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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 37 63 35
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Contract jobs citing SAP 100 60 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.99% 2.49% 4.22%
As % of the Vendors category 8.56% 5.24% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 26 54
Average daily rate
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£410 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £268 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £187.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.73%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1168 1146 1577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 46.63% 47.61% 50.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 427 538
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £140 £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 32 46 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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 30 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 30 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
Slough +12 21 £330 -30.52% 5
Reading +13 20 £575 +56.46% 10
Newbury +6 10 £500 +85.18% 2
Bracknell +9 6 £390 +39.28% 1
Maidenhead -5 3 £200 -45.39% 4
Hungerford - - - -
SAP
South East

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 100 (46.30%) Finance
2 72 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 60 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (20.83%) Oracle
5 42 (19.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 40 (18.52%) Manufacturing
7 39 (18.06%) Programme Management
8 35 (16.20%) DTV
8 35 (16.20%) Electronics
8 35 (16.20%) Marketing
8 35 (16.20%) Digital Marketing
9 30 (13.89%) MS Excel
10 27 (12.50%) Project Management
10 27 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (12.04%) Microsoft
12 25 (11.57%) MS Office
13 24 (11.11%) Degree
14 22 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
14 22 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (10.19%) ABAP
14 22 (10.19%) SAP FI
15 21 (9.72%) ITIL
16 20 (9.26%) SAP BW
16 20 (9.26%) Migration
17 19 (8.80%) PRINCE2
17 19 (8.80%) CRM
17 19 (8.80%) SAP Implementation
18 18 (8.33%) SAP CO
18 18 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
19 17 (7.87%) Change Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (3.24%) SharePoint
1 7 (3.24%) IIS
2 6 (2.78%) NetWeaver
3 4 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.93%) Commerce Server
5 2 (0.93%) SAS
5 2 (0.93%) SAP EP
5 2 (0.93%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.46%) Confluence
6 1 (0.46%) eRoom
6 1 (0.46%) SAP Web AS
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 25 (11.57%) MS Office
3 22 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.78%) AutoCAD
5 4 (1.85%) MS Project
6 3 (1.39%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (19.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (10.19%) SAP FI
3 18 (8.33%) SAP CO
3 18 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (2.78%) SAP FSCM
5 5 (2.31%) SAP GRC
5 5 (2.31%) SAP SRM
5 5 (2.31%) SAP HR
5 5 (2.31%) SAP MM
6 4 (1.85%) SAP SCM
6 4 (1.85%) SAP BPC
7 3 (1.39%) Maximo
7 3 (1.39%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.93%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.93%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.93%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.93%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.46%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.46%) SAP FI-AA
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.78%) Force.com
2 3 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.93%) Office 365
4 1 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.31%) DNS
2 4 (1.85%) 3G
2 4 (1.85%) LAN
2 4 (1.85%) 2G
2 4 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (1.85%) 4G
3 3 (1.39%) Firewall
3 3 (1.39%) LDAP
3 3 (1.39%) VPN
3 3 (1.39%) SSL
4 2 (0.93%) Intranet
4 2 (0.93%) HTTP
4 2 (0.93%) IPv6
4 2 (0.93%) 3GPP
4 2 (0.93%) UMTS
4 2 (0.93%) GPRS
4 2 (0.93%) Wireless
4 2 (0.93%) INAP
4 2 (0.93%) DAB
4 2 (0.93%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (9.26%) SAP BW
3 16 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (5.09%) DataStage
5 7 (3.24%) MS Access
6 6 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.31%) QlikView
8 4 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.39%) OLAP
9 3 (1.39%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.85%) Ant
3 3 (1.39%) LSMW
4 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.93%) Selenium
4 2 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.46%) Gradle
5 1 (0.46%) Hudson
5 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.46%) TestNG
5 1 (0.46%) Subversion
5 1 (0.46%) JIRA
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.46%) JUnit
5 1 (0.46%) IntelliJ
General
1 100 (46.30%) Finance
2 72 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 40 (18.52%) Manufacturing
4 35 (16.20%) Electronics
4 35 (16.20%) Marketing
5 14 (6.48%) Billing
6 6 (2.78%) Legal
7 5 (2.31%) Mandarin Language
8 4 (1.85%) Retail
9 3 (1.39%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.39%) Banking
9 3 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.93%) French Language
Job Titles
1 52 (24.07%) Analyst
2 38 (17.59%) Project Manager
3 29 (13.43%) Consultant
4 25 (11.57%) SAP Consultant
5 22 (10.19%) Developer
6 13 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 12 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 12 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
8 11 (5.09%) Architect
9 10 (4.63%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.63%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
10 8 (3.70%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.70%) Oracle Analyst
10 8 (3.70%) SAP Manager
11 7 (3.24%) Contracts Manager
11 7 (3.24%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (3.24%) Coordinator
12 6 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.78%) Administrator
12 6 (2.78%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.63%) .NET
2 8 (3.70%) SOAP
2 8 (3.70%) XML
3 7 (3.24%) MDX
3 7 (3.24%) Web Services
3 7 (3.24%) HTML
4 6 (2.78%) J2EE
5 5 (2.31%) BAPI
5 5 (2.31%) SAP Basis
6 4 (1.85%) SAP Smart Forms
6 4 (1.85%) SAP ALE
6 4 (1.85%) RESTful
7 3 (1.39%) HTML5
7 3 (1.39%) Visualforce
7 3 (1.39%) JSON
7 3 (1.39%) EDI
8 2 (0.93%) Middleware
8 2 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.93%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.20%) DTV
2 4 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.39%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.39%) FMCG
3 3 (1.39%) Blackberry
4 2 (0.93%) EPoS
4 2 (0.93%) AS400
4 2 (0.93%) GIS
4 2 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
4 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
4 2 (0.93%) Open Source
4 2 (0.93%) iSeries
5 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.46%) CMDB
5 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.46%) Physics
5 1 (0.46%) Wiki
5 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.48%) Windows
2 4 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.39%) Linux
4 2 (0.93%) VMS
4 2 (0.93%) AIX
4 2 (0.93%) UNIX
4 2 (0.93%) Android
4 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.46%) CentOS
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (18.06%) Programme Management
3 35 (16.20%) Digital Marketing
4 27 (12.50%) Project Management
5 22 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (9.72%) ITIL
7 20 (9.26%) Migration
8 19 (8.80%) PRINCE2
8 19 (8.80%) CRM
8 19 (8.80%) SAP Implementation
9 17 (7.87%) Change Management
10 16 (7.41%) ERP
10 16 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (6.48%) Workflow
12 12 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (5.56%) Data Migration
13 10 (4.63%) Data Modelling
13 10 (4.63%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (4.17%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.19%) ABAP
2 15 (6.94%) SQL
3 13 (6.02%) Java
4 10 (4.63%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.17%) VBA
6 4 (1.85%) SAPscript
6 4 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.85%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.85%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.39%) VB
7 3 (1.39%) C#
8 2 (0.93%) C
8 2 (0.93%) Perl
8 2 (0.93%) VB6
8 2 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.46%) C-shell
9 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.46%) Groovy
9 1 (0.46%) Korn
9 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (11.11%) Degree
2 8 (3.70%) HND
3 7 (3.24%) PMP
3 7 (3.24%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.78%) ISEB
4 6 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.85%) CCA
5 4 (1.85%) CIMA
6 3 (1.39%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.46%) CIPD
8 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.46%) ACCA
8 1 (0.46%) CISA
8 1 (0.46%) CISM
8 1 (0.46%) QiCA
8 1 (0.46%) CISSP
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) SLA
1 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.46%) Xen
3 1 (0.46%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) Puppet
2 1 (0.46%) YUM
2 1 (0.46%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (20.83%) Oracle
2 26 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.41%) Business Objects
4 11 (5.09%) IBM
4 11 (5.09%) HP
5 10 (4.63%) Cognos
5 10 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.24%) Siebel
7 5 (2.31%) TOWER Software
8 4 (1.85%) Cisco
8 4 (1.85%) Tableau
9 3 (1.39%) MobileIron
9 3 (1.39%) Primavera
9 3 (1.39%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.93%) BMC
10 2 (0.93%) Informatica
10 2 (0.93%) JDA
10 2 (0.93%) ATG
10 2 (0.93%) VMware
10 2 (0.93%) Google
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