Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 25 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 13 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.04% 4.86% 3.64%
As % of the Vendors category 13.27% 13.64% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 9
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% -6.53% -
10th Percentile £355 £306 £288
90th Percentile £425 £495 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £445 £450 £464
% change year-on-year -1.11% -2.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £15.50 £10.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +46.09% -51.22%
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.06 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +55.23% -38.00% -11.11%

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 Staffordshire.

All Vendors
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 98 154 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.98% 35.65% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 90 60
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £205 £155 £268
90th Percentile £447 £501 £439
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 13
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £12.89 £11.00 £10.54
90th Percentile £37.05 £46.60 £18.84
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.82 £14.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year +9.10% -8.37% -0.16%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Staffordshire

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Staffordshire

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Staffordshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +3 7 £400 -23.81%
Stafford +4 2 - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +5 1 - - 1
Tamworth - 1 - -
SAP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 6 (46.15%) Finance
1 6 (46.15%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (46.15%) SAP FI
1 6 (46.15%) General Ledger
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
1 6 (46.15%) SAP CO
1 6 (46.15%) Data Analytics
1 6 (46.15%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) GIS
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.69%) GDPR
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) SAP CO
1 6 (46.15%) SAP FI
1 6 (46.15%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
2 1 (7.69%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) GIS
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
1 6 (46.15%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) SAP Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) SAP Business Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) SAP CO Business Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) SAP FI Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) SAP FI Business Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Architect
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Analytics
1 6 (46.15%) Data Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Ariba
3 1 (7.69%) JDA