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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 18 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP 24 34 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.28% 7.56% 3.66%
As % of the Vendors category 13.95% 17.09% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 6
Average daily rate
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£498 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.05% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £325 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £508 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £26.08 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £24.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -6.60%
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
172 199 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.03% 44.22% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 104 49
Average daily rate £389 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% +45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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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 +2 11 £550 +29.41%
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 28 (58.33%) Finance
2 15 (31.25%) ERP
3 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (27.08%) Oracle
5 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.75%) Agresso
6 9 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (18.75%) Business Objects
6 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.58%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
9 6 (12.50%) Sybase IQ
9 6 (12.50%) BODI
9 6 (12.50%) Sybase
9 6 (12.50%) SQL
9 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
10 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
10 5 (10.42%) SAP FI
10 5 (10.42%) Web Services
10 5 (10.42%) XML
10 5 (10.42%) SAP CO
10 5 (10.42%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.42%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (8.33%) Marketing
11 4 (8.33%) Information Architecture

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Agresso
2 5 (10.42%) SAP FI
2 5 (10.42%) SAP CO
2 5 (10.42%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (6.25%) SAP MM
4 3 (6.25%) SAP PP
4 3 (6.25%) SAP SD
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.08%) SAP HR
5 1 (2.08%) TeleForm
5 1 (2.08%) SAP Business One
5 1 (2.08%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) ADSL
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (14.58%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (12.50%) Sybase IQ
3 6 (12.50%) BODI
4 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.25%) SAP BI
5 3 (6.25%) SAP BW
5 3 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.08%) OLAP
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (58.33%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
3 4 (8.33%) Electronics
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Architect
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Information Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Trainer
5 4 (8.33%) SAP Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Business Objects Developer
6 3 (6.25%) SAP MM Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) SAP Trainer
6 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior SAP MM Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) SAP BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Web Services
1 5 (10.42%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) JSON
2 2 (4.17%) REST
2 2 (4.17%) Middleware
2 2 (4.17%) EJB
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 2 (4.17%) JSP
2 2 (4.17%) Servlets
2 2 (4.17%) SOAP
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (2.08%) EDI
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.08%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) DTV
2 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) ERP
2 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
5 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (8.33%) Information Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Data Governance
7 4 (8.33%) Analytics
7 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.25%) ETL
8 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.25%) CRM
8 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Project Management
8 3 (6.25%) Scrum
8 3 (6.25%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.17%) PHP
2 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.08%) SAPscript
3 1 (2.08%) ABAP
3 1 (2.08%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) Ruby
3 1 (2.08%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.08%) ACCA
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) Business Objects
4 6 (12.50%) Sybase
5 2 (4.17%) Pega
5 2 (4.17%) hybris
5 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.17%) KANA
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) Sun
6 1 (2.08%) Mitel
6 1 (2.08%) Metastorm
6 1 (2.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.08%) RightFax