The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 33 53 32
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Contract jobs citing SAP 155 111 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.97% 3.54% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 11.00% 8.04% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 71 56
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£465 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £26.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.16% +17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £23.70 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £29.30 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +42.85%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1409 1381 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.17% 44.02% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 784 488
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 139 115
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
Cambridgeshire +17 87 £500 -4.98% 16
Hertfordshire +4 38 £456 +14.06% 19
Bedfordshire +2 20 £403 +24.13% 2
Essex -2 4 £475 -4.76% 1
Norfolk +13 2 £185 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 82 (25.47%) Finance
2 59 (18.32%) ERP
3 48 (14.91%) Oracle
4 45 (13.98%) SQL
5 43 (13.35%) CRM
6 42 (13.04%) Project Management
7 33 (10.25%) ITIL
8 31 (9.63%) PRINCE2
8 31 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (9.32%) HP
9 30 (9.32%) Windows
10 28 (8.70%) SharePoint
11 27 (8.39%) VMware
12 26 (8.07%) Migration
12 26 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (8.07%) Security Cleared
13 24 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
13 24 (7.45%) Citrix
13 24 (7.45%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (7.14%) Symantec
14 23 (7.14%) SAN
14 23 (7.14%) Microsoft
14 23 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (7.14%) Windows 7
15 22 (6.83%) Xen
15 22 (6.83%) Manufacturing
15 22 (6.83%) Backup Exec
15 22 (6.83%) SLA
16 21 (6.52%) Hitachi
16 21 (6.52%) Validation

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 28 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.45%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (3.11%) SAS
4 8 (2.48%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.24%) SAP Portal
6 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.62%) Apache
7 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.62%) JBoss
8 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.31%) Documentum
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.31%) WildFly
8 1 (0.31%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 12 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.55%) MS Office
3 4 (1.24%) MS Project
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Windchill
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (5.28%) SAP CRM
3 14 (4.35%) SAP MRS
4 13 (4.04%) SAP ERP
5 11 (3.42%) SAP FI
6 10 (3.11%) Agresso
6 10 (3.11%) SAP SD
6 10 (3.11%) SAP EWM
7 9 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (2.80%) SAP CO
7 9 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (2.48%) SAP BPC
8 8 (2.48%) SAP CS
8 8 (2.48%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (1.86%) SAP HR
9 6 (1.86%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (1.55%) SAP HCM
10 5 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (1.24%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.24%) SaaS
1 4 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.14%) SAN
2 9 (2.80%) Firewall
3 6 (1.86%) DNS
3 6 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.62%) WAN
4 2 (0.62%) FTP
4 2 (0.62%) X.400
4 2 (0.62%) Network Security
4 2 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.62%) AMQP
5 1 (0.31%) 4G
5 1 (0.31%) LTE
5 1 (0.31%) 2G
5 1 (0.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) 3G
5 1 (0.31%) VPN
5 1 (0.31%) ADSL
5 1 (0.31%) GSM
5 1 (0.31%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.28%) SAP HANA
2 16 (4.97%) SAP BW
3 11 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.80%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.86%) SAP BI
5 6 (1.86%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.24%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (0.93%) QlikView
8 3 (0.93%) Lumira
8 3 (0.93%) OLAP
8 3 (0.93%) MySQL
9 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (0.93%) LSMW
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.62%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.31%) Subversion
3 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 82 (25.47%) Finance
2 22 (6.83%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.80%) Legal
5 8 (2.48%) Electronics
5 8 (2.48%) Retail
5 8 (2.48%) Marketing
6 5 (1.55%) General Ledger
6 5 (1.55%) Automotive
