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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 47 32 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing SAP 119 127 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.74% 5.23% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 8.38% 11.35% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 57 44
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£425 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +12.90%
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
1420 1119 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.63% 46.09% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 516 665
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 113 135
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.66 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% +0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £39.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -15 42 £521 +15.83% 7
Hertfordshire -9 39 £400 -11.11% 17
Bedfordshire -5 33 £325 -15.03% 8
Essex 0 4 £450 +66.66%
Norfolk -10 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 69 (25.00%) Finance
2 58 (21.01%) Oracle
2 58 (21.01%) ERP
3 44 (15.94%) SQL
4 37 (13.41%) SAP SD
5 34 (12.32%) Microsoft
5 34 (12.32%) CRM
6 33 (11.96%) PRINCE2
7 32 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (9.78%) Project Management
9 25 (9.06%) SQL Server
10 24 (8.70%) ABAP
10 24 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (7.97%) SAP Implementation
11 22 (7.97%) ITIL
11 22 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (7.61%) Manufacturing
12 21 (7.61%) Business Analysis
13 20 (7.25%) Waterfall
13 20 (7.25%) Oracle Payables
14 19 (6.88%) Scrum
14 19 (6.88%) SAP FI
15 18 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (6.52%) Retail
15 18 (6.52%) Oracle General Ledger
16 17 (6.16%) Oracle Receivables
16 17 (6.16%) Agresso
17 16 (5.80%) SAP MM
17 16 (5.80%) MS Excel
18 15 (5.43%) EDI

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.45%) SAP Portal
4 3 (1.09%) Lync
5 2 (0.72%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.72%) Documentum
5 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.72%) IIS
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 2010
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.36%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 16 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.26%) MS Project
3 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.45%) MS Office
4 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.72%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 37 (13.41%) SAP SD
2 20 (7.25%) Oracle Payables
3 19 (6.88%) SAP FI
4 18 (6.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 17 (6.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 17 (6.16%) Agresso
6 16 (5.80%) SAP MM
7 15 (5.43%) SAP CO
7 15 (5.43%) SAP FI/CO
7 15 (5.43%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (3.26%) SAP PS
8 9 (3.26%) SAP CRM
9 8 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (2.17%) SAP Retail
11 5 (1.81%) SAP BPC
11 5 (1.81%) SAP HCM
11 5 (1.81%) SAP LE
12 3 (1.09%) Magento
12 3 (1.09%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.45%) SaaS
2 2 (0.72%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Taleo
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%) MPLS
3 1 (0.36%) SAN
3 1 (0.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.26%) SAP BW
5 6 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.81%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (1.45%) DTS
7 4 (1.45%) OLAP
7 4 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.09%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.09%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.09%) MS Access
8 3 (1.09%) DataStage
8 3 (1.09%) OLTP
9 2 (0.72%) MySQL
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 69 (25.00%) Finance
2 21 (7.61%) Manufacturing
3 18 (6.52%) Retail
4 9 (3.26%) Marketing
4 9 (3.26%) General Ledger
5 6 (2.17%) Billing
6 4 (1.45%) Electronics
6 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.09%) Legal
8 2 (0.72%) Front Office
8 2 (0.72%) Back Office
8 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (21.01%) Consultant
2 50 (18.12%) SAP Consultant
3 46 (16.67%) Analyst
4 37 (13.41%) Project Manager
5 35 (12.68%) SAP Manager
6 29 (10.51%) Architect
7 24 (8.70%) Business Analyst
8 21 (7.61%) SAP Project Manager
9 13 (4.71%) Developer
10 10 (3.62%) SAP Architect
11 9 (3.26%) SAP Tester
11 9 (3.26%) Tester
11 9 (3.26%) SAP Business Analyst
12 8 (2.90%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 8 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.90%) SAP Analyst
13 7 (2.54%) Administrator
13 7 (2.54%) Change Manager
14 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Architect
14 6 (2.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.43%) EDI
2 13 (4.71%) .NET
3 5 (1.81%) Middleware
4 4 (1.45%) SAP Basis
4 4 (1.45%) SAP PI
5 3 (1.09%) SOAP
5 3 (1.09%) XML
6 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.72%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.72%) SAP CO-PA
7 1 (0.36%) HTML5
7 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.36%) CSS3
7 1 (0.36%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.36%) Java EE
7 1 (0.36%) J2EE
7 1 (0.36%) CSS
7 1 (0.36%) HTML
7 1 (0.36%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.71%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 5 (1.81%) Life Science
4 4 (1.45%) FMCG
5 3 (1.09%) PKI
5 3 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.72%) AS400
6 2 (0.72%) DTV
6 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.72%) Data Conversion
6 2 (0.72%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.36%) Open Source
7 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
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 9 (3.26%) Windows
3 7 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.81%) CentOS
5 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.72%) HPUX
6 2 (0.72%) UNIX
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.01%) ERP
2 34 (12.32%) CRM
3 33 (11.96%) PRINCE2
4 32 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (9.78%) Project Management
6 24 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (7.97%) SAP Implementation
7 22 (7.97%) ITIL
7 22 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (7.61%) Business Analysis
9 20 (7.25%) Waterfall
10 19 (6.88%) Scrum
11 13 (4.71%) Logistics
11 13 (4.71%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.35%) ETL
12 12 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (3.99%) Programme Management
14 10 (3.62%) Service Management
14 10 (3.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (15.94%) SQL
2 24 (8.70%) ABAP
3 9 (3.26%) Java
4 8 (2.90%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.17%) VB
6 5 (1.81%) C
6 5 (1.81%) Perl
7 4 (1.45%) VBA
8 3 (1.09%) PHP
8 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.09%) C#
9 2 (0.72%) SAPscript
9 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (3.99%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.26%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.17%) MCTS
3 6 (2.17%) MCITP
4 5 (1.81%) Degree
4 5 (1.81%) RHCE
5 3 (1.09%) PMP
5 3 (1.09%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.09%) OCP
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.09%) ISEB
6 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) ACCA
7 1 (0.36%) CCA
7 1 (0.36%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.99%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) GAAP
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
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%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.09%) SCCM
3 3 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (21.01%) Oracle
2 34 (12.32%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (4.71%) Business Objects
5 10 (3.62%) JD Edwards
6 8 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.54%) EMC
8 5 (1.81%) IBM
8 5 (1.81%) HP
8 5 (1.81%) VMware
9 4 (1.45%) Siebel
10 3 (1.09%) Progress
10 3 (1.09%) Informatica
10 3 (1.09%) Citrix
11 2 (0.72%) Teradata
11 2 (0.72%) ReadSoft
11 2 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.72%) NetApp
11 2 (0.72%) JBoss
11 2 (0.72%) Cognos
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £600 - £630 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago