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 29 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 Human Capital Management (SAP HCM)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 125 123
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Contract jobs citing SAP HCM 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.37% 2.03% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £425 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.72% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £513
% change year-on-year +2.70% -9.75%  
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 169 197 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.55% 7.17% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 119 135
Median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
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 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

SAP HCM
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 HCM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Coventry +4 2 £425 -22.72%
Warwickshire 0 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £475 -
SAP HCM
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (12.50%) LSMW
6 1 (12.50%) Automotive
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) NHS
6 1 (12.50%) SAP HR

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 (12.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LSMW
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow