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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Basis
Rank 528 524 432
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -92
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 49 48 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.097% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.35% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 41
Average daily rate
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£440 £450 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £413 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £578 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £460
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.89%
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
13795 13574 11664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.33% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9075 8962 7439
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 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 199 329
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £18.35 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +5 24 £438 +41.12%
South East -16 9 £428 -6.30%
London -17 6 £450 -21.73% 2
East Midlands -1 3 - -
South West +13 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
East of England +9 1 - -
North East -6 1 - -
Yorkshire -28 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
South Coast - 1 - -
SAP Basis
UK

SAP Basis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 94 (100.00%) SAP
2 41 (43.62%) NetWeaver
3 21 (22.34%) ABAP
3 21 (22.34%) DB2
4 20 (21.28%) UNIX
4 20 (21.28%) SAP BW
5 17 (18.09%) Java
5 17 (18.09%) Oracle
6 15 (15.96%) Windows
7 14 (14.89%) Linux
7 14 (14.89%) CRM
7 14 (14.89%) Migration
7 14 (14.89%) SAP Security
8 13 (13.83%) ERP
8 13 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (12.77%) SAP HANA
10 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (11.70%) Project Management
10 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
11 9 (9.57%) SC Cleared
11 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
11 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (8.51%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (8.51%) Release Management
13 7 (7.45%) IBM
13 7 (7.45%) ITIL
13 7 (7.45%) SAP Implementation
13 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (7.45%) Workflow

SAP Basis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 41 (43.62%) NetWeaver
2 3 (3.19%) SAP EP
2 3 (3.19%) SAP Portal
3 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.06%) Documentum
4 1 (1.06%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) SAP HR
1 5 (5.32%) SAP GRC
2 4 (4.26%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (3.19%) SAP BPC
3 3 (3.19%) SAP CRM
3 3 (3.19%) SAP SRM
4 2 (2.13%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.13%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.06%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.06%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.06%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.06%) SAP APO
5 1 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.06%) SAP MDM
5 1 (1.06%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.06%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) SAN
2 1 (1.06%) RTP
2 1 (1.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.34%) DB2
2 20 (21.28%) SAP BW
3 12 (12.77%) SAP HANA
4 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
4 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.06%) Big Data
7 1 (1.06%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.06%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (1.06%) MaxDB
General
1 5 (5.32%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Billing
3 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (47.87%) Consultant
1 45 (47.87%) SAP Consultant
2 35 (37.23%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 10 (10.64%) Architect
4 9 (9.57%) SAP Manager
5 8 (8.51%) DBA
5 8 (8.51%) SAP Architect
6 5 (5.32%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 4 (4.26%) SAP Administrator
7 4 (4.26%) Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Administrator
7 4 (4.26%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) SAP HR Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.19%) SAP Support
8 3 (3.19%) NetWeaver Consultant
8 3 (3.19%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) SAP PI
2 3 (3.19%) Web Services
2 3 (3.19%) SAP XI
3 2 (2.13%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.06%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) PKI
2 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.13%) Clustering
2 2 (2.13%) FMCG
2 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.06%) PMI
3 1 (1.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) UNIX
2 15 (15.96%) Windows
3 14 (14.89%) Linux
4 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.38%) AIX
7 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.89%) CRM
1 14 (14.89%) Migration
1 14 (14.89%) SAP Security
2 13 (13.83%) ERP
2 13 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (11.70%) Project Management
4 8 (8.51%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (8.51%) Release Management
5 7 (7.45%) SAP Implementation
5 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.45%) Workflow
5 7 (7.45%) ITIL
6 6 (6.38%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (6.38%) High Availability
7 5 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.26%) Integration Testing
8 4 (4.26%) SOA
8 4 (4.26%) Identity Management
9 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.34%) ABAP
2 17 (18.09%) Java
3 6 (6.38%) SQL
4 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.26%) CISSP
3 3 (3.19%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) MCP
4 2 (2.13%) HNC
4 2 (2.13%) MCSA
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) GxP
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.06%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.06%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 94 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (18.09%) Oracle
3 7 (7.45%) IBM
4 3 (3.19%) Sybase
4 3 (3.19%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.19%) HP
4 3 (3.19%) EMC
5 2 (2.13%) Citrix
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.13%) OpenText
5 2 (2.13%) VMware
5 2 (2.13%) Brocade
6 1 (1.06%) Ceridian
6 1 (1.06%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.06%) FrontRange
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat