The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chesterfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 4 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP 5 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chesterfield 19.23% 21.43% 24.14%
As % of the Vendors category 29.41% 27.27% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Chesterfield region.

Vendors Category
Chesterfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 66 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chesterfield 65.38% 78.57% 58.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 9
Average daily rate £406 £500 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +108.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £221 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £511 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chesterfield

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Chesterfield

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Chesterfield

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Chesterfield

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chesterfield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chesterfield 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 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (46.67%) QA
2 7 (46.67%) Test Management
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (40.00%) IBM
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) AIX
6 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (13.33%) SAP Basis
7 2 (13.33%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) SAP Portal
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) DB2
7 2 (13.33%) IIS
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chesterfield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chesterfield 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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Portal
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Trainer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Accountant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Test Management
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) B2C
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Security
5 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) ABAP
2 1 (6.67%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ACCA
2 1 (6.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix