The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SAP Implementation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Implementation over the 3 months to 28 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 Implementation
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 124 114
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 7 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.18% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.22% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £550 £575 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +12.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £563 £525
% change year-on-year -15.55% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 £82.00
% change year-on-year - -19.20%  

SAP Implementation is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1779 2248 1946
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.03% 82.16% 75.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1148 1247 1121
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

SAP Implementation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing SAP Implementation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Implementation in the West Midlands

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Implementation in the West Midlands

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Implementation in the West Midlands

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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 - 5 £550 -
Birmingham -1 1 £550 -
SAP Implementation
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation.

1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (90.48%) Retail
3 18 (85.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (47.62%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) Procure-to-Pay
5 8 (38.10%) Order to Cash
6 4 (19.05%) SAP SD
6 4 (19.05%) SAP MM
6 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) SAP CAR
6 4 (19.05%) SAP HANA
7 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
8 2 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (9.52%) SAP ALE
8 2 (9.52%) SAP ERP
8 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
8 2 (9.52%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
8 2 (9.52%) XML
8 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (9.52%) ERP
8 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 2 (9.52%) ETL
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) SAP APO
8 2 (9.52%) SAP FI
8 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
8 2 (9.52%) Lumira

SAP Implementation
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 4 (19.05%) SAP CAR
1 4 (19.05%) SAP MM
1 4 (19.05%) SAP SD
2 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
3 2 (9.52%) SAP APO
3 2 (9.52%) SAP ERP
3 2 (9.52%) SAP FI
3 2 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 2 (9.52%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (9.52%) SAP POS DM
4 1 (4.76%) SAP MDG
4 1 (4.76%) SAP MDG-BP
4 1 (4.76%) SAP MDG-F
4 1 (4.76%) SAP MDG-S
4 1 (4.76%) SAP MDM
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Retail
4 1 (4.76%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SAP HANA
2 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) Lumira
2 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
General
1 19 (90.48%) Retail
2 18 (85.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (47.62%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) SAP APO Expert
2 2 (9.52%) Workstream Lead
3 1 (4.76%) Pricing Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) SAP CO Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Manager
3 1 (4.76%) SAP MDM Expert
3 1 (4.76%) SAP P2P Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SAP ALE
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Procure-to-Pay
2 8 (38.10%) Order to Cash
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) SAP