The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 38 57 28
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Contract jobs citing SAP 94 73 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.82% 2.88% 4.92%
As % of the Vendors category 8.36% 6.06% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 52
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
SAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1125 1205 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.69% 47.53% 51.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 451 533
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Berkshire region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Berkshire region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Slough +8 20 £375 -21.05% 3
Reading +8 16 £575 +27.77%
Newbury +8 7 £475 +102.12% 1
Bracknell +1 7 £390 +28.28%
Maidenhead -6 1 - - 2
Hungerford - - - -
SAP
South East

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 87 (44.85%) Finance
2 71 (36.60%) Telecoms
3 51 (26.29%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (23.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 42 (21.65%) Programme Management
6 41 (21.13%) Manufacturing
7 38 (19.59%) Electronics
7 38 (19.59%) DTV
7 38 (19.59%) Marketing
7 38 (19.59%) Digital Marketing
8 28 (14.43%) Oracle
9 27 (13.92%) Project Management
10 24 (12.37%) Migration
10 24 (12.37%) MS Excel
11 23 (11.86%) ITIL
11 23 (11.86%) MS Office
12 21 (10.82%) PRINCE2
12 21 (10.82%) CRM
12 21 (10.82%) Degree
13 19 (9.79%) Data Migration
13 19 (9.79%) ABAP
14 18 (9.28%) ERP
14 18 (9.28%) Microsoft
14 18 (9.28%) MS PowerPoint
15 17 (8.76%) Change Management
16 16 (8.25%) SAP FI
17 15 (7.73%) SAP Implementation
18 14 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (6.70%) Java
19 13 (6.70%) SQL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (4.12%) NetWeaver
2 6 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.06%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.55%) IIS
4 3 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.03%) SAP EP
5 2 (1.03%) SAS
5 2 (1.03%) Commerce Server
5 2 (1.03%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.52%) Confluence
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 24 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.86%) MS Office
3 18 (9.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.09%) AutoCAD
5 5 (2.58%) MS Project
6 4 (2.06%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 45 (23.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (8.25%) SAP FI
3 12 (6.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (6.19%) SAP CO
4 6 (3.09%) SAP MM
5 5 (2.58%) SAP GRC
5 5 (2.58%) SAP SCM
5 5 (2.58%) SAP SRM
5 5 (2.58%) SAP ERP
6 4 (2.06%) SAP CRM
6 4 (2.06%) SAP SD
6 4 (2.06%) SAP BPC
7 3 (1.55%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (1.55%) SAP HR
7 3 (1.55%) Maximo
8 2 (1.03%) SAP PP
8 2 (1.03%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.52%) SAP FI-AA
9 1 (0.52%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.09%) Force.com
2 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.03%) Office 365
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.58%) DNS
2 4 (2.06%) 2G
2 4 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.06%) 3G
2 4 (2.06%) LAN
2 4 (2.06%) 4G
3 3 (1.55%) SSL
3 3 (1.55%) VPN
3 3 (1.55%) HTTP
3 3 (1.55%) LDAP
3 3 (1.55%) Firewall
4 2 (1.03%) Wireless
4 2 (1.03%) INAP
4 2 (1.03%) DAB
4 2 (1.03%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.03%) UMTS
4 2 (1.03%) GPRS
4 2 (1.03%) IPv6
4 2 (1.03%) Intranet
4 2 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (6.19%) SAP BW
3 11 (5.67%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (4.12%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.58%) MS Access
7 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.55%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.55%) QlikView
8 3 (1.55%) DataStage
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.03%) OLAP
9 2 (1.03%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (3.09%) LSMW
2 4 (2.06%) Ant
3 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.03%) Selenium
5 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.52%) TestNG
5 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.52%) Hudson
5 1 (0.52%) Gradle
5 1 (0.52%) Subversion
5 1 (0.52%) JIRA
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.52%) JUnit
5 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Ivy
General
1 87 (44.85%) Finance
2 71 (36.60%) Telecoms
3 41 (21.13%) Manufacturing
4 38 (19.59%) Electronics
4 38 (19.59%) Marketing
5 9 (4.64%) Billing
6 5 (2.58%) Retail
6 5 (2.58%) Legal
