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 28 August 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 15 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP 7 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 6.67% 4.41% 20.83%
As % of the Vendors category 13.21% 6.38% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Average daily rate
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£220 £485 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.63% +30.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £477 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £493 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +42.85%
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
53 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 50.48% 69.12% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 18
Average daily rate £375 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £155 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -69.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 6 £215 -56.56%
SAP
West Midlands

SAP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (41.67%) Validation
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
2 4 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 2 (16.67%) ABAP
4 1 (8.33%) Northgate
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) SAS
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BPC
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Retail
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Support
4 2 (16.67%) SAP BW Support
5 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Support Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (8.33%) SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Validation
1 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
2 4 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) ABAP
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Northgate
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos