The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 27 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAP AG.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 22 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 182 280 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.81% 11.90% 11.47%
As % of the Vendors category 13.34% 23.37% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 124 81
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £564 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 29
Average hourly rate £28.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -5.76%
SAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1364 1198 873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.01% 50.94% 48.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 577 375
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 88 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -11.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP
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 across the West Midlands region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SAP
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 across the West Midlands region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SAP
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -4 40 £500 +11.11% 2
Birmingham -17 36 £445 +14.10% 20
Warwickshire -2 28 £350 -1.40% 6
Worcestershire -5 10 £458 +11.24% 4
Wolverhampton +10 4 £380 -20.00%
Staffordshire -6 4 £463 +32.14% 3
Solihull -7 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP 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.

1 58 (17.79%) Automotive
2 55 (16.87%) Manufacturing
3 54 (16.56%) Finance
4 43 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (9.82%) SAP BW
6 31 (9.51%) Project Management
7 30 (9.20%) CRM
8 29 (8.90%) Migration
9 28 (8.59%) SAP FI
9 28 (8.59%) ERP
10 24 (7.36%) SAP SD
11 23 (7.06%) ABAP
11 23 (7.06%) Data Migration
12 21 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (6.44%) Logistics
13 20 (6.13%) Integration Testing
13 20 (6.13%) SAP Implementation
14 19 (5.83%) Change Management
15 18 (5.52%) SAP FI/CO
15 18 (5.52%) SAP CO
15 18 (5.52%) SAP BI
16 17 (5.21%) Business Objects
16 17 (5.21%) Oracle
16 17 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (5.21%) Microsoft
16 17 (5.21%) BusinessObjects
16 17 (5.21%) Retail
17 16 (4.91%) Programme Management
17 16 (4.91%) PRINCE2
17 16 (4.91%) Marketing

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.45%) SharePoint
1 8 (2.45%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.53%) SAP Portal
3 3 (0.92%) CMS
4 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.31%) Documentum
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
5 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.76%) MS Project
3 2 (0.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (8.59%) SAP FI
2 24 (7.36%) SAP SD
3 18 (5.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 18 (5.52%) SAP CO
4 15 (4.60%) SAP CRM
5 13 (3.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (3.99%) SAP MM
5 13 (3.99%) SAP BPC
6 10 (3.07%) SAP PP
7 9 (2.76%) SAP FSCM
7 9 (2.76%) SAP EWM
8 8 (2.45%) SAP ERP
8 8 (2.45%) SAP WM
9 7 (2.15%) SAP QM
9 7 (2.15%) SAP Retail
10 6 (1.84%) SAP HCM
10 6 (1.84%) SAP IS-U
10 6 (1.84%) SAP APO
11 5 (1.53%) SAP PM
11 5 (1.53%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.31%) Taleo
2 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.53%) HTTP
2 4 (1.23%) H.323
2 4 (1.23%) Cisco ICM
3 3 (0.92%) Firewall
3 3 (0.92%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.92%) Internet
4 2 (0.61%) MPLS
4 2 (0.61%) IPsec
4 2 (0.61%) VPN
4 2 (0.61%) Network Security
4 2 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.31%) NFC
5 1 (0.31%) RTP
5 1 (0.31%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.82%) SAP BW
2 18 (5.52%) SAP BI
3 17 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (5.21%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (3.07%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.23%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.61%) DataStage
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.31%) Essbase
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.31%) QlikView
8 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.15%) LSMW
2 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
General
1 58 (17.79%) Automotive
2 55 (16.87%) Manufacturing
3 54 (16.56%) Finance
4 17 (5.21%) Retail
5 16 (4.91%) Marketing
6 11 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.07%) Electronics
8 6 (1.84%) Billing
9 3 (0.92%) Banking
9 3 (0.92%) Legal
10 2 (0.61%) Publishing
10 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.61%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 133 (40.80%) Consultant
2 128 (39.26%) SAP Consultant
3 33 (10.12%) Analyst
4 29 (8.90%) Project Manager
5 27 (8.28%) Architect
6 21 (6.44%) SAP Support
7 18 (5.52%) SAP Manager
8 16 (4.91%) Developer
9 15 (4.60%) Business Analyst
10 14 (4.29%) SAP SD Consultant
11 13 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.68%) SAP Architect
13 10 (3.07%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 10 (3.07%) SAP Analyst
14 9 (2.76%) SAP Project Manager
14 9 (2.76%) SAP MM Consultant
14 9 (2.76%) SAP PP Consultant
14 9 (2.76%) Support Consultant
15 8 (2.45%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.45%) SAP Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.68%) XML
1 12 (3.68%) EDI
2 11 (3.37%) Web Services
3 7 (2.15%) SAP ALE
3 7 (2.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 6 (1.84%) Middleware
5 5 (1.53%) .NET
5 5 (1.53%) SAP PI
6 4 (1.23%) VXML
6 4 (1.23%) XML Schema
6 4 (1.23%) BAPI
7 3 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.92%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.61%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.61%) Flash
9 1 (0.31%) HTML
9 1 (0.31%) CSS
9 1 (0.31%) JSP
9 1 (0.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.07%) DTV
3 8 (2.45%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.53%) FMCG
5 5 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.23%) PMI
6 4 (1.23%) Open Source
7 3 (0.92%) NHS
7 3 (0.92%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.92%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.61%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.31%) User Experience
9 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.84%) VMS
2 4 (1.23%) Windows
3 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.31%) UNIX
4 1 (0.31%) AIX
4 1 (0.31%) Linux
4 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (9.51%) Project Management
3 30 (9.20%) CRM
4 29 (8.90%) Migration
5 28 (8.59%) ERP
6 23 (7.06%) Data Migration
7 21 (6.44%) Logistics
7 21 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (6.13%) SAP Implementation
8 20 (6.13%) Integration Testing
9 19 (5.83%) Change Management
10 16 (4.91%) Programme Management
10 16 (4.91%) PRINCE2
11 15 (4.60%) ITIL
12 14 (4.29%) Data Modelling
13 12 (3.68%) Release Management
14 10 (3.07%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (3.07%) ETL
14 10 (3.07%) Quality Management
14 10 (3.07%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.06%) ABAP
2 14 (4.29%) Java
3 6 (1.84%) SQL
4 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.61%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.31%) C
5 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.45%) Degree
2 5 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (1.53%) CCNP
2 5 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.23%) PMP
3 4 (1.23%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.23%) APMP
4 3 (0.92%) PgMP
4 3 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.92%) CCIP
5 2 (0.61%) CCNA
5 2 (0.61%) CCA
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.61%) MCP
5 2 (0.61%) HNC
5 2 (0.61%) MCSA
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.31%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.53%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) P3O
3 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.61%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (5.21%) Oracle
1 17 (5.21%) Business Objects
1 17 (5.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.29%) IBM
3 9 (2.76%) JD Edwards
4 7 (2.15%) Cognos
5 6 (1.84%) Cisco
6 5 (1.53%) Verint
7 4 (1.23%) CA
8 3 (0.92%) Citrix
8 3 (0.92%) Remedy
9 2 (0.61%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.61%) Brocade
9 2 (0.61%) Datanomic
9 2 (0.61%) F5
9 2 (0.61%) Tableau
9 2 (0.61%) EMC
9 2 (0.61%) Informatica
9 2 (0.61%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.61%) Trillium
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