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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 12 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 227 210 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.97% 9.97% 9.31%
As % of the Vendors category 17.83% 22.20% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 71 89
Average daily rate
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£435 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £210 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £30.63 £37.80 £10.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +251.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £37.80 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £63.56 £28.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +12.90%
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
1273 946 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.32% 44.92% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 468 518
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 59 97
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% -13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.55 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 August 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
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 August 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 92 £463 +23.33% 8
Birmingham -23 29 £425 +21.42% 10
Warwickshire +10 25 £444 +34.98% 1
Worcestershire -11 3 £485 +30.81%
Solihull -2 2 £500 +300.00%
Shropshire - 2 £225 -
Staffordshire -3 1 - -
Walsall - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 88 (17.46%) Automotive
2 68 (13.49%) Manufacturing
3 62 (12.30%) Finance
4 60 (11.90%) SAP Implementation
5 59 (11.71%) Project Management
6 54 (10.71%) Migration
7 49 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (9.72%) CRM
7 49 (9.72%) Integration Testing
8 44 (8.73%) ERP
9 43 (8.53%) Oracle
10 40 (7.94%) IBM
11 37 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (6.55%) Microsoft
13 32 (6.35%) SAP HR
13 32 (6.35%) Business Transformation
14 31 (6.15%) WebSphere
14 31 (6.15%) Data Migration
15 30 (5.95%) SAP SD
15 30 (5.95%) Change Management
16 29 (5.75%) Programme Management
17 28 (5.56%) QA
18 27 (5.36%) SAP IS-U
18 27 (5.36%) PLM
19 26 (5.16%) Validation
19 26 (5.16%) SAP CRM
19 26 (5.16%) ABAP
19 26 (5.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 26 (5.16%) Billing
19 26 (5.16%) Logistics

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 31 (6.15%) WebSphere
2 9 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.60%) Apache
3 3 (0.60%) Documentum
4 2 (0.40%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.40%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.20%) CMS
5 1 (0.20%) MTS
5 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.18%) MS Project
3 9 (1.79%) MS Office
4 6 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.99%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (6.35%) SAP HR
2 30 (5.95%) SAP SD
3 27 (5.36%) SAP IS-U
4 26 (5.16%) SAP CRM
5 22 (4.37%) SAP CO
5 22 (4.37%) SAP FI
6 21 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 20 (3.97%) SAP MM
8 19 (3.77%) SAP HCM
8 19 (3.77%) ENOVIA
8 19 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (2.38%) DELMIA
10 11 (2.18%) SAP PP
10 11 (2.18%) SAP SRM
11 10 (1.98%) SAP PM
12 9 (1.79%) SAP QM
12 9 (1.79%) SAP FI-CA
13 8 (1.59%) SAP Payroll
13 8 (1.59%) SAP EWM
14 7 (1.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.38%) HTTP
2 6 (1.19%) RTP
2 6 (1.19%) FTP
3 3 (0.60%) SAN
4 2 (0.40%) MPLS
4 2 (0.40%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (0.40%) Firewall
4 2 (0.40%) Wireless
4 2 (0.40%) IPsec
4 2 (0.40%) VPN
4 2 (0.40%) SNA
4 2 (0.40%) Packet Switching
4 2 (0.40%) SMS
4 2 (0.40%) WAN
5 1 (0.20%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.56%) SAP BW
2 20 (3.97%) SAP Data Services
3 14 (2.78%) SAP BI
4 10 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.19%) SQL Server
8 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.99%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.79%) DataStage
10 3 (0.60%) OLAP
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.40%) Big Data
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.40%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (0.79%) JIRA
2 3 (0.60%) LSMW
3 2 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 88 (17.46%) Automotive
2 68 (13.49%) Manufacturing
3 62 (12.30%) Finance
4 26 (5.16%) Billing
5 21 (4.17%) Marketing
6 12 (2.38%) Retail
7 10 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.99%) Electronics
