The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 28 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP 2969 2664 2627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.78% 6.18% 4.72%
As % of the Vendors category 12.62% 13.25% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1530 1306 1135
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 80 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.42% +48.57%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
SAP
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -3 1338 £475 - 224
South East -11 465 £400 -11.35% 103
West Midlands +2 283 £425 -10.52% 50
South West +12 191 £400 +4.91% 53
North West -16 170 £450 - 55
East of England +19 145 £500 +17.64% 42
Yorkshire +5 92 £375 - 29
East Midlands -11 76 £358 -20.55% 16
Midlands +1 49 £410 -25.45% 1
North East -15 21 £438 +29.62% 22
South Coast - - - -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1203 (21.12%) Finance
2 689 (12.10%) ERP
3 619 (10.87%) Project Management
4 614 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
5 605 (10.62%) Migration
6 557 (9.78%) CRM
7 542 (9.52%) Oracle
8 535 (9.39%) SAP BW
9 483 (8.48%) SAP FI
10 459 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 411 (7.22%) Manufacturing
12 405 (7.11%) ABAP
13 404 (7.09%) SAP CO
13 404 (7.09%) Data Migration
14 392 (6.88%) SAP FI/CO
15 346 (6.08%) SQL
16 328 (5.76%) Microsoft
17 326 (5.72%) SAP Implementation
18 316 (5.55%) PRINCE2
19 300 (5.27%) User Acceptance Testing
20 289 (5.07%) Business Objects
20 289 (5.07%) BusinessObjects
20 289 (5.07%) SAP SD
21 279 (4.90%) Java
22 269 (4.72%) Retail
23 266 (4.67%) MS Excel
23 266 (4.67%) SAP CRM
24 257 (4.51%) Change Management
25 243 (4.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
26 241 (4.23%) SAP MM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 161 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 114 (2.00%) NetWeaver
3 48 (0.84%) WebSphere
4 36 (0.63%) SAP Portal
5 33 (0.58%) SAS
6 22 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 20 (0.35%) IIS
8 18 (0.32%) Apache
8 18 (0.32%) PowerExchange
9 15 (0.26%) CMS
10 12 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (0.21%) MS Exchange
10 12 (0.21%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.16%) SAP EP
11 9 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.14%) LiveLink
13 7 (0.12%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.12%) Adobe CQ
14 6 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 266 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 154 (2.70%) MS Office
3 115 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 98 (1.72%) MS Project
5 53 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.088%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.070%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.053%) SPSS
9 3 (0.053%) ProjectWise
9 3 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.053%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.035%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.018%) Casewise Modeler
11 1 (0.018%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 483 (8.48%) SAP FI
2 404 (7.09%) SAP CO
3 392 (6.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 289 (5.07%) SAP SD
5 266 (4.67%) SAP CRM
6 243 (4.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 241 (4.23%) SAP MM
8 226 (3.97%) SAP SRM
9 191 (3.35%) SAP HR
10 181 (3.18%) SAP IS-U
11 167 (2.93%) SAP BPC
12 162 (2.84%) SAP ERP
13 129 (2.27%) SAP APO
14 92 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
15 85 (1.49%) SAP WM
16 78 (1.37%) SAP PP
17 76 (1.33%) SAP PM
18 69 (1.21%) SAP HCM
19 64 (1.12%) SAP Retail
20 58 (1.02%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
2 41 (0.72%) SaaS
3 11 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.19%) Engine Yard
4 6 (0.11%) Office 365
5 5 (0.088%) Taleo
5 5 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.088%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.053%) Force.com
6 3 (0.053%) PaaS
7 2 (0.035%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.035%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (0.40%) RTP
2 19 (0.33%) SAN
3 18 (0.32%) HTTP
4 17 (0.30%) LDAP
5 16 (0.28%) Internet
5 16 (0.28%) WAN
5 16 (0.28%) LAN
6 15 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.21%) Firewall
8 10 (0.18%) 4G
8 10 (0.18%) NAS
8 10 (0.18%) DNS
8 10 (0.18%) Wireless
9 9 (0.16%) DHCP
9 9 (0.16%) Intranet
10 7 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.12%) FTP
11 6 (0.11%) VPN
