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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 3 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Contract jobs citing SAP 56 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.87% 3.32% 3.62%
As % of the Vendors category 31.28% 7.20% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 7 5
Average daily rate
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£510 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £380 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.63 £43.90 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-55.29% +150.85%
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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
179 125 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 53.92% 46.13% 51.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 79 80
Average daily rate £425 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 29
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.13 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.18% -30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.25 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £42.75 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 (17.81%) Project Management
2 11 (15.07%) Manufacturing
3 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (10.96%) Business Transformation
5 8 (10.96%) Change Management
5 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
6 7 (9.59%) ERP
6 7 (9.59%) ABAP
6 7 (9.59%) SAP BW
7 6 (8.22%) Java
7 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.22%) Degree
7 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.85%) SAP EWM
8 5 (6.85%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (6.85%) TOGAF
8 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (6.85%) ITIL
8 5 (6.85%) CRM
8 5 (6.85%) SOA
8 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (6.85%) SAP WM
8 5 (6.85%) Middleware
9 4 (5.48%) PMI Certification
9 4 (5.48%) Workflow
9 4 (5.48%) Finance

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.11%) NetWeaver
4 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.74%) Documentum
5 2 (2.74%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) SAP WM
1 5 (6.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (6.85%) SAP EWM
2 4 (5.48%) SAP MRS
3 3 (4.11%) SAP BPC
3 3 (4.11%) SAP ERP
3 3 (4.11%) SAP HCM
3 3 (4.11%) SAP MDM
3 3 (4.11%) SAP CRM
3 3 (4.11%) SAP CS
4 2 (2.74%) SAP R/3
4 2 (2.74%) SAP MM
4 2 (2.74%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.37%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) LDAP
1 1 (1.37%) DHCP
1 1 (1.37%) DNS
1 1 (1.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SAP BW
2 3 (4.11%) SAP BI
2 3 (4.11%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (15.07%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
3 1 (1.37%) Electronics
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Consultant
2 20 (27.40%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (26.03%) SAP Manager
4 10 (13.70%) Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) Architect
6 8 (10.96%) Project Manager
7 7 (9.59%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (8.22%) Functional Consultant
8 6 (8.22%) SAP Project Manager
8 6 (8.22%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 5 (6.85%) Change Manager
9 5 (6.85%) SAP EWM Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Test Manager
11 3 (4.11%) Security Manager
11 3 (4.11%) SAP Test Manager
11 3 (4.11%) SAP Change Manager
11 3 (4.11%) PMO Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) PMO Manager
11 3 (4.11%) SAP Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Middleware
2 4 (5.48%) SAP PI
2 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) J2EE
3 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 3 (4.11%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.37%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (1.37%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.37%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) PMI
3 1 (1.37%) DTV
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Project Management
2 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.96%) Change Management
3 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.96%) Business Transformation
4 7 (9.59%) ERP
5 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
6 5 (6.85%) ITIL
6 5 (6.85%) CRM
6 5 (6.85%) SOA
6 5 (6.85%) TOGAF
6 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.85%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (5.48%) Logistics
7 4 (5.48%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (5.48%) Workflow
7 4 (5.48%) EAI
7 4 (5.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) ABAP
2 6 (8.22%) Java
3 2 (2.74%) C
4 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.11%) IIBA
3 3 (4.11%) ISEB
4 2 (2.74%) PMP
4 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 4 (5.48%) IBM
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) BEA
2 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
2 3 (4.11%) webMethods
2 3 (4.11%) Talend
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) Planview
4 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.37%) Siebel