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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 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 SE.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 27 23 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing SAP 176 153 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.87% 6.46% 11.56%
As % of the Vendors category 12.14% 13.82% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 70 102
Median daily rate £388 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £561 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Median hourly rate £18.81 £27.57 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.77% -19.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £13.69 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.86 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £23.54 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+6.71% -1.91%
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
1450 1107 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.38% 46.71% 50.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 644 535
Median daily rate £380 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 73 91
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +7 47 £425 +3.34%
Birmingham 0 39 £380 -16.71% 18
Warwickshire -4 31 £387 -13.94% 1
Solihull -8 18 £325 -14.47% 1
Wolverhampton 0 4 £600 +57.89%
Staffordshire -1 3 £386 -3.43% 2
Shropshire - 2 - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAP.

1 58 (19.73%) Finance
2 38 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (12.24%) SAP IS-U
4 31 (10.54%) Retail
5 30 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
6 29 (9.86%) Manufacturing
7 28 (9.52%) Migration
7 28 (9.52%) Logistics
8 26 (8.84%) Oracle
8 26 (8.84%) Automotive
9 24 (8.16%) ABAP
10 23 (7.82%) ERP
11 22 (7.48%) Data Modelling
11 22 (7.48%) Project Management
11 22 (7.48%) SAP Implementation
12 21 (7.14%) SQL
13 20 (6.80%) CRM
14 17 (5.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (5.78%) SuccessFactors
15 16 (5.44%) Data Analysis
16 15 (5.10%) SAP BI
16 15 (5.10%) SAP BW
16 15 (5.10%) SAP HR
16 15 (5.10%) SAP SD
16 15 (5.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 15 (5.10%) Procure-to-Pay
17 14 (4.76%) Data Migration
17 14 (4.76%) Business Analysis
17 14 (4.76%) SAP FI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.38%) SAP Portal
3 5 (1.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.02%) JCAPS
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.68%) SAS
5 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.34%) JBoss
6 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.36%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.68%) MS Office
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project
4 2 (0.68%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.68%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (12.24%) SAP IS-U
2 15 (5.10%) SAP HR
2 15 (5.10%) SAP SD
3 14 (4.76%) SAP FI
4 13 (4.42%) SAP HCM
5 12 (4.08%) SAP CO
5 12 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
6 11 (3.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (3.40%) SAP CRM
7 10 (3.40%) SAP PM
8 9 (3.06%) SAP MII
9 8 (2.72%) ENOVIA
10 7 (2.38%) SAP PP
11 6 (2.04%) SAP Payroll
11 6 (2.04%) SAP Retail
12 5 (1.70%) SAP BPC
12 5 (1.70%) SAP GRC
12 5 (1.70%) SAP SRM
13 4 (1.36%) SAP EWM
13 4 (1.36%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.78%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.02%) SaaS
3 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.68%) Office 365
3 2 (0.68%) Yammer
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.36%) LAN
1 4 (1.36%) WAN
2 2 (0.68%) FTP
3 1 (0.34%) Firewall
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) MPLS
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.34%) RFID
3 1 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (5.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 15 (5.10%) SAP BI
2 15 (5.10%) SAP BW
3 13 (4.42%) SAP HANA
4 9 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.72%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.70%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (1.70%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.70%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.36%) Big Data
8 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.36%) Xcelsius
9 3 (1.02%) Lumira
9 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.68%) Power BI
10 2 (0.68%) Roambi
Development Applications
1 4 (1.36%) LSMW
2 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.34%) Ant
General
1 58 (19.73%) Finance
2 31 (10.54%) Retail
3 29 (9.86%) Manufacturing
4 26 (8.84%) Automotive
5 17 (5.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (4.42%) Billing
7 10 (3.40%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.04%) Banking
9 5 (1.70%) Marketing
10 3 (1.02%) Electronics
10 3 (1.02%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (29.25%) Consultant
2 79 (26.87%) SAP Consultant
3 48 (16.33%) Analyst
4 28 (9.52%) Developer
5 27 (9.18%) SAP Analyst
6 22 (7.48%) Project Manager
7 20 (6.80%) SAP Manager
8 19 (6.46%) Architect
9 17 (5.78%) Trainer
10 16 (5.44%) Business Analyst
11 14 (4.76%) SAP Project Manager
11 14 (4.76%) SAP SD Consultant
12 13 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (4.08%) SAP Developer
14 11 (3.74%) SAP ISU Consultant
15 9 (3.06%) IT Trainer
15 9 (3.06%) SAP Trainer
16 8 (2.72%) Business Developer
16 8 (2.72%) Business Objects Developer
16 8 (2.72%) SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.72%) EDI
2 5 (1.70%) XML
3 4 (1.36%) MDX
3 4 (1.36%) Web Services
4 3 (1.02%) .NET
4 3 (1.02%) HTML
4 3 (1.02%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.02%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.68%) BAPI
5 2 (0.68%) COM
5 2 (0.68%) J2EE
5 2 (0.68%) Middleware
5 2 (0.68%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.68%) SOAP
5 2 (0.68%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.34%) Flash
6 1 (0.34%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.34%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 5 (1.70%) Data Integration
3 5 (1.70%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.70%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.36%) Statistics
5 3 (1.02%) LIMS
5 3 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.68%) DataPower
6 2 (0.68%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.68%) FMCG
6 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.34%) CMDB
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.34%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.34%) Economics
7 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.34%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.70%) Linux
1 5 (1.70%) Windows
2 4 (1.36%) Unix
3 2 (0.68%) VMS
4 1 (0.34%) AIX
4 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.34%) Solaris
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (9.52%) Logistics
2 28 (9.52%) Migration
3 23 (7.82%) ERP
4 22 (7.48%) Data Modelling
4 22 (7.48%) Project Management
4 22 (7.48%) SAP Implementation
5 20 (6.80%) CRM
6 17 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (5.44%) Data Analysis
8 15 (5.10%) Procure-to-Pay
9 14 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 14 (4.76%) Data Migration
9 14 (4.76%) Order to Cash
9 14 (4.76%) PLM
10 13 (4.42%) ITIL
11 12 (4.08%) Data Management
11 12 (4.08%) Translating Business Requirements
12 11 (3.74%) Change Management
12 11 (3.74%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.16%) ABAP
2 21 (7.14%) SQL
3 8 (2.72%) Java
4 5 (1.70%) C
5 3 (1.02%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.02%) VB
6 2 (0.68%) C#
6 2 (0.68%) COBOL
6 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.68%) VBA
7 1 (0.34%) JCL
7 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (3.40%) Degree
2 4 (1.36%) MBA
3 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) HNC
4 2 (0.68%) HND
4 2 (0.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.34%) ACCA
5 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.34%) CIMA
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.02%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) GCP
3 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) NFS
3 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (8.84%) Oracle
2 10 (3.40%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.06%) IBM
4 8 (2.72%) Tableau
5 6 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.36%) HP
6 4 (1.36%) hybris
6 4 (1.36%) Siemens
7 3 (1.02%) Baan
7 3 (1.02%) Cognos
7 3 (1.02%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.02%) IBM Sterling
7 3 (1.02%) Infor
7 3 (1.02%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.02%) VMware
8 2 (0.68%) Casewise
8 2 (0.68%) Google
8 2 (0.68%) OpenText
8 2 (0.68%) Syclo
8 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
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