11 6 (0.11%) CTI
12 5 (0.088%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 535 (9.39%) SAP BW
2 289 (5.07%) BusinessObjects
3 219 (3.85%) SAP BI
4 172 (3.02%) SQL Server
5 157 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
6 133 (2.34%) SAP Data Services
7 109 (1.91%) SAP HANA
8 83 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 68 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 53 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
11 42 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 39 (0.68%) MS Access
12 39 (0.68%) DataStage
13 37 (0.65%) Relational Database
14 35 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 32 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
15 32 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
16 31 (0.54%) DB2
17 30 (0.53%) QlikView
18 28 (0.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 153 (2.69%) LSMW
2 24 (0.42%) JIRA
3 19 (0.33%) LoadRunner
4 17 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (0.28%) Selenium
6 13 (0.23%) Maven
6 13 (0.23%) Eclipse
7 12 (0.21%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.18%) Toad
8 10 (0.18%) Subversion
9 9 (0.16%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (0.14%) NWDI
10 8 (0.14%) TestDirector
10 8 (0.14%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.14%) JUnit
11 6 (0.11%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.088%) ClearQuest
12 5 (0.088%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1203 (21.12%) Finance
2 411 (7.22%) Manufacturing
3 269 (4.72%) Retail
4 222 (3.90%) Billing
5 206 (3.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 199 (3.49%) Marketing
7 173 (3.04%) Telecoms
8 152 (2.67%) Banking
9 91 (1.60%) German Language
10 80 (1.40%) Electronics
11 70 (1.23%) Automotive
12 62 (1.09%) General Ledger
13 61 (1.07%) Legal
14 35 (0.61%) French Language
15 29 (0.51%) Dutch Language
16 25 (0.44%) Back Office
17 24 (0.42%) Publishing
17 24 (0.42%) Retail Banking
18 20 (0.35%) Games
19 19 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1980 (34.77%) Consultant
2 1760 (30.90%) SAP Consultant
3 754 (13.24%) Analyst
4 563 (9.89%) SAP Manager
5 518 (9.10%) Project Manager
6 424 (7.45%) Architect
7 420 (7.37%) Developer
8 290 (5.09%) Business Analyst
9 281 (4.93%) SAP Analyst
10 215 (3.78%) SAP Project Manager
11 187 (3.28%) SAP Architect
12 177 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
13 167 (2.93%) SAP Developer
14 157 (2.76%) Functional Consultant
15 153 (2.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
16 146 (2.56%) SAP Business Analyst
17 142 (2.49%) Data Analyst
18 138 (2.42%) SAP Functional Consultant
19 109 (1.91%) SAP SD Consultant
20 106 (1.86%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (3.32%) .NET
2 104 (1.83%) XML
3 94 (1.65%) SAP PI
4 88 (1.55%) SAP Basis
4 88 (1.55%) Web Services
5 81 (1.42%) HTML
6 77 (1.35%) Middleware
7 75 (1.32%) EDI
8 56 (0.98%) CSS
9 54 (0.95%) SOAP
10 51 (0.90%) Web Dynpro
11 43 (0.76%) BAPI
12 41 (0.72%) SAP ALE
13 38 (0.67%) SAP XI
14 34 (0.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 34 (0.60%) J2EE
15 32 (0.56%) SAP Smart Forms
16 30 (0.53%) HTML5
17 26 (0.46%) jQuery
18 24 (0.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 219 (3.85%) FMCG
2 124 (2.18%) Management Information System
3 76 (1.33%) DTV
4 57 (1.00%) Data Conversion
5 53 (0.93%) Data Integration
6 41 (0.72%) PMI
7 32 (0.56%) GIS
8 26 (0.46%) Mobile App
9 25 (0.44%) E-Learning
9 25 (0.44%) Smart Meter
9 25 (0.44%) Data Extraction
10 22 (0.39%) Clustering
11 21 (0.37%) Learning Management System
12 20 (0.35%) SWIFT
13 18 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (0.30%) Mathematics
15 16 (0.28%) NHS
16 14 (0.25%) AS400
16 14 (0.25%) Statistics
17 12 (0.21%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 132 (2.32%) Windows
2 97 (1.70%) UNIX
3 86 (1.51%) Linux
4 62 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 54 (0.95%) AIX
6 26 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (0.40%) VMS
7 23 (0.40%) Solaris
8 21 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 19 (0.33%) Windows XP
10 13 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.23%) Android
10 13 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.19%) HPUX
12 9 (0.16%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.12%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.11%) zOS
16 5 (0.088%) CentOS
17 3 (0.053%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (12.10%) ERP
2 619 (10.87%) Project Management
3 614 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
4 605 (10.62%) Migration
5 557 (9.78%) CRM
6 459 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 404 (7.09%) Data Migration
8 326 (5.72%) SAP Implementation
9 316 (5.55%) PRINCE2
10 300 (5.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 257 (4.51%) Change Management
12 240 (4.21%) ITIL
13 218 (3.83%) Logistics
14 185 (3.25%) Procure-to-pay
15 183 (3.21%) Data Modelling
16 176 (3.09%) ETL
17 174 (3.06%) Programme Management
18 159 (2.79%) Business Analysis
19 152 (2.67%) Validation
19 152 (2.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 405 (7.11%) ABAP
2 346 (6.08%) SQL
3 279 (4.90%) Java
4 98 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 68 (1.19%) PHP
6 51 (0.90%) C
7 50 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 33 (0.58%) SAPscript
9 28 (0.49%) T-SQL
9 28 (0.49%) C#
10 21 (0.37%) VBA
11 18 (0.32%) C++
12 17 (0.30%) VB
13 12 (0.21%) Apex Code
13 12 (0.21%) VBScript
13 12 (0.21%) Perl
14 11 (0.19%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.070%) SAS Macro
15 4 (0.070%) ActionScript 2.0
15 4 (0.070%) R
Qualifications
1 170 (2.99%) Degree
2 103 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 84 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 79 (1.39%) ISEB
5 78 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 71 (1.25%) PMI Certification
7 53 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 50 (0.88%) SAP Certification
9 45 (0.79%) PMP
10 34 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 30 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
12 29 (0.51%) ACCA
13 26 (0.46%) CIMA
14 15 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
15 12 (0.21%) CISSP
16 11 (0.19%) CISM
16 11 (0.19%) CCA
17 9 (0.16%) APMP
18 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
19 6 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (2.56%) QA
2 61 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 59 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 55 (0.97%) SLA
5 14 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.18%) RosettaNet
7 9 (0.16%) GxP
8 5 (0.088%) TickIT
9 4 (0.070%) P3O
9 4 (0.070%) GMP
9 4 (0.070%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.070%) COBIT
10 3 (0.053%) Basel III
10 3 (0.053%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.035%) EMIR
11 2 (0.035%) FINREP
11 2 (0.035%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.035%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.035%) MiFID
12 1 (0.018%) GAAP
System Software
1 39 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 32 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (0.21%) PowerHA
4 12 (0.21%) XenApp
5 11 (0.19%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.088%) NFS
9 5 (0.088%) vSphere
10 4 (0.070%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.053%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.035%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.035%) RACF
13 1 (0.018%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.018%) Squid
13 1 (0.018%) Xen
13 1 (0.018%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 105 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 11 (0.19%) Tivoli
3 8 (0.14%) SAP Afaria
4 7 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
5 6 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 5 (0.088%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.088%) SCCM
7 4 (0.070%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.070%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.053%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.053%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.053%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.053%) SCOM
8 3 (0.053%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.035%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.035%) AppDNA
9 2 (0.035%) Puppet
9 2 (0.035%) OpenView
9 2 (0.035%) Nagios
Vendors
1 542 (9.52%) Oracle
2 328 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 289 (5.07%) Business Objects
4 162 (2.84%) JD Edwards
5 151 (2.65%) IBM
6 100 (1.76%) HP
7 82 (1.44%) Cognos
8 78 (1.37%) Informatica
9 44 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 43 (0.76%) Adobe
11 41 (0.72%) VMware
12 40 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
13 38 (0.67%) Open Text
14 36 (0.63%) Citrix
15 32 (0.56%) Red Hat
16 31 (0.54%) Sybase
16 31 (0.54%) Hyperion
17 29 (0.51%) Siebel
18 23 (0.40%) EMC
19 22 (0.39%) Ariba
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