The median contractor rate for a SAP Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP Consultant
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 53 58
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.25% 1.02% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 1.08% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Median daily rate £475 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £445 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 599 650 710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.30% 95.03% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 409 460
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

SAP Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured SAP Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Consultant in Birmingham

SAP Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Consultant in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Consultant in Birmingham

SAP Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Consultant in Birmingham

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, SAP Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring SAP Consultant in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Data Management
3 4 (16.00%) ABAP
3 4 (16.00%) DB2
3 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (16.00%) SAP FI
3 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (16.00%) Information Governance
3 4 (16.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Contract Management
4 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) SAP WM
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Logistics
4 3 (12.00%) SAP CO
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) WFM
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
5 2 (8.00%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Billing

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (12.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (12.00%) SAP WM
3 2 (8.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (8.00%) SAP HR
3 2 (8.00%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (8.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP PP
4 1 (4.00%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (4.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) DB2
1 4 (16.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.00%) DataStage
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) LSMW
General
1 2 (8.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) AIX
1 1 (4.00%) Solaris
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (16.00%) Data Management
2 4 (16.00%) Information Governance
2 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Contract Management
3 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Logistics
3 3 (12.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Use Case
4 2 (8.00%) WFM
5 1 (4.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) ABAP
3 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCA
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Syclo
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle