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 5 August 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 25 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP 182 124 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.79% 3.99% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 12.53% 9.16% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 80 50
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £298 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £600 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £26.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% +20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £23.70 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £29.30 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £22.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-14.24% +20.27%
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
1453 1354 1119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.20% 43.55% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 742 500
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 152 124
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.12 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.22% +6.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.95 £37.05 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +8 84 £475 -9.52% 22
Hertfordshire +8 46 £434 -3.66% 20
Bedfordshire +4 23 £400 +12.67% 3
Norfolk +22 22 £175 -
Essex -14 3 £375 -16.66% 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 79 (23.65%) Finance
2 66 (19.76%) ERP
3 51 (15.27%) Oracle
4 45 (13.47%) SQL
5 42 (12.57%) CRM
6 36 (10.78%) ITIL
7 35 (10.48%) Project Management
8 33 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (8.98%) HP
10 29 (8.68%) Windows
10 29 (8.68%) SharePoint
11 27 (8.08%) Microsoft
12 26 (7.78%) BizTalk Server
12 26 (7.78%) VMware
12 26 (7.78%) Security Cleared
13 25 (7.49%) PRINCE2
14 24 (7.19%) Citrix
14 24 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (7.19%) Dynamics CRM
14 24 (7.19%) SAP Implementation
15 23 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (6.89%) Windows 7
15 23 (6.89%) Validation
15 23 (6.89%) Symantec
15 23 (6.89%) Data Modelling
16 22 (6.59%) SAN
16 22 (6.59%) SLA
16 22 (6.59%) Manufacturing
16 22 (6.59%) Backup Exec
16 22 (6.59%) Xen

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 29 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.78%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.99%) SAS
4 6 (1.80%) NetWeaver
5 5 (1.50%) WildFly
5 5 (1.50%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.20%) Documentum
6 4 (1.20%) SAP Portal
7 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.60%) JBoss
7 2 (0.60%) Apache
7 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.50%) MS Office
3 4 (1.20%) MS Project
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Windchill
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (7.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (5.09%) SAP CRM
3 16 (4.79%) SAP FI
3 16 (4.79%) SAP ERP
4 14 (4.19%) SAP MRS
4 14 (4.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (4.19%) SAP CO
5 11 (3.29%) Agresso
5 11 (3.29%) SAP SD
5 11 (3.29%) SAP HCM
6 10 (2.99%) SAP EWM
6 10 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (2.40%) SAP CS
7 8 (2.40%) SAP BPC
8 6 (1.80%) SAP HR
8 6 (1.80%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (1.50%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (1.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.59%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.59%) SAN
2 9 (2.69%) Firewall
3 6 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.80%) DNS
4 2 (0.60%) FTP
4 2 (0.60%) Network Security
4 2 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.60%) AMQP
4 2 (0.60%) X.400
5 1 (0.30%) 4G
5 1 (0.30%) LTE
5 1 (0.30%) 2G
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) Internet
5 1 (0.30%) 3G
5 1 (0.30%) RTP
5 1 (0.30%) VPN
5 1 (0.30%) ADSL
5 1 (0.30%) GSM
5 1 (0.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.09%) BusinessObjects
1 17 (5.09%) SAP HANA
2 16 (4.79%) SAP BW
2 16 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.10%) MySQL
5 6 (1.80%) SAP Data Services
5 6 (1.80%) SAP BI
6 5 (1.50%) QlikView
6 5 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.50%) Ingres
6 5 (1.50%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.20%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (0.90%) OLAP
8 3 (0.90%) Lumira
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.90%) LSMW
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.60%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.30%) NWDS
