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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 15 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP 222 76 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.68% 3.33% 3.83%
As % of the Vendors category 17.21% 7.32% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 44 49
Average daily rate
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£480 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £398 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £49.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-61.26% +180.28%
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
1290 1038 1125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.43% 45.51% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 540 529
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £150 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 108 128
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +26 105 £500 +25.00% 12
Hertfordshire +31 79 £500 -4.76% 9
Bedfordshire +7 25 £438 +9.37% 6
Essex -3 10 £350 -22.22% 4
Suffolk -5 1 £60 -85.00%
East Anglia - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 80 (23.81%) Finance
2 74 (22.02%) ERP
3 60 (17.86%) Oracle
4 52 (15.48%) Project Management
5 41 (12.20%) Manufacturing
6 37 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (11.01%) Microsoft
7 36 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 35 (10.42%) PRINCE2
9 34 (10.12%) SQL
10 33 (9.82%) ITIL
11 30 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (8.63%) SAP Implementation
13 28 (8.33%) Change Management
13 28 (8.33%) CRM
14 24 (7.14%) ETL
14 24 (7.14%) SAP FI
15 23 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (6.85%) SAP CO
16 21 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
16 21 (6.25%) SAP SD
17 20 (5.95%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (5.95%) SAP BW
17 20 (5.95%) MS Excel
17 20 (5.95%) Business Objects
17 20 (5.95%) QA
18 19 (5.65%) SAP ERP
18 19 (5.65%) Logistics
19 18 (5.36%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.08%) SugarCRM
4 5 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.49%) NetWeaver
4 5 (1.49%) Documentum
5 4 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.60%) CMS
7 2 (0.60%) IIS
7 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
Applications
1 20 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.68%) MS Project
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (7.14%) SAP FI
2 23 (6.85%) SAP CO
3 21 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 21 (6.25%) SAP SD
4 19 (5.65%) SAP ERP
5 17 (5.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (4.46%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (3.57%) SAP HCM
8 11 (3.27%) SAP MRS
8 11 (3.27%) SAP MM
9 10 (2.98%) Agresso
10 8 (2.38%) SAP CS
10 8 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (2.38%) SAP PP
10 8 (2.38%) SAP PS
11 7 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
11 7 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
12 6 (1.79%) SAP WM
12 6 (1.79%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.27%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (2.38%) SaaS
3 3 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.60%) DNS
1 2 (0.60%) DHCP
1 2 (0.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.30%) SAN
2 1 (0.30%) SSL
2 1 (0.30%) FTP
2 1 (0.30%) HTTP
2 1 (0.30%) VoIP
2 1 (0.30%) LDAP
2 1 (0.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.95%) BusinessObjects
1 20 (5.95%) SAP BW
2 17 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
4 11 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.98%) SAP BI
6 9 (2.68%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.38%) SQL Server
7 8 (2.38%) QlikView
8 6 (1.79%) Sybase IQ
8 6 (1.79%) OLAP
8 6 (1.79%) Snowflake Schema
8 6 (1.79%) BODI
9 5 (1.49%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (1.49%) Data Mart
9 5 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (1.49%) SAP HANA
9 5 (1.49%) Star Schema
9 5 (1.49%) OLTP
9 5 (1.49%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.60%) LSMW
2 2 (0.60%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 80 (23.81%) Finance
2 41 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 18 (5.36%) Retail
4 14 (4.17%) Marketing
5 7 (2.08%) Billing
6 6 (1.79%) Electronics
6 6 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.19%) Legal
9 3 (0.89%) French Language
10 2 (0.60%) Publishing
10 2 (0.60%) German Language
10 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Military
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (23.51%) Consultant
2 77 (22.92%) SAP Consultant
3 76 (22.62%) Analyst
4 65 (19.35%) SAP Manager
5 43 (12.80%) Architect
6 42 (12.50%) Business Analyst
7 39 (11.61%) Project Manager
8 25 (7.44%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (5.95%) SAP Analyst
10 18 (5.36%) SAP Project Manager
11 15 (4.46%) SAP Business Analyst
11 15 (4.46%) Developer
12 14 (4.17%) SAP Architect
13 12 (3.57%) Change Manager
14 11 (3.27%) Functional Consultant
14 11 (3.27%) Test Analyst
15 10 (2.98%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 10 (2.98%) SAP Change Manager
16 9 (2.68%) Senior SAP Consultant
16 9 (2.68%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.36%) .NET
2 16 (4.76%) SAP PI
3 15 (4.46%) XML
4 14 (4.17%) Web Services
5 7 (2.08%) Middleware
6 5 (1.49%) J2EE
6 5 (1.49%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.19%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.89%) SAP CO-PA
8 3 (0.89%) JSON
8 3 (0.89%) EDI
8 3 (0.89%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.60%) EDIFACT
9 2 (0.60%) REST
10 1 (0.30%) MDX
10 1 (0.30%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.30%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.38%) PMI
2 8 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 7 (2.08%) Data Integration
3 7 (2.08%) FMCG
4 6 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.79%) DTV
5 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
5 3 (0.89%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.60%) GIS
6 2 (0.60%) AS400
6 2 (0.60%) New Media
6 2 (0.60%) PKI
6 2 (0.60%) CMDB
6 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.30%) Life Science
7 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.30%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.30%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.98%) Windows
2 4 (1.19%) UNIX
3 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.30%) Android
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (22.02%) ERP
2 52 (15.48%) Project Management
3 37 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 35 (10.42%) PRINCE2
5 33 (9.82%) ITIL
6 30 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (8.63%) SAP Implementation
8 28 (8.33%) Change Management
8 28 (8.33%) CRM
9 24 (7.14%) ETL
10 23 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (5.65%) Logistics
12 16 (4.76%) Waterfall
13 14 (4.17%) Scrum
13 14 (4.17%) Workflow
13 14 (4.17%) Business Transformation
13 14 (4.17%) Test Scripting
14 13 (3.87%) Migration
15 12 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.12%) SQL
2 15 (4.46%) ABAP
3 13 (3.87%) Java
4 12 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.19%) VB
6 2 (0.60%) C
6 2 (0.60%) C#
6 2 (0.60%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.30%) Ruby
7 1 (0.30%) XPath
7 1 (0.30%) Golang
7 1 (0.30%) XQuery
7 1 (0.30%) PHP
7 1 (0.30%) VBA
7 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (3.27%) Degree
2 8 (2.38%) ISEB
2 8 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.89%) IIBA
5 3 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.60%) PMP
6 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.30%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.95%) QA
2 7 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) SAP ITS
3 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.89%) SCCM
2 3 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (17.86%) Oracle
2 37 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.95%) Business Objects
4 17 (5.06%) IBM
5 9 (2.68%) JD Edwards
6 8 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.38%) Tableau
7 7 (2.08%) Unica
7 7 (2.08%) Neolane
7 7 (2.08%) HP
8 6 (1.79%) Sybase
9 5 (1.49%) Informatica
10 4 (1.19%) Teradata
10 4 (1.19%) Cognos
10 4 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.19%) Adobe
11 3 (0.89%) Talend
11 3 (0.89%) BEA
11 3 (0.89%) webMethods
11 3 (0.89%) TIBCO
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