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 31 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 87 72 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Contract jobs citing SAP 135 158 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.31% 2.72% 3.53%
As % of the Vendors category 5.27% 6.14% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 91 157
Average daily rate
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£475 £440 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £264 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £16.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-15.20% +11.11%
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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
2562 2575 3196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.76% 44.37% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1890 1766 2207
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 51 116
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 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 31 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.

1 125 (45.13%) Finance
2 49 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (14.44%) BusinessObjects
4 36 (13.00%) Project Management
5 34 (12.27%) SQL
6 32 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (11.19%) Oracle
8 30 (10.83%) SAP FI
9 29 (10.47%) Migration
10 27 (9.75%) Microsoft
10 27 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (9.39%) ERP
11 26 (9.39%) Telecoms
11 26 (9.39%) SAP FI/CO
11 26 (9.39%) Banking
11 26 (9.39%) Asset Management
11 26 (9.39%) SAP CO
12 25 (9.03%) Manufacturing
12 25 (9.03%) Change Management
13 24 (8.66%) MS Excel
14 21 (7.58%) Data Migration
14 21 (7.58%) PRINCE2
14 21 (7.58%) Programme Management
15 20 (7.22%) CRM
15 20 (7.22%) Marketing
15 20 (7.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 19 (6.86%) ITIL
16 19 (6.86%) SQL Server
17 18 (6.50%) ETL
17 18 (6.50%) DTV

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 11 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.81%) SAS
2 5 (1.81%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.72%) SAP Portal
4 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Mule
5 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.36%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.36%) Confluence
5 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.36%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.36%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 24 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.89%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.89%) MS Office
3 6 (2.17%) MS Project
3 6 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (10.83%) SAP FI
2 26 (9.39%) SAP FI/CO
2 26 (9.39%) SAP CO
3 20 (7.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (6.14%) SAP BPC
5 16 (5.78%) SAP HR
6 8 (2.89%) SAP ERP
7 7 (2.53%) SAP SRM
7 7 (2.53%) SAP MM
8 6 (2.17%) SAP R/3
9 5 (1.81%) SAP SD
9 5 (1.81%) SAP WM
9 5 (1.81%) SAP HCM
10 4 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (1.44%) Maximo
10 4 (1.44%) SAP CRM
11 3 (1.08%) Agresso
11 3 (1.08%) SAP PM
11 3 (1.08%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.81%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.44%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.08%) LAN
3 2 (0.72%) FTP
3 2 (0.72%) HTTP
3 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.72%) DNS
3 2 (0.72%) Firewall
3 2 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.36%) WebEx
4 1 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.44%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (6.86%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.33%) QlikView
5 11 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.97%) SAP BW
6 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.53%) SSDT
8 7 (2.53%) SAP HANA
8 7 (2.53%) OLAP
9 6 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.81%) SAP BI
11 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.08%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.08%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.72%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 7 (2.53%) Visual Studio
1 7 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.17%) ERwin
3 3 (1.08%) LSMW
4 2 (0.72%) JIRA
4 2 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.36%) Xcode
5 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.36%) NWDI
5 1 (0.36%) NWDS
General
1 125 (45.13%) Finance
2 26 (9.39%) Telecoms
2 26 (9.39%) Banking
3 25 (9.03%) Manufacturing
4 20 (7.22%) Marketing
5 18 (6.50%) Electronics
6 15 (5.42%) Retail
7 10 (3.61%) Advertising
8 8 (2.89%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.81%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.08%) Billing
10 3 (1.08%) Turkish Language
10 3 (1.08%) German Language
11 2 (0.72%) Front Office
11 2 (0.72%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.36%) Automotive
12 1 (0.36%) Legal
12 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 56 (20.22%) Analyst
2 54 (19.49%) Consultant
3 41 (14.80%) SAP Consultant
4 30 (10.83%) Project Manager
5 29 (10.47%) Business Analyst
6 25 (9.03%) Developer
7 23 (8.30%) SAP Manager
8 17 (6.14%) Architect
9 11 (3.97%) SAP Business Analyst
10 10 (3.61%) Programme Manager
11 9 (3.25%) Test Manager
11 9 (3.25%) Service Manager
12 8 (2.89%) SAP Project Manager
13 7 (2.53%) SQL Developer
13 7 (2.53%) SAP Architect
13 7 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (2.53%) SAP Analyst
14 6 (2.17%) Test Leader
14 6 (2.17%) Financial Analyst
14 6 (2.17%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.33%) .NET
2 10 (3.61%) Web Services
3 8 (2.89%) SAP PI
4 6 (2.17%) RESTful
5 5 (1.81%) MDX
6 4 (1.44%) Web Dynpro
6 4 (1.44%) EDI
6 4 (1.44%) Middleware
7 3 (1.08%) BAPI
7 3 (1.08%) SAP XI
7 3 (1.08%) J2EE
8 2 (0.72%) COM
8 2 (0.72%) XML
8 2 (0.72%) SOAP
8 2 (0.72%) JMS
8 2 (0.72%) SAP BSP
9 1 (0.36%) Java EE
9 1 (0.36%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.36%) Cocoa
9 1 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.50%) DTV
3 10 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.61%) NHS
4 8 (2.89%) Clustering
4 8 (2.89%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.17%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.81%) FMCG
8 4 (1.44%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.08%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.08%) Equities
9 3 (1.08%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.72%) PMI
10 2 (0.72%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.44%) Windows
2 3 (1.08%) UNIX
3 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.36%) 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 49 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (13.00%) Project Management
3 32 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (10.47%) Migration
5 26 (9.39%) ERP
5 26 (9.39%) Asset Management
6 25 (9.03%) Change Management
7 21 (7.58%) PRINCE2
7 21 (7.58%) Programme Management
7 21 (7.58%) Data Migration
8 20 (7.22%) CRM
9 19 (6.86%) ITIL
10 18 (6.50%) ETL
10 18 (6.50%) Digital Marketing
11 16 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (5.42%) Data Modelling
12 15 (5.42%) Data Analysis
12 15 (5.42%) Business Analysis
12 15 (5.42%) Procure-to-pay
13 13 (4.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.27%) SQL
2 16 (5.78%) ABAP
3 13 (4.69%) Java
4 8 (2.89%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.53%) C#
6 6 (2.17%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.81%) VBA
8 3 (1.08%) Assembly Language
8 3 (1.08%) COBOL
9 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.72%) C
9 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.72%) Python
10 1 (0.36%) Clojure
10 1 (0.36%) R
10 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.36%) Ruby
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (3.61%) Degree
2 6 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (1.81%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.44%) PMP
5 3 (1.08%) CISSP
5 3 (1.08%) ACCA
5 3 (1.08%) CISA
5 3 (1.08%) QiCA
5 3 (1.08%) CIMA
6 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) ISEB
6 2 (0.72%) CISM
6 2 (0.72%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MBA
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.72%) SLA
2 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) GAAP
3 1 (0.36%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.36%) Control-M
1 1 (0.36%) WSUS
1 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.36%) Graphite
Vendors
1 31 (11.19%) Oracle
2 27 (9.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.89%) Ariba
5 7 (2.53%) TIBCO
5 7 (2.53%) IBM
5 7 (2.53%) HP
5 7 (2.53%) Citrix
6 5 (1.81%) Cognos
7 4 (1.44%) Cisco
7 4 (1.44%) Remedy
7 4 (1.44%) BMC
7 4 (1.44%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.44%) OpenText
7 4 (1.44%) Twitter
8 3 (1.08%) Tableau
8 3 (1.08%) Teradata
8 3 (1.08%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.08%) Informatica
8 3 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
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