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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 49 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP 84 112 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.41% 4.27% 5.00%
As % of the Vendors category 7.24% 8.51% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 51
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£429 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £541 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.37 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.29% -38.78%
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
1160 1316 1501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.12% 50.15% 50.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 574 523
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 55 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Reading 0 15 £453 +24.82% 9
Slough -6 12 £260 -49.26% 4
Newbury -2 10 £575 +21.05%
Maidenhead +2 5 £500 +3.29% 6
Windsor -8 3 - - 1
Bracknell -12 1 £225 -25.98%
Hungerford - - - -
SAP
South East

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 86 (46.99%) Finance
2 64 (34.97%) Telecoms
3 49 (26.78%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (20.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 37 (20.22%) Manufacturing
6 36 (19.67%) Programme Management
7 32 (17.49%) Electronics
7 32 (17.49%) DTV
7 32 (17.49%) Marketing
7 32 (17.49%) Digital Marketing
8 24 (13.11%) Project Management
9 23 (12.57%) Migration
10 20 (10.93%) Oracle
10 20 (10.93%) PRINCE2
10 20 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (9.84%) Data Migration
13 17 (9.29%) Degree
14 16 (8.74%) Change Management
14 16 (8.74%) CRM
14 16 (8.74%) SAP FI
15 15 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (7.65%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (7.65%) HP
16 14 (7.65%) ITIL
16 14 (7.65%) MS Excel
16 14 (7.65%) Business Objects
16 14 (7.65%) ABAP
17 13 (7.10%) MS Office
17 13 (7.10%) SAP CO

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (3.28%) NetWeaver
2 3 (1.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.64%) SAS
2 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.09%) Commerce Server
3 2 (1.09%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.55%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.55%) SAP EP
Applications
1 14 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.10%) MS Office
3 10 (5.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.73%) MS Project
6 2 (1.09%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (20.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (8.74%) SAP FI
3 13 (7.10%) SAP CO
3 13 (7.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (3.28%) SAP SRM
5 5 (2.73%) SAP FSCM
5 5 (2.73%) SAP MM
6 4 (2.19%) SAP SD
6 4 (2.19%) SAP BPC
6 4 (2.19%) SAP ERP
6 4 (2.19%) SAP SCM
7 3 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (1.64%) Maximo
7 3 (1.64%) SAP CRM
8 2 (1.09%) SAP R/3
8 2 (1.09%) SAP PP
8 2 (1.09%) SAP PS
8 2 (1.09%) SAP GRC
8 2 (1.09%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.55%) SAP FI-AA
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) Force.com
2 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.09%) Office 365
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.55%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) 2G
1 5 (2.73%) 3G
1 5 (2.73%) DNS
2 4 (2.19%) Internet
2 4 (2.19%) 4G
3 3 (1.64%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.64%) INAP
3 3 (1.64%) Firewall
3 3 (1.64%) HTTP
4 2 (1.09%) DHCP
4 2 (1.09%) SSL
4 2 (1.09%) IPv6
4 2 (1.09%) GPRS
4 2 (1.09%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.09%) UMTS
4 2 (1.09%) LDAP
4 2 (1.09%) Wireless
4 2 (1.09%) IPsec
4 2 (1.09%) SS7
4 2 (1.09%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.65%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (6.01%) SAP BW
3 10 (5.46%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.73%) PowerCenter
6 4 (2.19%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.64%) QlikView
7 3 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.64%) MS Access
7 3 (1.64%) MySQL
7 3 (1.64%) SAP BI
8 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.73%) LSMW
2 2 (1.09%) Ant
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.55%) Selenium
3 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) TestLink
3 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.55%) TestNG
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.55%) JUnit
General
1 86 (46.99%) Finance
2 64 (34.97%) Telecoms
3 37 (20.22%) Manufacturing
4 32 (17.49%) Electronics
