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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 29 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 73 115 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.07% 7.94% 6.78%
As % of the Vendors category 11.95% 17.24% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 56 51
Average daily rate
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£450 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £608 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £426
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+17.10% -20.00%
Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
611 667 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.46% 46.03% 44.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 332 271
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 £210 £125 £210
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 75 46 59
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 29 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 29 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
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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 +14 28 £406 -16.66% 4
Derbyshire -15 12 £501 +5.52% 2
Leicestershire -13 11 £453 +13.12% 5
Northamptonshire -14 3 £525 +13.51% 10
Lincolnshire - 2 £313 - 1
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 (18.92%) Finance
2 27 (18.24%) SQL
3 25 (16.89%) SAP BW
4 24 (16.22%) IBM
4 24 (16.22%) E-Commerce
4 24 (16.22%) Retail
5 22 (14.86%) Marketing
6 21 (14.19%) WebSphere
6 21 (14.19%) HP
7 20 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (13.51%) Oracle
7 20 (13.51%) Manufacturing
8 19 (12.84%) ERP
9 18 (12.16%) QA
10 17 (11.49%) ISTQB
10 17 (11.49%) Project Management
11 16 (10.81%) Java
12 15 (10.14%) Microsoft
12 15 (10.14%) ISEB
13 14 (9.46%) Linux
13 14 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (8.78%) Telecoms
14 13 (8.78%) HTML
14 13 (8.78%) SQL Server
15 12 (8.11%) Windows
15 12 (8.11%) DTV
15 12 (8.11%) Electronics
15 12 (8.11%) Programme Management
15 12 (8.11%) JIRA
15 12 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 21 (14.19%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.08%) NetWeaver
4 3 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.03%) SAP Portal
4 3 (2.03%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.68%) Liferay
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Lync
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) MS Office
2 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (5.41%) SAP FI
3 7 (4.73%) SAP Retail
4 6 (4.05%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (4.05%) SAP CO
5 5 (3.38%) SAP SD
6 4 (2.70%) SAP MM
6 4 (2.70%) SAP HR
6 4 (2.70%) Magento
7 3 (2.03%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (1.35%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (1.35%) SAP R/3
8 2 (1.35%) SAP ERP
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.68%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.68%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.68%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) SaaS
1 2 (1.35%) PaaS
1 2 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.43%) HTTP
2 8 (5.41%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.70%) Firewall
4 3 (2.03%) Wireless
4 3 (2.03%) VLAN
5 2 (1.35%) DNS
5 2 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.35%) DMZ
5 2 (1.35%) Internet
5 2 (1.35%) WAN
5 2 (1.35%) DHCP
6 1 (0.68%) Broadband
6 1 (0.68%) ISDN
6 1 (0.68%) VoIP
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.89%) SAP BW
2 13 (8.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.73%) DB2
4 6 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.38%) SAP BI
6 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.70%) OLAP
7 3 (2.03%) MySQL
7 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.35%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (8.11%) JIRA
2 5 (3.38%) Selenium
2 5 (3.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.70%) Maven
3 4 (2.70%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.03%) Subversion
4 3 (2.03%) Ant
4 3 (2.03%) Sahi
5 2 (1.35%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (18.92%) Finance
2 24 (16.22%) Retail
3 22 (14.86%) Marketing
4 20 (13.51%) Manufacturing
5 13 (8.78%) Telecoms
6 12 (8.11%) Electronics
7 5 (3.38%) Billing
8 4 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (19.59%) Consultant
1 29 (19.59%) SAP Consultant
2 24 (16.22%) Analyst
3 19 (12.84%) Architect
4 17 (11.49%) Project Manager
5 16 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (10.14%) Developer
7 14 (9.46%) Test Analyst
8 9 (6.08%) SAP Manager
9 8 (5.41%) Tester
10 5 (3.38%) Test Manager
10 5 (3.38%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 5 (3.38%) SAP Tester
11 4 (2.70%) SAP Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Manual Tester
11 4 (2.70%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (2.70%) SAP BW Consultant
12 3 (2.03%) SAP Basis Consultant
12 3 (2.03%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 3 (2.03%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.78%) HTML
2 11 (7.43%) XML
2 11 (7.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (7.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 10 (6.76%) REST
3 10 (6.76%) WSDL
3 10 (6.76%) XSD
4 8 (5.41%) Web Services
4 8 (5.41%) JMS
4 8 (5.41%) .NET
4 8 (5.41%) JSON
5 5 (3.38%) Middleware
5 5 (3.38%) CSS
6 4 (2.70%) SAP Basis
6 4 (2.70%) SAP PI
7 3 (2.03%) MDX
7 3 (2.03%) Zend Framework
7 3 (2.03%) J2EE
8 2 (1.35%) SOAP
8 2 (1.35%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.11%) DTV
2 7 (4.73%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.03%) Open Source
4 3 (2.03%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.35%) Clustering
5 2 (1.35%) iPad
5 2 (1.35%) DataPower
5 2 (1.35%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.68%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.68%) PMI
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.46%) Linux
2 12 (8.11%) Windows
3 10 (6.76%) UNIX
4 8 (5.41%) AIX
5 7 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.35%) Android
7 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.22%) E-Commerce
2 20 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (12.84%) ERP
4 17 (11.49%) Project Management
5 14 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (8.11%) Programme Management
6 12 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (7.43%) Migration
7 11 (7.43%) ITIL
8 10 (6.76%) SOA
9 9 (6.08%) Use Case
10 7 (4.73%) Test Scripting
10 7 (4.73%) CRM
10 7 (4.73%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.05%) Test Strategy
11 6 (4.05%) OO
11 6 (4.05%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.05%) Change Management
11 6 (4.05%) Integration Testing
11 6 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.24%) SQL
2 16 (10.81%) Java
3 10 (6.76%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.08%) ABAP
5 5 (3.38%) C++
5 5 (3.38%) VBScript
6 4 (2.70%) VB
6 4 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.03%) PHP
7 3 (2.03%) Python
8 2 (1.35%) C
9 1 (0.68%) C#
9 1 (0.68%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) ISTQB
2 15 (10.14%) ISEB
3 8 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.70%) PMP
5 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.35%) CIMA
6 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.35%) Degree
6 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.68%) AAT
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) CCAB
7 1 (0.68%) MBA
7 1 (0.68%) GIAC
7 1 (0.68%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.68%) ISSEP
7 1 (0.68%) ISSMP
7 1 (0.68%) ACCA
7 1 (0.68%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.16%) QA
2 5 (3.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) GMP
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.03%) Puppet
2 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.03%) Ansible
3 2 (1.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (16.22%) IBM
2 21 (14.19%) HP
3 20 (13.51%) Oracle
4 15 (10.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.73%) Intel
6 5 (3.38%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.70%) Cisco
8 3 (2.03%) Software AG
8 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.03%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.03%) Zend
9 2 (1.35%) hybris
9 2 (1.35%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.35%) VMware
9 2 (1.35%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.68%) Talend
10 1 (0.68%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.68%) webMethods
10 1 (0.68%) Genesys
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