The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Basis skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Basis over the 3 months to 22 May 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Basis
Rank 532 509 429
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -80
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 47 44 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.092% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.33% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 46
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£450 £450 £482
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £384 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £585 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £470
% change year-on-year
- -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
SAP Basis
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

SAP Basis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP Basis Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP Basis
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAP Basis Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP Basis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Basis across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAP Basis Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP Basis
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAP Basis Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP Basis
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 SAP Basis within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
North West +2 24 £438 +41.12% 1
South East -10 12 £430 -5.75%
London -15 7 £450 -23.40% 1
West Midlands -9 2 £463 - 1
East Midlands -12 1 - -
Yorkshire -17 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
SAP Basis
UK

SAP Basis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP Basis 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 Basis.

1 97 (100.00%) SAP
2 37 (38.14%) NetWeaver
3 23 (23.71%) UNIX
4 20 (20.62%) DB2
5 17 (17.53%) SAP BW
6 16 (16.49%) ABAP
6 16 (16.49%) Oracle
7 14 (14.43%) SAP HANA
8 13 (13.40%) SAP Security
8 13 (13.40%) Windows
8 13 (13.40%) CRM
9 12 (12.37%) ERP
9 12 (12.37%) Linux
9 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
9 12 (12.37%) Java
9 12 (12.37%) Migration
9 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (9.28%) Project Management
12 9 (9.28%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
12 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
12 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (8.25%) Release Management
13 8 (8.25%) SAP Implementation
13 8 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (8.25%) IBM
14 7 (7.22%) SAN
14 7 (7.22%) Performance Tuning

SAP Basis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP Basis 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 Basis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (38.14%) NetWeaver
2 3 (3.09%) SAP Portal
3 2 (2.06%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.03%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.03%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) SAP HR
2 4 (4.12%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (3.09%) SAP CRM
3 3 (3.09%) SAP SRM
3 3 (3.09%) SAP GRC
3 3 (3.09%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.06%) SAP R/3
4 2 (2.06%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.03%) SAP MDM
5 1 (1.03%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.03%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.03%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.03%) SAP APO
5 1 (1.03%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) SAN
2 1 (1.03%) VPN
2 1 (1.03%) DNS
2 1 (1.03%) RTP
2 1 (1.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) DB2
2 17 (17.53%) SAP BW
3 14 (14.43%) SAP HANA
4 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
5 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
General
1 5 (5.15%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Retail
2 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.03%) Billing
3 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (46.39%) Consultant
1 45 (46.39%) SAP Consultant
2 36 (37.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 14 (14.43%) Architect
4 12 (12.37%) SAP Architect
5 10 (10.31%) DBA
6 8 (8.25%) SAP Manager
7 6 (6.19%) DB2 DBA
8 5 (5.15%) Junior Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) SAP Technical Architect
8 5 (5.15%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) SAP Basis Architect
8 5 (5.15%) SAP Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Junior SAP Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.15%) Junior
8 5 (5.15%) Junior SAP Basis Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) SAP HR Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) SAP PI
2 3 (3.09%) Web Services
3 2 (2.06%) SAP ALE
3 2 (2.06%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) FMCG
2 4 (4.12%) PKI
3 3 (3.09%) Clustering
4 1 (1.03%) Life Science
4 1 (1.03%) PMI
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.71%) UNIX
2 13 (13.40%) Windows
3 12 (12.37%) Linux
3 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.19%) AIX
6 1 (1.03%) SUSE
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.40%) SAP Security
1 13 (13.40%) CRM
2 12 (12.37%) ERP
2 12 (12.37%) Migration
3 10 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (9.28%) Project Management
4 9 (9.28%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (8.25%) Release Management
5 8 (8.25%) SAP Implementation
5 8 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (6.19%) High Availability
7 6 (6.19%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.19%) Workflow
8 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.12%) SOA
9 4 (4.12%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.09%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.09%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) ABAP
2 12 (12.37%) Java
3 3 (3.09%) SQL
4 1 (1.03%) C
4 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) CISSP
3 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.03%) Degree
3 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
1 1 (1.03%) GxP
1 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (16.49%) Oracle
3 8 (8.25%) IBM
4 3 (3.09%) NetApp
4 3 (3.09%) EMC
5 2 (2.06%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.06%) Sybase
5 2 (2.06%) HP
5 2 (2.06%) OpenText
6 1 (1.03%) Ceridian
6 1 (1.03%) FrontRange
6 1 (1.03%) Citrix
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft