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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 30 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing SAP 25 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.21% 5.38% 3.98%
As % of the Vendors category 12.25% 12.00% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £365 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £365 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £365 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +181.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +4.47%
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
204 125 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.50% 44.80% 58.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 66 126
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 £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £8.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £22.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 15 £425 +16.43% 6
Bedford +1 7 £300 -
Dunstable - - - -
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 28 (41.18%) Finance
2 26 (38.24%) Oracle
3 23 (33.82%) SQL
4 19 (27.94%) PRINCE2
5 18 (26.47%) ERP
5 18 (26.47%) SAP SD
5 18 (26.47%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (25.00%) CRM
6 17 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
6 17 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
7 16 (23.53%) Oracle Receivables
7 16 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (23.53%) Agresso
8 15 (22.06%) Scrum
8 15 (22.06%) Waterfall
9 14 (20.59%) EDI
9 14 (20.59%) ABAP
9 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
9 14 (20.59%) Oracle Assets
10 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (19.12%) Business Analysis
11 8 (11.76%) Project Management
11 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 8 (11.76%) General Ledger
11 8 (11.76%) Data Integration
12 7 (10.29%) Incident Management
12 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
13 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (5.88%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Project
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (26.47%) SAP SD
2 17 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 17 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
3 16 (23.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 16 (23.53%) Agresso
4 14 (20.59%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (8.82%) SAP FI
6 5 (7.35%) SAP CO
6 5 (7.35%) SAP MM
6 5 (7.35%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (5.88%) SAP BPC
7 4 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (1.47%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
8 1 (1.47%) SAP HCM
8 1 (1.47%) SAP HR
8 1 (1.47%) SAP PP
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Taleo
1 1 (1.47%) IaaS
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
1 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
General
1 28 (41.18%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) General Ledger
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 4 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.47%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.24%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Assistant Project Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Report Writer
8 2 (2.94%) SAP BPC Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Development Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) SAP Manager
8 2 (2.94%) ERP Project Manager
9 1 (1.47%) SAP Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Financial Analyst
9 1 (1.47%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) EDI
2 4 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) Middleware
4 1 (1.47%) Java EE
4 1 (1.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 5 (7.35%) Life Science
3 2 (2.94%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Open Source
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) PRINCE2
2 18 (26.47%) ERP
3 17 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (25.00%) CRM
4 16 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (22.06%) Scrum
5 15 (22.06%) Waterfall
6 13 (19.12%) Business Analysis
7 8 (11.76%) Project Management
7 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.29%) Incident Management
9 6 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (5.88%) ETL
10 4 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.88%) Campaign Management
11 3 (4.41%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) SQL
2 14 (20.59%) ABAP
3 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (8.82%) MCTS
1 6 (8.82%) MCITP
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) HNC
2 1 (1.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Oracle
2 18 (26.47%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.88%) IBM
4 4 (5.88%) Unica
4 4 (5.88%) Neolane
5 3 (4.41%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.94%) ReadSoft
7 1 (1.47%) JDA
7 1 (1.47%) Niku
7 1 (1.47%) Primavera
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