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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 25 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP 22 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.57% 6.50% 3.61%
As % of the Vendors category 12.36% 14.21% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -6.66%
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
178 197 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.06% 45.71% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 106 57
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 12 £550 +29.41%
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (56.52%) Finance
2 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (32.61%) ERP
4 12 (26.09%) Oracle
5 9 (19.57%) Business Objects
5 9 (19.57%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (19.57%) Agresso
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.39%) Manufacturing
7 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (15.22%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (13.04%) Procure-to-pay
8 6 (13.04%) Sybase IQ
8 6 (13.04%) BODI
8 6 (13.04%) Sybase
8 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
8 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.87%) SAP FI
9 5 (10.87%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (10.87%) SAP CO
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (8.70%) Information Architecture
10 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (8.70%) Data Governance
10 4 (8.70%) Analytics
10 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Agresso
2 5 (10.87%) SAP FI
2 5 (10.87%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (10.87%) SAP CO
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (6.52%) SAP MM
4 3 (6.52%) SAP PP
4 3 (6.52%) SAP SD
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
5 1 (2.17%) SAP Business One
5 1 (2.17%) SAP HCM
5 1 (2.17%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) ADSL
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (15.22%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (13.04%) Sybase IQ
3 6 (13.04%) BODI
4 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.52%) SAP BI
5 3 (6.52%) SAP BW
5 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (56.52%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 4 (8.70%) Electronics
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Data Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Information Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Trainer
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) SAP MM Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) SAP Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Business Objects Developer
5 3 (6.52%) SAP Trainer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior SAP MM Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) SAP BI Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) SAP PI
3 2 (4.35%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) SAP XI
3 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 2 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) EJB
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) JSP
4 1 (2.17%) Servlets
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) EDI
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) DTV
2 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (32.61%) ERP
3 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Procure-to-pay
4 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.70%) Information Architecture
6 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (8.70%) Data Governance
6 4 (8.70%) Analytics
6 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.52%) ETL
7 3 (6.52%) Scrum
7 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.52%) Stress Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.17%) PHP
2 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) Ruby
2 1 (2.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ACCA
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 9 (19.57%) Business Objects
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.04%) Sybase
5 2 (4.35%) hybris
5 2 (4.35%) KANA
6 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.17%) Sun
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) EMC
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) Metastorm
6 1 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Mitel
6 1 (2.17%) RightFax
6 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.17%) Pega