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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 17 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 194 191 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.63% 9.28% 9.73%
As % of the Vendors category 15.32% 20.28% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 80 87
Average daily rate
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£425 £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £503 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 11
Average hourly rate £29.75 £46.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +29.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £18.97 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+48.26% -36.76%
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
1266 942 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.78% 45.77% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 490 502
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £211 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 72 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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 +6 57 £393 +4.66%
Birmingham -24 30 £325 -7.14% 17
Warwickshire +6 24 £431 +60.46% 1
Solihull +7 9 £398 -6.47%
Worcestershire -10 5 £475 +33.23% 2
Staffordshire -12 3 - - 4
Shropshire - 1 £225 - 1
Walsall - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 94 (20.48%) Automotive
2 72 (15.69%) Manufacturing
3 59 (12.85%) Finance
4 58 (12.64%) SAP Implementation
5 52 (11.33%) Project Management
6 50 (10.89%) Migration
7 46 (10.02%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (8.50%) CRM
9 39 (8.50%) Integration Testing
10 37 (8.06%) IBM
11 36 (7.84%) Microsoft
11 36 (7.84%) ERP
11 36 (7.84%) Oracle
12 35 (7.63%) ABAP
13 33 (7.19%) Business Transformation
14 32 (6.97%) WebSphere
15 30 (6.54%) SAP HR
15 30 (6.54%) Change Management
16 28 (6.10%) Programme Management
17 26 (5.66%) Data Migration
17 26 (5.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 25 (5.45%) MS Excel
19 24 (5.23%) PLM
19 24 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (5.01%) SAP CRM
20 23 (5.01%) Validation
20 23 (5.01%) SAP SD
20 23 (5.01%) QA
21 22 (4.79%) SAP BW

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 32 (6.97%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.87%) Apache
3 4 (0.87%) MQSeries
3 4 (0.87%) NetWeaver
3 4 (0.87%) LiveCycle
4 3 (0.65%) Documentum
4 3 (0.65%) SAS
5 2 (0.44%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.22%) Confluence
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.22%) CMS
6 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.05%) MS Project
3 8 (1.74%) MS Office
4 7 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.09%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.44%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.22%) InDesign
8 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (6.54%) SAP HR
2 23 (5.01%) SAP SD
2 23 (5.01%) SAP CRM
3 21 (4.58%) SAP HCM
4 17 (3.70%) ENOVIA
5 16 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (3.27%) SAP CO
6 15 (3.27%) SAP FI
6 15 (3.27%) SAP PP
7 14 (3.05%) SAP MM
7 14 (3.05%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (3.05%) SAP IS-U
8 11 (2.40%) DELMIA
9 9 (1.96%) SAP QM
9 9 (1.96%) SAP SRM
10 8 (1.74%) SAP PM
10 8 (1.74%) SAP APO
10 8 (1.74%) SAP EWM
11 7 (1.53%) SAP Payroll
11 7 (1.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.83%) HTTP
2 9 (1.96%) FTP
3 4 (0.87%) SAN
3 4 (0.87%) RTP
4 2 (0.44%) Firewall
4 2 (0.44%) Wireless
4 2 (0.44%) IPsec
4 2 (0.44%) VPN
4 2 (0.44%) Packet Switching
4 2 (0.44%) WAN
4 2 (0.44%) MPLS
4 2 (0.44%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.22%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.79%) SAP BW
2 17 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
3 14 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (1.96%) SAP BI
5 8 (1.74%) MarkLogic
5 8 (1.74%) Big Data
5 8 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.31%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.87%) MS Access
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (0.65%) DataStage
10 3 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.44%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.44%) QlikView
11 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (0.65%) LSMW
2 2 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.22%) JIRA
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 94 (20.48%) Automotive
2 72 (15.69%) Manufacturing
3 59 (12.85%) Finance
4 20 (4.36%) Marketing
5 15 (3.27%) Retail
6 14 (3.05%) Billing
