Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 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.

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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 26 31
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP 267 247 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.18% 5.63% 5.23%
As % of the Vendors category 11.48% 13.01% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 129 171
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £350 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £575 £600
England median daily rate £484 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.89% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £22.74 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.56% +16.62% +2.63%
10th Percentile £17.71 £13.35 £12.90
90th Percentile £19.33 £47.72 £24.00
England median hourly rate £33.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +83.33% -20.00% +15.15%

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 2,326 1,899 2,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.16% 43.29% 48.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,352 1,122 1,563
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £234 £225 £225
90th Percentile £580 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 82 84
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.80% +25.89% -18.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £9.52
90th Percentile £29.75 £44.65 £25.08
England median hourly rate £17.54 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.18% -2.86% -

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 16 July 2018.

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
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 16 July 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 +7 103 £525 +10.53% 26
Warwickshire +1 47 £575 +39.39% 3
Coventry -33 33 £441 +3.82% 9
Staffordshire 0 9 £495 +10.00% 5
Solihull -8 7 £558 +6.19% 4
Shropshire -27 3 - - 3
Wolverhampton -4 2 £538 +34.38% 2
Worcestershire -14 1 £100 -79.75% 3
Herefordshire - 1 £475 -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP 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.

1 64 (23.97%) Finance
2 48 (17.98%) Manufacturing
3 46 (17.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 36 (13.48%) Migration
4 36 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (12.73%) ERP
6 27 (10.11%) Oracle
7 24 (8.99%) Project Management
7 24 (8.99%) Change Management
8 23 (8.61%) Data Migration
9 21 (7.87%) SuccessFactors
10 20 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (6.74%) Microsoft
11 18 (6.74%) ABAP
11 18 (6.74%) Procure-to-Pay
12 17 (6.37%) Automotive
13 16 (5.99%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (5.24%) SAP Basis
14 14 (5.24%) SAP BW
15 13 (4.87%) Analytics
15 13 (4.87%) SAP HANA
16 12 (4.49%) SQL
16 12 (4.49%) SQL Server
17 10 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (3.75%) Logistics
17 10 (3.75%) Degree
17 10 (3.75%) SAP PP
17 10 (3.75%) SAP HCM
18 9 (3.37%) SAP Implementation
18 9 (3.37%) Oracle Fusion

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 7 (2.62%) NetWeaver
2 6 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.75%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 46 (17.23%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (3.75%) SAP HCM
2 10 (3.75%) SAP PP
3 8 (3.00%) SAP MII
3 8 (3.00%) SAP PS
4 7 (2.62%) SAP Business One
4 7 (2.62%) SAP EWM
4 7 (2.62%) SAP FI
4 7 (2.62%) SAP MDG
4 7 (2.62%) SAP MM
5 6 (2.25%) SAP CO
5 6 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (2.25%) SAP HR
5 6 (2.25%) SAP Payroll
6 5 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (1.87%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 5 (1.87%) SAP ERP
7 4 (1.50%) SAP FSCM
7 4 (1.50%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (1.12%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.87%) SuccessFactors
2 9 (3.37%) SaaS
3 8 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.87%) PaaS
5 3 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.75%) Taleo
7 1 (0.37%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.37%) Skype
1 1 (0.37%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.99%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (5.24%) SAP BW
3 13 (4.87%) SAP HANA
4 12 (4.49%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.62%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (2.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (2.25%) Lumira
8 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.75%) MS Access
11 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (2.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 64 (23.97%) Finance
2 48 (17.98%) Manufacturing
3 17 (6.37%) Automotive
4 8 (3.00%) Legal
5 6 (2.25%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.87%) Advertising
6 5 (1.87%) Marketing
7 4 (1.50%) Electronics
7 4 (1.50%) Retail
8 3 (1.12%) Back Office
9 2 (0.75%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Banking
10 1 (0.37%) French Language
10 1 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) Local Government
10 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (35.21%) Consultant
2 83 (31.09%) SAP Consultant
3 33 (12.36%) SAP Manager
4 28 (10.49%) Project Manager
5 26 (9.74%) Analyst
6 24 (8.99%) Developer
7 23 (8.61%) Architect
8 22 (8.24%) SAP Architect
9 18 (6.74%) SAP Project Manager
10 17 (6.37%) Functional Consultant
11 15 (5.62%) SAP Developer
12 14 (5.24%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 13 (4.87%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 13 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (4.49%) SAP Analyst
15 11 (4.12%) Change Manager
16 8 (3.00%) Business Analyst
16 8 (3.00%) Programme Manager
16 8 (3.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
17 7 (2.62%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.24%) SAP Basis
2 9 (3.37%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (3.00%) XML
4 7 (2.62%) WCF
5 6 (2.25%) .NET
5 6 (2.25%) EDI
6 5 (1.87%) XSLT
7 4 (1.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.50%) SAP Fiori
7 4 (1.50%) SOAP
7 4 (1.50%) Web Services
8 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.12%) HTML
8 3 (1.12%) REST
8 3 (1.12%) WSDL
9 2 (0.75%) EDIFACT
9 2 (0.75%) Middleware
9 2 (0.75%) SAP PI
9 2 (0.75%) SAP Smart Forms
10 1 (0.37%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
4 2 (0.75%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.37%) FMCG
5 1 (0.37%) LIMS
5 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.37%) NHS
5 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.25%) Windows
2 4 (1.50%) Linux
2 4 (1.50%) Unix
3 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.37%) AIX
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (13.48%) Migration
1 36 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (12.73%) ERP
3 24 (8.99%) Change Management
3 24 (8.99%) Project Management
4 23 (8.61%) Data Migration
5 20 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (6.74%) Procure-to-Pay
7 13 (4.87%) Analytics
8 10 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (3.75%) Logistics
9 9 (3.37%) CRM
9 9 (3.37%) ETL
9 9 (3.37%) ITIL
9 9 (3.37%) SAP Implementation
10 8 (3.00%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (3.00%) Programme Management
10 8 (3.00%) Workflow
11 7 (2.62%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (2.25%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.74%) ABAP
2 12 (4.49%) SQL
3 9 (3.37%) C#
4 7 (2.62%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.87%) Java
6 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.12%) XPath
7 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (3.75%) Degree
2 4 (1.50%) CIPD
3 3 (1.12%) HNC
3 3 (1.12%) HND
3 3 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.12%) SAP Certification
3 3 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) ISEB
4 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.37%) ACCA
5 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.37%) CIMA
5 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.50%) PMO
2 4 (1.50%) QA
3 3 (1.12%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.50%) XenApp
2 4 (1.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) SCCM
2 2 (0.75%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (10.11%) Oracle
2 18 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.50%) Citrix
3 4 (1.50%) Sage
4 3 (1.12%) HP
4 3 (1.12%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.75%) Ariba
5 2 (0.75%) Concur
5 2 (0.75%) Tripwire
6 1 (0.37%) Capita
6 1 (0.37%) Epicor
6 1 (0.37%) hybris
6 1 (0.37%) IBM
6 1 (0.37%) IFS
6 1 (0.37%) Infor
6 1 (0.37%) Informatica
6 1 (0.37%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.37%) Progress
6 1 (0.37%) Syclo
6 1 (0.37%) Xero