The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
England / West Midlands
Rank 28 32 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13  
Contract jobs citing SAP 122 120 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.29% 4.47% 7.20%
As % of the Vendors category 12.66% 9.23% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 72 79
Median daily rate £428 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.28% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £623 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £34.08 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.74% +2.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +61.76% -10.52%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 964 1300 1270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.82% 48.45% 50.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 650 654
Median daily rate £400 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +9.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 103
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -36.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.88 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the West Midlands

SAP
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in the West Midlands

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in the West Midlands

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in the West Midlands

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP in the West Midlands

SAP
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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 +8 31 £425 -5.55% 1
Birmingham +5 31 £433 -0.57% 8
Warwickshire +3 25 £388 -6.06% 1
Staffordshire +5 3 £483 - 1
Shropshire - 3 - -
Wolverhampton -1 2 £400 -4.47%
Smethwick - 2 - -
Worcestershire -2 1 £388 -8.82%
Solihull -6 1 £550 +39.24%
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP 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.

1 57 (24.15%) Finance
2 33 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (13.14%) Manufacturing
4 30 (12.71%) Retail
5 29 (12.29%) BusinessObjects
6 27 (11.44%) Oracle
6 27 (11.44%) Migration
7 26 (11.02%) Project Management
8 23 (9.75%) SAP HANA
9 21 (8.90%) Procure-to-Pay
9 21 (8.90%) SAP Implementation
10 20 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 20 (8.47%) ERP
10 20 (8.47%) Data Modelling
11 19 (8.05%) SAP FI
12 18 (7.63%) CRM
12 18 (7.63%) ABAP
12 18 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (7.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 17 (7.20%) SAP CO
13 17 (7.20%) SQL
14 15 (6.36%) SAP BW
14 15 (6.36%) Java
15 14 (5.93%) Microsoft
15 14 (5.93%) SAP FI/CO
15 14 (5.93%) Data Migration
16 12 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (5.08%) IBM
16 12 (5.08%) SAP MM
16 12 (5.08%) Order to Cash

