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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 14 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 221 204 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.60% 9.66% 9.37%
As % of the Vendors category 17.24% 22.17% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 75 89
Average daily rate
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£438 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £508 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 7
Average hourly rate £28.13 £70.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.82% +94.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
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
1282 920 1072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.86% 43.58% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 470 518
Average daily rate £330 £340 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 53 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +11 84 £463 +23.33% 3
Birmingham -15 38 £425 +21.42% 17
Warwickshire +5 23 £444 +65.11% 1
Solihull +9 4 £363 +202.08% 2
Staffordshire -3 3 - - 1
Worcestershire -15 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 £225 - 1
Walsall - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 95 (19.47%) Automotive
2 70 (14.34%) Manufacturing
3 61 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 55 (11.27%) Project Management
5 54 (11.07%) Finance
6 51 (10.45%) Migration
6 51 (10.45%) Integration Testing
7 49 (10.04%) CRM
8 45 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (8.61%) Oracle
10 41 (8.40%) ERP
10 41 (8.40%) IBM
11 37 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (7.38%) Business Transformation
13 34 (6.97%) Microsoft
14 33 (6.76%) Change Management
14 33 (6.76%) WebSphere
15 32 (6.56%) Programme Management
16 31 (6.35%) SAP HR
17 28 (5.74%) SAP CRM
17 28 (5.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 28 (5.74%) QA
18 27 (5.53%) Data Migration
18 27 (5.53%) ABAP
19 26 (5.33%) Validation
19 26 (5.33%) PLM
20 25 (5.12%) Billing
21 24 (4.92%) Marketing
21 24 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (4.71%) MS Excel

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (6.76%) WebSphere
2 10 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.82%) Apache
3 4 (0.82%) Documentum
4 2 (0.41%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.41%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.20%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) CMS
5 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.20%) SAS
5 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.87%) MS Project
3 8 (1.64%) MS Office
4 6 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.02%) Adobe Captivate
5 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (6.35%) SAP HR
2 28 (5.74%) SAP CRM
3 23 (4.71%) SAP SD
4 21 (4.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 21 (4.30%) SAP HCM
5 20 (4.10%) SAP IS-U
6 19 (3.89%) SAP FI
6 19 (3.89%) ENOVIA
7 18 (3.69%) SAP CO
8 17 (3.48%) SAP FI/CO
9 15 (3.07%) SAP MM
10 14 (2.87%) SAP PP
11 12 (2.46%) DELMIA
12 9 (1.84%) SAP SRM
12 9 (1.84%) SAP QM
12 9 (1.84%) SAP PM
13 8 (1.64%) SAP EWM
13 8 (1.64%) SAP Payroll
13 8 (1.64%) SAP FI-CA
14 7 (1.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.87%) HTTP
2 6 (1.23%) RTP
2 6 (1.23%) FTP
3 4 (0.82%) SAN
4 2 (0.41%) MPLS
4 2 (0.41%) VPN
4 2 (0.41%) SNA
4 2 (0.41%) Packet Switching
4 2 (0.41%) SMS
4 2 (0.41%) WAN
4 2 (0.41%) Firewall
4 2 (0.41%) Wireless
4 2 (0.41%) IPsec
4 2 (0.41%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.20%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.30%) SAP BW
2 20 (4.10%) SAP Data Services
3 13 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.84%) SAP BI
5 8 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (1.43%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.82%) DataStage
8 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.61%) OLAP
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.41%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.41%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (0.61%) LSMW
2 2 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
General
1 95 (19.47%) Automotive
2 70 (14.34%) Manufacturing
3 54 (11.07%) Finance
4 25 (5.12%) Billing
5 24 (4.92%) Marketing
6 13 (2.66%) Retail
7 11 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.64%) Electronics
9 5 (1.02%) Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.61%) Military
11 2 (0.41%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 155 (31.76%) Consultant
2 141 (28.89%) SAP Consultant
3 60 (12.30%) Architect
4 51 (10.45%) SAP Manager
5 46 (9.43%) Analyst
6 32 (6.56%) Developer
7 28 (5.74%) Project Manager
8 22 (4.51%) Business Analyst
9 21 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (4.30%) SAP Architect
10 19 (3.89%) Integration Architect
11 16 (3.28%) SAP Project Manager
11 16 (3.28%) SAP Analyst
12 14 (2.87%) SAP ISU Consultant
13 12 (2.46%) Change Manager
13 12 (2.46%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 12 (2.46%) Applications Engineer
14 11 (2.25%) SAP HCM Consultant
14 11 (2.25%) SAP Developer
14 11 (2.25%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 17 (3.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 16 (3.28%) Web Services
4 15 (3.07%) Middleware
5 10 (2.05%) XML
5 10 (2.05%) .NET
6 8 (1.64%) XML Schema
6 8 (1.64%) SOAP
7 7 (1.43%) SAP Basis
8 5 (1.02%) SAP ALE
8 5 (1.02%) Cocoa
8 5 (1.02%) EDI
8 5 (1.02%) HTML
8 5 (1.02%) CSS
8 5 (1.02%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (0.61%) BAPI
10 2 (0.41%) CSS3
10 2 (0.41%) REST
10 2 (0.41%) ISPF
10 2 (0.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.25%) DataPower
2 11 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (1.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.43%) DTV
5 6 (1.23%) PMI
6 5 (1.02%) AS400
7 4 (0.82%) E-Learning
7 4 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.82%) SCADA
7 4 (0.82%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.41%) NHS
8 2 (0.41%) Economics
8 2 (0.41%) FMCG
8 2 (0.41%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.20%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.20%) Open Source
9 1 (0.20%) Informatics
9 1 (0.20%) GIS
9 1 (0.20%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.10%) UNIX
2 18 (3.69%) VMS
3 17 (3.48%) Windows
4 12 (2.46%) zOS
5 11 (2.25%) Linux
5 11 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.82%) AIX
7 4 (0.82%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
2 55 (11.27%) Project Management
3 51 (10.45%) Migration
3 51 (10.45%) Integration Testing
4 49 (10.04%) CRM
5 45 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (8.40%) ERP
7 37 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (7.38%) Business Transformation
9 33 (6.76%) Change Management
10 32 (6.56%) Programme Management
11 27 (5.53%) Data Migration
12 26 (5.33%) Validation
12 26 (5.33%) PLM
13 21 (4.30%) Logistics
14 20 (4.10%) Data Architecture
15 19 (3.89%) ETL
15 19 (3.89%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (3.28%) ITIL
16 16 (3.28%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.53%) ABAP
2 20 (4.10%) SQL
2 20 (4.10%) Java
3 8 (1.64%) C
4 6 (1.23%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.23%) PHP
5 5 (1.02%) Objective-C
6 4 (0.82%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.82%) VB
7 3 (0.61%) VBA
7 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.61%) C++
7 3 (0.61%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.41%) JCL
8 2 (0.41%) REXX
8 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.41%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.41%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.20%) VBScript
9 1 (0.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (2.46%) Degree
2 7 (1.43%) ISEB
3 6 (1.23%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.82%) ACCA
5 4 (0.82%) SAP Certification
5 4 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.82%) CIMA
5 4 (0.82%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (0.61%) PgMP
6 3 (0.61%) APMP
6 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.61%) PMP
7 2 (0.41%) CCA
7 2 (0.41%) MBA
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.41%) CITP
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.74%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) P3O
3 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.82%) NFS
1 4 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.41%) RACF
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.41%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (8.61%) Oracle
2 41 (8.40%) IBM
3 34 (6.97%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.66%) Business Objects
5 7 (1.43%) Adobe
5 7 (1.43%) JD Edwards
6 6 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.02%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.82%) Informatica
8 4 (0.82%) VMware
9 3 (0.61%) Cadence
9 3 (0.61%) CA
9 3 (0.61%) Primavera
10 2 (0.41%) Splunk
10 2 (0.41%) Talend
10 2 (0.41%) Cisco
10 2 (0.41%) Trillium
10 2 (0.41%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.41%) Teradata
10 2 (0.41%) Netezza
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