Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

SAP
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 26 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 264 369 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.45% 5.99% 6.84%
As % of the Vendors category 12.26% 12.73% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 176 193
West Midlands median daily rate £445 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £276 £300 £300
90th Percentile £600 £625 £700
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.06% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.12 £15.50 £25.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.06% -38.15% -15.76%
10th Percentile £13.20 £15.10 £15.40
90th Percentile £61.40 £15.90 £35.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.48% -17.00% +14.94%

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2154 2899 2170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.50% 47.02% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1284 1576 1088
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £250 £215
90th Percentile £573 £550 £543
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 93 139
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.57 £14.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -8.52% -
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.32 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.38 £24.95 £33.31
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +17 55 £431 +1.47% 16
Coventry -14 48 £475 +5.56% 3
Warwickshire -8 37 £388 -7.74% 2
Solihull +5 16 £550 +54.93% 3
Staffordshire +3 13 £400 +14.12% 5
Worcestershire +14 8 £600 +60.00% 1
Shropshire +14 5 £475 -5.00%
Sutton Coldfield -10 2 - -
Herefordshire +2 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton -4 1 - -
Tipton - 1 - -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 67 (25.38%) Finance
2 43 (16.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (15.53%) Retail
4 39 (14.77%) Manufacturing
5 33 (12.50%) Project Management
5 33 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (11.74%) CRM
7 30 (11.36%) ERP
8 26 (9.85%) Migration
9 22 (8.33%) Oracle
9 22 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 21 (7.95%) ABAP
10 21 (7.95%) SAP Retail
11 20 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (7.20%) Data Migration
12 19 (7.20%) System Integration Testing
13 17 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (6.06%) Integration Testing
14 16 (6.06%) SAP IS-U
14 16 (6.06%) SAP HANA
14 16 (6.06%) Analytics
14 16 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
15 15 (5.68%) Logistics
16 14 (5.30%) SAP CRM
16 14 (5.30%) SAP Implementation
16 14 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (4.92%) SAP MM
17 13 (4.92%) Automotive
18 12 (4.55%) Billing

SAP
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 6 (2.27%) SAS
2 3 (1.14%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.76%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.76%) WordPress
4 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (7.95%) SAP Retail
2 16 (6.06%) SAP IS-U
3 14 (5.30%) SAP CRM
4 13 (4.92%) SAP MM
5 12 (4.55%) SAP HR
6 11 (4.17%) SAP FI
7 10 (3.79%) SAP CO
7 10 (3.79%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (3.79%) SAP PP
7 10 (3.79%) SAP SD
8 9 (3.41%) SAP ERP
9 7 (2.65%) SAP HCM
9 7 (2.65%) SAP Payroll
9 7 (2.65%) SAP S/4HANA
10 6 (2.27%) SAP EWM
11 5 (1.89%) SAP APO
11 5 (1.89%) SAP Hybris
11 5 (1.89%) SAP PP-PI
12 4 (1.52%) SAP PM
12 4 (1.52%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (2.65%) SaaS
3 3 (1.14%) Office 365
4 1 (0.38%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (0.76%) SAN
1 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.38%) LAN
2 1 (0.38%) MPLS
2 1 (0.38%) SMS
2 1 (0.38%) VoIP
2 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.06%) SAP HANA
2 11 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 11 (4.17%) SAP BW
3 9 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.52%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (1.14%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (1.14%) QlikView
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.76%) CloverETL
6 2 (0.76%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.76%) GIS
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.76%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.76%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.76%) Sagent Data Flow
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.14%) JIRA
2 2 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 67 (25.38%) Finance
2 41 (15.53%) Retail
3 39 (14.77%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.92%) Automotive
5 12 (4.55%) Billing
6 11 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (3.41%) Banking
7 9 (3.41%) Marketing
8 7 (2.65%) Legal
9 6 (2.27%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.14%) Electronics
12 2 (0.76%) Back Office
13 1 (0.38%) German Language
13 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (29.17%) Consultant
2 70 (26.52%) SAP Consultant
3 46 (17.42%) Analyst
4 32 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 21 (7.95%) SAP Manager
6 18 (6.82%) Business Analyst
7 17 (6.44%) SAP Analyst
8 16 (6.06%) Functional Consultant
8 16 (6.06%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 14 (5.30%) Architect
9 14 (5.30%) Developer
9 14 (5.30%) SAP Business Analyst
9 14 (5.30%) SAP ISU Consultant
9 14 (5.30%) SAP Project Manager
10 10 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.41%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.03%) CRM Consultant
12 8 (3.03%) SAP CRM Consultant
12 8 (3.03%) SAP Developer
12 8 (3.03%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.79%) SAP ALE
2 6 (2.27%) IDoc
3 5 (1.89%) .NET
3 5 (1.89%) Web Services
4 4 (1.52%) SAP PI
4 4 (1.52%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (1.52%) XML
5 3 (1.14%) EDI
6 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.41%) NHS
3 7 (2.65%) FMCG
4 5 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.52%) AS400
5 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.14%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.14%) EPoS
6 3 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.76%) Replication
7 2 (0.76%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.38%) IVR
8 1 (0.38%) LIMS
8 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.38%) SCADA
8 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.89%) Windows
2 3 (1.14%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (16.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (12.50%) Project Management
3 31 (11.74%) CRM
4 30 (11.36%) ERP
5 26 (9.85%) Migration
6 20 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (7.20%) Data Migration
7 19 (7.20%) System Integration Testing
8 17 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (6.06%) Analytics
9 16 (6.06%) Integration Testing
10 15 (5.68%) Logistics
11 14 (5.30%) SAP Implementation
12 13 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (4.55%) Test Scripting
14 11 (4.17%) Procure-to-Pay
15 10 (3.79%) Business Process Mapping
15 10 (3.79%) Process Improvement
16 9 (3.41%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.95%) ABAP
2 11 (4.17%) SQL
3 5 (1.89%) Java
4 2 (0.76%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.76%) RPG
5 1 (0.38%) C
5 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.38%) Python
5 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.52%) Degree
4 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.76%) ACCA
5 2 (0.76%) CIMA
5 2 (0.76%) MCSA
5 2 (0.76%) MCSE
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.38%) HNC
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 5 (1.89%) PMO
2 2 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.38%) GDPR
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.76%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 22 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 22 (8.33%) Oracle
2 7 (2.65%) Cognos
2 7 (2.65%) IBM
3 6 (2.27%) hybris
4 5 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.52%) Ariba
5 4 (1.52%) Concur
5 4 (1.52%) JD Edwards
5 4 (1.52%) OpenText
5 4 (1.52%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.14%) Remedy
6 3 (1.14%) VMware
7 2 (0.76%) ESRI
7 2 (0.76%) HP
7 2 (0.76%) Informatica
7 2 (0.76%) JDA
7 2 (0.76%) Kronos
7 2 (0.76%) Sophos
7 2 (0.76%) Sun