SAP
Top Related 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 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.27%) Documentum
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.85%) SAS
4 1 (0.42%) ArchestrA
4 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.42%) Confluence
4 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.12%) MS Office
3 4 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) MS Project
4 2 (0.85%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (8.05%) SAP FI
2 17 (7.20%) SAP CO
3 14 (5.93%) SAP FI/CO
4 12 (5.08%) SAP MM
5 11 (4.66%) SAP SD
6 9 (3.81%) SAP HCM
6 9 (3.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (3.39%) SAP CRM
7 8 (3.39%) SAP HR
8 7 (2.97%) SAP FSCM
8 7 (2.97%) SAP WM
9 6 (2.54%) SAP CAR
9 6 (2.54%) SAP GRC
9 6 (2.54%) SAP PM
10 5 (2.12%) Primavera
10 5 (2.12%) SAP R/3
10 5 (2.12%) SAP Retail
10 5 (2.12%) SAP S/4HANA
11 4 (1.69%) SAP IS-U
11 4 (1.69%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.24%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) Network Security
2 1 (0.42%) DHCP
2 1 (0.42%) DNS
2 1 (0.42%) LAN
2 1 (0.42%) LDAP
2 1 (0.42%) WAAS
2 1 (0.42%) WAN
2 1 (0.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.29%) BusinessObjects
2 23 (9.75%) SAP HANA
3 18 (7.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 15 (6.36%) SAP BW
5 7 (2.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 7 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.54%) DB2
6 6 (2.54%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (2.12%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.27%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.27%) HBase
9 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.85%) Informix
10 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.27%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.42%) JIRA
3 1 (0.42%) LSMW
3 1 (0.42%) Moq
3 1 (0.42%) NUnit
3 1 (0.42%) NWDS
3 1 (0.42%) Subversion
3 1 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 57 (24.15%) Finance
2 31 (13.14%) Manufacturing
3 30 (12.71%) Retail
4 20 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.97%) Automotive
6 7 (2.97%) Banking
7 6 (2.54%) Electronics
7 6 (2.54%) General Ledger
7 6 (2.54%) Marketing
8 3 (1.27%) Billing
9 2 (0.85%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Military
10 1 (0.42%) Slovak Language
Job Titles
1 74 (31.36%) Consultant
2 70 (29.66%) SAP Consultant
3 30 (12.71%) Analyst
4 29 (12.29%) Architect
5 25 (10.59%) Project Manager
6 18 (7.63%) Developer
7 17 (7.20%) SAP Architect
7 17 (7.20%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (6.78%) SAP Manager
9 13 (5.51%) SAP Analyst
10 11 (4.66%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.24%) SAP Project Manager
12 9 (3.81%) SAP CO Consultant
13 8 (3.39%) SAP Developer
14 7 (2.97%) Business Analyst
14 7 (2.97%) SAP FI Consultant
14 7 (2.97%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
14 7 (2.97%) Test Analyst
15 6 (2.54%) SAP BW Consultant
15 6 (2.54%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.39%) XML
2 4 (1.69%) .NET
2 4 (1.69%) EDIFACT
3 3 (1.27%) CSS
3 3 (1.27%) JSON
3 3 (1.27%) SAP ALE
3 3 (1.27%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (0.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.85%) Entity Framework
4 2 (0.85%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.85%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.85%) Spring
4 2 (0.85%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (0.85%) Web Services
4 2 (0.85%) XSLT
5 1 (0.42%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.42%) BAPI
5 1 (0.42%) JDBC
5 1 (0.42%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.12%) Data Structures
2 5 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.85%) PMI
6 1 (0.42%) CMDB
6 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.42%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.42%) Life Science
6 1 (0.42%) NHS
6 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.12%) Unix
2 4 (1.69%) Windows
3 2 (0.85%) Linux
3 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.42%) AIX
4 1 (0.42%) CentOS
4 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (11.44%) Migration
3 26 (11.02%) Project Management
4 21 (8.90%) Procure-to-Pay
4 21 (8.90%) SAP Implementation
5 20 (8.47%) Data Modelling
5 20 (8.47%) ERP
6 18 (7.63%) CRM
6 18 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (5.93%) Data Migration
8 12 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.08%) Order to Cash
9 9 (3.81%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (3.39%) Change Management
10 8 (3.39%) Data Management
10 8 (3.39%) ETL
10 8 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (3.39%) WFM
11 7 (2.97%) ITIL
11 7 (2.97%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.63%) ABAP
2 17 (7.20%) SQL
3 15 (6.36%) Java
4 5 (2.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.27%) C#
6 2 (0.85%) C
6 2 (0.85%) Python
6 2 (0.85%) Ruby
6 2 (0.85%) VB
6 2 (0.85%) VBA
6 2 (0.85%) VBScript
7 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.42%) Go
7 1 (0.42%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (2.54%) Degree
2 3 (1.27%) ACCA
2 3 (1.27%) CIMA
2 3 (1.27%) ISEB
2 3 (1.27%) SAP Certification
3 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.42%) CCA
4 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.42%) PMP
4 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.12%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.69%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.27%) PMO
4 2 (0.85%) Basel II
4 2 (0.85%) SLA
5 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) SCCM
2 1 (0.42%) SCOM
2 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (11.44%) Oracle
2 14 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.08%) IBM
4 5 (2.12%) Ariba
4 5 (2.12%) Syclo
5 4 (1.69%) HP
6 3 (1.27%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.27%) Pega
6 3 (1.27%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.85%) Cognos
7 2 (0.85%) Dell
7 2 (0.85%) hybris
7 2 (0.85%) Informatica
7 2 (0.85%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.85%) Netezza
7 2 (0.85%) Teradata
7 2 (0.85%) VMware
7 2 (0.85%) webMethods
8 1 (0.42%) BT
8 1 (0.42%) Kronos
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