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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 80 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 135 237 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.28% 3.32% 3.09%
As % of the Vendors category 4.96% 7.18% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 146 137
Average daily rate
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£425 £481 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.55% +1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £345 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £633 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+51.42% -12.50%
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
2720 3301 3268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.97% 46.28% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 2302 2247
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 87 92
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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.

1 103 (35.03%) Finance
2 47 (15.99%) Project Management
3 44 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (11.56%) Oracle
5 31 (10.54%) SAP BW
6 30 (10.20%) Manufacturing
7 28 (9.52%) Migration
8 26 (8.84%) SAP HR
8 26 (8.84%) Microsoft
8 26 (8.84%) Marketing
9 25 (8.50%) Programme Management
10 23 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (7.48%) MS Excel
11 22 (7.48%) ERP
12 21 (7.14%) Change Management
12 21 (7.14%) Telecoms
12 21 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 21 (7.14%) Data Migration
13 20 (6.80%) FMCG
13 20 (6.80%) SAP CO
14 19 (6.46%) Electronics
14 19 (6.46%) DTV
14 19 (6.46%) Digital Marketing
15 18 (6.12%) CRM
16 17 (5.78%) PRINCE2
16 17 (5.78%) SQL
16 17 (5.78%) SAP BI
16 17 (5.78%) Retail
16 17 (5.78%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.72%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.02%) AquaLogic
4 3 (1.02%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.68%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.34%) CMS
6 1 (0.34%) SAS
6 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.34%) Apache
6 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.34%) IIS
6 1 (0.34%) CICS
Applications
1 22 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.06%) MS Project
3 9 (3.06%) MS Office
4 5 (1.70%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (8.84%) SAP HR
2 21 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (6.80%) SAP CO
4 16 (5.44%) SAP FI
5 15 (5.10%) SAP SD
6 14 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
7 13 (4.42%) SAP SRM
8 10 (3.40%) SAP FSCM
9 7 (2.38%) SAP HCM
9 7 (2.38%) SAP BPC
10 6 (2.04%) SAP PM
11 5 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (1.36%) SAP MM
12 4 (1.36%) SAP CRM
12 4 (1.36%) SAP Payroll
12 4 (1.36%) SAP QM
12 4 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (1.36%) Workday HCM
13 3 (1.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.02%) Firewall
2 2 (0.68%) LAN
2 2 (0.68%) WAN
2 2 (0.68%) SAN
3 1 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.34%) SSH
3 1 (0.34%) LDAP
3 1 (0.34%) Intranet
3 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.34%) SNMP
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.34%) SSL
3 1 (0.34%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.54%) SAP BW
2 17 (5.78%) SAP BI
3 15 (5.10%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (2.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.36%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.36%) Big Data
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.02%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.34%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.34%) MS Access
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (2.04%) LSMW
2 3 (1.02%) JIRA
3 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 103 (35.03%) Finance
2 30 (10.20%) Manufacturing
3 26 (8.84%) Marketing
4 21 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 19 (6.46%) Electronics
6 17 (5.78%) Retail
7 9 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.38%) Banking
8 7 (2.38%) Legal
9 5 (1.70%) Back Office
10 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.02%) Front Office
11 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.68%) Billing
11 2 (0.68%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (24.15%) Consultant
2 56 (19.05%) Analyst
3 54 (18.37%) SAP Consultant
4 26 (8.84%) Project Manager
5 24 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 19 (6.46%) SAP Manager
7 18 (6.12%) Developer
8 17 (5.78%) Architect
8 17 (5.78%) SAP Analyst
9 13 (4.42%) SAP Developer
10 10 (3.40%) Functional Consultant
11 9 (3.06%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 9 (3.06%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.06%) SAP Project Manager
12 8 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.72%) SAP SRM Consultant
13 7 (2.38%) SAP Data Analyst
13 7 (2.38%) PMO Analyst
13 7 (2.38%) SAP Business Analyst
14 6 (2.04%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.06%) BAPI
2 6 (2.04%) HTML
3 5 (1.70%) XML
3 5 (1.70%) .NET
3 5 (1.70%) Middleware
4 4 (1.36%) Web Services
4 4 (1.36%) XSLT
5 3 (1.02%) JAX-WS
5 3 (1.02%) Apache Axis
5 3 (1.02%) UDDI
5 3 (1.02%) XSD
5 3 (1.02%) DOM
5 3 (1.02%) SOAP
5 3 (1.02%) WSDL
6 2 (0.68%) JSP
6 2 (0.68%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (0.68%) jQuery
6 2 (0.68%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.68%) HTML5
7 1 (0.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.80%) FMCG
3 19 (6.46%) DTV
4 9 (3.06%) NHS
5 4 (1.36%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.36%) User Experience
6 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.68%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.34%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.34%) Statistics
8 1 (0.34%) Social Network
8 1 (0.34%) Informatics
8 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.72%) UNIX
2 7 (2.38%) Windows
3 6 (2.04%) Linux
4 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.68%) HPUX
6 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.99%) Project Management
2 44 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (9.52%) Migration
4 25 (8.50%) Programme Management
5 23 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (7.48%) ERP
7 21 (7.14%) Change Management
7 21 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 19 (6.46%) Digital Marketing
9 18 (6.12%) CRM
10 17 (5.78%) PRINCE2
10 17 (5.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (4.76%) Data Modelling
11 14 (4.76%) Time Management
12 12 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (4.08%) Test Scripting
12 12 (4.08%) SAP Implementation
12 12 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (3.74%) ITIL
13 11 (3.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.78%) SQL
2 15 (5.10%) ABAP
3 7 (2.38%) Java
4 4 (1.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.02%) XPath
5 3 (1.02%) PHP
5 3 (1.02%) C
6 2 (0.68%) VBA
6 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.68%) VB
6 2 (0.68%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) Ruby
7 1 (0.34%) C#
7 1 (0.34%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) COBOL
7 1 (0.34%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 8 (2.72%) Degree
2 3 (1.02%) CISA
2 3 (1.02%) CCA
2 3 (1.02%) CISSP
3 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.68%) PMP
3 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.68%) ISEB
3 2 (0.68%) QiCA
3 2 (0.68%) CISM
3 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (0.34%) GIAC
4 1 (0.34%) MCSE
4 1 (0.34%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.70%) QA
1 5 (1.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.34%) COBIT
2 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) ACF2
3 1 (0.34%) Samba
3 1 (0.34%) Firmware
3 1 (0.34%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) SCOM
2 1 (0.34%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.34%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 34 (11.56%) Oracle
2 26 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.10%) Business Objects
4 12 (4.08%) IBM
5 5 (1.70%) VMware
5 5 (1.70%) Siebel
5 5 (1.70%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.36%) HP
6 4 (1.36%) NetApp
7 3 (1.02%) Remedy
7 3 (1.02%) Pegasus
7 3 (1.02%) BEA
7 3 (1.02%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.02%) Citrix
7 3 (1.02%) Cisco
7 3 (1.02%) Adobe
8 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.68%) CA
8 2 (0.68%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
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