The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for SAP Implementation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Implementation over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

SAP Implementation
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 160 153
Rank change year-on-year +20 -7  
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 22 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.60% 0.42% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.52% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 7
Median daily rate £525 £588 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.63% +23.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £534 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £606 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.39 -

SAP Implementation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3126 3882 3112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 84.67% 82.12% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7045 8615 6429
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 176 284
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.63 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.33% -19.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £11.78 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

SAP Implementation
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SAP Implementation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Implementation in the Midlands

SAP Implementation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Implementation in the Midlands

SAP Implementation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Implementation in the Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Implementation in the Midlands

SAP Implementation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Implementation in the Midlands

SAP Implementation
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Implementation within the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +18 10 £425 -22.72%
East Midlands -2 10 £540 -8.08%
SAP Implementation
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Implementation 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SAP Implementation.

1 35 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 14 (40.00%) Finance
4 13 (37.14%) Retail
5 10 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (28.57%) IDoc
6 9 (25.71%) Data Migration
6 9 (25.71%) Migration
6 9 (25.71%) ERP
7 7 (20.00%) SAP MM
7 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.00%) SAP CO
8 6 (17.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (17.14%) Logistics
8 6 (17.14%) SAP ERP
8 6 (17.14%) SAP FI
8 6 (17.14%) Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (14.29%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 5 (14.29%) SAP SD
10 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (11.43%) SAP FSCM
11 3 (8.57%) SAP HANA
11 3 (8.57%) Order to Cash
11 3 (8.57%) Scenario Testing
11 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 3 (8.57%) SAP CAR
11 3 (8.57%) Banking
11 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared

SAP Implementation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) SAP CO
1 7 (20.00%) SAP MM
2 6 (17.14%) SAP ERP
2 6 (17.14%) SAP FI
2 6 (17.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (14.29%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 5 (14.29%) SAP SD
4 4 (11.43%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (8.57%) SAP CAR
6 2 (5.71%) SAP PM
6 2 (5.71%) SAP POS DM
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Retail
7 1 (2.86%) SAP GRC
7 1 (2.86%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SAP HANA
2 2 (5.71%) MS Access
2 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) Lumira
General
1 15 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 14 (40.00%) Finance
3 13 (37.14%) Retail
4 10 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (8.57%) Banking
6 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Consultant
1 18 (51.43%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) SAP CO Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) SAP Architect
3 3 (8.57%) SAP FI Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) SAP SD Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Management Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Data Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Supply Chain Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) SAP Developer
5 1 (2.86%) SAP Manager
5 1 (2.86%) SAP Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) IDoc
2 2 (5.71%) SAP ALE
2 2 (5.71%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 9 (25.71%) Data Migration
2 9 (25.71%) ERP
2 9 (25.71%) Migration
3 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Logistics
4 6 (17.14%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) Order to Cash
6 3 (8.57%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Time Management
8 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.86%) ETL
8 1 (2.86%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) Remediation Plan
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Security
8 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com