The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 47 56 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs citing SAP 42 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.26% 2.38% 4.44%
As % of the Vendors category 7.53% 5.59% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £365 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -23.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £237 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £1,120
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £433
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.80%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
558 501 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.29% 42.64% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 235 194
Average daily rate £338 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £240 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 42
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Buckinghamshire region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Buckinghamshire region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Milton Keynes +14 35 £300 -25.00% 2
Beaconsfield +3 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £160 - 1
SAP
South East

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 45 (56.25%) Finance
2 25 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (26.25%) Manufacturing
4 20 (25.00%) SQL
5 17 (21.25%) Programme Management
5 17 (21.25%) SAP BW
6 16 (20.00%) ISEB
6 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 16 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 15 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (18.75%) Marketing
7 15 (18.75%) QA
7 15 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (17.50%) Test Scripting
9 13 (16.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (16.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 13 (16.25%) Electronics
9 13 (16.25%) DTV
10 12 (15.00%) Oracle
10 12 (15.00%) Retail
10 12 (15.00%) V-Model
11 11 (13.75%) Relational Database
11 11 (13.75%) Test Management
11 11 (13.75%) Software Testing
11 11 (13.75%) Business Objects
11 11 (13.75%) XML
11 11 (13.75%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (13.75%) Validation
12 10 (12.50%) Analytics

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.00%) SAS
2 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.50%) IIS
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.25%) Lync
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (16.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (6.25%) SAP FI
2 5 (6.25%) SAP BCA
3 3 (3.75%) SAP MM
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.50%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.25%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.25%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.25%) ResourceLink
5 1 (1.25%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Google Checkout
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) DHCP
1 2 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) SAP BW
2 11 (13.75%) Relational Database
2 11 (13.75%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (10.00%) SAP BI
4 6 (7.50%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 4 (5.00%) PowerCenter
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.50%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.50%) OLAP
7 2 (2.50%) MS Access
8 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.25%) DB2
8 1 (1.25%) MySQL
8 1 (1.25%) QlikView
8 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.25%) JMeter
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 45 (56.25%) Finance
2 21 (26.25%) Manufacturing
3 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 15 (18.75%) Marketing
5 13 (16.25%) Electronics
6 12 (15.00%) Retail
7 8 (10.00%) Banking
8 4 (5.00%) Automotive
8 4 (5.00%) Legal
9 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.25%) Advertising
9 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Analyst
2 19 (23.75%) Test Analyst
3 12 (15.00%) Test Leader
4 8 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Tester
8 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Support Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) SAP Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Web Support Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Resource Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) XML
2 5 (6.25%) HTML
2 5 (6.25%) SAP XI
3 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.75%) CSS
3 3 (3.75%) .NET
4 2 (2.50%) Ajax
4 2 (2.50%) Spring
4 2 (2.50%) SAP CO-PA
4 2 (2.50%) DHTML
4 2 (2.50%) JSP
4 2 (2.50%) Struts
4 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 2 (2.50%) Middleware
5 1 (1.25%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) DTV
2 3 (3.75%) SCADA
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.25%) Replication
3 1 (1.25%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.25%) iPad
3 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) UNIX
2 4 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) VMS
3 1 (1.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (21.25%) Programme Management
3 16 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 15 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (17.50%) Test Scripting
6 13 (16.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (15.00%) V-Model
8 11 (13.75%) Test Management
8 11 (13.75%) Software Testing
8 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (13.75%) Validation
9 10 (12.50%) Analytics
10 8 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 6 (7.50%) Project Management
12 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
13 4 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (5.00%) Supplier Management
13 4 (5.00%) Change Management
13 4 (5.00%) OO
13 4 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.75%) C#
4 2 (2.50%) ABAP
4 2 (2.50%) VBA
4 2 (2.50%) Java
4 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) CISA
5 2 (2.50%) CISSP
6 1 (1.25%) CISM
6 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.75%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
3 2 (2.50%) COBIT
4 1 (1.25%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Oracle
2 11 (13.75%) Business Objects
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Informatica
3 4 (5.00%) JDA
4 3 (3.75%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.50%) PayPal
5 2 (2.50%) Google
5 2 (2.50%) Coremetrics
5 2 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) Cognos
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) Lotus
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.25%) Zend
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