The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SAP HCM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP HCM over the 3 months to 25 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 Human Capital Management (SAP HCM)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 131 117
Rank change year-on-year +18 -14  
Contract jobs citing SAP HCM 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.38% 2.58% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £500 £550 £573
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -3.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £429
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP HCM 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 218 349 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 10.86% 11.70% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 162 132
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £507 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £23.38 £38.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.48% +67.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.08 £22.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.68 £38.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

SAP HCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP HCM in the West Midlands

SAP HCM
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 HCM in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP HCM in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP HCM 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 HCM.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) LSMW
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management

SAP HCM
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 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LSMW
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Migration Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow