The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SAP Data Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Data Services over the 3 months to 29 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 Data Services (SAP BODS, SAP DS)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 133 111
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 0 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.42% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £442 £430
% change year-on-year +11.42% +2.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £37.80

SAP Data Services is in the database and business intelligence 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 database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 430 633 567
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.87% 21.11% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 902 818
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 35
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +28.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £38.25 £40.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

SAP Data Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Data Services in the West Midlands

SAP Data Services
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 Data Services in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Data Services in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Data Services 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 Data Services.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (25.00%) Order to Cash

SAP Data Services
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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Order to Cash
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle