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 28 August 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 13 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 188 227 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.56% 8.97% 9.77%
As % of the Vendors category 17.77% 17.94% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 83 70
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£439 £435 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.63 £53.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -43.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +42.85%
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
1058 1265 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.54% 49.96% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 612 455
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 100 57
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £9.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £31.50 £28.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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
Birmingham +17 48 £425 - 26
Warwickshire +9 33 £400 -9.85% 1
Coventry -15 29 £400 -13.51% 1
Shropshire -1 9 £600 +166.66%
Worcestershire +2 7 £220 -54.63%
Staffordshire -1 7 £360 - 2
Wolverhampton +2 4 £600 +14.28%
Solihull -2 3 £500 -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (19.88%) Finance
2 54 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 47 (13.74%) Automotive
3 47 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (10.23%) SAP BW
6 34 (9.94%) CRM
6 34 (9.94%) ERP
7 32 (9.36%) Project Management
8 31 (9.06%) BusinessObjects
9 28 (8.19%) SAP FI
10 25 (7.31%) Migration
10 25 (7.31%) Change Management
11 24 (7.02%) Retail
12 23 (6.73%) ABAP
12 23 (6.73%) SAP CO
12 23 (6.73%) SAP FI/CO
13 22 (6.43%) Microsoft
13 22 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (5.56%) SAP CRM
15 19 (5.56%) SAP PI
16 18 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (4.97%) Data Modelling
17 17 (4.97%) Oracle
17 17 (4.97%) IBM
18 16 (4.68%) ETL
18 16 (4.68%) SAP Implementation
18 16 (4.68%) Logistics

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (2.05%) SAP EP
2 6 (1.75%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.46%) SAP Portal
3 5 (1.46%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.29%) SAS
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.75%) MS Office
3 4 (1.17%) MS Project
3 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 28 (8.19%) SAP FI
2 23 (6.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 23 (6.73%) SAP CO
3 19 (5.56%) SAP CRM
4 14 (4.09%) SAP IS-U
5 13 (3.80%) SAP PS
6 12 (3.51%) SAP SD
6 12 (3.51%) SAP QM
7 11 (3.22%) SAP EWM
8 10 (2.92%) SAP ERP
9 9 (2.63%) SAP MM
9 9 (2.63%) SAP PP
10 8 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (2.05%) SAP FSCM
12 6 (1.75%) SAP HR
12 6 (1.75%) SAP HCM
13 5 (1.46%) SAP BPC
14 4 (1.17%) SAP MII
14 4 (1.17%) SAP Retail
14 4 (1.17%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.05%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.46%) Internet
2 3 (0.88%) Cisco ICM
2 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.88%) H.323
2 3 (0.88%) Firewall
3 2 (0.58%) LAN
3 2 (0.58%) WAN
3 2 (0.58%) Network Security
3 2 (0.58%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.29%) MPLS
4 1 (0.29%) FTP
4 1 (0.29%) VPN
4 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.29%) IPsec
4 1 (0.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.23%) SAP BW
2 31 (9.06%) BusinessObjects
3 20 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (4.39%) SAP BI
5 12 (3.51%) SAP Data Services
6 10 (2.92%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.46%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.17%) Data Mart
9 3 (0.88%) DataStage
9 3 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.58%) DB2
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.58%) MS Access
10 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.29%) QlikView
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.29%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 6 (1.75%) ERwin
2 5 (1.46%) LSMW
2 5 (1.46%) Toad
3 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.29%) XMLSpy
General
1 68 (19.88%) Finance
2 54 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 47 (13.74%) Automotive
4 24 (7.02%) Retail
5 15 (4.39%) Marketing
6 10 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.05%) Electronics
8 5 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.46%) Billing
9 3 (0.88%) Publishing
9 3 (0.88%) Banking
10 2 (0.58%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 98 (28.65%) Consultant
2 96 (28.07%) SAP Consultant
3 55 (16.08%) Analyst
4 37 (10.82%) Architect
5 33 (9.65%) Project Manager
6 26 (7.60%) Developer
7 24 (7.02%) Business Analyst
8 22 (6.43%) SAP Manager
9 21 (6.14%) SAP Support
10 20 (5.85%) SAP Architect
11 19 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
13 16 (4.68%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 15 (4.39%) Test Manager
14 15 (4.39%) Support Consultant
14 15 (4.39%) SAP Support Consultant
14 15 (4.39%) SAP Business Analyst
15 13 (3.80%) Applications Support
16 11 (3.22%) Data Analyst
16 11 (3.22%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.56%) SAP PI
2 6 (1.75%) Web Services
2 6 (1.75%) Middleware
3 5 (1.46%) SAP XI
3 5 (1.46%) SAP Basis
4 4 (1.17%) SAP ALE
4 4 (1.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.17%) BAPI
4 4 (1.17%) XML
5 3 (0.88%) EDI
5 3 (0.88%) VXML
6 2 (0.58%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (0.58%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (0.58%) JDBC
6 2 (0.58%) SOAP
7 1 (0.29%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (0.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.05%) DTV
3 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.46%) NHS
4 4 (1.17%) Replication
4 4 (1.17%) EPoS
4 4 (1.17%) FMCG
5 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.58%) Social Media
6 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.58%) SCADA
7 1 (0.29%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.92%) Windows
2 5 (1.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.17%) VMS
4 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.88%) Linux
4 3 (0.88%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.88%) UNIX
5 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (9.94%) CRM
3 34 (9.94%) ERP
4 32 (9.36%) Project Management
5 25 (7.31%) Migration
5 25 (7.31%) Change Management
6 22 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (4.97%) Data Modelling
9 16 (4.68%) ETL
9 16 (4.68%) Logistics
9 16 (4.68%) SAP Implementation
10 15 (4.39%) Data Analysis
11 14 (4.09%) Programme Management
11 14 (4.09%) Data Migration
12 13 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (3.51%) Validation
13 12 (3.51%) Data Mapping
14 11 (3.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.73%) ABAP
2 8 (2.34%) SQL
3 3 (0.88%) VBA
3 3 (0.88%) Java
4 2 (0.58%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (3.51%) Degree
2 10 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.17%) CCNP
4 4 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.88%) CCIP
5 3 (0.88%) CCA
6 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PMP
7 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.29%) MBA
7 1 (0.29%) CCNA
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.92%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.17%) QA
3 2 (0.58%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (6.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.97%) Oracle
2 17 (4.97%) IBM
3 9 (2.63%) Baan
4 5 (1.46%) Cognos
5 4 (1.17%) Cisco
5 4 (1.17%) Infor
5 4 (1.17%) Informatica
6 3 (0.88%) Verint
6 3 (0.88%) Datanomic
6 3 (0.88%) Trillium
6 3 (0.88%) Adobe
6 3 (0.88%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.58%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.58%) Guidewire
7 2 (0.58%) Tableau
7 2 (0.58%) Pega
7 2 (0.58%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.58%) hybris
7 2 (0.58%) FatWire
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