The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 Berkshire 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 35 58 29
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -29
Contract jobs citing SAP 105 67 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.31% 2.76% 4.61%
As % of the Vendors category 8.87% 5.56% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 25 51
Average daily rate
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£390 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £317 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £187.50 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1184 1206 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.54% 49.71% 49.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 474 523
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £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 34 45 78
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
SAP
South East

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 10 July 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 10 July 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
Reading +5 23 £550 +33.33% 12
Slough +14 20 £300 -36.84% 1
Newbury +10 11 £500 +85.18% 3
Bracknell - 8 £383 - 1
Maidenhead -6 3 £200 -37.25%
Hungerford - - - -
SAP
South East

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 98 (41.88%) Finance
2 70 (29.91%) Telecoms
3 65 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (19.23%) Oracle
5 40 (17.09%) Manufacturing
5 40 (17.09%) Programme Management
5 40 (17.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 34 (14.53%) Marketing
7 33 (14.10%) Digital Marketing
7 33 (14.10%) DTV
7 33 (14.10%) Electronics
8 32 (13.68%) Migration
9 31 (13.25%) MS Excel
10 30 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (12.82%) SAP FI
11 29 (12.39%) Microsoft
11 29 (12.39%) Project Management
12 26 (11.11%) MS Office
13 25 (10.68%) Degree
14 23 (9.83%) Business Objects
14 23 (9.83%) CRM
14 23 (9.83%) BusinessObjects
15 22 (9.40%) ITIL
15 22 (9.40%) MS PowerPoint
16 21 (8.97%) SAP CO
16 21 (8.97%) SAP FI/CO
17 20 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (8.55%) Change Management
17 20 (8.55%) ABAP
17 20 (8.55%) SQL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.99%) IIS
3 4 (1.71%) NetWeaver
3 4 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.28%) SAP EP
4 3 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.85%) Commerce Server
5 2 (0.85%) SAS
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Web AS
6 1 (0.43%) eRoom
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.11%) MS Office
3 22 (9.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.56%) AutoCAD
5 4 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.71%) MS Project
6 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (17.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 30 (12.82%) SAP FI
3 21 (8.97%) SAP FI/CO
3 21 (8.97%) SAP CO
4 10 (4.27%) SAP MM
5 8 (3.42%) SAP SD
6 6 (2.56%) SAP CRM
6 6 (2.56%) SAP SRM
6 6 (2.56%) SAP FSCM
7 5 (2.14%) SAP BPC
7 5 (2.14%) SAP GRC
7 5 (2.14%) SAP HR
8 4 (1.71%) SAP PP
8 4 (1.71%) SAP SCM
9 3 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.28%) SAP ERP
9 3 (1.28%) Maximo
10 2 (0.85%) SAP PM
10 2 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
11 1 (0.43%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.56%) Force.com
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.14%) DNS
2 4 (1.71%) LAN
2 4 (1.71%) 3G
2 4 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (1.71%) 4G
2 4 (1.71%) 2G
3 3 (1.28%) VPN
3 3 (1.28%) Firewall
3 3 (1.28%) LDAP
3 3 (1.28%) SSL
4 2 (0.85%) INAP
4 2 (0.85%) DAB
4 2 (0.85%) IPv6
4 2 (0.85%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.85%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (0.85%) GPRS
4 2 (0.85%) HTTP
4 2 (0.85%) 3GPP
4 2 (0.85%) UMTS
4 2 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (9.83%) BusinessObjects
3 20 (8.55%) SAP BW
4 11 (4.70%) DataStage
4 11 (4.70%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.99%) MS Access
6 7 (2.99%) SAP BI
7 6 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.14%) QlikView
9 4 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.71%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (1.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (4.70%) LSMW
2 7 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.71%) Ant
4 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.85%) Selenium
4 2 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.43%) TestNG
5 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.43%) Hudson
5 1 (0.43%) Gradle
5 1 (0.43%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.43%) JUnit
5 1 (0.43%) Subversion
5 1 (0.43%) JIRA
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 98 (41.88%) Finance
2 70 (29.91%) Telecoms
3 40 (17.09%) Manufacturing
4 34 (14.53%) Marketing
5 33 (14.10%) Electronics
6 12 (5.13%) Billing
7 8 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.56%) Legal
9 5 (2.14%) Mandarin Language
10 4 (1.71%) Banking
11 3 (1.28%) Retail
11 3 (1.28%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 56 (23.93%) Analyst
2 37 (15.81%) Consultant
3 35 (14.96%) Project Manager
4 33 (14.10%) SAP Consultant
5 23 (9.83%) Developer
6 16 (6.84%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 14 (5.98%) Architect
8 12 (5.13%) Test Analyst
8 12 (5.13%) SAP Analyst
8 12 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
9 11 (4.70%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.27%) SAP Manager
11 8 (3.42%) Oracle Analyst
11 8 (3.42%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 8 (3.42%) Data Analyst
12 7 (2.99%) Coordinator
12 7 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (2.99%) Administrator
12 7 (2.99%) Contracts Manager
12 7 (2.99%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.27%) .NET
1 10 (4.27%) BAPI
2 8 (3.42%) HTML
2 8 (3.42%) SOAP
2 8 (3.42%) XML
3 7 (2.99%) MDX
4 6 (2.56%) Web Services
4 6 (2.56%) J2EE
5 5 (2.14%) SAP Basis
6 4 (1.71%) SAP Smart Forms
6 4 (1.71%) SAP ALE
6 4 (1.71%) RESTful
7 3 (1.28%) Visualforce
7 3 (1.28%) HTML5
7 3 (1.28%) JSON
7 3 (1.28%) ODBC
7 3 (1.28%) EDI
7 3 (1.28%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.85%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.10%) DTV
2 7 (2.99%) AS400
3 4 (1.71%) Data Conversion
3 4 (1.71%) Mainframe
3 4 (1.71%) FMCG
4 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.28%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.28%) Replication
5 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.85%) EPoS
5 2 (0.85%) GIS
5 2 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (0.85%) Open Source
5 2 (0.85%) iSeries
5 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.43%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.43%) NHS
6 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.84%) Windows
2 4 (1.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.28%) Linux
4 2 (0.85%) VMS
4 2 (0.85%) Android
4 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.85%) AIX
4 2 (0.85%) UNIX
5 1 (0.43%) Solaris
5 1 (0.43%) CentOS
5 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (17.09%) Programme Management
3 33 (14.10%) Digital Marketing
4 32 (13.68%) Migration
5 29 (12.39%) Project Management
6 23 (9.83%) CRM
7 22 (9.40%) ITIL
8 20 (8.55%) Change Management
8 20 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (8.55%) SAP Implementation
9 19 (8.12%) Data Migration
10 17 (7.26%) PRINCE2
11 16 (6.84%) ERP
12 15 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (5.98%) Workflow
13 14 (5.98%) Validation
14 13 (5.56%) ETL
15 11 (4.70%) Data Modelling
16 10 (4.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.55%) SQL
1 20 (8.55%) ABAP
2 13 (5.56%) Java
3 10 (4.27%) PL/SQL
3 10 (4.27%) VBA
4 9 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.71%) SAPscript
5 4 (1.71%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.28%) C#
6 3 (1.28%) VB
7 2 (0.85%) C
7 2 (0.85%) Perl
7 2 (0.85%) VB6
7 2 (0.85%) Ruby
8 1 (0.43%) Korn
8 1 (0.43%) Groovy
8 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.43%) Python
8 1 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (10.68%) Degree
2 8 (3.42%) HND
3 6 (2.56%) ISEB
4 5 (2.14%) PMP
4 5 (2.14%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.71%) CCA
5 4 (1.71%) CIMA
6 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) CIPD
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.43%) CISSP
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.43%) ACCA
8 1 (0.43%) CISA
8 1 (0.43%) CISM
8 1 (0.43%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.14%) QA
2 4 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.28%) TickIT
4 2 (0.85%) SLA
5 1 (0.43%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.43%) Xen
3 1 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) YUM
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (19.23%) Oracle
2 29 (12.39%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.83%) Business Objects
4 16 (6.84%) Cognos
5 14 (5.98%) IBM
6 13 (5.56%) Informatica
7 11 (4.70%) HP
8 10 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.99%) Siebel
10 5 (2.14%) TOWER Software
11 4 (1.71%) Tableau
11 4 (1.71%) Cisco
12 3 (1.28%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.28%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.28%) Primavera
13 2 (0.85%) ATG
13 2 (0.85%) VMware
13 2 (0.85%) Google
13 2 (0.85%) hybris
13 2 (0.85%) JDA
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