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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 27 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing SAP 138 272 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.96% 11.62% 10.48%
As % of the Vendors category 13.17% 23.05% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 94 68
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £27.57 £34.32 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.66% -9.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.11%
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
1048 1180 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.29% 50.43% 48.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 540 364
Average daily rate £350 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 98 83
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
Warwickshire -4 32 £425 +6.25% 2
Birmingham -13 25 £420 -3.72% 29
Coventry -14 24 £400 -17.52% 9
Solihull 0 9 £385 +9.84% 2
Wolverhampton +5 3 £600 -
Worcestershire -7 3 £363 -18.99% 1
Staffordshire -5 2 £153 -56.42% 3
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 69 (20.06%) Manufacturing
2 63 (18.31%) Automotive
3 62 (18.02%) Finance
4 53 (15.41%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (10.17%) ERP
6 34 (9.88%) SAP BW
7 32 (9.30%) Project Management
8 29 (8.43%) CRM
8 29 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (8.14%) SAP FI
10 25 (7.27%) Business Objects
10 25 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
11 23 (6.69%) Migration
11 23 (6.69%) Logistics
12 22 (6.40%) Retail
12 22 (6.40%) ABAP
13 21 (6.10%) SAP CO
13 21 (6.10%) Programme Management
13 21 (6.10%) SAP FI/CO
14 20 (5.81%) Change Management
14 20 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (5.52%) Integration Testing
16 18 (5.23%) SAP Implementation
16 18 (5.23%) Marketing
16 18 (5.23%) IBM
17 17 (4.94%) Data Modelling
17 17 (4.94%) SAP BI
17 17 (4.94%) SAP SD
18 16 (4.65%) Data Migration
19 15 (4.36%) Microsoft

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.03%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.58%) SAS
3 2 (0.58%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.58%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.29%) CMS
4 1 (0.29%) Documentum
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.33%) MS Project
3 4 (1.16%) MS Office
4 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (8.14%) SAP FI
2 21 (6.10%) SAP FI/CO
2 21 (6.10%) SAP CO
3 17 (4.94%) SAP SD
4 14 (4.07%) SAP MM
5 13 (3.78%) SAP IS-U
5 13 (3.78%) SAP BPC
6 12 (3.49%) SAP EWM
6 12 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (3.49%) SAP ERP
6 12 (3.49%) SAP CRM
7 11 (3.20%) SAP PP
8 10 (2.91%) SAP QM
9 9 (2.62%) SAP Retail
9 9 (2.62%) SAP WM
9 9 (2.62%) SAP FSCM
10 8 (2.33%) SAP MII
11 7 (2.03%) SAP HCM
11 7 (2.03%) SAP APO
12 6 (1.74%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.45%) HTTP
2 4 (1.16%) Internet
2 4 (1.16%) H.323
2 4 (1.16%) Cisco ICM
3 3 (0.87%) Firewall
3 3 (0.87%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.58%) VPN
4 2 (0.58%) MPLS
4 2 (0.58%) IPsec
4 2 (0.58%) Network Security
4 2 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.29%) NFC
5 1 (0.29%) RFID
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) LAN
5 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.88%) SAP BW
2 25 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
3 20 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (4.94%) SAP BI
5 13 (3.78%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.45%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.16%) Data Mart
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.87%) DataStage
8 3 (0.87%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.58%) MS Access
9 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.29%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.29%) Xcelsius
10 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (2.03%) LSMW
2 5 (1.45%) ERwin
2 5 (1.45%) Toad
3 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
General
1 69 (20.06%) Manufacturing
2 63 (18.31%) Automotive
3 62 (18.02%) Finance
4 22 (6.40%) Retail
5 18 (5.23%) Marketing
6 14 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.49%) Electronics
8 4 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.16%) Banking
8 4 (1.16%) Billing
9 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.87%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) Publishing
10 2 (0.58%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (35.47%) Consultant
2 119 (34.59%) SAP Consultant
3 49 (14.24%) Analyst
4 33 (9.59%) Project Manager
5 30 (8.72%) Architect
6 23 (6.69%) Business Analyst
7 20 (5.81%) Developer
8 19 (5.52%) SAP Manager
9 17 (4.94%) SAP Support
10 16 (4.65%) SAP Analyst
11 15 (4.36%) SAP Architect
12 14 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (3.78%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
14 12 (3.49%) SAP Business Analyst
14 12 (3.49%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 10 (2.91%) SAP MM Consultant
15 10 (2.91%) SAP SD Consultant
15 10 (2.91%) Test Manager
16 9 (2.62%) SAP Project Manager
16 9 (2.62%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.20%) XML
2 9 (2.62%) Web Services
3 8 (2.33%) SAP PI
3 8 (2.33%) EDI
4 7 (2.03%) SAP ALE
4 7 (2.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (1.16%) VXML
5 4 (1.16%) BAPI
5 4 (1.16%) XML Schema
6 3 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.87%) Middleware
6 3 (0.87%) .NET
7 2 (0.58%) Flash
7 2 (0.58%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.58%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.29%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.29%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.29%) WCF
8 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.49%) DTV
3 8 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 6 (1.74%) NHS
5 5 (1.45%) FMCG
6 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.16%) Replication
7 3 (0.87%) PMI
7 3 (0.87%) EPoS
7 3 (0.87%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.29%) User Experience
9 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.29%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.45%) Windows
2 4 (1.16%) VMS
3 2 (0.58%) Linux
3 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.58%) UNIX
4 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.29%) AIX
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.29%) Android
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.41%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (10.17%) ERP
3 32 (9.30%) Project Management
4 29 (8.43%) CRM
4 29 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (6.69%) Migration
5 23 (6.69%) Logistics
6 21 (6.10%) Programme Management
7 20 (5.81%) Change Management
8 19 (5.52%) Integration Testing
9 18 (5.23%) SAP Implementation
10 17 (4.94%) Data Modelling
11 16 (4.65%) Data Migration
12 13 (3.78%) Procure-to-pay
12 13 (3.78%) ETL
12 13 (3.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (3.49%) Digital Marketing
13 12 (3.49%) ITIL
13 12 (3.49%) PRINCE2
14 11 (3.20%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.40%) ABAP
2 10 (2.91%) Java
3 9 (2.62%) SQL
4 2 (0.58%) VBA
5 1 (0.29%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (2.03%) Degree
2 6 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.45%) CCNP
3 5 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.87%) CCIP
4 3 (0.87%) PMP
4 3 (0.87%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.87%) CCA
4 3 (0.87%) APMP
5 2 (0.58%) PgMP
5 2 (0.58%) CCNA
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ACCA
6 1 (0.29%) CIMA
6 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.45%) QA
2 4 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.87%) SLA
4 2 (0.58%) P3O
4 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
2 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (7.27%) Business Objects
2 18 (5.23%) IBM
3 15 (4.36%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.07%) Oracle
5 9 (2.62%) Cognos
6 7 (2.03%) JD Edwards
7 6 (1.74%) Cisco
8 5 (1.45%) Verint
9 4 (1.16%) Baan
9 4 (1.16%) Remedy
9 4 (1.16%) Informatica
10 3 (0.87%) CA
10 3 (0.87%) Trillium
10 3 (0.87%) Tableau
10 3 (0.87%) Datanomic
11 2 (0.58%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.58%) F5
11 2 (0.58%) EMC
11 2 (0.58%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.58%) Juniper
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwickshire
Recruit121
Rate: £420 per day all inclusive
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £450-500/day
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 26 days ago