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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 68 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 161 251 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.73% 3.41% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 6.02% 7.37% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 164 153
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£450 £487 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.55% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £329 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £634 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £16.25 £49.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +12.90%
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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
2674 3407 3368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.39% 46.30% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1855 2376 2293
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 96 96
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 100 (31.25%) Finance
2 56 (17.50%) Project Management
3 52 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (10.94%) Oracle
4 35 (10.94%) Manufacturing
5 32 (10.00%) SAP BW
6 30 (9.38%) Migration
6 30 (9.38%) Marketing
7 29 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (8.75%) Programme Management
8 28 (8.75%) ERP
9 27 (8.44%) Telecoms
9 27 (8.44%) Change Management
10 25 (7.81%) FMCG
11 24 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 24 (7.50%) Microsoft
12 23 (7.19%) Retail
12 23 (7.19%) Data Migration
13 22 (6.88%) Digital Marketing
13 22 (6.88%) SAP HR
13 22 (6.88%) DTV
13 22 (6.88%) Electronics
13 22 (6.88%) SAP CO
14 20 (6.25%) MS Excel
15 19 (5.94%) PRINCE2
15 19 (5.94%) SAP BI
16 18 (5.63%) SAP FI
16 18 (5.63%) SQL
17 17 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (5.31%) SAP Implementation

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.94%) NetWeaver
3 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.63%) AquaLogic
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.63%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
5 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.31%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.81%) MS Office
2 9 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.19%) MS Project
4 5 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.31%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 24 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (6.88%) SAP HR
2 22 (6.88%) SAP CO
3 18 (5.63%) SAP FI
4 16 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 16 (5.00%) SAP SRM
5 15 (4.69%) SAP SD
6 9 (2.81%) SAP PM
6 9 (2.81%) SAP FSCM
7 6 (1.88%) SAP HCM
7 6 (1.88%) SAP BPC
7 6 (1.88%) SAP MM
8 5 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (1.56%) SAP ERP
8 5 (1.56%) SAP Business One
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (1.25%) Magento
9 4 (1.25%) SAP WM
9 4 (1.25%) SAP QM
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.81%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (1.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.94%) Firewall
2 2 (0.63%) LAN
2 2 (0.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.31%) LDAP
3 1 (0.31%) SAN
3 1 (0.31%) Intranet
3 1 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 19 (5.94%) SAP BI
3 11 (3.44%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.25%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.94%) Big Data
6 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.31%) MS Access
8 1 (0.31%) OLAP
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.31%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.88%) LSMW
2 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.31%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
General
1 100 (31.25%) Finance
2 35 (10.94%) Manufacturing
3 30 (9.38%) Marketing
4 27 (8.44%) Telecoms
5 23 (7.19%) Retail
6 22 (6.88%) Electronics
7 13 (4.06%) Banking
8 9 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (2.50%) Legal
10 5 (1.56%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.94%) Front Office
11 3 (0.94%) Back Office
11 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.94%) Billing
12 2 (0.63%) French Language
13 1 (0.31%) Law
13 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.31%) German Language
13 1 (0.31%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 80 (25.00%) Consultant
2 65 (20.31%) SAP Consultant
3 54 (16.88%) Analyst
4 32 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 27 (8.44%) Business Analyst
6 26 (8.13%) SAP Manager
7 20 (6.25%) Architect
8 18 (5.63%) SAP Analyst
9 16 (5.00%) Developer
10 12 (3.75%) SAP Project Manager
10 12 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.44%) Data Analyst
11 11 (3.44%) SAP SRM Consultant
12 10 (3.13%) SAP Business Analyst
13 9 (2.81%) Programme Manager
14 8 (2.50%) SAP Developer
14 8 (2.50%) SAP Data Analyst
15 7 (2.19%) Data Consultant
16 6 (1.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
16 6 (1.88%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.50%) .NET
2 6 (1.88%) HTML
3 5 (1.56%) BAPI
3 5 (1.56%) XML
3 5 (1.56%) Middleware
4 4 (1.25%) SAP PI
5 3 (0.94%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (0.94%) DOM
5 3 (0.94%) XSLT
5 3 (0.94%) SOAP
5 3 (0.94%) Web Services
6 2 (0.63%) Apache Axis
6 2 (0.63%) jQuery
6 2 (0.63%) MDX
6 2 (0.63%) HTML5
6 2 (0.63%) JAX-WS
6 2 (0.63%) Visualforce
6 2 (0.63%) WSDL
6 2 (0.63%) XSD
6 2 (0.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.81%) FMCG
2 22 (6.88%) DTV
3 12 (3.75%) NHS
4 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.63%) Informatics
5 2 (0.63%) IPTV
5 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.63%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.63%) Learning Management System
5 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.63%) PMI
5 2 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.31%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.31%) Firmware
6 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.31%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.88%) Linux
2 5 (1.56%) UNIX
3 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.50%) Project Management
2 52 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (9.38%) Migration
4 29 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (8.75%) Programme Management
5 28 (8.75%) ERP
6 27 (8.44%) Change Management
7 23 (7.19%) Data Migration
8 22 (6.88%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (5.94%) PRINCE2
10 17 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (5.31%) SAP Implementation
10 17 (5.31%) CRM
11 14 (4.38%) Time Management
12 12 (3.75%) Data Modelling
12 12 (3.75%) Validation
13 10 (3.13%) Data Management
13 10 (3.13%) Test Scripting
13 10 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (3.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.63%) SQL
2 9 (2.81%) ABAP
3 7 (2.19%) Java
4 4 (1.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.25%) PHP
5 2 (0.63%) XPath
5 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.63%) C
5 2 (0.63%) VBA
5 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.63%) Python
6 1 (0.31%) VB
6 1 (0.31%) C#
6 1 (0.31%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (4.38%) Degree
2 4 (1.25%) CISSP
2 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (0.94%) CISA
3 3 (0.94%) CISM
3 3 (0.94%) PMP
3 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.94%) CCA
4 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.63%) ISEB
4 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.63%) QiCA
5 1 (0.31%) GIAC
5 1 (0.31%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.56%) QA
2 4 (1.25%) SLA
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Samba
3 1 (0.31%) RACF
3 1 (0.31%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.31%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 35 (10.94%) Oracle
2 24 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.44%) Business Objects
4 7 (2.19%) IBM
5 6 (1.88%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.25%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.25%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.94%) VMware
7 3 (0.94%) Cognos
7 3 (0.94%) JDA
7 3 (0.94%) Citrix
7 3 (0.94%) HP
7 3 (0.94%) Adobe
8 2 (0.63%) Teradata
8 2 (0.63%) Triple Point
8 2 (0.63%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.63%) BEA
8 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.63%) Siebel
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