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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 23 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP 24 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.30% 2.90% 5.91%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 6.96% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 9
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £420 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £43.90 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-53.87% +158.23%
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
168 115 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.09% 41.67% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 76 62
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £158 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £442 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 -1 9 £475 - 1
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 22 (45.83%) Oracle
3 17 (35.42%) ERP
3 17 (35.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (29.17%) SQL
6 13 (27.08%) Agresso
7 12 (25.00%) Scrum
7 12 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 11 (22.92%) .NET
8 11 (22.92%) Marketing
9 10 (20.83%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
9 10 (20.83%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (20.83%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (20.83%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 8 (16.67%) IBM
11 8 (16.67%) CRM
11 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 7 (14.58%) ETL
12 7 (14.58%) ISO 9001
12 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
12 7 (14.58%) Project Management
12 7 (14.58%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (14.58%) Unica
12 7 (14.58%) SAP Data Services
12 7 (14.58%) SugarCRM
12 7 (14.58%) Campaign Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (14.58%) SugarCRM
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Agresso
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (6.25%) SAP MM
5 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (4.17%) SAP PP
5 2 (4.17%) SAP SD
6 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
6 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
6 1 (2.08%) SAP HCM
6 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
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 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SAP Data Services
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.50%) BODI
2 6 (12.50%) Sybase IQ
2 6 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
General
1 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Marketing
3 4 (8.33%) Electronics
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.17%) French Language
5 2 (4.17%) German Language
5 2 (4.17%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) SAP MM Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior SAP MM Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Junior
7 2 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) JSON
3 2 (4.17%) SAP XI
3 2 (4.17%) REST
3 2 (4.17%) SAP PI
3 2 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) EDI
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
1 4 (8.33%) DTV
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) ERP
1 17 (35.42%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.00%) Scrum
3 12 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
5 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.67%) CRM
6 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.58%) ETL
7 7 (14.58%) Project Management
7 7 (14.58%) Campaign Management
8 6 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) Procure-to-pay
10 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) Golang
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) IBM
3 7 (14.58%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (14.58%) Unica
3 7 (14.58%) Neolane
4 6 (12.50%) Sybase
4 6 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.17%) hybris
5 2 (4.17%) KANA
5 2 (4.17%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
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Progressive Recruitment
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago