The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 27 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 75 111 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.09% 6.94% 5.80%
As % of the Vendors category 11.50% 16.06% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 47
Average daily rate
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£438 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £428 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+48.57% +9.37%
SAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
652 691 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.23% 43.19% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 343 290
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £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 72 39 59
Average hourly rate £16.25 £21.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +25.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £51.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +10 30 £425 -5.55% 6
Derbyshire -16 12 £501 -12.82% 1
Leicestershire -7 9 £453 +13.12% 4
Lincolnshire +12 3 £313 +25.00%
Northamptonshire -8 3 £418 -1.76% 3
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (20.83%) Finance
2 26 (18.06%) SQL
3 25 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (15.97%) Retail
5 22 (15.28%) IBM
5 22 (15.28%) SAP BW
5 22 (15.28%) Marketing
6 21 (14.58%) HP
6 21 (14.58%) Oracle
6 21 (14.58%) ERP
7 20 (13.89%) E-Commerce
7 20 (13.89%) Manufacturing
8 19 (13.19%) WebSphere
8 19 (13.19%) QA
9 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 16 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (10.42%) Project Management
10 15 (10.42%) SharePoint
11 14 (9.72%) Linux
11 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
11 14 (9.72%) Java
11 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
11 14 (9.72%) Migration
11 14 (9.72%) ISTQB
12 13 (9.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 13 (9.03%) Digital Marketing
12 13 (9.03%) Programme Management
12 13 (9.03%) Electronics
12 13 (9.03%) HTML
12 13 (9.03%) DTV

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (13.19%) WebSphere
2 15 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.25%) NetWeaver
4 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.08%) SAP Portal
5 3 (2.08%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.69%) Liferay
7 1 (0.69%) Confluence
7 1 (0.69%) Lync
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (6.94%) MS Office
2 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (9.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (6.25%) SAP FI
3 7 (4.86%) SAP CO
3 7 (4.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (4.86%) SAP Retail
4 5 (3.47%) SAP PS
4 5 (3.47%) SAP SD
5 4 (2.78%) SAP MM
5 4 (2.78%) Magento
6 3 (2.08%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (1.39%) SAP PM
7 2 (1.39%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (1.39%) SAP R/3
7 2 (1.39%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.69%) Agresso
8 1 (0.69%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.69%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) SaaS
1 2 (1.39%) PaaS
1 2 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.64%) HTTP
2 8 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.78%) Firewall
4 2 (1.39%) DMZ
4 2 (1.39%) WAN
4 2 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.69%) Internet
5 1 (0.69%) Wireless
5 1 (0.69%) VLAN
5 1 (0.69%) Network Security
5 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.69%) Broadband
5 1 (0.69%) ISDN
5 1 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) SAP BW
2 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.86%) DB2
4 6 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.47%) SAP BI
6 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.78%) OLAP
6 4 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.08%) MySQL
7 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.39%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.69%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.69%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) JIRA
2 5 (3.47%) Selenium
2 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.78%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.78%) Maven
4 3 (2.08%) Subversion
4 3 (2.08%) Sahi
4 3 (2.08%) Ant
5 2 (1.39%) JUnit
5 2 (1.39%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.69%) Introscope
6 1 (0.69%) JMeter
General
1 30 (20.83%) Finance
2 23 (15.97%) Retail
3 22 (15.28%) Marketing
4 20 (13.89%) Manufacturing
5 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
6 13 (9.03%) Electronics
7 5 (3.47%) Billing
8 4 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (18.75%) Analyst
1 27 (18.75%) Consultant
1 27 (18.75%) SAP Consultant
2 19 (13.19%) Architect
3 16 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (10.42%) Developer
5 11 (7.64%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.64%) Test Analyst
6 7 (4.86%) Tester
6 7 (4.86%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 6 (4.17%) SAP Manager
8 5 (3.47%) SAP Retail Consultant
8 5 (3.47%) SAP Tester
8 5 (3.47%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (2.78%) SAP BW Consultant
10 3 (2.08%) ABAP Developer
10 3 (2.08%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 3 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 3 (2.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.03%) HTML
2 11 (7.64%) XML
2 11 (7.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (7.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 11 (7.64%) REST
3 10 (6.94%) WSDL
3 10 (6.94%) XSD
4 9 (6.25%) Web Services
4 9 (6.25%) JMS
5 8 (5.56%) JSON
6 6 (4.17%) .NET
7 5 (3.47%) CSS
7 5 (3.47%) Middleware
8 4 (2.78%) SAP Basis
8 4 (2.78%) SAP PI
9 3 (2.08%) MDX
9 3 (2.08%) Zend Framework
9 3 (2.08%) J2EE
9 3 (2.08%) SOAP
10 2 (1.39%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) DTV
2 8 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.47%) Data Extraction
3 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.08%) Open Source
5 2 (1.39%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.39%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.39%) DataPower
5 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.39%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.69%) RIA
6 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.69%) PMI
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
6 1 (0.69%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.72%) Linux
2 11 (7.64%) UNIX
2 11 (7.64%) Windows
3 9 (6.25%) AIX
4 7 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (14.58%) ERP
3 20 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 16 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (10.42%) Project Management
6 14 (9.72%) Migration
7 13 (9.03%) Programme Management
7 13 (9.03%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (6.94%) Project Planning
8 10 (6.94%) SOA
8 10 (6.94%) ITIL
9 9 (6.25%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.56%) Use Case
11 7 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.86%) CRM
11 7 (4.86%) Regression Testing
11 7 (4.86%) Test Management
12 6 (4.17%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.17%) Test Strategy
12 6 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.06%) SQL
2 14 (9.72%) Java
3 10 (6.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.25%) ABAP
5 5 (3.47%) C++
5 5 (3.47%) VBScript
6 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.08%) PHP
7 3 (2.08%) Python
8 2 (1.39%) VB
9 1 (0.69%) C#
9 1 (0.69%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (9.72%) ISTQB
2 11 (7.64%) ISEB
3 8 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.39%) Degree
4 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.39%) CIMA
5 1 (0.69%) CCAB
5 1 (0.69%) MBA
5 1 (0.69%) GIAC
5 1 (0.69%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.69%) ISSEP
5 1 (0.69%) ISSMP
5 1 (0.69%) PMP
5 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.69%) ACCA
5 1 (0.69%) CISM
5 1 (0.69%) AAT
5 1 (0.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.19%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) GMP
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.08%) Puppet
2 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.08%) Ansible
3 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.69%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 22 (15.28%) IBM
2 21 (14.58%) Oracle
2 21 (14.58%) HP
3 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.86%) Intel
5 5 (3.47%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.47%) Cognos
6 4 (2.78%) Primavera
7 3 (2.08%) Zend
7 3 (2.08%) Software AG
7 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.08%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.39%) Cisco
8 2 (1.39%) Citrix
8 2 (1.39%) hybris
8 2 (1.39%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.39%) VMware
8 2 (1.39%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.69%) Talend
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