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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 28 35 36
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing SAP 31 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.78% 3.57% 3.83%
As % of the Vendors category 10.26% 7.72% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 22
Median daily rate £433 £468 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.48% +5.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £351 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £588 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -7.89%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 302 298 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.53% 46.20% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 158 192
Median daily rate £375 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -2.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 18
Median hourly rate £14.63 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -17.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Birmingham

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 10 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
3 8 (14.55%) Finance
4 7 (12.73%) SQL
5 6 (10.91%) SAP BW
5 6 (10.91%) Migration
6 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 5 (9.09%) SAP FI
6 5 (9.09%) Project Management
6 5 (9.09%) IBM
6 5 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (9.09%) ABAP
6 5 (9.09%) DB2
7 4 (7.27%) CRM
7 4 (7.27%) Java
7 4 (7.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (7.27%) Retail
7 4 (7.27%) SAP CO
7 4 (7.27%) ERP
7 4 (7.27%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (7.27%) Data Management
7 4 (7.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (7.27%) Data Quality
7 4 (7.27%) SAP HANA
7 4 (7.27%) Information Governance
7 4 (7.27%) IBM InfoSphere
7 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (7.27%) Order to Cash
7 4 (7.27%) Contract Management

SAP
Top Related 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 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.82%) IBM Domino
1 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.82%) SAS
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) SAP FI
2 4 (7.27%) SAP CO
2 4 (7.27%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (7.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (5.45%) SAP WM
4 2 (3.64%) SAP CRM
4 2 (3.64%) SAP GTS
4 2 (3.64%) SAP HR
4 2 (3.64%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.82%) SAP CAR
5 1 (1.82%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.82%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.82%) SAP POS DM
5 1 (1.82%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.82%) SAP Retail
5 1 (1.82%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.82%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) DHCP
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) LDAP
1 1 (1.82%) Network Security
1 1 (1.82%) WAAS
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
1 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SAP BW
2 5 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (9.09%) DB2
3 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.27%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (7.27%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.64%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.82%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.82%) DataStage
5 1 (1.82%) Informix
5 1 (1.82%) QlikView
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.82%) LSMW
2 1 (1.82%) Moq
2 1 (1.82%) NUnit
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Billing
4 3 (5.45%) Electronics
4 3 (5.45%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Consultant
2 25 (45.45%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.91%) SAP Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Data Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Data Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Data Quality Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.27%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) SAP CO Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) SAP Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Manager
8 2 (3.64%) SAP BW Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
1 2 (3.64%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) EDI
2 1 (1.82%) EDIFACT
2 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) Java EE
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.82%) Spring
2 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.82%) WCF
2 1 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) CMDB
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) AIX
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
1 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.82%) Solaris
1 1 (1.82%) Unix
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
3 6 (10.91%) Migration
4 5 (9.09%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Contract Management
5 4 (7.27%) CRM
5 4 (7.27%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (7.27%) Data Management
5 4 (7.27%) ERP
5 4 (7.27%) Information Governance
5 4 (7.27%) Order to Cash
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.45%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Logistics
6 3 (5.45%) Master Data Management
6 3 (5.45%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.45%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) ABAP
3 4 (7.27%) Java
4 2 (3.64%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.82%) CCA
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) Basel II
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
1 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) IBM
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Syclo
4 1 (1.82%) Ariba
4 1 (1.82%) BT
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos
4 1 (1.82%) Dell
4 1 (1.82%) hybris
4 1 (1.82%) Informatica
4 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.82%) Lotus
4 1 (1.82%) Mercator
4 1 (1.82%) Netezza
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.82%) Teradata
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Workday