The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 18 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing SAP 33 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.47% 6.30% 4.11%
As % of the Vendors category 15.71% 14.56% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 10
Average daily rate
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£355 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £372 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £432
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.00%
Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
210 103 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.18% 43.28% 56.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 51 97
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 6
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £22.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £22.50 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
SAP
East of England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bedford +5 16 £300 - 1
Luton -9 10 £425 +6.25% 3
Dunstable - - - -
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 20 (30.77%) Oracle
3 19 (29.23%) SQL
4 18 (27.69%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (27.69%) SAP SD
5 17 (26.15%) PRINCE2
6 16 (24.62%) ERP
7 15 (23.08%) Oracle General Ledger
7 15 (23.08%) Oracle Payables
8 14 (21.54%) Oracle Receivables
8 14 (21.54%) CRM
8 14 (21.54%) EDI
8 14 (21.54%) ABAP
8 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
8 14 (21.54%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (21.54%) Agresso
9 13 (20.00%) Scrum
9 13 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 12 (18.46%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (16.92%) Business Analysis
12 9 (13.85%) General Ledger
12 9 (13.85%) Data Integration
13 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
13 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
14 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (9.23%) SAP FI
14 6 (9.23%) MCTS
14 6 (9.23%) MCITP

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (1.54%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Project
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (27.69%) SAP SD
2 15 (23.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 15 (23.08%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (21.54%) Agresso
3 14 (21.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 12 (18.46%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (9.23%) SAP FI
6 5 (7.69%) SAP MM
6 5 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (7.69%) SAP CO
7 4 (6.15%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (6.15%) SAP BPC
8 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
8 1 (1.54%) SAP PP
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (1.54%) SAP CRM
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (1.54%) SAP HR
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Taleo
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
1 1 (1.54%) PaaS
1 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
General
1 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) General Ledger
3 6 (9.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Local Government
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Front Office
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 10 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Consultant
4 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.77%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) SAP Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (4.62%) PMO Manager
6 3 (4.62%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Assistant Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Development Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) SAP BPC Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Report Writer
8 1 (1.54%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) EDI
2 3 (4.62%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) Java EE
3 1 (1.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Data Integration
2 5 (7.69%) Life Science
3 3 (4.62%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (26.15%) PRINCE2
3 16 (24.62%) ERP
4 14 (21.54%) CRM
5 13 (20.00%) Scrum
5 13 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (16.92%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
8 6 (9.23%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (7.69%) Project Management
9 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.15%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.15%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.62%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.62%) Programme Management
11 3 (4.62%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) SQL
2 14 (21.54%) ABAP
3 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (9.23%) MCTS
1 6 (9.23%) MCITP
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Oracle
2 14 (21.54%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.62%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.08%) ReadSoft
6 1 (1.54%) Civica
6 1 (1.54%) Niku
6 1 (1.54%) Primavera
6 1 (1.54%) JDA
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