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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 36 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP 2399 2669 2811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.61% 5.72% 6.04%
As % of the Vendors category 10.33% 12.39% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1366 1167
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 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -27.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.68 £58.36 £44.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.55% -36.66%
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
23229 21548 22046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.68% 46.16% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13994 12580 11729
Average daily rate £388 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1077 1285
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.99 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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
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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
London -13 954 £475 +5.55% 171
South East -8 484 £425 -5.55% 113
North West -3 184 £439 +2.63% 41
West Midlands -12 156 £425 +9.67% 32
East of England +13 135 £475 +5.55% 35
South West +1 132 £400 -3.03% 36
East Midlands -2 85 £375 +0.60% 26
Yorkshire +17 81 £500 +36.05% 23
Midlands 0 49 £400 -20.00% 7
North East -14 28 £500 +21.95% 8
South Coast +7 3 £500 -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1381 (26.62%) Finance
2 779 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
3 668 (12.88%) ERP
4 629 (12.13%) Manufacturing
5 611 (11.78%) Oracle
6 550 (10.60%) Project Management
7 522 (10.06%) Migration
8 423 (8.16%) SAP BW
9 415 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 375 (7.23%) SQL
11 365 (7.04%) Telecoms
12 364 (7.02%) Microsoft
12 364 (7.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 352 (6.79%) Programme Management
14 345 (6.65%) ABAP
15 336 (6.48%) SAP FI
16 334 (6.44%) Marketing
17 333 (6.42%) Data Migration
18 319 (6.15%) CRM
19 313 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
20 285 (5.49%) Retail
21 279 (5.38%) Change Management
21 279 (5.38%) Digital Marketing
22 274 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
23 267 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
24 265 (5.11%) Business Objects
24 265 (5.11%) BusinessObjects
24 265 (5.11%) SAP Implementation
25 263 (5.07%) MS Excel
25 263 (5.07%) Electronics

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 151 (2.91%) NetWeaver
2 144 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 98 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 32 (0.62%) CMS
5 29 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 24 (0.46%) SAP Portal
7 23 (0.44%) SAS
8 21 (0.40%) Apache
9 20 (0.39%) MS Project Server
10 17 (0.33%) Confluence
10 17 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
10 17 (0.33%) WebLogic
11 15 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 15 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.21%) Lync
12 11 (0.21%) SAP EP
13 10 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.17%) LiveCycle
15 8 (0.15%) IBM Notes
15 8 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 263 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 134 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 126 (2.43%) MS Office
4 124 (2.39%) MS Project
5 78 (1.50%) MS Visio
6 34 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.058%) Windchill
10 2 (0.039%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.019%) SPSS
11 1 (0.019%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.019%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 364 (7.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 336 (6.48%) SAP FI
3 255 (4.92%) SAP CO
4 236 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 235 (4.53%) SAP SD
6 197 (3.80%) SAP HR
7 169 (3.26%) SAP ERP
8 148 (2.85%) SAP BPC
9 134 (2.58%) SAP MM
9 134 (2.58%) SAP CRM
10 129 (2.49%) SAP SRM
11 117 (2.26%) SAP APO
12 103 (1.99%) SAP HCM
13 102 (1.97%) SAP IS-U
14 100 (1.93%) SAP PP
15 75 (1.45%) SAP PM
16 74 (1.43%) SAP QM
17 66 (1.27%) Agresso
18 64 (1.23%) SAP Retail
19 62 (1.20%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 67 (1.29%) SaaS
2 66 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
3 13 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.21%) Force.com
5 9 (0.17%) Office 365
6 8 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.13%) PaaS
8 5 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.096%) IaaS
9 2 (0.039%) Taleo
10 1 (0.019%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.019%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.019%) GitHub
10 1 (0.019%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.019%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.019%) Trello
10 1 (0.019%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (0.67%) SAN
2 33 (0.64%) Firewall
3 31 (0.60%) HTTP
4 30 (0.58%) WAN
5 25 (0.48%) Internet
6 18 (0.35%) LAN
6 18 (0.35%) DNS
7 17 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.33%) LDAP
8 16 (0.31%) FTP
9 13 (0.25%) Intranet
10 11 (0.21%) NAS
10 11 (0.21%) DHCP
11 9 (0.17%) MPLS
12 8 (0.15%) SSL
13 7 (0.13%) Network Security
13 7 (0.13%) RTP
13 7 (0.13%) Wireless
13 7 (0.13%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (8.16%) SAP BW
2 265 (5.11%) BusinessObjects
3 187 (3.61%) SQL Server
4 176 (3.39%) SAP BI
5 129 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
6 79 (1.52%) SAP HANA
7 78 (1.50%) DB2
7 78 (1.50%) SAP Data Services
8 76 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 61 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 60 (1.16%) Relational Database
11 52 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 45 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 40 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
14 38 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 35 (0.67%) Big Data
16 33 (0.64%) QlikView
17 32 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
18 28 (0.54%) MS Access
19 27 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 66 (1.27%) LSMW
2 35 (0.67%) JIRA
3 34 (0.66%) Selenium
4 16 (0.31%) JUnit
5 15 (0.29%) Subversion
6 14 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (0.27%) LoadRunner
7 13 (0.25%) Git (software)
7 13 (0.25%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.23%) ERwin
8 12 (0.23%) SoapUI
9 11 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.21%) Maven
9 11 (0.21%) Eclipse
10 10 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
11 9 (0.17%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.15%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.13%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.096%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (0.096%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1381 (26.62%) Finance
2 629 (12.13%) Manufacturing
3 365 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 334 (6.44%) Marketing
5 285 (5.49%) Retail
6 263 (5.07%) Electronics
7 173 (3.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 159 (3.07%) Banking
9 122 (2.35%) Billing
10 112 (2.16%) Automotive
11 66 (1.27%) German Language
12 61 (1.18%) Legal
13 46 (0.89%) General Ledger
14 43 (0.83%) French Language
15 41 (0.79%) Back Office
16 33 (0.64%) Front Office
17 27 (0.52%) Investment Banking
18 25 (0.48%) Publishing
19 19 (0.37%) Dutch Language
20 16 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1648 (31.77%) Consultant
2 1445 (27.86%) SAP Consultant
3 812 (15.65%) Analyst
4 458 (8.83%) Project Manager
5 429 (8.27%) Architect
6 427 (8.23%) SAP Manager
7 377 (7.27%) Developer
8 369 (7.11%) Business Analyst
9 233 (4.49%) SAP Analyst
10 190 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
11 174 (3.35%) SAP Project Manager
12 161 (3.10%) SAP Business Analyst
13 120 (2.31%) SAP Architect
14 117 (2.26%) Functional Consultant
15 107 (2.06%) SAP Developer
16 101 (1.95%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 99 (1.91%) Data Analyst
18 90 (1.74%) Trainer
19 87 (1.68%) SAP SD Consultant
20 86 (1.66%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (2.62%) .NET
2 120 (2.31%) Web Services
3 106 (2.04%) XML
4 89 (1.72%) Middleware
5 83 (1.60%) SAP Basis
6 77 (1.48%) HTML
7 72 (1.39%) SAP PI
8 67 (1.29%) EDI
9 59 (1.14%) SAP XI
10 57 (1.10%) BAPI
11 56 (1.08%) SOAP
12 47 (0.91%) CSS
13 40 (0.77%) J2EE
14 37 (0.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 36 (0.69%) REST
16 35 (0.67%) jQuery
17 33 (0.64%) ASP.NET
18 30 (0.58%) JSON
19 28 (0.54%) XSD
20 25 (0.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 313 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 260 (5.01%) DTV
3 207 (3.99%) FMCG
4 113 (2.18%) Management Information System
5 51 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (0.96%) Data Integration
7 49 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 42 (0.81%) Data Extraction
9 38 (0.73%) Open Source
10 36 (0.69%) PMI
11 35 (0.67%) NHS
12 34 (0.66%) Computer Science
13 30 (0.58%) Smart Meter
14 25 (0.48%) Visualisation
14 25 (0.48%) E-Learning
15 24 (0.46%) Mainframe
15 24 (0.46%) Data Conversion
16 21 (0.40%) Client/Server
17 20 (0.39%) Replication
18 19 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 174 (3.35%) Windows
2 141 (2.72%) UNIX
3 122 (2.35%) Linux
4 40 (0.77%) AIX
5 28 (0.54%) Windows 7
6 27 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (0.37%) zOS
8 18 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (0.27%) HPUX
11 13 (0.25%) Android
11 13 (0.25%) VMS
12 11 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.19%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.19%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.17%) Solaris
15 6 (0.12%) Windows NT
15 6 (0.12%) CentOS
16 4 (0.077%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 779 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
2 668 (12.88%) ERP
3 550 (10.60%) Project Management
4 522 (10.06%) Migration
5 415 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 352 (6.79%) Programme Management
7 333 (6.42%) Data Migration
8 319 (6.15%) CRM
9 279 (5.38%) Change Management
9 279 (5.38%) Digital Marketing
10 274 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 267 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
12 265 (5.11%) SAP Implementation
13 260 (5.01%) PRINCE2
14 205 (3.95%) ITIL
15 175 (3.37%) Logistics
16 174 (3.35%) ETL
17 164 (3.16%) Data Modelling
18 162 (3.12%) Business Analysis
19 148 (2.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 375 (7.23%) SQL
2 345 (6.65%) ABAP
3 229 (4.41%) Java
4 73 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 66 (1.27%) C#
6 65 (1.25%) PL/SQL
7 61 (1.18%) VBA
8 57 (1.10%) C
9 50 (0.96%) T-SQL
10 35 (0.67%) VB
11 33 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 30 (0.58%) Python
13 28 (0.54%) SAPscript
14 27 (0.52%) Perl
15 16 (0.31%) PHP
16 13 (0.25%) Ruby
16 13 (0.25%) C++
17 11 (0.21%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.21%) PowerShell
17 11 (0.21%) XPath
Qualifications
1 168 (3.24%) Degree
2 114 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 80 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 69 (1.33%) ISEB
5 62 (1.20%) SAP Certification
6 55 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 39 (0.75%) CIMA
8 36 (0.69%) PMP
9 32 (0.62%) ACCA
10 28 (0.54%) ISTQB
11 26 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 24 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 21 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (0.37%) CCA
16 14 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (0.23%) CISA
17 12 (0.23%) CCAB
17 12 (0.23%) CISSP
18 10 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (3.16%) QA
2 50 (0.96%) SLA
3 45 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (0.35%) GAAP
6 10 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.19%) GxP
6 10 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.13%) MiFID
7 7 (0.13%) EMIR
8 5 (0.096%) COBIT
9 4 (0.077%) P3O
10 3 (0.058%) GMP
10 3 (0.058%) GAMP
11 2 (0.039%) GCP
11 2 (0.039%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.039%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.039%) Basel II
11 2 (0.039%) IAS 39
11 2 (0.039%) HL7
System Software
1 53 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 43 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.31%) PowerHA
4 13 (0.25%) VMware ESX
5 10 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.096%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.077%) NFS
7 4 (0.077%) Firmware
7 4 (0.077%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.058%) XenApp
9 2 (0.039%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.039%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.039%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.039%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.039%) Kerio MailServer
9 2 (0.039%) vSphere
9 2 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.019%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.019%) SAP ITS
10 1 (0.019%) KVM
Systems Management
1 93 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (0.54%) Tivoli
3 12 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (0.19%) SCCM
4 10 (0.19%) SCOM
4 10 (0.19%) Puppet
5 9 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 8 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.096%) Control-M
8 4 (0.077%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.058%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.058%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.058%) Ansible
10 2 (0.039%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.039%) Nagios
10 2 (0.039%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.039%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.039%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 611 (11.78%) Oracle
2 364 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 265 (5.11%) Business Objects
4 229 (4.41%) IBM
5 96 (1.85%) HP
6 76 (1.47%) VMware
7 68 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
8 67 (1.29%) JD Edwards
9 58 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
10 57 (1.10%) Adobe
11 56 (1.08%) Informatica
12 55 (1.06%) Siebel
13 49 (0.94%) Citrix
14 46 (0.89%) Cognos
15 45 (0.87%) Primavera
16 42 (0.81%) Cisco
17 36 (0.69%) Red Hat
18 32 (0.62%) Hyperion
18 32 (0.62%) Open Text
18 32 (0.62%) webMethods
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