The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cambridge 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 9 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 39 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.68% 4.92% 5.23%
As % of the Vendors category 23.21% 9.95% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 9
Average daily rate £525 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £366 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £473 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.42% +48.57%
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
168 191 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.03% 49.48% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 65 88
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 28
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
SAP
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 10 (20.41%) Logistics
2 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
3 8 (16.33%) CRM
4 7 (14.29%) ERP
4 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.24%) SAP CRM
5 6 (12.24%) MS Project
5 6 (12.24%) SAP SD
6 5 (10.20%) SAP MM
6 5 (10.20%) Migration
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) SAP LE
7 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.16%) Finance
7 4 (8.16%) Publishing
7 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.16%) ITIL
7 4 (8.16%) Oracle
7 4 (8.16%) Linux
7 4 (8.16%) Apache
8 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.12%) RHCE
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (8.16%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) SAP EP
3 1 (2.04%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Project
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) SAP CRM
1 6 (12.24%) SAP SD
2 5 (10.20%) SAP MM
3 4 (8.16%) SAP LE
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (6.12%) SAP ERP
5 2 (4.08%) SAP PS
5 2 (4.08%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DHCP
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.08%) SAP HANA
1 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Publishing
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 10 (20.41%) SAP Project Manager
2 10 (20.41%) SAP Manager
3 9 (18.37%) Consultant
4 8 (16.33%) Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
5 7 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) SAP Logistics Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) SAP PS Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) SAP Trainer
8 2 (4.08%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) EDI
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.04%) Data Conversion
1 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) CentOS
2 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Logistics
2 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
3 8 (16.33%) CRM
4 7 (14.29%) ERP
4 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.20%) Migration
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.12%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (4.08%) Data Management
8 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) RHCE
2 1 (2.04%) OCP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.08%) vSphere
1 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) VMware
2 2 (4.08%) EMC
2 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.04%) CA