4 32 (17.49%) Marketing
5 8 (4.37%) Billing
6 5 (2.73%) Retail
7 3 (1.64%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.64%) Legal
8 2 (1.09%) Banking
8 2 (1.09%) French Language
9 1 (0.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 35 (19.13%) Consultant
2 33 (18.03%) Analyst
3 28 (15.30%) SAP Consultant
4 27 (14.75%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.74%) Developer
6 13 (7.10%) SAP Manager
6 13 (7.10%) SAP Analyst
7 12 (6.56%) Architect
8 8 (4.37%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.28%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.73%) SAP Developer
10 5 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.73%) SAP Project Manager
10 5 (2.73%) Data Analyst
11 4 (2.19%) Project Administrator
11 4 (2.19%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 4 (2.19%) Migration Consultant
11 4 (2.19%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 4 (2.19%) Administrator
11 4 (2.19%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.46%) XML
2 8 (4.37%) SOAP
3 7 (3.83%) Web Services
4 5 (2.73%) .NET
5 4 (2.19%) J2EE
5 4 (2.19%) HTML
5 4 (2.19%) EDI
5 4 (2.19%) RESTful
6 3 (1.64%) JSON
6 3 (1.64%) HTML5
6 3 (1.64%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.09%) BAPI
7 2 (1.09%) EDIFACT
7 2 (1.09%) Durandal
7 2 (1.09%) Sass
7 2 (1.09%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.09%) SAP PI
7 2 (1.09%) MDX
8 1 (0.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.49%) DTV
2 20 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.28%) Data Conversion
4 5 (2.73%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.64%) CMDB
5 3 (1.64%) FMCG
5 3 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.64%) Open Source
5 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) EPoS
6 2 (1.09%) AS400
6 2 (1.09%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) iSeries
7 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.55%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.73%) Linux
2 4 (2.19%) UNIX
3 3 (1.64%) Android
3 3 (1.64%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.64%) Windows
4 1 (0.55%) VMS
4 1 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.78%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (19.67%) Programme Management
3 32 (17.49%) Digital Marketing
4 24 (13.11%) Project Management
5 23 (12.57%) Migration
6 20 (10.93%) PRINCE2
7 19 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (9.84%) Data Migration
9 16 (8.74%) Change Management
9 16 (8.74%) CRM
10 15 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (7.65%) ITIL
12 12 (6.56%) SAP Implementation
12 12 (6.56%) ERP
13 11 (6.01%) ETL
14 10 (5.46%) GAP Analysis
15 9 (4.92%) Data Management
15 9 (4.92%) Business Analysis
16 8 (4.37%) SOA
16 8 (4.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.65%) ABAP
2 10 (5.46%) SQL
3 8 (4.37%) Java
4 5 (2.73%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.73%) VBA
5 3 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.09%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.09%) Groovy
6 2 (1.09%) XPath
7 1 (0.55%) Ruby
7 1 (0.55%) SOQL
7 1 (0.55%) SOSL
7 1 (0.55%) BeanShell
7 1 (0.55%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.55%) Python
7 1 (0.55%) Perl
7 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (9.29%) Degree
2 7 (3.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (3.83%) ISEB
3 6 (3.28%) PMP
3 6 (3.28%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.19%) CCA
4 4 (2.19%) HND
4 4 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.09%) CIMA
7 1 (0.55%) CIPD
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.55%) QiCA
7 1 (0.55%) CISA
7 1 (0.55%) CISM
7 1 (0.55%) CISSP
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.55%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) GxP
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) KVM
2 1 (0.55%) vSphere
2 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (5.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (10.93%) Oracle
2 14 (7.65%) HP
2 14 (7.65%) Business Objects
3 12 (6.56%) Informatica
4 10 (5.46%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.92%) IBM
6 5 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.19%) Cisco
7 4 (2.19%) BMC
8 3 (1.64%) Primavera
8 3 (1.64%) Teradata
8 3 (1.64%) Siebel
8 3 (1.64%) Remedy
8 3 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.09%) Ariba
9 2 (1.09%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.09%) VMware
9 2 (1.09%) ATG
9 2 (1.09%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.09%) F5
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