The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 77 50 69
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Contract jobs citing SAP 143 254 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.51% 3.59% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 5.77% 7.98% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 144 99
Average daily rate
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£440 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.30% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £343 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £593 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £65.61 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +138.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £19.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -36.38%
SAP
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2478 3183 2826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.47% 44.95% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 2263 2012
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 89 77
Average hourly rate £17.82 £18.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 112 (36.84%) Finance
2 52 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (11.84%) Project Management
4 35 (11.51%) SAP BW
5 32 (10.53%) Manufacturing
5 32 (10.53%) Migration
5 32 (10.53%) Oracle
6 26 (8.55%) ERP
7 25 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (7.89%) SAP HR
9 23 (7.57%) Programme Management
9 23 (7.57%) Change Management
9 23 (7.57%) Marketing
10 22 (7.24%) SAP FI
11 21 (6.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 21 (6.91%) SAP CO
12 20 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
12 20 (6.58%) Data Migration
12 20 (6.58%) Electronics
12 20 (6.58%) Telecoms
12 20 (6.58%) DTV
12 20 (6.58%) Microsoft
12 20 (6.58%) BusinessObjects
12 20 (6.58%) MS Excel
12 20 (6.58%) Business Objects
13 19 (6.25%) SAP SD
13 19 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
14 18 (5.92%) FMCG

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 12 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.63%) NetWeaver
3 6 (1.97%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.32%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.66%) AquaLogic
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.33%) CICS
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 20 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.96%) MS Project
2 9 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.64%) MS Office
5 3 (0.99%) Windchill
5 3 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (7.89%) SAP HR
2 22 (7.24%) SAP FI
3 21 (6.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (6.91%) SAP CO
4 19 (6.25%) SAP SD
4 19 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 16 (5.26%) SAP BPC
6 8 (2.63%) SAP SRM
6 8 (2.63%) SAP FSCM
6 8 (2.63%) SAP MM
7 7 (2.30%) SAP WM
7 7 (2.30%) SAP ERP
8 6 (1.97%) SAP PM
8 6 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (1.97%) Agresso
9 5 (1.64%) SAP PP
9 5 (1.64%) SAP CRM
9 5 (1.64%) SAP HCM
10 4 (1.32%) SAP APO
10 4 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.63%) SaaS
2 7 (2.30%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.32%) Firewall
2 3 (0.99%) DNS
3 2 (0.66%) LAN
3 2 (0.66%) WAN
3 2 (0.66%) RTP
3 2 (0.66%) SAN
4 1 (0.33%) S/MIME
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
4 1 (0.33%) SNMP
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.51%) SAP BW
2 20 (6.58%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (5.59%) SAP BI
4 11 (3.62%) SQL Server
5 9 (2.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 9 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.64%) SAP HANA
8 4 (1.32%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (1.32%) QlikView
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.99%) DB2
9 3 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.66%) Big Data
10 2 (0.66%) SSDT
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) JIRA
1 4 (1.32%) LSMW
2 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
2 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.66%) ERwin
3 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.33%) Toad
3 1 (0.33%) Mockito
3 1 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 112 (36.84%) Finance
2 32 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 23 (7.57%) Marketing
4 20 (6.58%) Electronics
4 20 (6.58%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.61%) Banking
6 13 (4.28%) Retail
7 11 (3.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.97%) Legal
9 5 (1.64%) Billing
10 4 (1.32%) German Language
11 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.99%) Back Office
11 3 (0.99%) Law
11 3 (0.99%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.99%) French Language
12 2 (0.66%) Front Office
13 1 (0.33%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 70 (23.03%) Consultant
2 65 (21.38%) Analyst
3 52 (17.11%) SAP Consultant
4 33 (10.86%) Business Analyst
5 26 (8.55%) Project Manager
6 25 (8.22%) Developer
7 21 (6.91%) Architect
8 19 (6.25%) SAP Manager
9 18 (5.92%) SAP Analyst
10 13 (4.28%) SAP Developer
11 12 (3.95%) SAP Business Analyst
12 11 (3.62%) Data Analyst
13 10 (3.29%) Functional Consultant
13 10 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.63%) SAP Functional Consultant
14 8 (2.63%) PMO Analyst
15 6 (1.97%) SAP Data Analyst
15 6 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
15 6 (1.97%) Change Manager
15 6 (1.97%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.30%) BAPI
2 5 (1.64%) Middleware
3 3 (0.99%) .NET
3 3 (0.99%) HTML
3 3 (0.99%) Web Services
4 2 (0.66%) Apache Axis
4 2 (0.66%) JAX-WS
4 2 (0.66%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (0.66%) SOAP
4 2 (0.66%) XML
4 2 (0.66%) XSD
4 2 (0.66%) XSLT
4 2 (0.66%) EDI
4 2 (0.66%) UDDI
4 2 (0.66%) WSDL
5 1 (0.33%) JAX-RS
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Avro
5 1 (0.33%) CGI
5 1 (0.33%) J2EE
5 1 (0.33%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.58%) DTV
3 18 (5.92%) FMCG
4 8 (2.63%) NHS
5 7 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.97%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.99%) User Experience
8 3 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.99%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.66%) Replication
9 2 (0.66%) PMI
9 2 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.29%) Windows
2 8 (2.63%) UNIX
3 7 (2.30%) Linux
4 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.66%) HPUX
6 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (11.84%) Project Management
3 32 (10.53%) Migration
4 26 (8.55%) ERP
5 25 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (7.57%) Programme Management
7 23 (7.57%) Change Management
8 20 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
8 20 (6.58%) Data Migration
9 17 (5.59%) Data Modelling
9 17 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (4.93%) ETL
11 14 (4.61%) CRM
12 13 (4.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 13 (4.28%) Time Management
13 12 (3.95%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.62%) ITIL
14 11 (3.62%) Data Analysis
14 11 (3.62%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.92%) SQL
1 18 (5.92%) ABAP
2 7 (2.30%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.32%) Java
3 4 (1.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.66%) XPath
4 2 (0.66%) C
4 2 (0.66%) VB
4 2 (0.66%) VBA
5 1 (0.33%) Python
5 1 (0.33%) C++
5 1 (0.33%) COBOL
5 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (2.30%) Degree
2 5 (1.64%) ACCA
3 4 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.32%) CIMA
4 3 (0.99%) CISSP
4 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.99%) CISA
5 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) CISM
5 2 (0.66%) QiCA
5 2 (0.66%) PMP
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.66%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.33%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.33%) MCSE
6 1 (0.33%) MCP
6 1 (0.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.30%) SLA
2 3 (0.99%) GAAP
2 3 (0.99%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.33%) Basel II
3 1 (0.33%) HL7
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.66%) Control-M
3 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.33%) SCOM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (10.53%) Oracle
2 20 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.58%) Business Objects
3 10 (3.29%) IBM
4 8 (2.63%) Hyperion
5 6 (1.97%) HP
6 5 (1.64%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.64%) Remedy
6 5 (1.64%) Siebel
6 5 (1.64%) VMware
7 4 (1.32%) NetApp
7 4 (1.32%) Adobe
8 3 (0.99%) Citrix
8 3 (0.99%) Pegasus
8 3 (0.99%) BMC
8 3 (0.99%) Cognos
8 3 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (0.99%) Altiris
9 2 (0.66%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.66%) Sybase
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