Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

SAP
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 60 23
Rank change year-on-year +16 -37 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP 55 45 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.51% 3.00% 5.91%
As % of the Vendors category 8.18% 6.02% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 42
Birmingham median daily rate £431 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -4.49% +4.71%
10th Percentile £260 £304 £323
90th Percentile £575 £615 £681
West Midlands median daily rate £445 £450 £470
% change year-on-year -1.11% -4.26% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £35.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.12 £15.50 £25.06
% change year-on-year +62.06% -38.15% -15.76%

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 672 747 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.86% 49.73% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 447 340
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £217
90th Percentile £538 £575 £501
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 39
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.10 £10.60 £10.60
90th Percentile £20.88 £20.70 £34.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +6.90% -8.52% -

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Birmingham

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Birmingham

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Birmingham

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SAP.

1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Project Management
3 9 (16.36%) CRM
3 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.73%) SAP HR
5 7 (12.73%) ERP
5 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.73%) Retail
5 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.91%) Marketing
6 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
6 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.09%) SQL
7 5 (9.09%) Oracle
7 5 (9.09%) Migration
8 4 (7.27%) Billing
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
8 4 (7.27%) ABAP
8 4 (7.27%) Cognos
8 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (7.27%) Windows
8 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.27%) Concur
9 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (5.45%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (5.45%) SaaS
9 3 (5.45%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.45%) SAP HANA

SAP
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) SAS
1 2 (3.64%) WordPress
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) SAP HR
2 3 (5.45%) SAP CRM
2 3 (5.45%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (5.45%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (3.64%) SAP MDG
3 2 (3.64%) SAP MM
3 2 (3.64%) SAP Retail
3 2 (3.64%) SAP SD
3 2 (3.64%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 1 (1.82%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (1.82%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP QM
4 1 (1.82%) Teamcenter
4 1 (1.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) MPLS
2 1 (1.82%) SMS
2 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) QlikView
4 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Retail
3 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.91%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Billing
5 3 (5.45%) Electronics
5 3 (5.45%) Legal
5 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Consultant
1 11 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.36%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (14.55%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) SAP Manager
5 6 (10.91%) SAP Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Rollout Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Rollout Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) ABAP Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) SAP Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.64%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.82%) SAP ALE
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.45%) AS400
1 3 (5.45%) EPoS
2 2 (3.64%) NHS
2 2 (3.64%) Replication
2 2 (3.64%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) FMCG
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Project Management
2 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (16.36%) CRM
3 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.73%) ERP
4 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.45%) Analytics
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.45%) Data Management
7 3 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.45%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.45%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) ABAP
3 2 (3.64%) RPG
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) MCSA
1 2 (3.64%) MCSE
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Cognos
3 4 (7.27%) Concur
4 2 (3.64%) hybris
4 2 (3.64%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.64%) Sophos
4 2 (3.64%) Sun
4 2 (3.64%) Veeam
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) CODA
5 1 (1.82%) IFS
5 1 (1.82%) Juniper
5 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.82%) Siemens
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau
5 1 (1.82%) Workday