Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SAP PP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP PP over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 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 Production Planning (PP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 173 211
Rank change year-on-year -27 +38 -38
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.21% 0.081%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.27% 2.19% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £419 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.34% -44.17% +47.06%
10th Percentile £521 £406 £675
90th Percentile £635 £499 £825
England median daily rate £550 £525 £466
% change year-on-year +4.76% +12.60% -8.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £58.66 -
England median hourly rate - £58.66 -

SAP PP is in the Business Applications category. The following 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.

All Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 394 457 703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.72% 9.80% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 246 366
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £437 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.90% +9.19% -3.03%
10th Percentile £319 £304 £294
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £470 £440
% change year-on-year +1.06% +6.82% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.58% -5.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £11.01 £16.80 £15.45
90th Percentile £32.95 £54.20 £38.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%

SAP PP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP PP in the West Midlands

SAP PP
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 PP in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PP in the West Midlands

SAP PP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP PP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP PP in the West Midlands

SAP PP
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 PP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 2 £600 -
SAP PP
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAP PP.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Supply Chain Planning
4 1 (20.00%) FMCG
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive

SAP PP
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:

General
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Architect
3 1 (20.00%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Supply Chain Planning
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP