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 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAP AG.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 35 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP 2417 2896 2692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.78% 5.76% 6.16%
As % of the Vendors category 10.53% 12.63% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1499 1320
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 80
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.76 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -6.66%
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
22947 22934 20258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 13172 11100
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1016 1130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 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
(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 -19 859 £463 -1.59% 179
South East -4 423 £425 +6.78% 95
North West +3 261 £450 -2.17% 37
West Midlands -17 183 £450 +5.88% 38
South West -1 167 £394 +1.61% 39
East of England +9 158 £484 -3.25% 31
Yorkshire -12 92 £450 +18.03% 17
East Midlands +1 66 £425 +17.64% 9
Midlands 0 50 £400 -2.43% 3
North East +19 47 £500 +14.28% 4
South Coast - 5 £700 -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1286 (25.88%) Finance
2 692 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
3 668 (13.44%) ERP
4 606 (12.20%) Manufacturing
5 521 (10.49%) Project Management
6 474 (9.54%) Oracle
7 469 (9.44%) SAP BW
7 469 (9.44%) Migration
8 381 (7.67%) SAP FI
9 365 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 349 (7.02%) Microsoft
11 348 (7.00%) CRM
12 336 (6.76%) Telecoms
13 317 (6.38%) ABAP
14 313 (6.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 312 (6.28%) SQL
16 311 (6.26%) Programme Management
17 300 (6.04%) Data Migration
18 294 (5.92%) Retail
19 293 (5.90%) SAP CO
20 292 (5.88%) Marketing
21 285 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
22 283 (5.70%) SAP FI/CO
23 277 (5.57%) Business Objects
23 277 (5.57%) BusinessObjects
24 268 (5.39%) PRINCE2
25 266 (5.35%) Change Management
26 253 (5.09%) Electronics
27 248 (4.99%) MS Excel
28 241 (4.85%) Digital Marketing

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 135 (2.72%) SharePoint
1 135 (2.72%) NetWeaver
2 71 (1.43%) WebSphere
3 38 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
4 35 (0.70%) SAP Portal
5 32 (0.64%) SAS
6 30 (0.60%) CMS
7 20 (0.40%) Apache
8 17 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 15 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 13 (0.26%) Documentum
10 13 (0.26%) IBM Notes
11 12 (0.24%) MS Project Server
11 12 (0.24%) IIS
12 11 (0.22%) Mule
12 11 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
13 10 (0.20%) Confluence
14 9 (0.18%) Lync
15 8 (0.16%) SAP EP
16 7 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 248 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 159 (3.20%) MS Office
3 110 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 94 (1.89%) MS Project
5 52 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.14%) SPSS
8 6 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.080%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.040%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.040%) FastStats
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.020%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.020%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.020%) Windchill
11 1 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.020%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 381 (7.67%) SAP FI
2 313 (6.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 293 (5.90%) SAP CO
4 283 (5.70%) SAP FI/CO
5 200 (4.02%) SAP ERP
5 200 (4.02%) SAP SD
6 174 (3.50%) SAP HR
7 157 (3.16%) SAP MM
8 154 (3.10%) SAP CRM
9 129 (2.60%) SAP BPC
10 126 (2.54%) SAP SRM
11 105 (2.11%) SAP WM
12 103 (2.07%) SAP APO
13 90 (1.81%) SAP PP
14 80 (1.61%) SAP IS-U
15 61 (1.23%) SAP HCM
16 52 (1.05%) SAP PM
17 51 (1.03%) SAP Retail
18 49 (0.99%) Agresso
18 49 (0.99%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 99 (1.99%) SuccessFactors
2 57 (1.15%) SaaS
3 23 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.30%) Office 365
5 12 (0.24%) Boomi
6 8 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.080%) Taleo
9 4 (0.080%) PaaS
9 4 (0.080%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (0.040%) SmartFocus
10 2 (0.040%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.040%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.040%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.040%) Yammer
10 2 (0.040%) CheetahMail
10 2 (0.040%) Pure360
10 2 (0.040%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.020%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 32 (0.64%) Firewall
2 23 (0.46%) SAN
2 23 (0.46%) Internet
3 20 (0.40%) HTTP
4 17 (0.34%) HTTPS
4 17 (0.34%) Intranet
5 16 (0.32%) WAN
6 14 (0.28%) LAN
7 12 (0.24%) Network Security
8 11 (0.22%) WebEx
8 11 (0.22%) FTP
9 10 (0.20%) DNS
10 9 (0.18%) DMZ
11 8 (0.16%) LDAP
12 6 (0.12%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.12%) VPN
12 6 (0.12%) DHCP
12 6 (0.12%) NAS
12 6 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (9.44%) SAP BW
2 277 (5.57%) BusinessObjects
3 179 (3.60%) SQL Server
4 166 (3.34%) SAP BI
5 153 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 108 (2.17%) SAP HANA
7 102 (2.05%) SAP Data Services
8 67 (1.35%) DB2
9 63 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 54 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 52 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 51 (1.03%) QlikView
13 48 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
14 41 (0.83%) Oracle Database
15 40 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 34 (0.68%) Relational Database
17 30 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
18 28 (0.56%) Big Data
19 27 (0.54%) Data Mining
20 25 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (1.09%) LSMW
2 26 (0.52%) JIRA
3 24 (0.48%) ERwin
4 15 (0.30%) Selenium
5 14 (0.28%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.28%) LoadRunner
6 13 (0.26%) Jenkins
7 12 (0.24%) Git (software)
8 11 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.22%) JUnit
8 11 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 11 (0.22%) Subversion
9 10 (0.20%) Maven
10 8 (0.16%) Toad
10 8 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (0.14%) Redmine
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.12%) PowerDesigner
13 4 (0.080%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.060%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1286 (25.88%) Finance
2 606 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 336 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 294 (5.92%) Retail
5 292 (5.88%) Marketing
6 253 (5.09%) Electronics
7 215 (4.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 151 (3.04%) Banking
9 96 (1.93%) Automotive
10 80 (1.61%) General Ledger
11 73 (1.47%) Legal
12 67 (1.35%) Billing
13 35 (0.70%) German Language
14 29 (0.58%) Publishing
15 26 (0.52%) Spanish Language
16 24 (0.48%) Back Office
16 24 (0.48%) French Language
17 20 (0.40%) Investment Banking
18 13 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
18 13 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1660 (33.41%) Consultant
2 1483 (29.85%) SAP Consultant
3 705 (14.19%) Analyst
4 500 (10.06%) Project Manager
4 500 (10.06%) SAP Manager
5 455 (9.16%) Architect
6 321 (6.46%) Developer
7 293 (5.90%) Business Analyst
8 222 (4.47%) SAP Project Manager
9 211 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
10 204 (4.11%) SAP Analyst
11 148 (2.98%) SAP Architect
12 114 (2.29%) Functional Consultant
12 114 (2.29%) SAP Business Analyst
13 112 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
14 111 (2.23%) SAP Developer
15 106 (2.13%) SAP Functional Consultant
16 104 (2.09%) Data Analyst
17 87 (1.75%) Programme Manager
18 83 (1.67%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (3.08%) Web Services
2 134 (2.70%) .NET
3 111 (2.23%) XML
4 95 (1.91%) SAP Basis
5 85 (1.71%) Middleware
5 85 (1.71%) HTML
6 82 (1.65%) SAP PI
7 75 (1.51%) EDI
8 54 (1.09%) BAPI
8 54 (1.09%) SAP XI
9 51 (1.03%) CSS
10 45 (0.91%) Web Dynpro
11 44 (0.89%) SOAP
11 44 (0.89%) J2EE
12 41 (0.83%) REST
13 38 (0.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 36 (0.72%) SAP ALE
15 35 (0.70%) HTML5
15 35 (0.70%) JSON
16 28 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 285 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
2 236 (4.75%) DTV
3 214 (4.31%) FMCG
4 134 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 51 (1.03%) NHS
6 50 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 42 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 41 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 34 (0.68%) User Experience
10 33 (0.66%) Visualisation
10 33 (0.66%) PMI
11 29 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (0.50%) GIS
13 24 (0.48%) Clustering
13 24 (0.48%) Mobile App
14 18 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (0.36%) Open Source
14 18 (0.36%) Data Conversion
15 15 (0.30%) Replication
15 15 (0.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 140 (2.82%) Windows
2 121 (2.44%) UNIX
3 101 (2.03%) Linux
4 38 (0.76%) AIX
5 32 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (0.46%) Android
8 21 (0.42%) VMS
9 19 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.30%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.26%) Solaris
12 11 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.18%) HPUX
14 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.14%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.12%) zOS
17 4 (0.080%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.080%) CentOS
18 3 (0.060%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
2 668 (13.44%) ERP
3 521 (10.49%) Project Management
4 469 (9.44%) Migration
5 365 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 348 (7.00%) CRM
7 311 (6.26%) Programme Management
8 300 (6.04%) Data Migration
9 268 (5.39%) PRINCE2
10 266 (5.35%) Change Management
11 241 (4.85%) Digital Marketing
12 240 (4.83%) SAP Implementation
13 234 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
14 231 (4.65%) ITIL
15 214 (4.31%) Logistics
16 207 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
17 173 (3.48%) ETL
18 159 (3.20%) Procure-to-pay
19 158 (3.18%) Data Modelling
20 153 (3.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 317 (6.38%) ABAP
2 312 (6.28%) SQL
3 210 (4.23%) Java
4 61 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 58 (1.17%) C#
6 34 (0.68%) C
7 29 (0.58%) T-SQL
8 26 (0.52%) PL/SQL
9 23 (0.46%) SAPscript
10 22 (0.44%) VB
11 21 (0.42%) VBA
12 20 (0.40%) Python
13 16 (0.32%) Ruby
14 14 (0.28%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.20%) PHP
15 10 (0.20%) C++
16 7 (0.14%) R
16 7 (0.14%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.12%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 199 (4.00%) Degree
2 132 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 107 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 80 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 69 (1.39%) ISEB
6 63 (1.27%) SAP Certification
7 56 (1.13%) PMP
8 38 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 36 (0.72%) ACCA
10 32 (0.64%) CIMA
11 29 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
12 26 (0.52%) ISTQB
13 23 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 23 (0.46%) CCA
14 21 (0.42%) MBA
15 16 (0.32%) APMP
16 15 (0.30%) CISSP
17 14 (0.28%) CISA
18 9 (0.18%) CIPD
19 8 (0.16%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (2.44%) QA
2 60 (1.21%) SLA
3 54 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 50 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.32%) GAAP
6 16 (0.32%) GxP
7 13 (0.26%) ISO 9000
8 12 (0.24%) COBIT
9 6 (0.12%) HL7
10 3 (0.060%) P3O
11 2 (0.040%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.040%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.040%) COREP
12 1 (0.020%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.020%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.020%) COSO
12 1 (0.020%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.020%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.020%) GAMP
System Software
1 54 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 35 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.12%) Xen
6 5 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.060%) Firmware
9 2 (0.040%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.040%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.040%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.040%) Ceph
9 2 (0.040%) HDFS
9 2 (0.040%) GPFS
10 1 (0.020%) XenApp
10 1 (0.020%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.020%) vSphere
10 1 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.020%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.020%) Samba
Systems Management
1 70 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (0.44%) SCCM
3 17 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 9 (0.18%) Puppet
6 8 (0.16%) SCOM
7 7 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.12%) Control-M
9 5 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.10%) Graphite
10 4 (0.080%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.060%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.060%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.040%) MIIS
12 2 (0.040%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.040%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.040%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.020%) CA LISA
13 1 (0.020%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.020%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 474 (9.54%) Oracle
2 349 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 277 (5.57%) Business Objects
4 121 (2.44%) IBM
5 93 (1.87%) HP
6 71 (1.43%) JD Edwards
7 66 (1.33%) Ariba
8 65 (1.31%) VMware
9 48 (0.97%) Informatica
10 45 (0.91%) Citrix
11 40 (0.80%) hybris
12 39 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
12 39 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
13 38 (0.76%) Cognos
14 36 (0.72%) Sybase
15 32 (0.64%) Adobe
16 30 (0.60%) OpenText
16 30 (0.60%) Tableau
17 29 (0.58%) Cisco
18 27 (0.54%) TIBCO
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