7 3 (1.55%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.03%) French Language
9 1 (0.52%) Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (23.71%) Analyst
2 29 (14.95%) Consultant
3 28 (14.43%) Project Manager
4 24 (12.37%) SAP Consultant
5 22 (11.34%) Developer
6 11 (5.67%) SAP Analyst
6 11 (5.67%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.15%) Architect
8 9 (4.64%) SAP Manager
9 8 (4.12%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.12%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.61%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.09%) Administrator
11 6 (3.09%) SAP Developer
12 5 (2.58%) SAP Data Consultant
12 5 (2.58%) Data Consultant
12 5 (2.58%) Design Engineer
13 4 (2.06%) Project Administrator
13 4 (2.06%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.64%) Web Services
1 9 (4.64%) XML
1 9 (4.64%) .NET
2 8 (4.12%) SOAP
3 6 (3.09%) J2EE
4 5 (2.58%) MDX
4 5 (2.58%) HTML
4 5 (2.58%) BAPI
4 5 (2.58%) SAP Basis
5 4 (2.06%) SAP Smart Forms
5 4 (2.06%) EDI
5 4 (2.06%) RESTful
6 3 (1.55%) Visualforce
6 3 (1.55%) HTML5
6 3 (1.55%) SAP ALE
6 3 (1.55%) JSON
7 2 (1.03%) Durandal
7 2 (1.03%) SAP XI
7 2 (1.03%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.59%) DTV
2 4 (2.06%) Data Conversion
3 3 (1.55%) FMCG
3 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.55%) CMDB
3 3 (1.55%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.55%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.55%) AS400
4 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.03%) GIS
4 2 (1.03%) EPoS
4 2 (1.03%) Open Source
4 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.03%) iSeries
4 2 (1.03%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.52%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.52%) Wiki
5 1 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.64%) Windows
2 4 (2.06%) Linux
3 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.55%) UNIX
4 2 (1.03%) AIX
4 2 (1.03%) VMS
4 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.03%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) CentOS
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.29%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (21.65%) Programme Management
3 38 (19.59%) Digital Marketing
4 27 (13.92%) Project Management
5 24 (12.37%) Migration
6 23 (11.86%) ITIL
7 21 (10.82%) PRINCE2
7 21 (10.82%) CRM
8 19 (9.79%) Data Migration
9 18 (9.28%) ERP
10 17 (8.76%) Change Management
11 15 (7.73%) SAP Implementation
12 13 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (5.15%) Workflow
14 10 (5.15%) Data Modelling
14 10 (5.15%) Waterfall
14 10 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (5.15%) Business Analysis
15 9 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.79%) ABAP
2 13 (6.70%) Java
2 13 (6.70%) SQL
3 6 (3.09%) VBA
3 6 (3.09%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.58%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.06%) SAPscript
5 4 (2.06%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.03%) Perl
7 2 (1.03%) C
7 2 (1.03%) C#
7 2 (1.03%) VB
7 2 (1.03%) Ruby
8 1 (0.52%) Groovy
8 1 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.52%) C-shell
8 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.52%) VB6
8 1 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (10.82%) Degree
2 7 (3.61%) PMP
2 7 (3.61%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.09%) ISEB
3 6 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.58%) HND
5 4 (2.06%) CCA
6 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.03%) CIMA
7 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.52%) CIPD
8 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.52%) CISSP
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.52%) QiCA
8 1 (0.52%) CISA
8 1 (0.52%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) GxP
2 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.52%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.52%) vSphere
2 1 (0.52%) Xen
2 1 (0.52%) NFS
2 1 (0.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.52%) YUM
2 1 (0.52%) Puppet
2 1 (0.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (14.43%) Oracle
2 18 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.19%) IBM
4 11 (5.67%) HP
4 11 (5.67%) Business Objects
5 10 (5.15%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.61%) Informatica
6 7 (3.61%) Siebel
7 5 (2.58%) Cisco
7 5 (2.58%) TOWER Software
8 4 (2.06%) BMC
8 4 (2.06%) Tableau
9 3 (1.55%) MobileIron
9 3 (1.55%) Primavera
9 3 (1.55%) Remedy
9 3 (1.55%) VMware
10 2 (1.03%) Teradata
10 2 (1.03%) ATG
10 2 (1.03%) Cognos
10 2 (1.03%) Dell
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