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 3 September 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 23 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 18 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.80% 5.76% 6.69%
As % of the Vendors category 10.84% 13.73% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 2
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£413 £325 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £275 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.54 £26.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.20% +49.28%
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
166 204 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.27% 41.98% 49.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 147 66
Average daily rate £338 £355 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 3
Average hourly rate £31.25 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.90 £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £12.50 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +8 7 £425 - 1
Bedford -2 4 £283 -5.83%
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 17 (40.48%) ERP
3 16 (38.10%) Oracle
4 8 (19.05%) Agresso
5 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.90%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (11.90%) SAP FI
7 5 (11.90%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (9.52%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (9.52%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (9.52%) Data Mapping
8 4 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (9.52%) SAP CO
8 4 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) ABAP
8 4 (9.52%) XML
9 3 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
9 3 (7.14%) CRM
9 3 (7.14%) SAP PP
9 3 (7.14%) SAP BI
9 3 (7.14%) SAP BW

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Windchill
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Agresso
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (11.90%) SAP FI
3 4 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (9.52%) SAP CO
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (7.14%) SAP HR
4 3 (7.14%) SAP PP
4 3 (7.14%) SAP HCM
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
5 1 (2.38%) MFGPRO
5 1 (2.38%) SAP QM
5 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.38%) SAP Business One
5 1 (2.38%) SAP SD
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (2.38%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) ADSL
1 1 (2.38%) LAN
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
1 1 (2.38%) VPN
1 1 (2.38%) SAN
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.14%) SAP BW
2 3 (7.14%) SAP BI
2 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (7.14%) Lumira
3 2 (4.76%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) MS Access
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.52%) SAP Developer
6 3 (7.14%) SAP Support
6 3 (7.14%) SAP Trainer
6 3 (7.14%) SAP HR Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Business Objects Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Trainer
6 3 (7.14%) SAP Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) ERP Manager
7 2 (4.76%) SAP BI Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Defect Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) EDI
2 2 (4.76%) J2EE
2 2 (4.76%) EJB
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) JSP
2 2 (4.76%) Servlets
2 2 (4.76%) SOAP
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) EDIFACT
3 1 (2.38%) cXML
3 1 (2.38%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.14%) Statistics
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ERP
2 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.52%) Project Management
4 4 (9.52%) Data Mapping
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (7.14%) ETL
5 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.76%) Workflow
6 2 (4.76%) Document Management
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) ABAP
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PMP
3 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Sun
4 2 (4.76%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.76%) Pega
5 1 (2.38%) RightFax
5 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.38%) Cognos
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Metastorm
5 1 (2.38%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Mitel
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) Ariba