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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 27 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 133 229 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.83% 10.60% 9.77%
As % of the Vendors category 12.04% 22.17% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 100 74
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£450 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £571 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £100.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.67% +12.00%
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
1105 1033 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.46% 47.80% 49.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 505 431
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 77 97
Average hourly rate £15.85 £17.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.29% -22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 23 £491 +24.36% 4
Birmingham -27 23 £431 +23.21% 6
Warwickshire +9 22 £438 -15.29% 1
Solihull +5 14 £410 +64.00%
Worcestershire -8 8 £475 +37.68%
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 78 (22.16%) Automotive
2 58 (16.48%) Manufacturing
3 47 (13.35%) Finance
4 46 (13.07%) Project Management
5 44 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
6 36 (10.23%) Oracle
7 34 (9.66%) Migration
8 28 (7.95%) ERP
9 27 (7.67%) Integration Testing
9 27 (7.67%) Business Transformation
9 27 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (7.39%) ABAP
11 24 (6.82%) IBM
11 24 (6.82%) Microsoft
12 22 (6.25%) Change Management
13 21 (5.97%) Programme Management
13 21 (5.97%) SAP HR
13 21 (5.97%) Data Migration
14 20 (5.68%) Java
14 20 (5.68%) MS Excel
15 19 (5.40%) SQL
15 19 (5.40%) SAP HCM
16 18 (5.11%) WebSphere
16 18 (5.11%) Logistics
16 18 (5.11%) CRM
16 18 (5.11%) SAP FI
17 17 (4.83%) Middleware
17 17 (4.83%) SAP BW
17 17 (4.83%) ITIL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (5.11%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.42%) SAP Portal
3 4 (1.14%) LiveCycle
3 4 (1.14%) Apache
3 4 (1.14%) MQSeries
4 3 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.85%) Documentum
4 3 (0.85%) SAS
5 2 (0.57%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.57%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.69%) MS Project
3 8 (2.27%) MS Office
4 7 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.14%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (5.97%) SAP HR
2 19 (5.40%) SAP HCM
3 18 (5.11%) SAP FI
4 15 (4.26%) SAP SD
4 15 (4.26%) SAP PP
4 15 (4.26%) SAP CO
5 14 (3.98%) SAP FI/CO
6 11 (3.13%) SAP CRM
6 11 (3.13%) SAP QM
7 10 (2.84%) ENOVIA
8 9 (2.56%) SAP MM
9 8 (2.27%) SAP APO
9 8 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (2.27%) SAP PM
9 8 (2.27%) SAP EWM
10 7 (1.99%) SAP ERP
11 6 (1.70%) SAP SRM
11 6 (1.70%) SAP MII
12 5 (1.42%) SAP IS-U
13 4 (1.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Taleo
1 1 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.99%) HTTP
2 6 (1.70%) FTP
3 4 (1.14%) SAN
4 1 (0.28%) MPLS
4 1 (0.28%) RTP
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) Wireless
4 1 (0.28%) IPsec
4 1 (0.28%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.28%) VPN
4 1 (0.28%) Packet Switching
4 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.83%) SAP BW
2 12 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
4 7 (1.99%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.99%) Big Data
4 7 (1.99%) MarkLogic
5 6 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.70%) SAP BI
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.14%) MS Access
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (0.85%) DataStage
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (0.85%) LSMW
2 2 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.28%) JIRA
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 78 (22.16%) Automotive
2 58 (16.48%) Manufacturing
3 47 (13.35%) Finance
4 12 (3.41%) Marketing
5 11 (3.13%) Retail
6 8 (2.27%) Billing
6 8 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.70%) Electronics
8 3 (0.85%) Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 123 (34.94%) Consultant
2 106 (30.11%) SAP Consultant
3 32 (9.09%) Architect
4 31 (8.81%) Analyst
5 28 (7.95%) SAP Manager
6 25 (7.10%) Project Manager
7 21 (5.97%) Developer
8 13 (3.69%) Enterprise Architect
9 12 (3.41%) SAP Analyst
9 12 (3.41%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.41%) SAP Project Manager
10 10 (2.84%) SAP SD Consultant
10 10 (2.84%) SAP HCM Consultant
10 10 (2.84%) SAP Developer
11 9 (2.56%) SAP PP Consultant
11 9 (2.56%) SAP QM Consultant
12 8 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 8 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (1.99%) Administrator
14 6 (1.70%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.83%) Middleware
2 15 (4.26%) EDI
3 12 (3.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 10 (2.84%) Web Services
5 8 (2.27%) XML
6 6 (1.70%) .NET
6 6 (1.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (1.42%) SAP Basis
7 5 (1.42%) XML Schema
8 4 (1.14%) SOAP
8 4 (1.14%) BAPI
8 4 (1.14%) SAP PI
9 2 (0.57%) SAP ALE
9 2 (0.57%) REST
9 2 (0.57%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (0.57%) HTML
10 1 (0.28%) SAP MI
10 1 (0.28%) J2EE
10 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.70%) PMI
6 5 (1.42%) DTV
7 4 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.14%) SCADA
7 4 (1.14%) DataPower
8 3 (0.85%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.85%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.85%) Open Source
9 2 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.57%) NHS
9 2 (0.57%) FMCG
9 2 (0.57%) Informatics
10 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.28%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.26%) Windows
2 11 (3.13%) UNIX
3 10 (2.84%) Linux
4 7 (1.99%) VMS
5 6 (1.70%) zOS
6 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (13.07%) Project Management
2 44 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 34 (9.66%) Migration
4 28 (7.95%) ERP
5 27 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (7.67%) Integration Testing
5 27 (7.67%) Business Transformation
6 26 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (6.25%) Change Management
8 21 (5.97%) Programme Management
8 21 (5.97%) Data Migration
9 18 (5.11%) CRM
9 18 (5.11%) Logistics
10 17 (4.83%) ITIL
10 17 (4.83%) PRINCE2
11 14 (3.98%) Data Modelling
11 14 (3.98%) Service Management
12 12 (3.41%) Quality Management
12 12 (3.41%) ETL
12 12 (3.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.39%) ABAP
2 20 (5.68%) Java
3 19 (5.40%) SQL
4 8 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.27%) VB
5 7 (1.99%) C
6 4 (1.14%) Pascal
7 3 (0.85%) Assembly Language
7 3 (0.85%) C++
7 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.57%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.57%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.57%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (3.69%) Degree
2 6 (1.70%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.14%) PgMP
4 4 (1.14%) APMP
4 4 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.14%) PMP
4 4 (1.14%) CITP
4 4 (1.14%) ACCA
4 4 (1.14%) CIMA
5 3 (0.85%) EMC Certification
6 2 (0.57%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.57%) MCP
6 2 (0.57%) HNC
6 2 (0.57%) MCSA
6 2 (0.57%) CCA
6 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.69%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) P3O
3 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.57%) SLA
3 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.14%) NFS
1 4 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (10.23%) Oracle
2 24 (6.82%) IBM
2 24 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.41%) Business Objects
4 10 (2.84%) Adobe
5 9 (2.56%) Informatica
6 8 (2.27%) VMware
7 7 (1.99%) Netezza
7 7 (1.99%) Splunk
8 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.42%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.14%) EMC
10 3 (0.85%) Citrix
10 3 (0.85%) CA
10 3 (0.85%) Cadence
10 3 (0.85%) Primavera
10 3 (0.85%) Brocade
11 2 (0.57%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.57%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.57%) Trillium
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