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 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 Implementation
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 129 112
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17  
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 10 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.57% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.68% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £425 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.72% +15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £525 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.39 -

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 1742 2484 1794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.83% 82.63% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3944 5496 3947
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 123 224
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £42.90 £46.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

SAP Implementation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Implementation in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 June 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
Warwickshire - 4 £475 -
Coventry +2 2 - -
Birmingham +14 1 £325 -40.90%
SAP Implementation
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (47.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (47.06%) Retail
3 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
4 6 (35.29%) Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) SAP MM
6 4 (23.53%) SAP SD
6 4 (23.53%) IDoc
7 3 (17.65%) Order to Cash
8 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) SAP CAR
8 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
8 2 (11.76%) Time Management
8 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (11.76%) MS Access
8 2 (11.76%) CRM
8 2 (11.76%) SAP PM
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.88%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.88%) Document Management
9 1 (5.88%) SAP CO
9 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SAP MM
2 4 (23.53%) SAP SD
3 2 (11.76%) SAP CAR
3 2 (11.76%) SAP PM
4 1 (5.88%) SAP CO
4 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
4 1 (5.88%) SAP POS DM
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MS Access
1 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Lumira
2 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
General
1 8 (47.06%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
1 6 (35.29%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Architect
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Data Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) SAP SD Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.88%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Pricing Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SAP CO Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Developer
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SAP P2P Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SAP PM Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Solutions Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) IDoc
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) SAP ALE
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (17.65%) Order to Cash
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) ABAP
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com