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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 22 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 26 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.75% 3.03% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 13.07% 6.45% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Average daily rate £425 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £540 £1,040
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +48.57%
Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
199 93 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.03% 46.97% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 56 51
Average daily rate £400 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £168 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.40 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 15 £425 +6.25% 1
Bedford - - - - 1
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (18.18%) SAP CO
2 6 (18.18%) SAP FI
3 4 (12.12%) Business Objects
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.12%) ERP
3 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (12.12%) SAP SD
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 4 (12.12%) SAP BPC
4 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.09%) SWIFT
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (9.09%) Scrum
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) General Ledger
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 3 (9.09%) Agresso
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) SAP MM
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Process Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (3.03%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (18.18%) SAP CO
1 6 (18.18%) SAP FI
2 4 (12.12%) SAP SD
2 4 (12.12%) SAP BPC
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (9.09%) Agresso
3 3 (9.09%) SAP MM
4 2 (6.06%) SAP MRS
5 1 (3.03%) SAP CRM
5 1 (3.03%) SAP HR
5 1 (3.03%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BI
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Local Government
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Consultant
2 9 (27.27%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) SAP Manager
4 3 (9.09%) PMO Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Report Writer
5 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) SAP MM Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) SAP FI Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) SAP PS Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.03%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) SWIFT
1 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
1 4 (12.12%) ERP
1 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
2 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (9.09%) Scrum
2 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 2 (6.06%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) Process Management
3 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.06%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (3.03%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Information Management
4 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Business Objects
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Civica
3 1 (3.03%) JDA
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Niku