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 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 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 of England 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 45 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 129 106 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.26% 4.43% 4.45%
As % of the Vendors category 9.27% 9.53% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 48 61
Average daily rate
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£450 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £558 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £434
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.04 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.41% -38.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% -8.88%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1392 1112 1414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.00% 46.49% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 496 659
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 122 139
Average hourly rate £23.43 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
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 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 24 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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
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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 0 54 £535 +18.88% 17
Bedfordshire 0 36 £310 -22.50% 10
Hertfordshire -1 27 £450 - 5
Essex +8 11 £463 - 2
Norfolk -10 1 - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 58 (21.01%) Finance
2 48 (17.39%) Oracle
2 48 (17.39%) ERP
3 41 (14.86%) SQL
4 35 (12.68%) CRM
5 34 (12.32%) SAP SD
6 33 (11.96%) Microsoft
7 29 (10.51%) PRINCE2
8 28 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (8.33%) ABAP
10 22 (7.97%) SQL Server
10 22 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (7.61%) Business Analysis
11 21 (7.61%) SAP Implementation
11 21 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (7.25%) Project Management
12 20 (7.25%) SAP FI
12 20 (7.25%) SAP MM
13 19 (6.88%) ITIL
13 19 (6.88%) Retail
14 17 (6.16%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (5.80%) Security Cleared
15 16 (5.80%) Waterfall
15 16 (5.80%) Oracle Payables
16 15 (5.43%) Scrum
17 14 (5.07%) SAP FI/CO
17 14 (5.07%) Logistics
17 14 (5.07%) SAP CO
17 14 (5.07%) EDI
17 14 (5.07%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 9 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.90%) Apache
3 4 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.45%) SAP Portal
4 3 (1.09%) Lync
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.72%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.72%) IIS
5 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.72%) Documentum
5 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.99%) MS Project
3 5 (1.81%) MS Office
4 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 34 (12.32%) SAP SD
2 20 (7.25%) SAP FI
2 20 (7.25%) SAP MM
3 16 (5.80%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (5.07%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (5.07%) SAP CO
4 14 (5.07%) Oracle General Ledger
5 13 (4.71%) Oracle Receivables
5 13 (4.71%) Agresso
6 11 (3.99%) Oracle Assets
7 10 (3.62%) SAP CRM
8 8 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (2.54%) SAP PS
10 6 (2.17%) SAP Retail
10 6 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (2.17%) SAP LE
11 5 (1.81%) SAP HCM
11 5 (1.81%) SAP BPC
12 4 (1.45%) Oracle CRM
12 4 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.45%) SaaS
2 2 (0.72%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Taleo
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.81%) DHCP
1 5 (1.81%) DNS
2 3 (1.09%) VLAN
3 1 (0.36%) NAS
3 1 (0.36%) SAN
3 1 (0.36%) MPLS
3 1 (0.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.90%) SAP BW
4 8 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.54%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.81%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.45%) DTS
8 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.72%) QlikView
9 2 (0.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.36%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.36%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.36%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.36%) OLAP
10 1 (0.36%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.72%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.36%) LSMW
General
1 58 (21.01%) Finance
2 19 (6.88%) Retail
3 13 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.26%) Marketing
5 8 (2.90%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.45%) Electronics
6 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.09%) Legal
8 2 (0.72%) Billing
8 2 (0.72%) Front Office
8 2 (0.72%) Back Office
8 2 (0.72%) Publishing
8 2 (0.72%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (19.93%) Consultant
2 47 (17.03%) SAP Consultant
3 45 (16.30%) Analyst
4 33 (11.96%) Project Manager
5 32 (11.59%) SAP Manager
6 26 (9.42%) Architect
7 20 (7.25%) SAP Project Manager
8 19 (6.88%) Business Analyst
9 14 (5.07%) Developer
10 12 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
11 9 (3.26%) SAP Tester
11 9 (3.26%) Tester
12 8 (2.90%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 8 (2.90%) Administrator
12 8 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.54%) Change Manager
13 7 (2.54%) SAP Business Analyst
14 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Architect
14 6 (2.17%) Senior Consultant
14 6 (2.17%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.07%) EDI
2 13 (4.71%) .NET
3 6 (2.17%) SAP Basis
4 5 (1.81%) Middleware
5 4 (1.45%) SAP PI
6 3 (1.09%) SOAP
7 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.36%) CSS3
8 1 (0.36%) HTML5
8 1 (0.36%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.36%) Java EE
8 1 (0.36%) SAP CO-PA
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.36%) HTML
8 1 (0.36%) J2EE
8 1 (0.36%) CSS
8 1 (0.36%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.62%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.90%) Data Integration
3 5 (1.81%) Life Science
4 4 (1.45%) FMCG
5 3 (1.09%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.09%) PKI
6 2 (0.72%) AS400
6 2 (0.72%) DTV
6 2 (0.72%) EPoS
6 2 (0.72%) EFT
6 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.72%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.36%) Open Source
7 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.36%) PMI
7 1 (0.36%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.62%) Linux
2 7 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (2.54%) Windows
3 5 (1.81%) CentOS
4 4 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.72%) HPUX
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.39%) ERP
2 35 (12.68%) CRM
3 29 (10.51%) PRINCE2
4 28 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (7.61%) Business Analysis
6 21 (7.61%) SAP Implementation
6 21 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (7.25%) Project Management
8 19 (6.88%) ITIL
9 16 (5.80%) Waterfall
10 15 (5.43%) Scrum
11 14 (5.07%) Logistics
12 13 (4.71%) ETL
13 11 (3.99%) E-Commerce
13 11 (3.99%) Migration
13 11 (3.99%) Programme Management
14 10 (3.62%) Service Management
14 10 (3.62%) Change Management
14 10 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.86%) SQL
2 23 (8.33%) ABAP
3 10 (3.62%) Java
4 8 (2.90%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.81%) C
5 5 (1.81%) Perl
6 4 (1.45%) PHP
7 3 (1.09%) VBA
7 3 (1.09%) C#
7 3 (1.09%) VB
8 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.17%) ISEB
3 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.17%) MCITP
3 6 (2.17%) MCTS
4 5 (1.81%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.81%) RHCE
5 4 (1.45%) Degree
6 3 (1.09%) PMP
6 3 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.09%) OCP
6 3 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.36%) HND
8 1 (0.36%) CCA
8 1 (0.36%) ACCA
8 1 (0.36%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.26%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) GAAP
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 6 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.45%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.45%) vSphere
4 2 (0.72%) XenApp
4 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.09%) SCCM
3 3 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (17.39%) Oracle
2 33 (11.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.16%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.26%) JD Edwards
5 8 (2.90%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.90%) HP
5 8 (2.90%) Business Objects
6 7 (2.54%) EMC
7 5 (1.81%) VMware
8 4 (1.45%) Siebel
9 3 (1.09%) Citrix
10 2 (0.72%) ReadSoft
10 2 (0.72%) NetApp
10 2 (0.72%) JBoss
10 2 (0.72%) IBM
10 2 (0.72%) Tableau
11 1 (0.36%) Civica
11 1 (0.36%) CA
11 1 (0.36%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.36%) JDA
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