The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SAP CO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP CO over the 3 months to 30 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.

SAP Controlling (CO)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 129 113
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16  
Contract jobs citing SAP CO 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.53% 1.96% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £438 £588 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +30.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £588 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £618 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £58.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.50 - -

SAP CO is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 170 204 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.56% 7.37% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 121 139
Median daily rate £425 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £58.00 £22.25 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.67% -10.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

SAP CO
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing SAP CO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP CO in the West Midlands

SAP CO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP CO in the West Midlands

SAP CO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP CO in the West Midlands

SAP CO
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP CO within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Birmingham +6 3 £450 -23.40% 2
Coventry +4 2 £425 -
SAP CO
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP CO 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SAP CO.

1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (94.12%) SAP FI
3 14 (82.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 12 (70.59%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) SAP FSCM
6 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 4 (23.53%) General Ledger
7 3 (17.65%) CIMA
7 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (17.65%) ACCA
7 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (17.65%) Cash Management
7 3 (17.65%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (17.65%) Planning and Forecasting
8 2 (11.76%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
8 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (11.76%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Supply Chain Management
9 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (5.88%) Data Management
9 1 (5.88%) Logistics
9 1 (5.88%) SAP PM
9 1 (5.88%) SAP QM
9 1 (5.88%) SAP MDM
9 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
9 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
9 1 (5.88%) SAP MM

SAP CO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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:

Business Applications
1 16 (94.12%) SAP FI
2 14 (82.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (29.41%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (11.76%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (5.88%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (5.88%) SAP MDM
5 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (5.88%) SAP PM
5 1 (5.88%) SAP QM
5 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) General Ledger
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Consultant
1 10 (58.82%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (52.94%) SAP CO Consultant
3 7 (41.18%) SAP FI Consultant
3 7 (41.18%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Architect
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SAP CO Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Financial Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Trainer
5 1 (5.88%) Trainer
5 1 (5.88%) Workstream Lead
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Cash Management
1 3 (17.65%) Planning and Forecasting
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (11.76%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Discrete Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Logistics
3 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.88%) Straight-Through Processing
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ACCA
1 3 (17.65%) CIMA
2 1 (5.88%) CCA
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP