The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SAP R/3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP R/3 over the 3 months to 23 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 R/3
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 133 122
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.100% 0.041%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.85% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £150
% change year-on-year +12.50% +166.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 -

SAP R/3 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 219 352 238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 10.78% 11.69% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 164 129
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 £318 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £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 £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

SAP R/3
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing SAP R/3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP R/3 in the West Midlands

SAP R/3
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 R/3 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP R/3 in the West Midlands

SAP R/3
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 R/3 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP R/3 in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP R/3 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 R/3.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) SAP GRC
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Security
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) People Management

SAP R/3
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP GRC
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP