The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SAP ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP ERP over the 3 months to 29 April 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 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 - 119
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.046% - 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.60% - 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +4.70% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.36% -  

SAP ERP 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 166 244 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.64% 8.44% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 133 139
Median daily rate £440 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £58.00 £10.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +439.53% -69.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +37.34% -14.06%  

SAP ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP ERP in the West Midlands

SAP ERP
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 ERP in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP ERP in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP 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 ERP.

1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SAP CAR
2 2 (66.67%) SAP HANA
2 2 (66.67%) Lumira
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

SAP ERP
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 2 (66.67%) SAP CAR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Lumira
2 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (66.67%) SAP HANA
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Implementation
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP