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP WM
General
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (40.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
1 8 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
1 8 (80.00%) SAP PP Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SAP P2P Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Support
2 1 (10.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) System Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Kanban
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy