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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 21 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 164 200 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.79% 9.82% 10.43%
As % of the Vendors category 13.93% 21.07% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 89 81
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£425 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £534 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 14
Average hourly rate £26.50 £46.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.31% +29.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -39.20%
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
1177 949 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.74% 46.61% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 481 464
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 82 101
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.52 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 -4 31 £465 +20.77% 4
Birmingham -19 31 £425 +7.93% 17
Warwickshire +4 23 £438 +45.83% 3
Solihull +8 13 £388 +39.63% 2
Worcestershire -7 5 £475 +39.39% 2
Staffordshire -11 3 - - 2
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 91 (23.64%) Automotive
2 67 (17.40%) Manufacturing
3 51 (13.25%) Finance
4 48 (12.47%) Project Management
5 45 (11.69%) SAP Implementation
6 37 (9.61%) Oracle
6 37 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (9.61%) Migration
7 33 (8.57%) ERP
8 32 (8.31%) Business Transformation
8 32 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (8.05%) Microsoft
9 31 (8.05%) Integration Testing
10 28 (7.27%) ABAP
11 27 (7.01%) IBM
11 27 (7.01%) Programme Management
12 26 (6.75%) Change Management
12 26 (6.75%) SAP HR
12 26 (6.75%) CRM
13 23 (5.97%) MS Excel
13 23 (5.97%) WebSphere
14 22 (5.71%) SAP SD
15 21 (5.45%) Middleware
15 21 (5.45%) SAP HCM
16 20 (5.19%) SAP BW
16 20 (5.19%) SQL
17 19 (4.94%) Java
17 19 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (4.68%) QA
19 17 (4.42%) Data Migration

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (5.97%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.30%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.04%) Apache
4 4 (1.04%) LiveCycle
5 3 (0.78%) SAP Portal
5 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.78%) Documentum
5 3 (0.78%) SAS
5 3 (0.78%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.26%) Confluence
6 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.38%) MS Project
3 8 (2.08%) MS Office
4 7 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.30%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 26 (6.75%) SAP HR
2 22 (5.71%) SAP SD
3 21 (5.45%) SAP HCM
4 16 (4.16%) SAP PP
5 14 (3.64%) SAP CRM
5 14 (3.64%) ENOVIA
6 12 (3.12%) SAP QM
7 11 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (2.86%) SAP FI
7 11 (2.86%) SAP MM
8 10 (2.60%) SAP CO
9 9 (2.34%) SAP IS-U
9 9 (2.34%) SAP FI/CO
10 8 (2.08%) DELMIA
10 8 (2.08%) SAP APO
10 8 (2.08%) SAP EWM
11 7 (1.82%) SAP SRM
12 6 (1.56%) SAP ERP
12 6 (1.56%) SAP PM
12 6 (1.56%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.60%) HTTP
2 8 (2.08%) FTP
3 4 (1.04%) SAN
4 3 (0.78%) RTP
5 2 (0.52%) Firewall
5 2 (0.52%) Wireless
5 2 (0.52%) IPsec
5 2 (0.52%) VPN
5 2 (0.52%) Packet Switching
5 2 (0.52%) WAN
5 2 (0.52%) MPLS
5 2 (0.52%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.19%) SAP BW
2 12 (3.12%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 8 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
3 8 (2.08%) Big Data
3 8 (2.08%) MarkLogic
4 7 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.56%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.56%) SAP BI
5 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.04%) MS Access
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (0.78%) DataStage
8 3 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (0.78%) LSMW
2 2 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 91 (23.64%) Automotive
2 67 (17.40%) Manufacturing
3 51 (13.25%) Finance
4 15 (3.90%) Marketing
5 13 (3.38%) Retail
6 11 (2.86%) Billing
7 10 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.82%) Electronics
9 4 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.78%) Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Military
11 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Back Office
11 2 (0.52%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 139 (36.10%) Consultant
2 123 (31.95%) SAP Consultant
3 38 (9.87%) Architect
4 37 (9.61%) Analyst
5 33 (8.57%) SAP Manager
6 25 (6.49%) Project Manager
7 22 (5.71%) Developer
8 16 (4.16%) SAP SD Consultant
8 16 (4.16%) Enterprise Architect
8 16 (4.16%) SAP Analyst
9 14 (3.64%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.12%) SAP Project Manager
11 11 (2.86%) SAP HCM Consultant
12 10 (2.60%) SAP PP Consultant
12 10 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.60%) SAP Developer
13 9 (2.34%) SAP QM Consultant
14 8 (2.08%) Applications Engineer
15 7 (1.82%) Administrator
15 7 (1.82%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.45%) Middleware
2 16 (4.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 12 (3.12%) EDI
4 10 (2.60%) Web Services
5 9 (2.34%) XML
5 9 (2.34%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (2.08%) SAP Basis
7 7 (1.82%) .NET
7 7 (1.82%) SOAP
8 6 (1.56%) XML Schema
9 5 (1.30%) BAPI
10 4 (1.04%) SAP PI
11 3 (0.78%) REST
11 3 (0.78%) SAP ALE
12 2 (0.52%) SAP Smart Forms
13 1 (0.26%) SAML
13 1 (0.26%) SAP XI
13 1 (0.26%) SAP MI
13 1 (0.26%) SAP BSP
13 1 (0.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.56%) DataPower
3 6 (1.56%) PMI
3 6 (1.56%) DTV
3 6 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.04%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.04%) SCADA
5 3 (0.78%) Smart Meter
5 3 (0.78%) AS400
5 3 (0.78%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.52%) NHS
6 2 (0.52%) Open Source
6 2 (0.52%) Informatics
6 2 (0.52%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.26%) FMCG
7 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.42%) Windows
2 15 (3.90%) UNIX
3 14 (3.64%) VMS
4 10 (2.60%) Linux
5 8 (2.08%) zOS
6 5 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (12.47%) Project Management
2 45 (11.69%) SAP Implementation
3 37 (9.61%) Migration
3 37 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (8.57%) ERP
5 32 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (8.31%) Business Transformation
6 31 (8.05%) Integration Testing
7 27 (7.01%) Programme Management
8 26 (6.75%) Change Management
8 26 (6.75%) CRM
9 17 (4.42%) ITIL
9 17 (4.42%) Data Migration
10 16 (4.16%) PRINCE2
10 16 (4.16%) Logistics
11 15 (3.90%) PLM
11 15 (3.90%) Data Modelling
11 15 (3.90%) Validation
11 15 (3.90%) Data Architecture
12 14 (3.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.27%) ABAP
2 20 (5.19%) SQL
3 19 (4.94%) Java
4 9 (2.34%) VB
5 7 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.82%) C
6 4 (1.04%) Pascal
7 3 (0.78%) Assembly Language
7 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.78%) C++
7 3 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.52%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.52%) VBA
8 2 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (0.52%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 11 (2.86%) Degree
2 8 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.56%) Chartered Engineer
4 6 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.30%) CITP
6 4 (1.04%) ACCA
6 4 (1.04%) CIMA
6 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.04%) PMP
6 4 (1.04%) PgMP
6 4 (1.04%) APMP
7 3 (0.78%) ISEB
7 3 (0.78%) EMC Certification
8 2 (0.52%) MCP
8 2 (0.52%) HNC
8 2 (0.52%) MCSA
8 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.52%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.68%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) P3O
3 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.52%) SLA
4 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.04%) NFS
1 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (9.61%) Oracle
2 31 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.01%) IBM
4 12 (3.12%) Business Objects
5 11 (2.86%) Adobe
6 10 (2.60%) Informatica
7 8 (2.08%) VMware
7 8 (2.08%) Netezza
7 8 (2.08%) Splunk
8 6 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.30%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.04%) EMC
11 3 (0.78%) Citrix
11 3 (0.78%) CA
11 3 (0.78%) Primavera
11 3 (0.78%) Cadence
11 3 (0.78%) Brocade
12 2 (0.52%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.52%) Trillium
12 2 (0.52%) Cisco
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