The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 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.

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

SAP
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Contract jobs citing SAP 11 44 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.00% 24.04% 19.05%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 38.94% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 31 12
Median daily rate £575 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -11.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £350 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.12 £23.54
% change year-on-year -28.34% +6.71%  

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 the Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 44 113 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 44.00% 61.75% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 67 42
Median daily rate £400 £475 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in the Midlands

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in the Midlands

SAP
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 in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SAP.

1 10 (25.64%) Retail
2 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) ERP
2 9 (23.08%) IDoc
3 7 (17.95%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (12.82%) SAP CO
4 5 (12.82%) SAP FI
4 5 (12.82%) ABAP
4 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.82%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (10.26%) SAP PP
5 4 (10.26%) EDI
5 4 (10.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (10.26%) Logistics
5 4 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 3 (7.69%) User Experience
6 3 (7.69%) SAP Retail
6 3 (7.69%) Banking
6 3 (7.69%) SAP PM
6 3 (7.69%) SAP BW
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle
6 3 (7.69%) Java
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) GAP Analysis

SAP
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 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP CO
1 5 (12.82%) SAP FI
1 5 (12.82%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (10.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 4 (10.26%) SAP FSCM
2 4 (10.26%) SAP PP
3 3 (7.69%) SAP PM
3 3 (7.69%) SAP Retail
4 2 (5.13%) SAP PP-PI
4 2 (5.13%) SAP QM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP CAR
5 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.56%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (2.56%) SAP GRC
5 1 (2.56%) SAP GTS
5 1 (2.56%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP POS DM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Grunt
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 10 (25.64%) Retail
2 9 (23.08%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (7.69%) Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) Billing
6 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Consultant
2 17 (43.59%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) SAP CO Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) SAP FI Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) SAP Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) ERP Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) SAP MM Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) SAP PI Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) SAP PP Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) ERP Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Management Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) IDoc
2 4 (10.26%) EDI
3 2 (5.13%) SAP PI
3 2 (5.13%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.56%) Compass CSS Framework
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) CSS3
4 1 (2.56%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) HTML5
4 1 (2.56%) JDBC
4 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.56%) LESS
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) React
4 1 (2.56%) Sass
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) EPoS
3 2 (5.13%) FMCG
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) AIX
1 1 (2.56%) HPUX
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ERP
2 7 (17.95%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.26%) Logistics
4 4 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) CRM
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.13%) Coaching
6 2 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) OO
6 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.56%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.56%) Defect Management
7 1 (2.56%) IT Strategy
7 1 (2.56%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (2.56%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) ABAP
2 3 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) ISEB
1 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Infor
3 1 (2.56%) JDA
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.56%) SEEBURGER