The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP 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 SAP over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 37 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 2441 2823 2685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.72% 5.72% 5.78%
As % of the Vendors category 10.73% 12.76% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1374 1268
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 31 46
Average hourly rate £19.08 £22.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.20% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £22.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-14.24% +8.53%
SAP
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
22756 22125 21487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.03% 44.80% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13750 12512 11948
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1011 1115
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SAP
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(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 -14 925 £490 +8.88% 162
South East -1 424 £438 +9.92% 80
North West +2 221 £425 +5.98% 39
West Midlands -9 181 £416 -5.39% 40
East of England +18 179 £413 -8.33% 39
South West -4 161 £400 +3.22% 35
East Midlands +4 86 £486 +8.05% 25
Yorkshire -10 79 £423 +2.42% 36
Midlands +3 53 £459 +31.07% 6
North East -36 21 £340 -24.44% 12
South Coast +5 7 - -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1300 (26.83%) Finance
2 729 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
3 673 (13.89%) ERP
4 665 (13.72%) Manufacturing
5 551 (11.37%) Project Management
6 480 (9.91%) Oracle
7 471 (9.72%) Migration
8 383 (7.90%) Microsoft
9 382 (7.88%) Telecoms
10 379 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 371 (7.66%) CRM
12 368 (7.59%) SAP BW
13 358 (7.39%) Programme Management
14 353 (7.28%) SQL
15 351 (7.24%) BusinessObjects
16 343 (7.08%) Marketing
17 333 (6.87%) SAP FI
18 328 (6.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 306 (6.31%) Electronics
20 293 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
21 291 (6.00%) Retail
22 290 (5.98%) Digital Marketing
23 288 (5.94%) DTV
24 286 (5.90%) Data Migration
25 279 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
25 279 (5.76%) MS Excel
26 266 (5.49%) ABAP
27 264 (5.45%) SAP CO
28 256 (5.28%) PRINCE2
28 256 (5.28%) SAP FI/CO

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 139 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 106 (2.19%) NetWeaver
3 56 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 42 (0.87%) SAS
5 39 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 29 (0.60%) IBM Notes
7 26 (0.54%) SAP Portal
8 22 (0.45%) MS Exchange
9 21 (0.43%) CMS
9 21 (0.43%) SAP EP
10 19 (0.39%) Mule
10 19 (0.39%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (0.31%) Confluence
12 15 (0.31%) Apache
13 12 (0.25%) Lync
14 11 (0.23%) Documentum
15 10 (0.21%) MS Project Server
16 9 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 279 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 176 (3.63%) MS Office
3 94 (1.94%) MS Project
4 92 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 79 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.12%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.083%) SPSS
10 3 (0.062%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.062%) HipChat
11 2 (0.041%) FastStats
11 2 (0.041%) Windchill
11 2 (0.041%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.021%) Simulink
12 1 (0.021%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.021%) GIMP
12 1 (0.021%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.021%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 333 (6.87%) SAP FI
2 328 (6.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 264 (5.45%) SAP CO
4 256 (5.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 182 (3.76%) SAP HR
6 171 (3.53%) SAP CRM
7 160 (3.30%) SAP ERP
8 152 (3.14%) SAP SD
9 143 (2.95%) SAP MM
10 98 (2.02%) SAP BPC
11 85 (1.75%) SAP PP
12 84 (1.73%) SAP APO
13 79 (1.63%) SAP WM
14 75 (1.55%) SAP IS-U
15 70 (1.44%) SAP HCM
15 70 (1.44%) SAP SRM
16 66 (1.36%) SAP EWM
17 62 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
18 60 (1.24%) SAP PM
19 44 (0.91%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 113 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
2 40 (0.83%) SaaS
3 38 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (0.70%) Office 365
5 17 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (0.23%) PaaS
7 10 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.17%) IaaS
9 5 (0.10%) Taleo
10 4 (0.083%) Boomi
11 3 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.041%) CheetahMail
12 2 (0.041%) Pure360
12 2 (0.041%) Yammer
12 2 (0.041%) SmartFocus
12 2 (0.041%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.041%) Google Checkout
12 2 (0.041%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.021%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.021%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.09%) SAN
2 26 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 25 (0.52%) Firewall
4 23 (0.47%) WAN
5 19 (0.39%) HTTP
6 18 (0.37%) DNS
7 17 (0.35%) LAN
8 15 (0.31%) HTTPS
8 15 (0.31%) Intranet
8 15 (0.31%) Internet
9 14 (0.29%) FTP
10 13 (0.27%) NAS
11 12 (0.25%) Network Security
12 9 (0.19%) VPN
13 8 (0.17%) DHCP
14 7 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (0.12%) VLAN
16 5 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (0.10%) MPLS
17 4 (0.083%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (7.59%) SAP BW
2 351 (7.24%) BusinessObjects
3 188 (3.88%) SQL Server
4 155 (3.20%) SAP BI
5 152 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
6 145 (2.99%) SAP HANA
7 117 (2.41%) SAP Data Services
8 65 (1.34%) Oracle Database
9 57 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 51 (1.05%) DB2
11 49 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 47 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 45 (0.93%) QlikView
14 43 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
14 43 (0.89%) Relational Database
15 41 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
16 33 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
17 30 (0.62%) Big Data
18 29 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 29 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (0.95%) LSMW
2 26 (0.54%) ERwin
3 25 (0.52%) JIRA
4 15 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (0.31%) Visual Studio
4 15 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 14 (0.29%) Toad
5 14 (0.29%) LoadRunner
6 13 (0.27%) Selenium
6 13 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 9 (0.19%) Maven
8 8 (0.17%) Subversion
8 8 (0.17%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.12%) PowerBuilder
9 6 (0.12%) PowerDesigner
9 6 (0.12%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.10%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.10%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.083%) Ant
General
1 1300 (26.83%) Finance
2 665 (13.72%) Manufacturing
3 382 (7.88%) Telecoms
4 343 (7.08%) Marketing
5 306 (6.31%) Electronics
6 291 (6.00%) Retail
7 187 (3.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 143 (2.95%) Banking
9 106 (2.19%) Automotive
10 74 (1.53%) Billing
11 60 (1.24%) Legal
12 50 (1.03%) German Language
13 41 (0.85%) General Ledger
14 27 (0.56%) Spanish Language
15 21 (0.43%) Investment Banking
16 20 (0.41%) Local Government
16 20 (0.41%) Back Office
17 18 (0.37%) French Language
18 17 (0.35%) Advertising
19 14 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 1404 (28.97%) Consultant
2 1242 (25.63%) SAP Consultant
3 712 (14.69%) Analyst
4 464 (9.57%) Project Manager
5 462 (9.53%) Architect
6 432 (8.91%) SAP Manager
7 359 (7.41%) Developer
8 298 (6.15%) Business Analyst
9 211 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
10 180 (3.71%) SAP Analyst
11 179 (3.69%) SAP Project Manager
12 155 (3.20%) SAP Architect
13 127 (2.62%) SAP Developer
14 112 (2.31%) SAP Business Analyst
15 101 (2.08%) Data Analyst
16 95 (1.96%) Functional Consultant
17 94 (1.94%) Test Manager
17 94 (1.94%) Test Analyst
18 88 (1.82%) SAP Functional Consultant
19 86 (1.77%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (2.72%) Web Services
2 112 (2.31%) .NET
3 100 (2.06%) SAP Basis
4 93 (1.92%) XML
5 81 (1.67%) SAP PI
6 70 (1.44%) Middleware
7 55 (1.13%) HTML
8 53 (1.09%) EDI
9 51 (1.05%) SAP XI
10 40 (0.83%) SOAP
11 38 (0.78%) J2EE
12 37 (0.76%) BAPI
13 34 (0.70%) CSS
14 33 (0.68%) ASP.NET
15 31 (0.64%) Web Dynpro
16 28 (0.58%) JSON
17 25 (0.52%) REST
18 24 (0.50%) HTML5
18 24 (0.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 24 (0.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 288 (5.94%) DTV
2 279 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 167 (3.45%) FMCG
4 135 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 64 (1.32%) NHS
6 63 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 53 (1.09%) User Experience
8 37 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 31 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 31 (0.64%) PMI
9 31 (0.64%) Data Integration
9 31 (0.64%) Computer Science
10 26 (0.54%) Visualisation
11 24 (0.50%) Clustering
12 23 (0.47%) Data Extraction
12 23 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (0.41%) Statistics
13 20 (0.41%) Replication
14 19 (0.39%) GIS
14 19 (0.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 166 (3.43%) Windows
2 138 (2.85%) UNIX
3 112 (2.31%) Linux
4 56 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 32 (0.66%) AIX
6 32 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (0.56%) VMS
7 27 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 19 (0.39%) Android
10 18 (0.37%) Solaris
11 16 (0.33%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
14 7 (0.14%) zOS
15 6 (0.12%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.10%) HPUX
17 4 (0.083%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
2 673 (13.89%) ERP
3 551 (11.37%) Project Management
4 471 (9.72%) Migration
5 379 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 371 (7.66%) CRM
7 358 (7.39%) Programme Management
8 293 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
9 290 (5.98%) Digital Marketing
10 286 (5.90%) Data Migration
11 256 (5.28%) PRINCE2
12 246 (5.08%) Change Management
13 243 (5.01%) SAP Implementation
14 233 (4.81%) ITIL
15 226 (4.66%) User Acceptance Testing
16 207 (4.27%) Data Modelling
17 195 (4.02%) Logistics
18 169 (3.49%) ETL
19 151 (3.12%) Analytics
20 150 (3.10%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 353 (7.28%) SQL
2 266 (5.49%) ABAP
3 208 (4.29%) Java
4 62 (1.28%) C#
5 47 (0.97%) JavaScript
6 34 (0.70%) C
7 29 (0.60%) VBA
8 27 (0.56%) T-SQL
9 26 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 19 (0.39%) VB
11 17 (0.35%) SAPscript
12 14 (0.29%) Shell Script
12 14 (0.29%) Python
12 14 (0.29%) C++
13 12 (0.25%) Ruby
14 11 (0.23%) R
15 10 (0.21%) Perl
16 9 (0.19%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.17%) MATLAB
17 8 (0.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 183 (3.78%) Security Cleared
2 145 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 138 (2.85%) Degree
4 65 (1.34%) ISEB
5 62 (1.28%) PMI Certification
6 60 (1.24%) SAP Certification
7 58 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 44 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 43 (0.89%) PMP
10 37 (0.76%) ACCA
11 33 (0.68%) DV Cleared
12 25 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (0.47%) CIMA
14 20 (0.41%) CISSP
15 17 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (0.35%) CCA
16 15 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 13 (0.27%) CISA
17 13 (0.27%) CISM
17 13 (0.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (2.58%) QA
2 79 (1.63%) SLA
3 50 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 40 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 28 (0.58%) GxP
6 21 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.29%) ISO 9000
8 12 (0.25%) GAAP
9 6 (0.12%) GAMP
9 6 (0.12%) HL7
10 5 (0.10%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.10%) GMP
11 4 (0.083%) COBIT
12 3 (0.062%) P3O
12 3 (0.062%) GCP
12 3 (0.062%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.041%) COREP
14 1 (0.021%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.021%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.021%) EMIR
System Software
1 63 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 56 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (0.83%) Xen
4 30 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.17%) Firmware
7 8 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 8 (0.17%) vSphere
8 7 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (0.12%) NFS
9 6 (0.12%) SRDF
10 5 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.083%) Veritas File System
11 4 (0.083%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.083%) XenApp
12 2 (0.041%) Varnish
12 2 (0.041%) GPFS
12 2 (0.041%) Ceph
13 1 (0.021%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 71 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (0.64%) SCCM
3 24 (0.50%) Backup Exec
4 14 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (0.25%) NetBackup
6 9 (0.19%) Puppet
6 9 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.14%) EMC VPLEX
8 7 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.12%) SCOM
9 6 (0.12%) SnapMirror
9 6 (0.12%) SnapVault
10 5 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.10%) Graphite
10 5 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.083%) WSUS
11 4 (0.083%) Cisco UCCE
12 3 (0.062%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.062%) Nagios
Vendors
1 480 (9.91%) Oracle
2 383 (7.90%) Microsoft
3 134 (2.77%) IBM
4 125 (2.58%) HP
5 93 (1.92%) VMware
6 87 (1.80%) Citrix
7 80 (1.65%) Ariba
8 50 (1.03%) Informatica
9 49 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 46 (0.95%) JD Edwards
11 39 (0.80%) Symantec
11 39 (0.80%) Adobe
12 38 (0.78%) EMC
12 38 (0.78%) Cisco
12 38 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
13 37 (0.76%) Cognos
14 33 (0.68%) hybris
15 29 (0.60%) Lotus
16 28 (0.58%) Sybase
16 28 (0.58%) Tableau
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Project Recruit
Rate: From £17.02 to £19.08 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day + CONTRACT
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £475 per annum £
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday