The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 City of London 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 72 46 92
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +46
Contract jobs citing SAP 167 246 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.59% 3.95% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 5.85% 8.84% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 178 79
Average daily rate £463 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £392 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £39.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.42% +48.57%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2854 2783 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.22% 44.66% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1965 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
SAP
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 134 (35.54%) Finance
2 64 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (15.92%) Project Management
4 52 (13.79%) SAP BW
5 46 (12.20%) Oracle
6 45 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (9.81%) SAP FI
7 37 (9.81%) Migration
8 36 (9.55%) ERP
9 34 (9.02%) Business Objects
9 34 (9.02%) BusinessObjects
10 33 (8.75%) SAP CO
10 33 (8.75%) Banking
10 33 (8.75%) FMCG
11 32 (8.49%) SAP FI/CO
12 31 (8.22%) PRINCE2
13 29 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
14 28 (7.43%) Retail
14 28 (7.43%) SAP BI
15 26 (6.90%) CRM
15 26 (6.90%) Marketing
16 25 (6.63%) SQL
17 24 (6.37%) JD Edwards
18 23 (6.10%) Data Migration
18 23 (6.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 22 (5.84%) SharePoint
19 22 (5.84%) Manufacturing
20 21 (5.57%) Change Management
20 21 (5.57%) Microsoft
20 21 (5.57%) SAP SRM

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.06%) NetWeaver
3 3 (0.80%) SAP Portal
4 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.27%) SAS
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 19 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.45%) MS Project
3 11 (2.92%) MS Office
4 6 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.53%) Open Workbench
5 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 37 (9.81%) SAP FI
2 33 (8.75%) SAP CO
3 32 (8.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 23 (6.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 21 (5.57%) SAP SRM
6 17 (4.51%) SAP HR
7 16 (4.24%) SAP SD
7 16 (4.24%) SAP BPC
8 11 (2.92%) SAP HCM
9 8 (2.12%) SAP ERP
9 8 (2.12%) Magento
9 8 (2.12%) Oracle CRM
10 7 (1.86%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (1.86%) SAP MM
10 7 (1.86%) SAP APO
11 6 (1.59%) SAP PM
11 6 (1.59%) SAP CRM
12 5 (1.33%) SAP R/3
12 5 (1.33%) Agresso
12 5 (1.33%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.53%) Taleo
3 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.53%) Internet
1 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.27%) RTP
2 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (13.79%) SAP BW
2 34 (9.02%) BusinessObjects
3 28 (7.43%) SAP BI
4 15 (3.98%) SAP HANA
5 11 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.92%) SQL Server
6 10 (2.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 8 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (2.12%) SAP Data Services
8 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.33%) QlikView
10 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.80%) Big Data
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.53%) Xcelsius
12 2 (0.53%) Cognos Powerplay
12 2 (0.53%) OLAP
13 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (1.86%) LSMW
2 3 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.80%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.53%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.27%) JUnit
4 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.27%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.27%) Subversion
4 1 (0.27%) JIRA
4 1 (0.27%) Mockito
4 1 (0.27%) EasyMock
4 1 (0.27%) eCATT
General
1 134 (35.54%) Finance
2 33 (8.75%) Banking
3 28 (7.43%) Retail
4 26 (6.90%) Marketing
5 22 (5.84%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.71%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.65%) Retail Banking
7 10 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.39%) Electronics
8 9 (2.39%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.59%) German Language
10 5 (1.33%) Legal
11 4 (1.06%) Advertising
12 3 (0.80%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.53%) Billing
13 2 (0.53%) Front Office
13 2 (0.53%) Back Office
14 1 (0.27%) Automotive
14 1 (0.27%) Publishing
14 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 117 (31.03%) Consultant
2 97 (25.73%) SAP Consultant
3 57 (15.12%) Analyst
4 44 (11.67%) Project Manager
5 36 (9.55%) SAP Manager
6 31 (8.22%) Business Analyst
7 26 (6.90%) Developer
7 26 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
8 20 (5.31%) Architect
9 16 (4.24%) SAP Business Analyst
10 14 (3.71%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 11 (2.92%) SAP BW Consultant
11 11 (2.92%) SAP Project Manager
11 11 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.65%) Programme Manager
12 10 (2.65%) Business Objects Consultant
12 10 (2.65%) Data Analyst
13 9 (2.39%) Business Consultant
13 9 (2.39%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 9 (2.39%) SAP SRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.98%) .NET
2 10 (2.65%) SAP PI
3 6 (1.59%) XML
4 5 (1.33%) MDX
5 4 (1.06%) SAP ALE
5 4 (1.06%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (1.06%) SAP Smart Forms
5 4 (1.06%) BAPI
5 4 (1.06%) SAP Basis
5 4 (1.06%) HTML
6 3 (0.80%) SOAP
6 3 (0.80%) J2EE
6 3 (0.80%) Flash
6 3 (0.80%) SAP MI
6 3 (0.80%) SAP TM
6 3 (0.80%) Visualforce
6 3 (0.80%) SAP Business Workflow
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.53%) REST
7 2 (0.53%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.75%) FMCG
2 9 (2.39%) DTV
3 4 (1.06%) Data Integration
3 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.06%) PMI
3 4 (1.06%) NHS
4 3 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (0.80%) Derivative
4 3 (0.80%) Life Science
4 3 (0.80%) Reference Data
5 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.53%) Social Network
5 2 (0.53%) IPTV
5 2 (0.53%) EPoS
6 1 (0.27%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.27%) Clustering
6 1 (0.27%) Replication
6 1 (0.27%) Informatics
6 1 (0.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.12%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.80%) Windows
2 3 (0.80%) Linux
3 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.53%) UNIX
4 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.27%) AIX
4 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (15.92%) Project Management
3 45 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (9.81%) Migration
5 36 (9.55%) ERP
6 31 (8.22%) PRINCE2
7 29 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
8 26 (6.90%) CRM
9 23 (6.10%) Data Migration
10 21 (5.57%) Change Management
11 20 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (3.71%) Programme Management
13 13 (3.45%) Logistics
14 12 (3.18%) E-Commerce
15 11 (2.92%) Business Analysis
15 11 (2.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 10 (2.65%) Data Management
16 10 (2.65%) Risk Management
17 9 (2.39%) ITIL
17 9 (2.39%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.63%) SQL
2 16 (4.24%) ABAP
3 13 (3.45%) Java
4 10 (2.65%) PHP
5 3 (0.80%) C
5 3 (0.80%) SAPscript
5 3 (0.80%) Apex Code
6 2 (0.53%) C#
6 2 (0.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.27%) VBA
7 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (3.71%) Degree
2 6 (1.59%) ACCA
3 5 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.06%) PMP
4 4 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.80%) CCA
5 3 (0.80%) CIMA
6 2 (0.53%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) CISSP
7 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CISM
7 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.33%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (0.53%) XenApp
2 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.53%) PowerHA
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 46 (12.20%) Oracle
2 34 (9.02%) Business Objects
3 24 (6.37%) JD Edwards
4 21 (5.57%) Microsoft
5 9 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.59%) Cognos
7 5 (1.33%) IBM
8 4 (1.06%) Baan
9 3 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.80%) Sybase
9 3 (0.80%) Citrix
9 3 (0.80%) VMware
9 3 (0.80%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.53%) Triple Point
10 2 (0.53%) NetApp
10 2 (0.53%) CA
10 2 (0.53%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.53%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.53%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.53%) JDA
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £400 - £440 per day + Negotiable
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esynergy Solutions - UK
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Rate: £25000 - £29000 per annum
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