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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 34 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP 150 67 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.31% 2.75% 3.49%
As % of the Vendors category 11.36% 6.05% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 37 54
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £434 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.63 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.48% -6.00%
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
1321 1107 1341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.78% 45.42% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 563 647
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 150 162
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 17 December 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
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 17 December 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 +24 66 £500 +33.33% 6
Hertfordshire +22 53 £488 +8.33% 14
Bedfordshire -2 21 £425 - 6
Essex -12 6 £350 -22.22% 6
Suffolk - 1 £60 -
Norfolk - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 74 (29.13%) Finance
2 71 (27.95%) ERP
3 62 (24.41%) Oracle
4 45 (17.72%) Project Management
5 37 (14.57%) SQL
5 37 (14.57%) PRINCE2
6 36 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (13.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 33 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (12.60%) Microsoft
10 29 (11.42%) Manufacturing
11 26 (10.24%) CRM
12 25 (9.84%) ITIL
13 23 (9.06%) ETL
14 22 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (7.87%) Change Management
16 20 (7.87%) MS Excel
16 20 (7.87%) Oracle Payables
16 20 (7.87%) Waterfall
16 20 (7.87%) SAP Implementation
16 20 (7.87%) QA
17 19 (7.48%) Scrum
18 18 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
19 17 (6.69%) .NET
19 17 (6.69%) Retail
20 16 (6.30%) SharePoint
20 16 (6.30%) IBM
20 16 (6.30%) Agresso
20 16 (6.30%) SAP FI

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 16 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.76%) SugarCRM
2 7 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.36%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.57%) NetWeaver
4 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.79%) CMS
5 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) Documentum
6 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
Applications
1 20 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.15%) MS Project
3 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.79%) MS Office
4 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (7.87%) Oracle Payables
2 16 (6.30%) Agresso
2 16 (6.30%) SAP FI
2 16 (6.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (5.91%) SAP SD
4 14 (5.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (5.51%) SAP CO
5 13 (5.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 13 (5.12%) SAP MRS
6 12 (4.72%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (4.72%) Oracle Assets
7 11 (4.33%) SAP ERP
8 8 (3.15%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (1.97%) SAP CRM
10 4 (1.57%) SAP CS
10 4 (1.57%) SAP R/3
11 3 (1.18%) SAP SRM
11 3 (1.18%) SAP BPC
11 3 (1.18%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.36%) SaaS
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) DHCP
1 2 (0.79%) DNS
1 2 (0.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) SAN
2 1 (0.39%) VoIP
2 1 (0.39%) LDAP
2 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (5.91%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.51%) SAP BW
4 12 (4.72%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.15%) QlikView
6 8 (3.15%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.76%) SAP BI
7 7 (2.76%) OLAP
8 6 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.36%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (1.97%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (1.97%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (1.97%) Data Mart
9 5 (1.97%) Snowflake Schema
9 5 (1.97%) DataStage
9 5 (1.97%) OLTP
9 5 (1.97%) MS Access
10 4 (1.57%) MySQL
10 4 (1.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 74 (29.13%) Finance
2 29 (11.42%) Manufacturing
3 17 (6.69%) Retail
4 14 (5.51%) Marketing
5 7 (2.76%) Electronics
6 6 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.97%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.97%) Billing
8 4 (1.57%) Legal
8 4 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.18%) French Language
10 2 (0.79%) German Language
10 2 (0.79%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.39%) Local Government
11 1 (0.39%) Military
11 1 (0.39%) Publishing
11 1 (0.39%) Automotive
11 1 (0.39%) Games
11 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 65 (25.59%) Analyst
2 48 (18.90%) SAP Manager
3 39 (15.35%) Project Manager
4 37 (14.57%) Consultant
5 35 (13.78%) Business Analyst
5 35 (13.78%) SAP Consultant
6 34 (13.39%) Architect
7 18 (7.09%) SAP Project Manager
8 17 (6.69%) Developer
9 15 (5.91%) SAP Architect
10 14 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (5.12%) SAP Analyst
11 13 (5.12%) SAP Business Analyst
12 9 (3.54%) Change Manager
13 8 (3.15%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.76%) SAP Implementation Manager
14 7 (2.76%) Implementation Manager
15 6 (2.36%) Delivery Manager
15 6 (2.36%) Data Analyst
15 6 (2.36%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.69%) .NET
2 8 (3.15%) XML
2 8 (3.15%) SAP PI
3 7 (2.76%) Web Services
3 7 (2.76%) EDI
4 5 (1.97%) Middleware
5 4 (1.57%) SAP Basis
6 3 (1.18%) J2EE
6 3 (1.18%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.79%) JSON
7 2 (0.79%) REST
8 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.39%) CSS3
8 1 (0.39%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.39%) MDX
8 1 (0.39%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.39%) HTML5
8 1 (0.39%) SAP CO-PA
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.94%) Data Integration
3 8 (3.15%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.36%) DTV
5 6 (2.36%) FMCG
6 5 (1.97%) PMI
7 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.18%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.79%) GIS
8 2 (0.79%) PKI
8 2 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.79%) CMDB
9 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) New Media
9 1 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.33%) Windows
2 4 (1.57%) UNIX
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.39%) Android
3 1 (0.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.95%) ERP
2 45 (17.72%) Project Management
3 37 (14.57%) PRINCE2
4 36 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (13.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 33 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (10.24%) CRM
8 25 (9.84%) ITIL
9 23 (9.06%) ETL
10 21 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (7.87%) Change Management
11 20 (7.87%) Waterfall
11 20 (7.87%) SAP Implementation
12 19 (7.48%) Scrum
13 16 (6.30%) Business Analysis
14 14 (5.51%) Business Transformation
15 13 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (4.72%) E-Commerce
16 12 (4.72%) Analytics
16 12 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.57%) SQL
2 12 (4.72%) PL/SQL
3 11 (4.33%) Java
4 10 (3.94%) ABAP
5 5 (1.97%) VB
6 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.79%) C
6 2 (0.79%) C#
6 2 (0.79%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.39%) Golang
7 1 (0.39%) Ruby
7 1 (0.39%) Python
7 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.39%) PHP
7 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (3.15%) Degree
2 6 (2.36%) ISEB
2 6 (2.36%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) PMP
4 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) IIBA
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.39%) MCTS
5 1 (0.39%) MCITP
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.39%) HNC
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.87%) QA
2 7 (2.76%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.39%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) SCCM
1 3 (1.18%) SCOM
2 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (24.41%) Oracle
2 32 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.30%) IBM
4 13 (5.12%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (4.72%) Business Objects
6 11 (4.33%) JD Edwards
7 8 (3.15%) Tableau
8 7 (2.76%) Neolane
8 7 (2.76%) Unica
9 6 (2.36%) HP
10 5 (1.97%) Informatica
11 4 (1.57%) Teradata
11 4 (1.57%) Cognos
11 4 (1.57%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.57%) Adobe
12 3 (1.18%) Progress
12 3 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (0.79%) KANA
13 2 (0.79%) Metastorm
13 2 (0.79%) VMware
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