Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 36 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 252 278 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.84% 5.49% 5.61%
As % of the Vendors category 13.01% 11.81% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 168 128
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £500 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £365 £354 £303
90th Percentile £625 £675 £625
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £18.52 £37.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.81% -51.25% +145.10%
10th Percentile £17.00 £17.71 £21.67
90th Percentile £19.00 £19.33 £57.19
England median hourly rate £27.50 £26.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.80% +48.61% -21.74%

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 1,937 2,353 1,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.91% 46.46% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,220 1,344 1,134
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £212 £235 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £571
England median daily rate £460 £450 £439
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.51% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 139 79
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - +14.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.80 £10.45
90th Percentile £44.56 £28.25 £48.00
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% -2.16%

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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
Coventry +27 87 £475 +3.83% 5
Birmingham -19 57 £494 -1.25% 27
Warwickshire 0 43 £500 -11.11% 9
Solihull +10 12 £588 +32.02% 3
Staffordshire +3 5 £545 +10.10%
Worcestershire -2 4 £413 +312.50% 6
Herefordshire +12 3 £600 +37.14% 1
Shropshire +12 2 £680 +80.13% 2
Wolverhampton +8 2 £563 +4.65%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 87 (34.52%) Manufacturing
2 40 (15.87%) ERP
2 40 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (15.48%) Finance
4 37 (14.68%) Project Management
5 34 (13.49%) SAP S/4HANA
5 34 (13.49%) Migration
6 33 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (11.90%) SAP MM
8 26 (10.32%) Microsoft
9 24 (9.52%) BAPI
9 24 (9.52%) SAP QM
9 24 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 21 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 20 (7.94%) Data Modelling
12 18 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (7.14%) Programme Management
13 17 (6.75%) Microsoft Excel
13 17 (6.75%) ABAP
13 17 (6.75%) PMP
14 16 (6.35%) SAP PP
14 16 (6.35%) Marketing
14 16 (6.35%) Data Migration
15 15 (5.95%) Public Sector
16 14 (5.56%) SAP WM
16 14 (5.56%) Electronics
16 14 (5.56%) Telecoms
16 14 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
16 14 (5.56%) SAP BPC
16 14 (5.56%) Test Strategy

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 3 (1.19%) nginx
2 2 (0.79%) Confluence
2 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.40%) CMS
3 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (6.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 34 (13.49%) SAP S/4HANA
2 30 (11.90%) SAP MM
3 24 (9.52%) SAP QM
4 16 (6.35%) SAP PP
5 14 (5.56%) SAP BPC
5 14 (5.56%) SAP WM
6 13 (5.16%) SAP ERP
7 11 (4.37%) SAP GRC
8 6 (2.38%) SAP CO
8 6 (2.38%) SAP FI
8 6 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (1.98%) SAP PS
10 4 (1.59%) SAP HR
10 4 (1.59%) SAP IS-U
10 4 (1.59%) SAP Payroll
10 4 (1.59%) SAP PM
10 4 (1.59%) SAP SD
11 3 (1.19%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
11 3 (1.19%) SAP HCM
12 2 (0.79%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.59%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.79%) GitHub
6 2 (0.79%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (0.40%) DSL
1 1 (0.40%) ICMP
1 1 (0.40%) Skype
1 1 (0.40%) SNMP
1 1 (0.40%) Telnet
1 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
1 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.76%) SAP BW
2 8 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 6 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.98%) GIS
5 5 (1.98%) SAP HANA
6 4 (1.59%) Power BI
7 3 (1.19%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.79%) Big Data
8 2 (0.79%) Lumira
9 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.40%) QlikView
9 1 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.97%) JIRA
2 3 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.19%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (0.79%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.79%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.79%) GitLab
3 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.79%) Selenium
3 2 (0.79%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.40%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 87 (34.52%) Manufacturing
2 39 (15.48%) Finance
3 16 (6.35%) Marketing
4 15 (5.95%) Public Sector
5 14 (5.56%) Electronics
5 14 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.97%) Retail
7 7 (2.78%) Billing
8 5 (1.98%) Back Office
9 4 (1.59%) Legal
10 2 (0.79%) Automotive
10 2 (0.79%) Military
10 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 63 (25.00%) Consultant
2 59 (23.41%) SAP Consultant
3 48 (19.05%) Analyst
4 40 (15.87%) SAP Manager
5 39 (15.48%) Project Manager
6 37 (14.68%) SAP Analyst
7 30 (11.90%) SAP Project Manager
8 21 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
8 21 (8.33%) SAP Functional Analyst
9 19 (7.54%) Architect
10 15 (5.95%) Functional Consultant
10 15 (5.95%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 14 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (5.16%) Data Analyst
13 12 (4.76%) Developer
14 10 (3.97%) SAP Financial Consultant
14 10 (3.97%) SAP PS Consultant
14 10 (3.97%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
15 8 (3.17%) SAP Architect
15 8 (3.17%) SAP MM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.52%) BAPI
2 7 (2.78%) EDI
2 7 (2.78%) SAP Fiori
3 6 (2.38%) SAP PI
4 4 (1.59%) Middleware
4 4 (1.59%) REST
4 4 (1.59%) Web Services
5 3 (1.19%) OAuth
5 3 (1.19%) OAuth2
5 3 (1.19%) Swagger
6 2 (0.79%) .NET
6 2 (0.79%) J2EE
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.40%) JDBC
7 1 (0.40%) JSP
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.40%) Servlets
7 1 (0.40%) SOAP
7 1 (0.40%) Spring
7 1 (0.40%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (1.19%) NHS
3 3 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.79%) PMI
5 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.40%) EPoS
5 1 (0.40%) FMCG
5 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.57%) Windows
2 5 (1.98%) Linux
3 3 (1.19%) Unix
4 2 (0.79%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (15.87%) ERP
1 40 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (14.68%) Project Management
3 34 (13.49%) Migration
4 33 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 21 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 20 (7.94%) Data Modelling
8 18 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (7.14%) Programme Management
9 16 (6.35%) Data Migration
10 14 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
10 14 (5.56%) Test Strategy
11 13 (5.16%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (5.16%) SAP Security
12 12 (4.76%) Logistics
13 11 (4.37%) Change Management
13 11 (4.37%) Process Improvement
13 11 (4.37%) Test Management
14 10 (3.97%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.75%) ABAP
2 7 (2.78%) SQL
3 6 (2.38%) Java
4 3 (1.19%) Python
4 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.40%) Perl
5 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.40%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (6.75%) PMP
2 10 (3.97%) Degree
3 4 (1.59%) ISEB
3 4 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.19%) CBAP
4 3 (1.19%) IIBA
4 3 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.40%) APMP
6 1 (0.40%) CCIE
6 1 (0.40%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.59%) PMO
3 3 (1.19%) GDPR
3 3 (1.19%) SLA
4 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 1 (0.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.57%) HP ALM
2 8 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.19%) MIIS
3 3 (1.19%) SCCM
4 2 (0.79%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.79%) Ansible
5 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.40%) Puppet
5 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.97%) HP
3 6 (2.38%) Concur
3 6 (2.38%) Oracle
4 5 (1.98%) ServiceNow
4 5 (1.98%) Tableau
5 4 (1.59%) Ariba
5 4 (1.59%) Citrix
5 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.19%) Alteryx
6 3 (1.19%) ESRI
6 3 (1.19%) Google
6 3 (1.19%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.19%) WSO2
7 2 (0.79%) Cognos
8 1 (0.40%) BEA
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) VMware
8 1 (0.40%) webMethods