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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 4 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP 15 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 15.31% 24.62% 15.71%
As % of the Vendors category 30.00% 41.03% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 4
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£398 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -28.54%
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
50 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 51.02% 60.00% 74.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 18
Average daily rate £350 £350 £184
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.82% -65.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 March 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
Worcester +1 14 £398 +4.26% 1
SAP
West Midlands

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Release Management
2 5 (22.73%) ABAP
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Adobe
4 3 (13.64%) LiveCycle
5 2 (9.09%) SAP BPC
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) CMS
5 2 (9.09%) SAP BW
6 1 (4.55%) SAP SD
6 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
6 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
6 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (4.55%) Sun
6 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
6 1 (4.55%) Billing
6 1 (4.55%) Legal

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) LiveCycle
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.55%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP SRM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.55%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) SAP Support
3 3 (13.64%) SAP Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Change Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) SAP MM Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Change Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) SAP CO Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Release Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Release Management
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) OO
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Cash Management
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) ABAP
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Sun
2 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
2 1 (4.55%) Infor
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Business Objects