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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 58 31 46
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs citing SAP 102 126 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.31% 5.30% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 7.33% 11.48% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 54 46
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.50 £9.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% +256.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
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
1392 1098 1483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.24% 46.15% 47.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 492 664
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 123 139
Average hourly rate £24.50 £19.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.05% -5.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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 -11 44 £400 -18.98% 11
Cambridgeshire -17 32 £538 +21.12% 23
Bedfordshire -2 25 £325 -10.95% 8
Essex -13 1 £638 +77.08% 2
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 67 (25.87%) Finance
2 59 (22.78%) Oracle
3 56 (21.62%) ERP
4 47 (18.15%) SQL
5 37 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 34 (13.13%) CRM
7 34 (13.13%) SAP SD
8 31 (11.97%) Microsoft
9 26 (10.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (9.65%) SAP Implementation
10 25 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (9.65%) Manufacturing
11 24 (9.27%) SQL Server
11 24 (9.27%) ABAP
12 23 (8.88%) SAP FI
13 22 (8.49%) Salesforce.com
13 22 (8.49%) Project Management
13 22 (8.49%) ITIL
13 22 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (7.72%) Oracle Payables
15 19 (7.34%) Waterfall
16 18 (6.95%) Oracle General Ledger
16 18 (6.95%) Retail
16 18 (6.95%) Scrum
16 18 (6.95%) Agresso
17 17 (6.56%) SAP FI/CO
17 17 (6.56%) SAP CO
17 17 (6.56%) Business Analysis
17 17 (6.56%) Oracle Receivables

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.32%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.54%) SugarCRM
3 4 (1.54%) Apache
4 3 (1.16%) Lync
5 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.77%) SAP Portal
5 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.77%) IIS
5 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.77%) Documentum
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.39%) CMS
6 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.32%) MS Project
3 4 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 34 (13.13%) SAP SD
2 23 (8.88%) SAP FI
3 20 (7.72%) Oracle Payables
4 18 (6.95%) Agresso
4 18 (6.95%) Oracle General Ledger
5 17 (6.56%) SAP FI/CO
5 17 (6.56%) SAP CO
5 17 (6.56%) Oracle Receivables
6 15 (5.79%) Oracle Assets
7 13 (5.02%) SAP MM
8 8 (3.09%) SAP PS
8 8 (3.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (3.09%) SAP MRS
9 7 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (2.32%) SAP BPC
11 5 (1.93%) SAP HCM
11 5 (1.93%) SAP CRM
12 3 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (1.16%) SAP LE
12 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) SaaS
2 2 (0.77%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.39%) Taleo
3 1 (0.39%) PaaS
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.16%) DHCP
1 3 (1.16%) DNS
1 3 (1.16%) VLAN
2 1 (0.39%) MPLS
2 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.41%) SAP BW
4 13 (5.02%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.70%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.32%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (2.32%) SAP BI
7 6 (2.32%) OLAP
8 5 (1.93%) MS Access
8 5 (1.93%) OLTP
8 5 (1.93%) DataStage
8 5 (1.93%) Data Mart
8 5 (1.93%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.54%) MySQL
10 3 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.16%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.39%) LSMW
General
1 67 (25.87%) Finance
2 25 (9.65%) Manufacturing
3 18 (6.95%) Retail
4 9 (3.47%) Marketing
5 8 (3.09%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.32%) Billing
7 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.16%) Electronics
9 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.77%) Front Office
9 2 (0.77%) Back Office
9 2 (0.77%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Local Government
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
10 1 (0.39%) Military
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (18.92%) Analyst
2 47 (18.15%) Consultant
3 41 (15.83%) SAP Consultant
4 38 (14.67%) Project Manager
5 32 (12.36%) Architect
5 32 (12.36%) SAP Manager
6 25 (9.65%) Business Analyst
7 21 (8.11%) SAP Project Manager
8 14 (5.41%) Developer
9 12 (4.63%) SAP Architect
10 9 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.47%) SAP Business Analyst
11 8 (3.09%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 7 (2.70%) Service Manager
12 7 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
12 7 (2.70%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.70%) SAP Analyst
13 6 (2.32%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.79%) EDI
2 14 (5.41%) .NET
3 5 (1.93%) Middleware
3 5 (1.93%) XML
4 3 (1.16%) SOAP
5 2 (0.77%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.77%) SAP CO-PA
5 2 (0.77%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.39%) CSS
6 1 (0.39%) J2EE
6 1 (0.39%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.39%) BAPI
6 1 (0.39%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.39%) HTML5
6 1 (0.39%) CSS3
6 1 (0.39%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.39%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.02%) Data Integration
3 9 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.93%) Life Science
4 5 (1.93%) FMCG
5 3 (1.16%) User Experience
6 2 (0.77%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.77%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.77%) DTV
6 2 (0.77%) PKI
6 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.39%) PMI
7 1 (0.39%) AS400
7 1 (0.39%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.39%) Open Source
7 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.86%) Windows
2 5 (1.93%) Linux
3 4 (1.54%) UNIX
4 3 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.77%) CentOS
6 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.62%) ERP
2 37 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (13.51%) PRINCE2
4 34 (13.13%) CRM
5 26 (10.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (9.65%) SAP Implementation
6 25 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (8.49%) ITIL
7 22 (8.49%) Project Management
7 22 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (7.34%) Waterfall
9 18 (6.95%) Scrum
10 17 (6.56%) Business Analysis
11 16 (6.18%) ETL
12 12 (4.63%) E-Commerce
13 11 (4.25%) Logistics
13 11 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (3.86%) Data Modelling
14 10 (3.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.15%) SQL
2 24 (9.27%) ABAP
3 8 (3.09%) VB
3 8 (3.09%) PL/SQL
4 7 (2.70%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.70%) Java
5 4 (1.54%) VBA
6 3 (1.16%) C#
6 3 (1.16%) Perl
7 2 (0.77%) PHP
7 2 (0.77%) SAPscript
7 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.39%) C
8 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.32%) MCTS
2 6 (2.32%) MCITP
3 5 (1.93%) Degree
4 3 (1.16%) PMP
4 3 (1.16%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.16%) ISEB
5 2 (0.77%) OCP
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.77%) RHCE
5 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.39%) ACCA
6 1 (0.39%) CIMA
6 1 (0.39%) CCA
6 1 (0.39%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.63%) QA
2 5 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.54%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.77%) GAAP
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) SLA
5 1 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 5 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.77%) XenApp
3 2 (0.77%) vSphere
3 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.77%) SCCM
2 2 (0.77%) SCOM
2 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (22.78%) Oracle
2 31 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.49%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (5.02%) Business Objects
5 11 (4.25%) IBM
6 10 (3.86%) JD Edwards
7 5 (1.93%) EMC
7 5 (1.93%) Informatica
8 4 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.54%) Cognos
8 4 (1.54%) Siebel
8 4 (1.54%) Teradata
8 4 (1.54%) Unica
8 4 (1.54%) Neolane
9 3 (1.16%) Progress
9 3 (1.16%) HP
9 3 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.16%) Citrix
10 2 (0.77%) NetApp
10 2 (0.77%) JBoss
Hertfordshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £550 to £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Huntingdon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Huntingdon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Peterborough
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Luton
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago