The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ariba products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ariba over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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 Ariba.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ariba
Rank 560 556 555
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Ariba 42 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.075% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.16% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 6
Average daily rate £450 £396 £479
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £378 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £396 £501
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -20.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
Ariba
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20185 21463 20154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.77% 45.74% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12222 12712 11398
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 813 916 900
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Ariba
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ariba across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Ariba Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ariba
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ariba across the England region.

Ariba Daily Rate Trend in England

Ariba
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ariba across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Ariba Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ariba
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ariba across the England region.

Ariba Hourly Rate Trend in England

Ariba
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ariba within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +33 28 £625 +4.16% 3
South East -15 8 £375 -5.30%
North West -18 3 £175 -75.00%
Midlands - 2 - -
Ariba
UK

Ariba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Ariba 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 Ariba.

1 76 (83.52%) SAP
2 31 (34.07%) SAP MM
3 30 (32.97%) Procure-to-pay
4 27 (29.67%) MS Excel
5 26 (28.57%) Finance
6 24 (26.37%) Change Management
7 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
8 22 (24.18%) MS Office
9 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (21.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (20.88%) OpenText
12 16 (17.58%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (16.48%) MS Visio
13 15 (16.48%) SAP SRM
14 13 (14.29%) Business Transformation
15 12 (13.19%) Degree
15 12 (13.19%) Data Management
15 12 (13.19%) MS Access
16 11 (12.09%) MS PowerPoint
17 10 (10.99%) Target Operating Model
18 9 (9.89%) Integration Testing
18 9 (9.89%) ERP
19 8 (8.79%) SAP FI
19 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
19 8 (8.79%) Maximo
20 7 (7.69%) SAP HANA
21 6 (6.59%) MBA
21 6 (6.59%) Project Management
21 6 (6.59%) Process Improvement
22 5 (5.49%) Functional Testing

Ariba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Ariba 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 Ariba. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.10%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (29.67%) MS Excel
2 22 (24.18%) MS Office
3 15 (16.48%) MS Visio
4 11 (12.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (34.07%) SAP MM
2 15 (16.48%) SAP SRM
3 8 (8.79%) Maximo
3 8 (8.79%) SAP FI
4 5 (5.49%) SAP CO
4 5 (5.49%) SAP ERP
4 5 (5.49%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.20%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (1.10%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (13.19%) MS Access
3 7 (7.69%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.20%) SAP Data Services
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Marketing
2 5 (5.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.30%) Automotive
5 2 (2.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Back Office
6 1 (1.10%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Consultant
2 12 (13.19%) Analyst
3 9 (9.89%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.69%) Procurement Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Procurement Specialist
5 6 (6.59%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (6.59%) SAP Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Deployment Consultant
6 5 (5.49%) Process Consultant
6 5 (5.49%) Procurement Manager
6 5 (5.49%) SAP Architect
6 5 (5.49%) SAP Project Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Administrator
8 3 (3.30%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.20%) IT Analyst
9 2 (2.20%) Maximo Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) SAP PI
2 3 (3.30%) SAP Basis
2 3 (3.30%) Web Services
3 2 (2.20%) BAPI
3 2 (2.20%) Middleware
3 2 (2.20%) SAP ALE
3 2 (2.20%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.10%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.10%) Fintech
3 1 (1.10%) Life Science
3 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) Procure-to-pay
2 24 (26.37%) Change Management
3 20 (21.98%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 12 (13.19%) Data Management
6 10 (10.99%) Target Operating Model
7 9 (9.89%) ERP
7 9 (9.89%) Integration Testing
8 6 (6.59%) Process Improvement
8 6 (6.59%) Project Management
9 5 (5.49%) Coaching
9 5 (5.49%) Functional Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Master Data Management
10 4 (4.40%) E-Procurement
10 4 (4.40%) Supplier Management
11 3 (3.30%) CRM
11 3 (3.30%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.30%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.30%) Risk Management
12 2 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) Java
2 1 (1.10%) C
2 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) MBA
3 1 (1.10%) CIMA
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 76 (83.52%) SAP
2 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
3 19 (20.88%) OpenText
4 2 (2.20%) Remedy
4 2 (2.20%) WSO2
5 1 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle
5 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.10%) VMware