The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Worcestershire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 1 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 21 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 25.61% 12.50% 7.02%
As % of the Vendors category 38.89% 18.97% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 3
Average daily rate £410 £443 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.34% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £553 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £55.50 £70.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.15% +48.57%
Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54 58 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 65.85% 65.91% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 4
Average daily rate £340 £250 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -34.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £160 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £475 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +34.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
SAP
West Midlands

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +9 13 £375 - 2
Bromsgrove - - - -
SAP
West Midlands

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (54.55%) SAP Implementation
2 10 (30.30%) ERP
3 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 9 (27.27%) ISEB
4 8 (24.24%) SAP HR
4 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
5 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.18%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) CRM
8 4 (12.12%) SAP HCM
8 4 (12.12%) AIX
8 4 (12.12%) SAP Basis
8 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
9 3 (9.09%) Clustering
9 3 (9.09%) Open Text
9 3 (9.09%) Finance
9 3 (9.09%) Sybase
9 3 (9.09%) DB2
9 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.09%) SAP BW
9 3 (9.09%) QA
9 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) NWDI
9 3 (9.09%) SAP Afaria
10 2 (6.06%) Degree
10 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.06%) Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) SAP HR
2 4 (12.12%) SAP HCM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP BPC
3 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.03%) SAP PS
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.03%) SAP PM
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) DB2
1 3 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (3.03%) DataStage
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) NWDI
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Test Leader
3 9 (27.27%) SAP Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) SAP Test Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Tester
5 5 (15.15%) SAP Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) SAP Tester
6 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
8 2 (6.06%) SAP Test Manager
8 2 (6.06%) SAP HR Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) SAP HR Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
2 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) AIX
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) SAP Implementation
2 10 (30.30%) ERP
3 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
4 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) CRM
7 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.06%) ETL
9 2 (6.06%) Project Management
9 2 (6.06%) Change Management
9 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
10 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (3.03%) BPMN
10 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
10 1 (3.03%) Data Mapping
10 1 (3.03%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) ABAP
1 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
1 9 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Sybase
1 3 (9.09%) Open Text
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Infor
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Hyperion