9 4 (0.79%) Banking
10 3 (0.60%) Military
11 2 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 163 (32.34%) Consultant
2 150 (29.76%) SAP Consultant
3 65 (12.90%) Architect
4 46 (9.13%) Analyst
5 43 (8.53%) SAP Manager
6 36 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 29 (5.75%) Developer
8 25 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (4.96%) SAP Architect
9 21 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
10 20 (3.97%) Integration Architect
10 20 (3.97%) Business Analyst
11 19 (3.77%) SAP ISU Consultant
12 15 (2.98%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 15 (2.98%) SAP Project Manager
13 13 (2.58%) SAP SD Consultant
14 12 (2.38%) Change Manager
14 12 (2.38%) Applications Engineer
15 11 (2.18%) Functional Consultant
15 11 (2.18%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 18 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (2.78%) Middleware
3 14 (2.78%) Web Services
4 10 (1.98%) .NET
5 9 (1.79%) SOAP
6 8 (1.59%) XML
7 7 (1.39%) SAP Basis
8 6 (1.19%) SAP ALE
8 6 (1.19%) EDI
8 6 (1.19%) XML Schema
8 6 (1.19%) SAP PI
9 5 (0.99%) Cocoa Touch
9 5 (0.99%) HTML
9 5 (0.99%) CSS
9 5 (0.99%) Cocoa
10 3 (0.60%) BAPI
10 3 (0.60%) REST
11 2 (0.40%) CSS3
11 2 (0.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.18%) DataPower
1 11 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (1.98%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.19%) PMI
4 5 (0.99%) DTV
4 5 (0.99%) AS400
4 5 (0.99%) E-Learning
5 4 (0.79%) Visualisation
5 4 (0.79%) SCADA
5 4 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.40%) Open Source
6 2 (0.40%) Economics
6 2 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.20%) NHS
7 1 (0.20%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.20%) GIS
7 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.20%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.20%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.56%) UNIX
2 21 (4.17%) VMS
3 16 (3.17%) Windows
4 12 (2.38%) zOS
5 11 (2.18%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.98%) Linux
7 8 (1.59%) AIX
8 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (11.90%) SAP Implementation
2 59 (11.71%) Project Management
3 54 (10.71%) Migration
4 49 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (9.72%) CRM
4 49 (9.72%) Integration Testing
5 44 (8.73%) ERP
6 37 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (6.35%) Business Transformation
8 31 (6.15%) Data Migration
9 30 (5.95%) Change Management
10 29 (5.75%) Programme Management
11 27 (5.36%) PLM
12 26 (5.16%) Validation
12 26 (5.16%) Logistics
13 23 (4.56%) Procure-to-pay
14 20 (3.97%) Data Architecture
15 19 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (3.57%) PRINCE2
16 18 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.16%) ABAP
2 19 (3.77%) SQL
3 18 (3.57%) Java
4 8 (1.59%) C
5 6 (1.19%) PHP
5 6 (1.19%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.99%) Objective-C
7 4 (0.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.60%) C++
8 3 (0.60%) VB
8 3 (0.60%) VBA
8 3 (0.60%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.40%) REXX
9 2 (0.40%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.40%) JCL
9 2 (0.40%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (2.58%) ISEB
2 12 (2.38%) Degree
3 6 (1.19%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.79%) ACCA
5 4 (0.79%) CIMA
5 4 (0.79%) SAP Certification
5 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.60%) PMP
6 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.60%) PgMP
6 3 (0.60%) APMP
7 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.40%) CITP
7 2 (0.40%) CAPM
7 2 (0.40%) CCA
7 2 (0.40%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.56%) QA
2 4 (0.79%) P3O
3 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.60%) NFS
1 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.40%) RACF
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 14 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.40%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (8.53%) Oracle
2 40 (7.94%) IBM
3 33 (6.55%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.98%) Business Objects
5 8 (1.59%) JD Edwards
6 7 (1.39%) Adobe
7 6 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.79%) Informatica
10 3 (0.60%) VMware
11 2 (0.40%) Netezza
11 2 (0.40%) datango
11 2 (0.40%) Splunk
11 2 (0.40%) CA
11 2 (0.40%) Primavera
11 2 (0.40%) Teradata
11 2 (0.40%) Casewise
11 2 (0.40%) Northgate
11 2 (0.40%) Trillium
11 2 (0.40%) Cisco
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