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 28 August 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 31 41 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs citing SAP 131 93 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.02% 3.83% 2.88%
As % of the Vendors category 9.79% 8.37% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 51 39
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£413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +42.85%
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
1338 1111 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.32% 45.78% 47.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 501 449
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 37 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Reading +17 41 £450 -21.73% 10
Slough -2 16 £363 -3.33% 1
Bracknell 0 15 £322 -17.43% 3
Newbury -7 10 £485 +2.10% 1
Windsor +4 3 £500 -
Maidenhead +6 2 £553 - 3
Wokingham - 2 £371 -
SAP
South East

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 67 (28.63%) Finance
2 60 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (23.93%) Telecoms
4 54 (23.08%) Project Management
5 35 (14.96%) Microsoft
5 35 (14.96%) Electronics
6 34 (14.53%) Programme Management
7 33 (14.10%) Oracle
8 30 (12.82%) Manufacturing
8 30 (12.82%) ERP
8 30 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
8 30 (12.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 29 (12.39%) Marketing
9 29 (12.39%) Digital Marketing
9 29 (12.39%) DTV
10 24 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (10.26%) SAP BW
11 23 (9.83%) ITIL
12 22 (9.40%) MS Office
13 20 (8.55%) MS Excel
14 18 (7.69%) SQL Server
15 17 (7.26%) ABAP
15 17 (7.26%) UNIX
15 17 (7.26%) Migration
15 17 (7.26%) Degree
15 17 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (6.84%) E-Commerce
17 15 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (6.41%) Windows

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (6.41%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.70%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.28%) Lync
5 2 (0.85%) SAS
5 2 (0.85%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (9.40%) MS Office
2 20 (8.55%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) MS Project
4 2 (0.85%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (12.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (4.70%) Maximo
3 8 (3.42%) SAP ERP
4 7 (2.99%) SAP GRC
5 6 (2.56%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.71%) SAP CO
6 4 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (1.71%) Magento
6 4 (1.71%) SAP HCM
7 3 (1.28%) SAP BPC
7 3 (1.28%) SAP CCM
7 3 (1.28%) SAP MM
7 3 (1.28%) SAP HR
7 3 (1.28%) SAP SD
7 3 (1.28%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.85%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.85%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.42%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.28%) Office 365
2 3 (1.28%) Taleo
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.56%) SAN
2 3 (1.28%) WAN
2 3 (1.28%) LAN
3 2 (0.85%) FTP
3 2 (0.85%) HTTP
3 2 (0.85%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.85%) Intranet
4 1 (0.43%) VLAN
4 1 (0.43%) NAS
4 1 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
2 24 (10.26%) SAP BW
3 18 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 15 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.70%) SAP BI
6 10 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.56%) DB2
8 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.85%) MySQL
11 2 (0.85%) OLAP
11 2 (0.85%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.43%) Xcelsius
12 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Toad
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.43%) Selenium
1 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 67 (28.63%) Finance
2 56 (23.93%) Telecoms
3 35 (14.96%) Electronics
4 30 (12.82%) Manufacturing
5 29 (12.39%) Marketing
6 7 (2.99%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.56%) Billing
8 3 (1.28%) Legal
8 3 (1.28%) German Language
8 3 (1.28%) Banking
8 3 (1.28%) Retail
8 3 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.85%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.85%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.85%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 55 (23.50%) Analyst
2 31 (13.25%) Consultant
3 28 (11.97%) Project Manager
4 27 (11.54%) SAP Consultant
5 18 (7.69%) Architect
6 17 (7.26%) Business Analyst
6 17 (7.26%) Developer
7 11 (4.70%) SAP Manager
8 10 (4.27%) Financial Analyst
9 9 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
10 8 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.42%) Trainer
10 8 (3.42%) SAP Project Manager
11 7 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (2.99%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.99%) SAP Developer
12 6 (2.56%) SAP Architect
12 6 (2.56%) Security Consultant
12 6 (2.56%) Data Analyst
12 6 (2.56%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.85%) SAP Basis
2 8 (3.42%) HTML
2 8 (3.42%) Web Services
3 7 (2.99%) HTML5
3 7 (2.99%) REST
4 6 (2.56%) SOAP
5 5 (2.14%) XML
5 5 (2.14%) EDI
6 4 (1.71%) Middleware
7 3 (1.28%) CSS
8 2 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.85%) BAPI
8 2 (0.85%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.85%) MDX
8 2 (0.85%) CSS3
8 2 (0.85%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.43%) RESTful
9 1 (0.43%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.43%) WCF
9 1 (0.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.39%) DTV
2 17 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.70%) AS400
4 10 (4.27%) iSeries
5 8 (3.42%) FMCG
6 7 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.56%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.56%) PKI
7 6 (2.56%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.14%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.71%) PMI
10 3 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.28%) Economics
10 3 (1.28%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.28%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.85%) Social Media
11 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.26%) UNIX
2 15 (6.41%) Windows
3 13 (5.56%) Linux
4 11 (4.70%) AIX
5 6 (2.56%) zOS
6 4 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (23.08%) Project Management
3 34 (14.53%) Programme Management
4 30 (12.82%) ERP
5 29 (12.39%) Digital Marketing
6 24 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (9.83%) ITIL
8 17 (7.26%) Migration
9 16 (6.84%) E-Commerce
9 16 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (6.41%) Service Management
10 15 (6.41%) SAP Security
10 15 (6.41%) Analytics
11 13 (5.56%) PRINCE2
11 13 (5.56%) Data Modelling
11 13 (5.56%) Change Management
11 13 (5.56%) Data Management
12 12 (5.13%) CRM
13 10 (4.27%) Test Scripting
14 9 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.26%) ABAP
2 14 (5.98%) SQL
3 7 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.14%) Java
5 2 (0.85%) VBA
5 2 (0.85%) SAPscript
5 2 (0.85%) R
6 1 (0.43%) C#
6 1 (0.43%) PHP
6 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (7.26%) Degree
2 10 (4.27%) CIMA
3 8 (3.42%) ACCA
4 5 (2.14%) ISEB
4 5 (2.14%) CISSP
4 5 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.71%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.28%) MCSE
6 3 (1.28%) MCSA
6 3 (1.28%) MOS
6 3 (1.28%) MCTS
6 3 (1.28%) MCITP
6 3 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.85%) CIPFA
7 2 (0.85%) CCAB
7 2 (0.85%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (3.42%) QA
2 8 (3.42%) GxP
3 6 (2.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.85%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (0.43%) vSphere
2 1 (0.43%) NFS
2 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.43%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (2.99%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.71%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.28%) WSUS
4 3 (1.28%) Nagios
4 3 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.28%) SCCM
4 3 (1.28%) SCOM
4 3 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.85%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.43%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.43%) SnapVault
6 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 35 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.10%) Oracle
3 14 (5.98%) Citrix
4 11 (4.70%) HP
4 11 (4.70%) Ariba
5 9 (3.85%) IBM
5 9 (3.85%) VMware
5 9 (3.85%) TOWER Software
6 5 (2.14%) Teradata
6 5 (2.14%) Cognos
6 5 (2.14%) Cisco
6 5 (2.14%) CA
7 4 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.71%) Symantec
8 3 (1.28%) McAfee
8 3 (1.28%) BT
8 3 (1.28%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.28%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.28%) Sun
8 3 (1.28%) hybris
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