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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 20 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 143 241 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.61% 11.56% 8.99%
As % of the Vendors category 13.53% 23.98% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 96 62
Average daily rate
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£425 £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £568 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £100.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.00% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £49.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-61.26% +180.28%
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
1057 1005 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.87% 48.22% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 484 347
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 58 110
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.94 £42.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -20 25 £450 +28.57% 14
Warwickshire -2 22 £375 -11.76% 4
Coventry -6 21 £518 +21.76% 5
Worcestershire -1 15 £400 +5.61% 7
Solihull +5 9 £400 +60.00%
Staffordshire +4 2 - - 1
Walsall - 2 £305 -
Shropshire - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 67 (20.00%) Automotive
2 51 (15.22%) Manufacturing
3 47 (14.03%) Finance
4 40 (11.94%) Project Management
5 31 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (9.25%) Migration
6 30 (8.96%) SAP Implementation
7 29 (8.66%) Oracle
7 29 (8.66%) ABAP
8 27 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (7.16%) SAP FI
9 24 (7.16%) ERP
9 24 (7.16%) Data Migration
10 23 (6.87%) Integration Testing
10 23 (6.87%) SAP BW
11 22 (6.57%) Change Management
12 21 (6.27%) Microsoft
13 20 (5.97%) MS Excel
13 20 (5.97%) ITIL
13 20 (5.97%) Java
14 19 (5.67%) SAP HCM
15 18 (5.37%) SQL
16 17 (5.07%) PRINCE2
16 17 (5.07%) SAP HR
16 17 (5.07%) SAP SD
16 17 (5.07%) Programme Management
16 17 (5.07%) SAP CO
17 16 (4.78%) SAP FI/CO
17 16 (4.78%) Middleware
17 16 (4.78%) EDI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (3.88%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.49%) SAP Portal
4 4 (1.19%) Apache
4 4 (1.19%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.19%) LiveCycle
5 3 (0.90%) Documentum
5 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.90%) SAS
5 3 (0.90%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.60%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.88%) MS Project
3 6 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.49%) MS Office
5 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 24 (7.16%) SAP FI
2 19 (5.67%) SAP HCM
3 17 (5.07%) SAP HR
3 17 (5.07%) SAP SD
3 17 (5.07%) SAP CO
4 16 (4.78%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (3.28%) SAP PP
6 10 (2.99%) SAP QM
7 8 (2.39%) SAP CRM
7 8 (2.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (2.39%) SAP MII
7 8 (2.39%) SAP BPC
8 7 (2.09%) SAP IS-U
8 7 (2.09%) SAP PM
8 7 (2.09%) SAP APO
9 6 (1.79%) SAP MM
9 6 (1.79%) ENOVIA
9 6 (1.79%) SAP ERP
10 5 (1.49%) SAP Retail
11 4 (1.19%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.30%) Taleo
2 1 (0.30%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.49%) FTP
1 5 (1.49%) HTTP
2 4 (1.19%) SAN
3 1 (0.30%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (0.30%) NFC
3 1 (0.30%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (0.30%) Firewall
3 1 (0.30%) IPsec
3 1 (0.30%) Wireless
3 1 (0.30%) Packet Switching
3 1 (0.30%) WAN
3 1 (0.30%) VPN
3 1 (0.30%) MPLS
3 1 (0.30%) RFID
3 1 (0.30%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.87%) SAP BW
2 14 (4.18%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (2.69%) SAP Data Services
3 9 (2.69%) SAP BI
4 8 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.09%) MarkLogic
5 7 (2.09%) Big Data
5 7 (2.09%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.19%) MS Access
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.19%) LSMW
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 67 (20.00%) Automotive
2 51 (15.22%) Manufacturing
3 47 (14.03%) Finance
4 16 (4.78%) Retail
5 11 (3.28%) Marketing
6 9 (2.69%) Billing
7 6 (1.79%) Electronics
7 6 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.19%) Banking
9 3 (0.90%) Legal
9 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.60%) Publishing
10 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.60%) German Language
10 2 (0.60%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 125 (37.31%) Consultant
2 112 (33.43%) SAP Consultant
3 34 (10.15%) Analyst
4 32 (9.55%) Architect
5 28 (8.36%) SAP Manager
6 27 (8.06%) Project Manager
7 16 (4.78%) SAP Support
8 15 (4.48%) Developer
9 14 (4.18%) Enterprise Architect
9 14 (4.18%) SAP Project Manager
9 14 (4.18%) SAP Analyst
10 10 (2.99%) SAP SD Consultant
10 10 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 9 (2.69%) SAP PP Consultant
11 9 (2.69%) Business Analyst
12 8 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.39%) SAP QM Consultant
12 8 (2.39%) SAP FI Consultant
12 8 (2.39%) SAP HCM Consultant
13 7 (2.09%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.78%) Middleware
1 16 (4.78%) EDI
2 9 (2.69%) XML
2 9 (2.69%) .NET
3 8 (2.39%) Web Services
3 8 (2.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (1.49%) SAP PI
4 5 (1.49%) SAP Basis
5 4 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.19%) SOAP
5 4 (1.19%) XML Schema
5 4 (1.19%) BAPI
5 4 (1.19%) SAP ALE
6 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.60%) HTML
6 2 (0.60%) Flash
6 2 (0.60%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (0.60%) REST
7 1 (0.30%) WCF
7 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.69%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.39%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.79%) PMI
5 5 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.49%) DTV
6 4 (1.19%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.19%) FMCG
7 3 (0.90%) Open Source
7 3 (0.90%) Data Conversion
7 3 (0.90%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.60%) NHS
8 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.60%) AS400
8 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.60%) DataPower
8 2 (0.60%) Informatics
8 2 (0.60%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.28%) Windows
2 9 (2.69%) UNIX
3 8 (2.39%) Linux
4 5 (1.49%) VMS
5 4 (1.19%) zOS
5 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.60%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (11.94%) Project Management
2 31 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (9.25%) Migration
3 30 (8.96%) SAP Implementation
4 27 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (7.16%) ERP
5 24 (7.16%) Data Migration
6 23 (6.87%) Integration Testing
7 22 (6.57%) Change Management
8 20 (5.97%) ITIL
9 17 (5.07%) PRINCE2
9 17 (5.07%) Programme Management
10 15 (4.48%) Data Modelling
11 14 (4.18%) Business Transformation
12 13 (3.88%) Analytics
12 13 (3.88%) CRM
12 13 (3.88%) Service Management
13 12 (3.58%) ETL
13 12 (3.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (3.28%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.66%) ABAP
2 20 (5.97%) Java
3 18 (5.37%) SQL
4 8 (2.39%) VB
4 8 (2.39%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.49%) C
6 4 (1.19%) Pascal
7 3 (0.90%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.30%) C++
8 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (2.99%) Degree
2 6 (1.79%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.19%) PMP
4 4 (1.19%) PgMP
4 4 (1.19%) APMP
4 4 (1.19%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (1.19%) CITP
5 3 (0.90%) EMC Certification
5 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.60%) CCA
6 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.60%) ACCA
6 2 (0.60%) MCP
6 2 (0.60%) HNC
6 2 (0.60%) MCSA
6 2 (0.60%) CIMA
6 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.28%) QA
2 4 (1.19%) P3O
3 3 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) NFS
1 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (8.66%) Oracle
2 21 (6.27%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.48%) IBM
4 14 (4.18%) Business Objects
5 8 (2.39%) VMware
6 7 (2.09%) Splunk
6 7 (2.09%) Netezza
6 7 (2.09%) Informatica
7 6 (1.79%) Adobe
7 6 (1.79%) Cognos
8 5 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.19%) EMC
9 4 (1.19%) CA
9 4 (1.19%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.90%) Brocade
10 3 (0.90%) Cadence
10 3 (0.90%) Remedy
10 3 (0.90%) Primavera
10 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.90%) Citrix
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Worcester
Maxegan Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £600+ per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £500/day
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £450-500/day
Posted: 24 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200 Per Day
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
West Midlands
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 27 days ago