7 10 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.53%) Electronics
9 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.65%) Military
10 3 (0.65%) Banking
11 2 (0.44%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.44%) Back Office
11 2 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 143 (31.15%) Consultant
2 127 (27.67%) SAP Consultant
3 56 (12.20%) Architect
4 52 (11.33%) SAP Manager
5 43 (9.37%) Analyst
6 31 (6.75%) Project Manager
7 28 (6.10%) Developer
8 18 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
9 17 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 17 (3.70%) SAP Project Manager
9 17 (3.70%) SAP Architect
10 16 (3.49%) Integration Architect
11 15 (3.27%) SAP Analyst
12 14 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (2.83%) SAP Developer
14 12 (2.61%) SAP SD Consultant
15 11 (2.40%) Applications Engineer
15 11 (2.40%) SAP HCM Consultant
16 10 (2.18%) Change Manager
17 9 (1.96%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 18 (3.92%) Middleware
3 17 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (3.49%) Web Services
5 10 (2.18%) EDI
6 9 (1.96%) SOAP
6 9 (1.96%) XML
7 8 (1.74%) .NET
7 8 (1.74%) SAP Basis
8 7 (1.53%) XML Schema
9 5 (1.09%) Cocoa
9 5 (1.09%) BAPI
9 5 (1.09%) SAP ALE
9 5 (1.09%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (0.65%) REST
10 3 (0.65%) SAP PI
10 3 (0.65%) HTML
11 2 (0.44%) CSS
12 1 (0.22%) J2EE
12 1 (0.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (2.18%) DataPower
3 7 (1.53%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.53%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.31%) PMI
4 6 (1.31%) DTV
5 5 (1.09%) AS400
6 4 (0.87%) E-Learning
6 4 (0.87%) SCADA
6 4 (0.87%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.65%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.65%) NHS
8 2 (0.44%) Informatics
8 2 (0.44%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.44%) FMCG
9 1 (0.22%) Open Source
9 1 (0.22%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.36%) UNIX
2 17 (3.70%) Windows
3 15 (3.27%) VMS
4 11 (2.40%) Linux
5 10 (2.18%) zOS
6 8 (1.74%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (12.64%) SAP Implementation
2 52 (11.33%) Project Management
3 50 (10.89%) Migration
4 46 (10.02%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (8.50%) CRM
6 39 (8.50%) Integration Testing
7 36 (7.84%) ERP
8 33 (7.19%) Business Transformation
9 30 (6.54%) Change Management
10 28 (6.10%) Programme Management
11 26 (5.66%) Data Migration
12 24 (5.23%) PLM
13 23 (5.01%) Validation
14 21 (4.58%) ETL
15 19 (4.14%) Data Modelling
15 19 (4.14%) Logistics
15 19 (4.14%) Data Architecture
16 15 (3.27%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (3.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.63%) ABAP
2 20 (4.36%) Java
2 20 (4.36%) SQL
3 9 (1.96%) C
4 8 (1.74%) VB
5 7 (1.53%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.31%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.09%) Objective-C
8 3 (0.65%) Assembly Language
8 3 (0.65%) Pascal
8 3 (0.65%) PHP
8 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.65%) C++
9 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.44%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.44%) VBA
9 2 (0.44%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.22%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 12 (2.61%) Degree
2 7 (1.53%) Chartered Engineer
3 6 (1.31%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.09%) CITP
4 5 (1.09%) ISEB
4 5 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.87%) SAP Certification
5 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.87%) ACCA
5 4 (0.87%) CIMA
6 3 (0.65%) EMC Certification
6 3 (0.65%) PgMP
6 3 (0.65%) APMP
6 3 (0.65%) PMP
7 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.44%) CCA
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.22%) MBA
8 1 (0.22%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.01%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.65%) P3O
2 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.87%) NFS
1 4 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (8.06%) IBM
2 36 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.84%) Oracle
3 14 (3.05%) Business Objects
4 12 (2.61%) Adobe
5 10 (2.18%) Informatica
6 8 (1.74%) VMware
6 8 (1.74%) Netezza
6 8 (1.74%) Splunk
7 6 (1.31%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.87%) EMC
10 3 (0.65%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.65%) Cadence
11 2 (0.44%) Primavera
11 2 (0.44%) datango
11 2 (0.44%) CA
11 2 (0.44%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.44%) Northgate
11 2 (0.44%) Trillium
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