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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 38 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP 114 114 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.95% 3.96% 4.19%
As % of the Vendors category 8.13% 7.90% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 61 34
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£425 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £225 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £525 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -15.38%
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
1402 1443 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.60% 50.07% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 684 447
Average daily rate £400 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 72
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.25 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.63 £51.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 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
Reading +19 44 £425 +54.54% 6
Bracknell +11 15 £463 +32.14% 1
Slough -6 12 £513 +36.66% 4
Maidenhead +12 9 £392 -10.85% 2
Newbury -4 3 £388 +10.71% 2
Hungerford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
SAP
South East

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 61 (28.37%) Finance
2 50 (23.26%) Telecoms
3 40 (18.60%) Project Management
3 40 (18.60%) Degree
4 36 (16.74%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (16.74%) Microsoft
5 30 (13.95%) SAP BW
6 29 (13.49%) MS Excel
6 29 (13.49%) MS Office
7 26 (12.09%) ERP
7 26 (12.09%) Manufacturing
8 24 (11.16%) ABAP
9 23 (10.70%) Business Objects
9 23 (10.70%) BusinessObjects
10 22 (10.23%) MS PowerPoint
11 21 (9.77%) Oracle
12 19 (8.84%) Java
12 19 (8.84%) Marketing
12 19 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (8.37%) Electronics
13 18 (8.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 17 (7.91%) TOGAF
15 15 (6.98%) TOWER Software
15 15 (6.98%) Programme Management
15 15 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 14 (6.51%) SAP Security
17 13 (6.05%) Digital Marketing
17 13 (6.05%) DTV
17 13 (6.05%) DB2
18 12 (5.58%) ITIL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (2.33%) WebSphere
1 5 (2.33%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.47%) JBoss
5 1 (0.47%) SAS
5 1 (0.47%) Mule
5 1 (0.47%) Confluence
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.47%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (13.49%) MS Office
1 29 (13.49%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.79%) AutoCAD
4 4 (1.86%) MS Project
4 4 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (8.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (5.12%) SAP FI
2 11 (5.12%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (5.12%) SAP CO
3 5 (2.33%) SAP ERP
3 5 (2.33%) Magento
3 5 (2.33%) SAP BPC
4 4 (1.86%) SAP FSCM
4 4 (1.86%) BPCS
4 4 (1.86%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.40%) SAP APO
5 3 (1.40%) Maximo
5 3 (1.40%) SAP WM
5 3 (1.40%) SAP HCM
5 3 (1.40%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.93%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.47%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.47%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.26%) SaaS
2 6 (2.79%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.93%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.40%) GSM
1 3 (1.40%) LAN
1 3 (1.40%) UMTS
1 3 (1.40%) WAN
1 3 (1.40%) Firewall
2 2 (0.93%) 2G
2 2 (0.93%) LTE
2 2 (0.93%) 4G
2 2 (0.93%) FTP
2 2 (0.93%) SAN
2 2 (0.93%) 3G
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.95%) SAP BW
2 23 (10.70%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (6.05%) DB2
4 10 (4.65%) SAP BI
5 7 (3.26%) SAP HANA
6 6 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.79%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.33%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (1.86%) QlikView
8 4 (1.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.40%) PowerCenter
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.40%) Data Mart
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.40%) Big Data
9 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) LSMW
1 1 (0.47%) JIRA
1 1 (0.47%) Selenium
1 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
1 1 (0.47%) Zephyr
General
1 61 (28.37%) Finance
2 50 (23.26%) Telecoms
3 26 (12.09%) Manufacturing
4 19 (8.84%) Marketing
5 18 (8.37%) Electronics
6 10 (4.65%) Billing
7 7 (3.26%) Retail
7 7 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (3.26%) Legal
8 5 (2.33%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.93%) Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 40 (18.60%) Consultant
2 34 (15.81%) Architect
2 34 (15.81%) Analyst
2 34 (15.81%) SAP Consultant
3 18 (8.37%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.51%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (6.51%) Design Engineer
4 14 (6.51%) SAP Architect
5 13 (6.05%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.58%) Developer
6 12 (5.58%) SAP Manager
7 9 (4.19%) SAP Project Manager
8 8 (3.72%) Technical Architect
8 8 (3.72%) SAP Analyst
9 7 (3.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.26%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 7 (3.26%) Administrator
9 7 (3.26%) Business Architect
10 6 (2.79%) Security Consultant
11 5 (2.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.58%) SAP Basis
2 9 (4.19%) Web Services
3 8 (3.72%) SOAP
4 6 (2.79%) Middleware
4 6 (2.79%) HTML
4 6 (2.79%) HTML5
5 5 (2.33%) REST
5 5 (2.33%) XML
5 5 (2.33%) EDI
6 2 (0.93%) .NET
6 2 (0.93%) J2EE
6 2 (0.93%) SAP XI
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.93%) RESTful
7 1 (0.47%) Java EE
7 1 (0.47%) MDX
7 1 (0.47%) BAPI
7 1 (0.47%) COM
7 1 (0.47%) CSS
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.05%) DTV
2 12 (5.58%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.12%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.79%) PKI
5 4 (1.86%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.86%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (1.86%) GIS
6 3 (1.40%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.40%) User Experience
6 3 (1.40%) FMCG
6 3 (1.40%) iSeries
6 3 (1.40%) CMDB
6 3 (1.40%) AS400
6 3 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.93%) NHS
7 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.93%) Life Science
7 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.19%) Windows
1 9 (4.19%) AIX
2 5 (2.33%) UNIX
2 5 (2.33%) Linux
3 2 (0.93%) zOS
4 1 (0.47%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.60%) Project Management
2 36 (16.74%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (12.09%) ERP
4 19 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (7.91%) TOGAF
6 15 (6.98%) Programme Management
7 14 (6.51%) SAP Security
8 13 (6.05%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (5.58%) Data Management
9 12 (5.58%) Workflow
9 12 (5.58%) ITIL
10 11 (5.12%) Analytics
11 10 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (4.65%) SOA
11 10 (4.65%) Migration
11 10 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (4.19%) Change Management
12 9 (4.19%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.19%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.16%) ABAP
2 19 (8.84%) Java
3 11 (5.12%) SQL
4 6 (2.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.47%) C
5 1 (0.47%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 40 (18.60%) Degree
2 6 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.33%) CISSP
4 4 (1.86%) HND
4 4 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CCA
6 1 (0.47%) ACCA
6 1 (0.47%) CIMA
6 1 (0.47%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (3.26%) GxP
3 5 (2.33%) QA
4 3 (1.40%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.70%) Business Objects
3 21 (9.77%) Oracle
4 15 (6.98%) TOWER Software
5 12 (5.58%) HP
6 10 (4.65%) IBM
7 9 (4.19%) VMware
8 8 (3.72%) Ariba
9 4 (1.86%) Cognos
10 3 (1.40%) Citrix
10 3 (1.40%) Informatica
10 3 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.40%) Pegasus
10 3 (1.40%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.40%) Teradata
10 3 (1.40%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.93%) Remedy
11 2 (0.93%) Tableau
11 2 (0.93%) Twitter
11 2 (0.93%) BMC
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