Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 31 27
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP 235 285 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.90% 5.38% 5.81%
As % of the Vendors category 11.38% 11.84% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 143 172
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% -2.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £279 £300 £319
90th Percentile £580 £600 £700
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.25 £34.08 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.70% +74.74% -22.39%
10th Percentile £12.88 £14.87 £13.03
90th Percentile £45.31 £53.22 £25.47
England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -17.50% -3.03%

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 2,065 2,408 2,342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.06% 45.47% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,238 1,308 1,174
West Midlands median daily rate £404 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £208 £213 £228
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.99% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 95 96
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £16.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.67% -8.68% +5.59%
10th Percentile £10.24 £10.61 £10.09
90th Percentile £48.75 £29.15 £32.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.34%

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 February 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
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 February 2018.

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 February 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 51 £400 -15.79% 17
Coventry -15 49 £458 +1.67% 5
Warwickshire 0 36 £390 +11.43% 6
Solihull +9 12 £550 +46.67% 6
Worcestershire +5 5 £525 +40.00% 6
Staffordshire +3 5 £400 -13.51% 4
Shropshire -8 3 £475 -5.09% 3
Herefordshire - 2 £475 -
Wolverhampton -1 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Tipton - 1 - - 1
Walsall - 1 - -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 45 (19.15%) Finance
2 40 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (14.04%) Manufacturing
4 32 (13.62%) ABAP
4 32 (13.62%) Retail
5 28 (11.91%) Microsoft
6 27 (11.49%) Migration
7 25 (10.64%) Project Management
8 22 (9.36%) ERP
9 21 (8.94%) Data Migration
10 20 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (7.66%) SAP IS-U
12 17 (7.23%) SAP Retail
13 16 (6.81%) CRM
14 15 (6.38%) SAP HANA
14 15 (6.38%) Procure-to-Pay
15 14 (5.96%) Business Process Mapping
15 14 (5.96%) SAP Implementation
15 14 (5.96%) Oracle
15 14 (5.96%) SAP Payroll
15 14 (5.96%) Logistics
16 13 (5.53%) Microsoft Excel
16 13 (5.53%) SuccessFactors
17 12 (5.11%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (5.11%) Change Management
17 12 (5.11%) Billing
17 12 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (4.68%) Automotive
18 11 (4.68%) SQL Server
18 11 (4.68%) Data Warehouse

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 (2.98%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.13%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.85%) SAS
4 1 (0.43%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (5.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.43%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 18 (7.66%) SAP IS-U
2 17 (7.23%) SAP Retail
3 14 (5.96%) SAP Payroll
4 10 (4.26%) SAP PP
4 10 (4.26%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (3.40%) SAP MM
6 7 (2.98%) SAP ERP
6 7 (2.98%) SAP HR
7 6 (2.55%) SAP CO
7 6 (2.55%) SAP EWM
7 6 (2.55%) SAP FI
7 6 (2.55%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (2.55%) SAP MDG
8 5 (2.13%) SAP PP-PI
8 5 (2.13%) SAP SD
8 5 (2.13%) SAP WM
9 4 (1.70%) SAP APO
9 4 (1.70%) SAP Business One
9 4 (1.70%) SAP CRM
10 3 (1.28%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.53%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.43%) FinancialForce
4 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.43%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) SMS
1 1 (0.43%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.38%) SAP HANA
2 12 (5.11%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.68%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.26%) SAP BW
4 10 (4.26%) SAP Data Services
5 9 (3.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (1.70%) Big Data
6 4 (1.70%) Data Lake
6 4 (1.70%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.43%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.43%) DB2
9 1 (0.43%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.43%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.70%) JIRA
2 2 (0.85%) LSMW
3 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.43%) Selenium
3 1 (0.43%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (19.15%) Finance
2 33 (14.04%) Manufacturing
3 32 (13.62%) Retail
4 12 (5.11%) Billing
5 11 (4.68%) Automotive
6 5 (2.13%) Banking
6 5 (2.13%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.70%) Marketing
8 3 (1.28%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.28%) Legal
9 2 (0.85%) Advertising
9 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.43%) Back Office
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 75 (31.91%) Consultant
2 66 (28.09%) SAP Consultant
3 36 (15.32%) Analyst
4 27 (11.49%) Project Manager
5 14 (5.96%) Architect
5 14 (5.96%) Developer
6 13 (5.53%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.53%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 12 (5.11%) Functional Consultant
7 12 (5.11%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 11 (4.68%) Data Analyst
8 11 (4.68%) SAP Analyst
8 11 (4.68%) SAP Developer
9 10 (4.26%) SAP Manager
10 8 (3.40%) ABAP Developer
10 8 (3.40%) SAP Architect
10 8 (3.40%) SAP Business Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) SAP Project Manager
11 7 (2.98%) SAP MM Consultant
12 6 (2.55%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.40%) SAP ALE
2 7 (2.98%) SAP Smart Forms
3 5 (2.13%) Web Services
4 4 (1.70%) .NET
5 3 (1.28%) IDoc
5 3 (1.28%) XML
6 2 (0.85%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.85%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (0.85%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.43%) HTML
7 1 (0.43%) Middleware
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.98%) NHS
3 6 (2.55%) FMCG
4 5 (2.13%) AS400
5 4 (1.70%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.28%) EPoS
7 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.85%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.85%) LIMS
7 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.43%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.43%) IVR
8 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.43%) SCADA
8 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.13%) Linux
2 2 (0.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) Solaris
3 1 (0.43%) Unix
3 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (11.49%) Migration
3 25 (10.64%) Project Management
4 22 (9.36%) ERP
5 21 (8.94%) Data Migration
6 20 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (6.81%) CRM
8 15 (6.38%) Procure-to-Pay
9 14 (5.96%) Business Process Mapping
9 14 (5.96%) Logistics
9 14 (5.96%) SAP Implementation
10 12 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (5.11%) Change Management
11 11 (4.68%) Analytics
11 11 (4.68%) Process Improvement
12 10 (4.26%) ETL
13 9 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (3.40%) System Integration Testing
14 8 (3.40%) Test Scripting
14 8 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.62%) ABAP
2 9 (3.83%) SQL
3 7 (2.98%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.85%) Java
4 2 (0.85%) RPG
5 1 (0.43%) C
5 1 (0.43%) C#
5 1 (0.43%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (3.83%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.43%) CCA
5 1 (0.43%) Degree
5 1 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.28%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) PMO
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.98%) XenApp
2 7 (2.98%) XenDesktop
3 6 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.55%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) Ansible
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) MOM
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 28 (11.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.96%) Oracle
3 7 (2.98%) Citrix
3 7 (2.98%) Cognos
4 6 (2.55%) Concur
5 5 (2.13%) IBM
5 5 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.70%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.70%) Kronos
6 4 (1.70%) NGA Human Resources
7 3 (1.28%) Ariba
7 3 (1.28%) HP
7 3 (1.28%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.28%) OpenText
8 2 (0.85%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe
9 1 (0.43%) Epicor
9 1 (0.43%) Informatica
9 1 (0.43%) JDA
9 1 (0.43%) Sage