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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 84 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -19
Contract jobs citing SAP 134 158 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.36% 2.76% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 5.41% 6.08% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 94 168
Average daily rate
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£495 £424 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £15.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.11%
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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
2478 2600 3188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.60% 45.43% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1837 1781 2224
Average daily rate £435 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 45 117
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.75 £19.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.34% +5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.03 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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.

1 127 (46.18%) Finance
2 52 (18.91%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (12.36%) Project Management
4 32 (11.64%) Oracle
5 31 (11.27%) SQL
6 30 (10.91%) Migration
6 30 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (10.18%) Banking
7 28 (10.18%) Manufacturing
7 28 (10.18%) ERP
7 28 (10.18%) SAP FI
7 28 (10.18%) Microsoft
8 27 (9.82%) BusinessObjects
8 27 (9.82%) Business Objects
9 26 (9.45%) Telecoms
10 25 (9.09%) Change Management
11 24 (8.73%) SAP FI/CO
11 24 (8.73%) MS Excel
11 24 (8.73%) Asset Management
11 24 (8.73%) SAP CO
11 24 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (8.00%) Data Migration
13 21 (7.64%) Marketing
13 21 (7.64%) Programme Management
14 20 (7.27%) ETL
14 20 (7.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 19 (6.91%) Digital Marketing
15 19 (6.91%) ITIL
15 19 (6.91%) ABAP
15 19 (6.91%) DTV

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 10 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.18%) NetWeaver
3 5 (1.82%) SAS
4 4 (1.45%) CMS
4 4 (1.45%) SAP Portal
5 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.36%) IIS
7 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.36%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.36%) Mule
7 1 (0.36%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 24 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.36%) MS Office
3 6 (2.18%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.18%) MS Project
4 5 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.73%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.36%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.36%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (10.18%) SAP FI
2 24 (8.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 24 (8.73%) SAP CO
3 20 (7.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (4.73%) SAP HR
5 11 (4.00%) SAP BPC
6 9 (3.27%) SAP R/3
7 7 (2.55%) SAP ERP
8 6 (2.18%) SAP MM
8 6 (2.18%) SAP SRM
9 5 (1.82%) SAP WM
9 5 (1.82%) SAP HCM
10 4 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (1.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (1.45%) SAP CRM
10 4 (1.45%) SAP SD
10 4 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (1.45%) Maximo
11 3 (1.09%) HFM
11 3 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.18%) SaaS
2 5 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.45%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.09%) LAN
3 2 (0.73%) FTP
3 2 (0.73%) HTTP
3 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.73%) DNS
3 2 (0.73%) Firewall
3 2 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.36%) WebEx
4 1 (0.36%) Network Security
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.82%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (6.55%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.00%) SAP BW
3 11 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.64%) QlikView
5 9 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.91%) SAP BI
6 8 (2.91%) OLAP
7 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.18%) SSDT
8 6 (2.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (1.82%) SAP HANA
10 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.09%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.09%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.18%) ERwin
2 6 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.09%) LSMW
4 2 (0.73%) JIRA
4 2 (0.73%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (0.73%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.36%) NWDI
5 1 (0.36%) NWDS
5 1 (0.36%) TestLink
5 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.36%) JUnit
5 1 (0.36%) Xcode
5 1 (0.36%) Selenium
5 1 (0.36%) TestNG
General
1 127 (46.18%) Finance
2 28 (10.18%) Manufacturing
2 28 (10.18%) Banking
3 26 (9.45%) Telecoms
4 21 (7.64%) Marketing
5 19 (6.91%) Electronics
6 11 (4.00%) Retail
7 8 (2.91%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.91%) Advertising
8 7 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.82%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.45%) Publishing
11 3 (1.09%) Billing
11 3 (1.09%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.73%) German Language
12 2 (0.73%) Front Office
12 2 (0.73%) Back Office
13 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.36%) Automotive
13 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (21.45%) Consultant
2 54 (19.64%) Analyst
3 44 (16.00%) SAP Consultant
4 26 (9.45%) Business Analyst
5 25 (9.09%) Developer
6 23 (8.36%) Project Manager
7 18 (6.55%) Architect
7 18 (6.55%) SAP Manager
8 12 (4.36%) SAP Business Analyst
9 9 (3.27%) Service Manager
10 8 (2.91%) Test Manager
10 8 (2.91%) SAP Architect
11 7 (2.55%) Programme Manager
12 6 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.18%) SAP Project Manager
12 6 (2.18%) SQL Developer
12 6 (2.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 6 (2.18%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (2.18%) SAP Developer
12 6 (2.18%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.36%) .NET
1 12 (4.36%) Web Services
2 9 (3.27%) SAP PI
3 6 (2.18%) RESTful
4 5 (1.82%) XML
5 4 (1.45%) SOAP
5 4 (1.45%) EDI
5 4 (1.45%) Middleware
5 4 (1.45%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (1.45%) SAP XI
5 4 (1.45%) MDX
6 3 (1.09%) J2EE
7 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.73%) COM
7 2 (0.73%) CSS
7 2 (0.73%) HTML
7 2 (0.73%) SAP BSP
7 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.36%) jQuery
8 1 (0.36%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.91%) DTV
3 10 (3.64%) NHS
3 10 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.27%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.55%) Clustering
6 5 (1.82%) FMCG
7 4 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.45%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.09%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.09%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.73%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.73%) Equities
9 2 (0.73%) User Experience
9 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.36%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.82%) Windows
2 3 (1.09%) UNIX
3 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.36%) HPUX
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (18.91%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (12.36%) Project Management
3 30 (10.91%) Migration
3 30 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (10.18%) ERP
5 25 (9.09%) Change Management
6 24 (8.73%) Asset Management
7 22 (8.00%) Data Migration
8 21 (7.64%) Programme Management
9 20 (7.27%) ETL
10 19 (6.91%) ITIL
10 19 (6.91%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (6.55%) PRINCE2
11 18 (6.55%) CRM
12 17 (6.18%) Data Analysis
13 16 (5.82%) Data Modelling
14 14 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (4.73%) Business Analysis
15 13 (4.73%) Service Delivery
15 13 (4.73%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.27%) SQL
2 19 (6.91%) ABAP
3 14 (5.09%) Java
4 7 (2.55%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.55%) C#
5 5 (1.82%) VBA
5 5 (1.82%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.09%) Python
6 3 (1.09%) Assembly Language
6 3 (1.09%) COBOL
6 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.73%) Perl
7 2 (0.73%) C
7 2 (0.73%) Ruby
8 1 (0.36%) Clojure
8 1 (0.36%) R
8 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (3.27%) Degree
2 7 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (1.82%) CISA
3 5 (1.82%) QiCA
4 4 (1.45%) CISSP
4 4 (1.45%) PMP
4 4 (1.45%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.09%) ACCA
5 3 (1.09%) SAP Certification
5 3 (1.09%) CISM
5 3 (1.09%) CIMA
6 2 (0.73%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) MBA
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.64%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.73%) SLA
2 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) GAAP
3 1 (0.36%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.36%) Graphite
2 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (11.64%) Oracle
2 28 (10.18%) Microsoft
3 27 (9.82%) Business Objects
4 8 (2.91%) HP
5 7 (2.55%) Citrix
5 7 (2.55%) Ariba
5 7 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.55%) TIBCO
5 7 (2.55%) IBM
6 5 (1.82%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.45%) BMC
7 4 (1.45%) Remedy
7 4 (1.45%) Hyperion
7 4 (1.45%) Informatica
7 4 (1.45%) Cognos
7 4 (1.45%) Cisco
7 4 (1.45%) OpenText
7 4 (1.45%) Twitter
8 3 (1.09%) RedDot
8 3 (1.09%) Tableau
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