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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 19 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 18 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.23% 6.20% 7.66%
As % of the Vendors category 9.68% 13.79% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 22
Median daily rate £451 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £411
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £26.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.81 £19.08 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+30.03% -16.13%
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
186 174 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 54.07% 44.96% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 118 125
Median daily rate £400 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £152 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.60 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +7 8 £451 +6.00% 1
Bedford +4 3 £475 +39.70% 1
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 16 (38.10%) CRM
2 11 (26.19%) ERP
3 9 (21.43%) Retail
3 9 (21.43%) SAP ERP
4 8 (19.05%) Oracle
4 8 (19.05%) Manufacturing
5 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (16.67%) Change Management
5 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (16.67%) SAP FI
5 7 (16.67%) SAP MM
5 7 (16.67%) SAP PP
5 7 (16.67%) SAP CO
5 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (14.29%) Migration
6 6 (14.29%) LSMW
6 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 6 (14.29%) SOA
6 6 (14.29%) SAP CRM
7 5 (11.90%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (11.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (11.90%) SAP HANA
7 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.52%) Information Security
8 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) TIBCO
8 4 (9.52%) Middleware

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) SAP ERP
2 7 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 7 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 7 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (16.67%) SAP MM
2 7 (16.67%) SAP PP
3 6 (14.29%) SAP CRM
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.38%) SAP EWM
4 1 (2.38%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (11.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SAP HANA
2 3 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.76%) GIS
3 2 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.38%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.38%) Lumira
4 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) LSMW
General
1 9 (21.43%) Retail
2 8 (19.05%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.52%) Aerospace
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Consultant
2 15 (35.71%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) SAP PP Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) SAP MM Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Change Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Digital Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Lead Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP PP Functional Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP WM Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) TIBCO Developer
8 2 (4.76%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.76%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Middleware
1 4 (9.52%) SOAP
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
1 4 (9.52%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) BAPI
2 3 (7.14%) JSON
2 3 (7.14%) RESTful
2 3 (7.14%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (7.14%) SAPUI5
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (4.76%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (4.76%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (2.38%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) BYOD
5 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Android
1 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) CRM
2 11 (26.19%) ERP
3 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (16.67%) Change Management
3 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 6 (14.29%) Migration
4 6 (14.29%) SOA
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.52%) Information Security
6 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Validation
7 3 (7.14%) Change Control
7 3 (7.14%) High Availability
7 3 (7.14%) IT Governance
7 3 (7.14%) Microservices
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) ABAP
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.76%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) CCA
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (7.14%) GxP
2 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (9.52%) TIBCO
3 3 (7.14%) BEA
3 3 (7.14%) IBM
3 3 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau