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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 105 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.092% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.92% 1.89% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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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
217 264 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.03% 12.67% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 130 79
Average daily rate £400 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £564 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £26.50 £29.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £37.80 £39.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +6.47%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (63.64%) Manufacturing
3 4 (36.36%) Automotive
4 3 (27.27%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) SAP APO
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
6 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
6 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Certification
6 1 (9.09%) ABAP
6 1 (9.09%) MS Project
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Data Conversion
6 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP APO
General
1 7 (63.64%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Consultant
1 10 (90.91%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (81.82%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP P2P Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 1 (9.09%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
2 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy