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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 11 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chesterfield 8.11% 20.51% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 23.08% 30.77% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £244 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.63 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.48% -27.69%
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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
13 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chesterfield 35.14% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
Average daily rate £350 £140 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.57 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -29.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 December 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 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) QA
1 4 (50.00%) Test Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SAP HCM
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) R
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chesterfield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Portal
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (25.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Payroll Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix