The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 24 July 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 East Midlands 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 31 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 71 113 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.87% 7.81% 6.85%
As % of the Vendors category 11.81% 17.10% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 56 50
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £608 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £434
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% -8.88%
Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
601 661 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.25% 45.68% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 329 270
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £125 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 49 59
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.40 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
SAP
England

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the East Midlands region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the East Midlands region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +15 27 £406 -16.66% 2
Derbyshire -14 14 £501 +5.52% 2
Leicestershire -16 9 £480 +25.90% 6
Lincolnshire +7 2 £313 -30.55%
Northamptonshire -11 2 £600 +29.72% 7
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 28 (19.05%) Finance
2 26 (17.69%) SAP BW
2 26 (17.69%) SQL
3 25 (17.01%) Retail
4 23 (15.65%) E-Commerce
5 22 (14.97%) IBM
5 22 (14.97%) Marketing
6 21 (14.29%) HP
6 21 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (14.29%) Oracle
7 20 (13.61%) Manufacturing
8 19 (12.93%) ERP
9 18 (12.24%) ISTQB
9 18 (12.24%) WebSphere
9 18 (12.24%) QA
10 16 (10.88%) Project Management
10 16 (10.88%) ISEB
11 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
12 14 (9.52%) Java
12 14 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (8.84%) Telecoms
13 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
14 12 (8.16%) HTML
14 12 (8.16%) Windows
14 12 (8.16%) Linux
14 12 (8.16%) DTV
14 12 (8.16%) Electronics
14 12 (8.16%) Programme Management
14 12 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 12 (8.16%) JIRA

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 18 (12.24%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.80%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.12%) NetWeaver
4 3 (2.04%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.68%) Lync
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Liferay
5 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) MS Office
2 5 (3.40%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (6.12%) SAP FI
3 7 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (4.76%) SAP Retail
3 7 (4.76%) SAP CO
4 5 (3.40%) SAP SD
5 4 (2.72%) SAP HR
5 4 (2.72%) SAP MM
5 4 (2.72%) Magento
6 3 (2.04%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (1.36%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (1.36%) SAP R/3
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (1.36%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.68%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.68%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) SaaS
1 2 (1.36%) PaaS
1 2 (1.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.48%) HTTP
2 8 (5.44%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.72%) Firewall
4 3 (2.04%) VLAN
4 3 (2.04%) Wireless
5 2 (1.36%) Internet
5 2 (1.36%) DHCP
5 2 (1.36%) DMZ
5 2 (1.36%) DNS
5 2 (1.36%) WAN
5 2 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
6 1 (0.68%) Broadband
6 1 (0.68%) ISDN
6 1 (0.68%) VoIP
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.69%) SAP BW
2 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.08%) SAP BI
3 6 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.40%) DB2
4 5 (3.40%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.72%) OLAP
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.04%) MySQL
7 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.36%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) MaxDB
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (8.16%) JIRA
2 5 (3.40%) Selenium
2 5 (3.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.72%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.04%) Sahi
4 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.36%) Maven
5 2 (1.36%) JUnit
5 2 (1.36%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.68%) Ant
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 28 (19.05%) Finance
2 25 (17.01%) Retail
3 22 (14.97%) Marketing
4 20 (13.61%) Manufacturing
5 13 (8.84%) Telecoms
6 12 (8.16%) Electronics
7 5 (3.40%) Billing
8 4 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (21.09%) Consultant
2 30 (20.41%) SAP Consultant
3 24 (16.33%) Analyst
4 19 (12.93%) Architect
5 17 (11.56%) Project Manager
6 16 (10.88%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (10.20%) Test Analyst
8 14 (9.52%) Developer
9 9 (6.12%) SAP Manager
10 8 (5.44%) Tester
11 5 (3.40%) SAP Tester
11 5 (3.40%) SAP Retail Consultant
11 5 (3.40%) Test Manager
11 5 (3.40%) SAP BW Consultant
12 4 (2.72%) Manual Tester
12 4 (2.72%) SAP Analyst
12 4 (2.72%) SAP Project Manager
13 3 (2.04%) Magento Developer
13 3 (2.04%) SAP Test Analyst
13 3 (2.04%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.16%) HTML
2 11 (7.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 11 (7.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (7.48%) XML
3 10 (6.80%) WSDL
3 10 (6.80%) XSD
3 10 (6.80%) REST
4 8 (5.44%) .NET
4 8 (5.44%) Web Services
4 8 (5.44%) JMS
4 8 (5.44%) JSON
5 5 (3.40%) Middleware
5 5 (3.40%) SAP Basis
6 4 (2.72%) CSS
6 4 (2.72%) SAP PI
7 3 (2.04%) Zend Framework
7 3 (2.04%) MDX
8 2 (1.36%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.36%) Spring
8 2 (1.36%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) DTV
2 7 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.04%) Open Source
4 3 (2.04%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.36%) Clustering
5 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.36%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.36%) DataPower
5 2 (1.36%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.68%) PMI
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.16%) Windows
1 12 (8.16%) Linux
2 10 (6.80%) UNIX
3 8 (5.44%) AIX
4 5 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.36%) Android
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.65%) E-Commerce
2 21 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (12.93%) ERP
4 16 (10.88%) Project Management
5 14 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (8.16%) Programme Management
6 12 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (7.48%) Migration
8 10 (6.80%) SOA
8 10 (6.80%) ITIL
9 9 (6.12%) Use Case
10 8 (5.44%) CRM
11 7 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.76%) Integration Testing
11 7 (4.76%) Test Scripting
11 7 (4.76%) Data Migration
12 6 (4.08%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.08%) Change Management
12 6 (4.08%) Test Strategy
13 5 (3.40%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.69%) SQL
2 14 (9.52%) Java
3 9 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.12%) ABAP
4 5 (3.40%) VBScript
4 5 (3.40%) C++
5 4 (2.72%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.72%) VB
6 3 (2.04%) PHP
7 2 (1.36%) C
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.68%) Python
8 1 (0.68%) C#
8 1 (0.68%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (12.24%) ISTQB
2 16 (10.88%) ISEB
3 8 (5.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.72%) PMP
5 3 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.36%) CIMA
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.36%) Degree
6 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.68%) AAT
7 1 (0.68%) ACCA
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) MBA
7 1 (0.68%) GIAC
7 1 (0.68%) CCAB
7 1 (0.68%) CISM
7 1 (0.68%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.68%) ISSEP
7 1 (0.68%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.24%) QA
2 5 (3.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) GMP
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (14.97%) IBM
2 21 (14.29%) HP
2 21 (14.29%) Oracle
3 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.76%) Intel
5 5 (3.40%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.72%) Cisco
7 3 (2.04%) Zend
7 3 (2.04%) Software AG
7 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.04%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.36%) VMware
8 2 (1.36%) hybris
8 2 (1.36%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.68%) Talend
9 1 (0.68%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.68%) Avaya
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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