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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 28 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Contract jobs citing SAP 175 137 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.83% 4.72% 3.59%
As % of the Vendors category 12.02% 10.18% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 71 36
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£400 £450 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £26.08 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.71% +21.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
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
1456 1346 1058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 48.50% 46.38% 46.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 685 478
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 144 127
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -5.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Hertfordshire +16 62 £381 -15.44% 11
Cambridgeshire -6 61 £475 -8.21% 15
Norfolk +19 22 £175 -
Bedfordshire -7 21 £400 - 2
Essex -18 5 £350 -22.22% 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 91 (23.51%) Finance
2 75 (19.38%) ERP
3 59 (15.25%) Oracle
4 49 (12.66%) SQL
5 47 (12.14%) CRM
6 37 (9.56%) Project Management
6 37 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (9.56%) SAP Implementation
7 36 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 36 (9.30%) ITIL
8 33 (8.53%) Manufacturing
9 32 (8.27%) HP
10 31 (8.01%) BizTalk Server
11 30 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (7.49%) PRINCE2
12 29 (7.49%) Windows
13 28 (7.24%) SharePoint
14 26 (6.72%) VMware
15 25 (6.46%) Validation
16 24 (6.20%) Migration
16 24 (6.20%) Citrix
16 24 (6.20%) Security Cleared
16 24 (6.20%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (6.20%) Dynamics CRM
16 24 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (6.20%) SuccessFactors
17 23 (5.94%) SAP HCM
17 23 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (5.94%) Windows 7
17 23 (5.94%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (8.01%) BizTalk Server
2 28 (7.24%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.58%) SAS
4 9 (2.33%) Documentum
5 6 (1.55%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.29%) WildFly
7 4 (1.03%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.52%) JBoss
9 2 (0.52%) Apache
9 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 18 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.29%) MS Project
3 4 (1.03%) MS Office
4 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 24 (6.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (5.94%) SAP HCM
3 22 (5.68%) SAP ERP
4 19 (4.91%) SAP FI
5 18 (4.65%) SAP SD
5 18 (4.65%) SAP CO
6 17 (4.39%) SAP FI/CO
7 16 (4.13%) SAP CRM
8 14 (3.62%) SAP MRS
9 11 (2.84%) Agresso
9 11 (2.84%) SAP MM
9 11 (2.84%) SAP EWM
9 11 (2.84%) Oracle Payables
10 10 (2.58%) SAP CS
11 8 (2.07%) SAP PP
11 8 (2.07%) SAP BPC
12 7 (1.81%) SAP WM
12 7 (1.81%) Oracle Financials
13 5 (1.29%) Oracle ERP
13 5 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.20%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.68%) SAN
2 9 (2.33%) Firewall
3 6 (1.55%) DNS
3 6 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.52%) FTP
4 2 (0.52%) X.400
4 2 (0.52%) Network Security
4 2 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.52%) AMQP
5 1 (0.26%) VPN
5 1 (0.26%) ADSL
5 1 (0.26%) LAN
5 1 (0.26%) WAN
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) Internet
5 1 (0.26%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.43%) SAP BW
2 19 (4.91%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (4.39%) SAP HANA
4 12 (3.10%) SQL Server
5 10 (2.58%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (1.81%) QlikView
6 7 (1.81%) MySQL
6 7 (1.81%) SAP BI
7 5 (1.29%) Ingres
7 5 (1.29%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.03%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.03%) Snowflake Schema
8 4 (1.03%) Star Schema
8 4 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.78%) Sybase IQ
9 3 (0.78%) BODI
9 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.03%) LSMW
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.26%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.26%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) NWDS
General
1 91 (23.51%) Finance
2 33 (8.53%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.81%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.55%) Legal
4 6 (1.55%) Retail
5 5 (1.29%) Marketing
5 5 (1.29%) Automotive
6 4 (1.03%) Electronics
7 3 (0.78%) French Language
8 2 (0.52%) Billing
8 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.52%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 102 (26.36%) Consultant
2 99 (25.58%) SAP Consultant
3 61 (15.76%) Analyst
4 56 (14.47%) Architect
5 43 (11.11%) SAP Manager
6 38 (9.82%) Solutions Architect
7 29 (7.49%) Business Analyst
8 28 (7.24%) Project Manager
8 28 (7.24%) SAP Analyst
9 21 (5.43%) Developer
10 18 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
11 15 (3.88%) SAP Business Analyst
12 13 (3.36%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 13 (3.36%) Data Architect
12 13 (3.36%) Functional Consultant
12 13 (3.36%) SAP Project Manager
13 10 (2.58%) Administrator
13 10 (2.58%) SAP EWM Consultant
14 9 (2.33%) SAP HCM Consultant
14 9 (2.33%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.91%) Web Services
2 18 (4.65%) XML
3 13 (3.36%) Middleware
4 12 (3.10%) SAP PI
5 8 (2.07%) SAP Basis
5 8 (2.07%) EDIFACT
6 6 (1.55%) XML Schema
6 6 (1.55%) .NET
6 6 (1.55%) J2EE
7 5 (1.29%) EDI
7 5 (1.29%) JMS
7 5 (1.29%) JSON
8 3 (0.78%) SAP XI
8 3 (0.78%) HTML
8 3 (0.78%) SOAP
9 2 (0.52%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.52%) EJB
9 2 (0.52%) CSS
9 2 (0.52%) JSP
9 2 (0.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (1.81%) PMI
3 7 (1.81%) Visualisation
4 5 (1.29%) Thin Client
4 5 (1.29%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.03%) Statistics
5 4 (1.03%) AS400
5 4 (1.03%) DTV
5 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.78%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.78%) FMCG
7 2 (0.52%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.52%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.52%) PKI
7 2 (0.52%) iPad
8 1 (0.26%) User Experience
8 1 (0.26%) Tandem
8 1 (0.26%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.49%) Windows
2 23 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (5.94%) Windows 7
3 19 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (3.36%) UNIX
5 7 (1.81%) Solaris
6 6 (1.55%) Linux
6 6 (1.55%) VMS
7 2 (0.52%) Android
8 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.38%) ERP
2 47 (12.14%) CRM
3 37 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (9.56%) Project Management
3 37 (9.56%) SAP Implementation
4 36 (9.30%) ITIL
5 29 (7.49%) PRINCE2
6 25 (6.46%) Validation
7 24 (6.20%) Migration
7 24 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (6.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (5.94%) Data Modelling
8 23 (5.94%) Analytics
9 22 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (5.43%) ETL
10 21 (5.43%) Data Migration
11 19 (4.91%) Change Management
11 19 (4.91%) Workflow
11 19 (4.91%) Logistics
12 16 (4.13%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (12.66%) SQL
2 16 (4.13%) Java
3 13 (3.36%) ABAP
4 4 (1.03%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.52%) RPG
5 2 (0.52%) ActionScript
5 2 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.26%) C++
6 1 (0.26%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.13%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.36%) Degree
4 9 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.52%) ACCA
7 2 (0.52%) CISM
7 2 (0.52%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.52%) PMP
7 2 (0.52%) ISEB
7 2 (0.52%) CISSP
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) HNC
8 1 (0.26%) HND
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CIMA
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.43%) SLA
2 11 (2.84%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.52%) GAAP
3 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (5.68%) Xen
2 12 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.81%) Firmware
4 6 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (5.68%) Backup Exec
2 10 (2.58%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.52%) SCCM
3 2 (0.52%) SCOM
3 2 (0.52%) MOM
4 1 (0.26%) Nagios
4 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 59 (15.25%) Oracle
2 36 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 32 (8.27%) HP
4 26 (6.72%) VMware
5 24 (6.20%) Citrix
6 23 (5.94%) Symantec
7 21 (5.43%) Hitachi
8 19 (4.91%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.81%) Brocade
9 7 (1.81%) Tableau
10 5 (1.29%) ReadSoft
11 4 (1.03%) Cisco
11 4 (1.03%) IBM
12 3 (0.78%) Sybase
12 3 (0.78%) Dell
12 3 (0.78%) BMC
12 3 (0.78%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.78%) Remedy
12 3 (0.78%) Metastorm
12 3 (0.78%) TIBCO
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