The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 32 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing SAP 19 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.62% 0.37% 6.61%
As % of the Vendors category 10.86% 0.93% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 16
Average daily rate
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£325 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £8.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -39.20%
SAP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
175 108 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.58% 40.15% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 67 103
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.30 £42.50 £45.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Bedfordshire region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -10 11 £325 - 4
Bedford - 3 £225 -
Dunstable - - - -
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP.

1 30 (56.60%) Oracle
2 27 (50.94%) SQL
3 26 (49.06%) Finance
4 20 (37.74%) CRM
4 20 (37.74%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (35.85%) ERP
5 19 (35.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (33.96%) PRINCE2
7 16 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (30.19%) Agresso
7 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (28.30%) Scrum
8 15 (28.30%) Oracle General Ledger
8 15 (28.30%) Oracle Payables
9 14 (26.42%) Oracle Receivables
9 14 (26.42%) EDI
10 13 (24.53%) ABAP
10 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
10 13 (24.53%) SAP SD
10 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (24.53%) Waterfall
11 12 (22.64%) Oracle Assets
11 12 (22.64%) Business Analysis
12 9 (16.98%) Project Management
12 9 (16.98%) .NET
13 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
14 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
14 7 (13.21%) ISO 9001
14 7 (13.21%) ETL
14 7 (13.21%) IBM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.21%) SugarCRM
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Agresso
2 15 (28.30%) Oracle General Ledger
2 15 (28.30%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (26.42%) Oracle Receivables
4 13 (24.53%) SAP SD
5 12 (22.64%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (11.32%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (3.77%) SAP FI
7 2 (3.77%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (3.77%) SAP CO
8 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
8 1 (1.89%) SAP HCM
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
General
1 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Marketing
3 5 (9.43%) General Ledger
4 4 (7.55%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) French Language
5 2 (3.77%) German Language
5 2 (3.77%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Junior
7 2 (3.77%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Junior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) SAP Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Assistant Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Development Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Payments Business Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) SAP Implementation Manager
8 1 (1.89%) SAP HCM Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) EDI
2 9 (16.98%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.89%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) GIS
3 1 (1.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) CRM
2 19 (35.85%) ERP
2 19 (35.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (33.96%) PRINCE2
4 16 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (28.30%) Scrum
6 13 (24.53%) Waterfall
7 12 (22.64%) Business Analysis
8 9 (16.98%) Project Management
9 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
10 7 (13.21%) ETL
10 7 (13.21%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
10 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
10 7 (13.21%) Campaign Management
11 6 (11.32%) Technical Analysis
12 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (9.43%) Change Management
13 3 (5.66%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) ABAP
3 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (11.32%) MCTS
1 6 (11.32%) MCITP
2 1 (1.89%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Oracle
2 20 (37.74%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (13.21%) Unica
3 7 (13.21%) Neolane
3 7 (13.21%) IBM
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.89%) Primavera
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