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 27 March 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 20 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP 214 124 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.22% 4.35% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 16.25% 9.25% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 54 46
Average daily rate
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£488 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £391 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £430 £440
% change year-on-year
+2.03% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.92%
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
1317 1341 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.58% 47.04% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 684 489
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 93 120
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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
Cambridgeshire +11 100 £520 +2.97% 16
Hertfordshire +31 68 £475 - 9
Bedfordshire +8 27 £450 +12.50% 4
Essex 0 16 £475 +8.57% 2
Suffolk -6 1 £475 +18.75% 1
East Anglia - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 85 (22.61%) Finance
2 71 (18.88%) ERP
3 56 (14.89%) Oracle
4 51 (13.56%) Project Management
5 46 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (10.90%) Manufacturing
7 39 (10.37%) Microsoft
8 37 (9.84%) SAP Implementation
9 35 (9.31%) Change Management
10 33 (8.78%) ITIL
10 33 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 31 (8.24%) PRINCE2
13 28 (7.45%) SQL
13 28 (7.45%) CRM
13 28 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (6.65%) SAP FI
14 25 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (6.65%) SAP CO
15 24 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
15 24 (6.38%) Business Objects
15 24 (6.38%) Logistics
16 23 (6.12%) SuccessFactors
16 23 (6.12%) SAP SD
16 23 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO
17 22 (5.85%) SAP ERP
18 21 (5.59%) QA
18 21 (5.59%) Web Services
18 21 (5.59%) ETL
19 19 (5.05%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (3.99%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.66%) Documentum
4 7 (1.86%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.60%) NetWeaver
6 5 (1.33%) WildFly
7 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.53%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.53%) CMS
8 2 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.53%) IIS
9 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.86%) MS Project
3 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (6.65%) SAP FI
1 25 (6.65%) SAP CO
2 23 (6.12%) SAP SD
2 23 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 22 (5.85%) SAP ERP
4 19 (5.05%) SAP HCM
5 14 (3.72%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (3.72%) SAP MM
6 12 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (2.93%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (2.39%) SAP PP
8 9 (2.39%) Agresso
9 8 (2.13%) SAP EWM
9 8 (2.13%) SAP WM
10 7 (1.86%) SAP CS
11 6 (1.60%) SAP MRS
12 5 (1.33%) SAP PS
12 5 (1.33%) SAP R/3
13 4 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
13 4 (1.06%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.12%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (2.13%) SaaS
3 3 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.53%) Internet
1 2 (0.53%) DHCP
1 2 (0.53%) DNS
2 1 (0.27%) LDAP
2 1 (0.27%) VoIP
2 1 (0.27%) FTP
2 1 (0.27%) HTTP
2 1 (0.27%) RTP
2 1 (0.27%) SAN
2 1 (0.27%) SSL
2 1 (0.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (5.05%) SAP BW
3 11 (2.93%) QlikView
4 9 (2.39%) SAP BI
5 8 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
5 8 (2.13%) Snowflake Schema
5 8 (2.13%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.86%) Star Schema
6 7 (1.86%) SAP HANA
7 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.60%) BODI
7 6 (1.60%) Sybase IQ
8 5 (1.33%) MySQL
8 5 (1.33%) Ingres
8 5 (1.33%) BusinessObjects XI
8 5 (1.33%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.06%) LSMW
3 2 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.53%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.27%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.27%) NWDS
4 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (22.61%) Finance
2 41 (10.90%) Manufacturing
3 15 (3.99%) Retail
4 9 (2.39%) Marketing
5 8 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.60%) Legal
6 6 (1.60%) Electronics
7 5 (1.33%) Automotive
8 4 (1.06%) Billing
8 4 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.53%) French Language
9 2 (0.53%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Banking
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (27.39%) Consultant
2 101 (26.86%) SAP Consultant
3 73 (19.41%) SAP Manager
4 65 (17.29%) Analyst
5 54 (14.36%) Architect
6 36 (9.57%) Project Manager
7 35 (9.31%) Business Analyst
8 34 (9.04%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (5.85%) SAP Analyst
10 20 (5.32%) SAP Project Manager
11 16 (4.26%) Developer
11 16 (4.26%) Functional Consultant
12 15 (3.99%) SAP Business Analyst
12 15 (3.99%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 13 (3.46%) Change Manager
14 11 (2.93%) SAP MM Consultant
14 11 (2.93%) SAP SD Consultant
14 11 (2.93%) SAP Change Manager
15 10 (2.66%) Test Manager
16 9 (2.39%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.59%) Web Services
2 15 (3.99%) XML
2 15 (3.99%) SAP PI
3 12 (3.19%) .NET
4 10 (2.66%) Middleware
5 8 (2.13%) JSON
6 7 (1.86%) XML Schema
6 7 (1.86%) EDIFACT
7 6 (1.60%) SAP Basis
8 5 (1.33%) J2EE
8 5 (1.33%) JMS
8 5 (1.33%) SAP XI
9 3 (0.80%) EDI
9 3 (0.80%) SAP CO-PA
9 3 (0.80%) REST
10 2 (0.53%) SOAP
11 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.27%) JDBC
11 1 (0.27%) XSLT
11 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.93%) Visualisation
3 10 (2.66%) PMI
4 9 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.60%) FMCG
5 6 (1.60%) DTV
6 5 (1.33%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.33%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.53%) New Media
7 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.53%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.53%) CMDB
7 2 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.53%) PKI
7 2 (0.53%) GIS
7 2 (0.53%) AS400
7 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.27%) Life Science
8 1 (0.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.60%) VMS
1 6 (1.60%) Windows
1 6 (1.60%) Linux
2 5 (1.33%) Solaris
2 5 (1.33%) UNIX
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (0.27%) Android
3 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (18.88%) ERP
2 51 (13.56%) Project Management
3 46 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (9.84%) SAP Implementation
5 35 (9.31%) Change Management
6 33 (8.78%) ITIL
7 32 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (8.24%) PRINCE2
9 28 (7.45%) CRM
9 28 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (6.38%) Logistics
12 21 (5.59%) ETL
13 18 (4.79%) Migration
14 17 (4.52%) Analytics
15 14 (3.72%) TOGAF
15 14 (3.72%) Performance Management
15 14 (3.72%) Procure-to-pay
15 14 (3.72%) Workflow
15 14 (3.72%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.45%) SQL
2 19 (5.05%) Java
3 17 (4.52%) ABAP
4 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.53%) C
5 2 (0.53%) C#
6 1 (0.27%) PHP
6 1 (0.27%) Python
6 1 (0.27%) XQuery
6 1 (0.27%) Ruby
6 1 (0.27%) XPath
6 1 (0.27%) Golang
Qualifications
1 12 (3.19%) Degree
1 12 (3.19%) PMI Certification
2 9 (2.39%) ISEB
3 7 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (1.60%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.06%) PMP
6 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.80%) IIBA
7 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.53%) ACCA
8 1 (0.27%) HNC
8 1 (0.27%) HND
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.27%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CIMA
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.59%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) GAAP
2 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.80%) SCCM
2 3 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (14.89%) Oracle
2 39 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.38%) Business Objects
4 11 (2.93%) Tableau
5 9 (2.39%) HP
6 6 (1.60%) IBM
6 6 (1.60%) JD Edwards
6 6 (1.60%) Sybase
7 3 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (0.80%) Adobe
7 3 (0.80%) Planview
8 2 (0.53%) Neolane
8 2 (0.53%) Nintex
8 2 (0.53%) Talend
8 2 (0.53%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.53%) hybris
8 2 (0.53%) Unica
8 2 (0.53%) VMware
8 2 (0.53%) Metastorm
8 2 (0.53%) KANA
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