The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 20 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.30% 16.00% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 28.57% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £371 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
SAP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
41 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 53.25% 56.00% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 20
Average daily rate £215 £300 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £238 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Worcestershire region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Worcestershire region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Worcester - - - -
SAP
West Midlands

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 12 (60.00%) SAP Implementation
2 9 (45.00%) Change Management
3 5 (25.00%) Release Management
3 5 (25.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 3 (15.00%) SAP HR
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) SAP CRM
5 2 (10.00%) ABAP
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) ISEB
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) BPMN
6 1 (5.00%) datango
6 1 (5.00%) Casewise
6 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
6 1 (5.00%) Process Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Certification
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP HR
2 2 (10.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) SAP Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Release Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Change and Release Manager
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Change Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Business Change Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Training Manager
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Release Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Change Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) SAP Implementation
2 9 (45.00%) Change Management
3 5 (25.00%) ERP
3 5 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Mercator
1 1 (5.00%) Casewise
1 1 (5.00%) datango