7 4 (1.24%) Banking
8 3 (0.93%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (20.50%) Consultant
2 62 (19.25%) Analyst
3 60 (18.63%) SAP Consultant
4 41 (12.73%) Architect
5 36 (11.18%) Business Analyst
6 29 (9.01%) Project Manager
7 28 (8.70%) SAP Manager
8 27 (8.39%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (8.39%) SAP Analyst
9 23 (7.14%) Developer
10 18 (5.59%) Operations Engineer
11 17 (5.28%) SAP Business Analyst
12 16 (4.97%) SAP Project Manager
13 12 (3.73%) SAP Architect
14 9 (2.80%) Data Architect
15 8 (2.48%) Trainer
15 8 (2.48%) Administrator
15 8 (2.48%) SAP Trainer
16 7 (2.17%) SAP EWM Consultant
16 7 (2.17%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.48%) XML
1 8 (2.48%) Middleware
1 8 (2.48%) EDIFACT
2 7 (2.17%) SAP PI
3 6 (1.86%) SAP Basis
4 5 (1.55%) Web Services
4 5 (1.55%) HTML
5 4 (1.24%) .NET
5 4 (1.24%) CSS
5 4 (1.24%) EDI
6 3 (0.93%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.62%) JPA
7 2 (0.62%) Spring
7 2 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.62%) RESTful
7 2 (0.62%) HTML5
7 2 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.62%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.62%) JSP
7 2 (0.62%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.48%) DTV
3 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.55%) FMCG
5 4 (1.24%) Statistics
5 4 (1.24%) PMI
6 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.62%) Social Media
7 2 (0.62%) iPad
7 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.62%) PKI
7 2 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.62%) AS400
7 2 (0.62%) SCADA
7 2 (0.62%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.31%) iPhone
8 1 (0.31%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.32%) Windows
2 23 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 19 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (2.80%) UNIX
5 6 (1.86%) VMS
6 3 (0.93%) Solaris
6 3 (0.93%) Linux
7 2 (0.62%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.31%) AIX
8 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (18.32%) ERP
2 43 (13.35%) CRM
3 42 (13.04%) Project Management
4 33 (10.25%) ITIL
5 31 (9.63%) PRINCE2
5 31 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (8.07%) Migration
6 26 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (6.52%) Validation
7 21 (6.52%) Data Migration
8 20 (6.21%) Data Modelling
9 19 (5.90%) Change Management
10 18 (5.59%) SAP Implementation
11 16 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (4.66%) ETL
12 15 (4.66%) Analytics
13 14 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (4.04%) Programme Management
14 13 (4.04%) Systems Analysis
14 13 (4.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.98%) SQL
2 9 (2.80%) Java
3 7 (2.17%) ABAP
4 6 (1.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.62%) ActionScript
5 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.62%) RPG
5 2 (0.62%) Ruby
5 2 (0.62%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.31%) R
6 1 (0.31%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (0.31%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.31%) PHP
6 1 (0.31%) C++
6 1 (0.31%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.28%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.11%) Degree
4 7 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.55%) SAP Certification
7 4 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.93%) PMP
8 3 (0.93%) ACCA
9 2 (0.62%) CISM
9 2 (0.62%) CISSP
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.31%) ISEB
10 1 (0.31%) CIMA
10 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.83%) SLA
2 10 (3.11%) QA
3 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.62%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) GAAP
System Software
1 22 (6.83%) Xen
2 10 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.17%) Firmware
3 7 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.24%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.62%) Varnish
6 1 (0.31%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (6.83%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.62%) SCCM
3 2 (0.62%) SCOM
3 2 (0.62%) MOM
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 48 (14.91%) Oracle
2 30 (9.32%) HP
3 27 (8.39%) VMware
4 24 (7.45%) Citrix
5 23 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 23 (7.14%) Symantec
6 21 (6.52%) Hitachi
7 7 (2.17%) Brocade
8 6 (1.86%) IBM
9 5 (1.55%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.24%) Pega
10 4 (1.24%) Cisco
10 4 (1.24%) ReadSoft
10 4 (1.24%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.93%) Metastorm
11 3 (0.93%) Cognos
11 3 (0.93%) Sun
11 3 (0.93%) Dell
11 3 (0.93%) hybris
11 3 (0.93%) Tableau
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