4 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.30%) Subversion
4 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 79 (23.65%) Finance
2 22 (6.59%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.40%) Legal
5 6 (1.80%) Retail
6 5 (1.50%) Automotive
7 4 (1.20%) Electronics
7 4 (1.20%) Marketing
8 3 (0.90%) French Language
8 3 (0.90%) Banking
9 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (23.05%) Consultant
2 74 (22.16%) SAP Consultant
3 59 (17.66%) Analyst
4 45 (13.47%) Architect
5 33 (9.88%) Business Analyst
6 26 (7.78%) Solutions Architect
6 26 (7.78%) SAP Analyst
7 25 (7.49%) SAP Manager
8 24 (7.19%) Project Manager
9 21 (6.29%) Developer
10 18 (5.39%) Operations Engineer
11 16 (4.79%) SAP Business Analyst
12 13 (3.89%) Data Architect
13 12 (3.59%) SAP Project Manager
14 10 (2.99%) Administrator
15 9 (2.69%) Trainer
16 8 (2.40%) SAP Trainer
16 8 (2.40%) SAP Architect
17 7 (2.10%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 7 (2.10%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.59%) Web Services
2 11 (3.29%) XML
3 9 (2.69%) Middleware
4 8 (2.40%) EDIFACT
5 7 (2.10%) SAP Basis
5 7 (2.10%) SAP PI
6 5 (1.50%) JSON
6 5 (1.50%) EDI
6 5 (1.50%) JMS
7 4 (1.20%) .NET
8 3 (0.90%) J2EE
8 3 (0.90%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.90%) HTML
8 3 (0.90%) SOAP
8 3 (0.90%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.60%) JPA
9 2 (0.60%) RESTful
9 2 (0.60%) HTML5
9 2 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.50%) Thin Client
4 5 (1.50%) Fat Client
4 5 (1.50%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.20%) Statistics
5 4 (1.20%) PMI
5 4 (1.20%) DTV
6 2 (0.60%) PKI
6 2 (0.60%) AS400
6 2 (0.60%) Data Conversion
6 2 (0.60%) FMCG
6 2 (0.60%) iPad
7 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.30%) User Experience
7 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.30%) iPhone
7 1 (0.30%) iSeries
7 1 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.68%) Windows
2 23 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (6.89%) Windows 7
3 19 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (3.89%) UNIX
5 7 (2.10%) Solaris
6 6 (1.80%) Linux
6 6 (1.80%) VMS
7 2 (0.60%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (19.76%) ERP
2 42 (12.57%) CRM
3 36 (10.78%) ITIL
4 35 (10.48%) Project Management
5 33 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (7.49%) PRINCE2
7 24 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (7.19%) SAP Implementation
8 23 (6.89%) Validation
8 23 (6.89%) Data Modelling
9 21 (6.29%) Migration
10 20 (5.99%) Analytics
11 19 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (5.69%) Data Migration
12 17 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (5.09%) ETL
13 16 (4.79%) Change Management
14 15 (4.49%) Systems Analysis
15 13 (3.89%) Workflow
16 12 (3.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.47%) SQL
2 13 (3.89%) Java
3 8 (2.40%) ABAP
4 4 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.60%) ActionScript
5 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.60%) RPG
5 2 (0.60%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.30%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (0.30%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.30%) PHP
6 1 (0.30%) C++
6 1 (0.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.09%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.99%) Degree
4 7 (2.10%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.20%) SAP Certification
7 3 (0.90%) PMP
8 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.60%) CISSP
8 2 (0.60%) ACCA
8 2 (0.60%) CISM
9 1 (0.30%) CIMA
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.59%) SLA
2 7 (2.10%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.60%) GAAP
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (6.59%) Xen
2 10 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.10%) Firmware
4 6 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (6.59%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.60%) SCCM
3 2 (0.60%) SCOM
3 2 (0.60%) MOM
4 1 (0.30%) Nagios
4 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 51 (15.27%) Oracle
2 30 (8.98%) HP
3 27 (8.08%) Microsoft
4 26 (7.78%) VMware
5 24 (7.19%) Citrix
6 23 (6.89%) Symantec
7 21 (6.29%) Hitachi
8 7 (2.10%) Brocade
9 5 (1.50%) Tableau
10 4 (1.20%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.20%) Cisco
10 4 (1.20%) ReadSoft
11 3 (0.90%) Sun
11 3 (0.90%) Pega
11 3 (0.90%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.90%) IBM
11 3 (0.90%) Dell
11 3 (0.90%) Metastorm
12 2 (0.60%) Nintex
12 2 (0.60%) BMC
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