The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 3 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP 62 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.14% 6.90% 3.94%
As % of the Vendors category 33.51% 17.54% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 12 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £409 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £561 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -28.54%
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
185 114 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 57.10% 39.31% 51.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 70 65
Average daily rate £425 £370 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £499 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 33
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £21.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +79.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £20.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

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

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.33%) Project Management
3 10 (11.11%) ERP
3 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 10 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 9 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
4 9 (10.00%) ABAP
4 9 (10.00%) Java
5 8 (8.89%) Middleware
5 8 (8.89%) ITIL
5 8 (8.89%) SOA
5 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.89%) Change Management
5 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
5 8 (8.89%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (7.78%) TOGAF
6 7 (7.78%) Degree
6 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.78%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (6.67%) SAP BW
7 6 (6.67%) SAP WM
7 6 (6.67%) .NET
7 6 (6.67%) J2EE
7 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.67%) SAP EWM
7 6 (6.67%) SAP HCM
7 6 (6.67%) Performance Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (7.78%) SharePoint
1 7 (7.78%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.44%) Documentum
3 3 (3.33%) NetWeaver
3 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) SAP WM
1 6 (6.67%) SAP HCM
1 6 (6.67%) SAP EWM
2 5 (5.56%) SAP MM
2 5 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (5.56%) SAP ERP
3 4 (4.44%) SAP MRS
4 3 (3.33%) SAP BPC
4 3 (3.33%) SAP MDM
4 3 (3.33%) SAP CO
4 3 (3.33%) SAP CS
4 3 (3.33%) SAP CRM
5 2 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.22%) SAP R/3
5 2 (2.22%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.11%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.11%) SAP QM
6 1 (1.11%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) LDAP
1 1 (1.11%) DHCP
1 1 (1.11%) DNS
1 1 (1.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.44%) SAP HANA
3 3 (3.33%) SAP BI
4 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.11%) NWDS
General
1 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.56%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Publishing
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Consultant
2 30 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (22.22%) SAP Manager
4 12 (13.33%) Architect
5 10 (11.11%) Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.67%) SAP EWM Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Change Manager
9 5 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
9 5 (5.56%) SAP MM Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Test Manager
10 4 (4.44%) SAP Test Manager
11 3 (3.33%) SAP Change Manager
11 3 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) Middleware
2 6 (6.67%) .NET
2 6 (6.67%) J2EE
3 5 (5.56%) SAP PI
4 4 (4.44%) Web Services
5 3 (3.33%) XML
5 3 (3.33%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.11%) REST
6 1 (1.11%) SOAP
6 1 (1.11%) EDI
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.11%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (1.11%) BAPI
6 1 (1.11%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) PMI
3 1 (1.11%) DTV
3 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.33%) Project Management
1 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.11%) ERP
2 10 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 9 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
4 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.89%) ITIL
4 8 (8.89%) SOA
4 8 (8.89%) Change Management
4 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
5 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.78%) TOGAF
6 6 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.56%) Logistics
7 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) CRM
7 5 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) Workflow
7 5 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) Java
1 9 (10.00%) ABAP
2 2 (2.22%) C
3 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.33%) IIBA
3 3 (3.33%) ISEB
4 2 (2.22%) PMP
4 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.11%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.11%) GAAP
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) IBM
3 3 (3.33%) Talend
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) BEA
3 3 (3.33%) TIBCO
3 3 (3.33%) webMethods
4 2 (2.22%) Planview
5 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.11%) Siebel