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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 31 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP 2731 2633 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.23% 5.46% 5.32%
As % of the Vendors category 11.44% 11.75% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1310 1224
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £457
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 45
Average hourly rate £26.38 £17.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.89% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.30 £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £39.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
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
23881 22408 24568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.70% 46.46% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13824 12877 12857
Average daily rate £399 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
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 1099 1030 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 0 1203 £450 -5.26% 169
South East -6 389 £400 -6.75% 96
West Midlands -4 221 £438 +12.90% 37
North West -4 188 £451 +9.21% 73
South West +24 185 £375 -6.25% 41
Yorkshire +23 109 £500 +25.00% 37
East of England -28 99 £413 -8.33% 42
East Midlands -4 80 £450 +12.50% 12
Midlands +1 40 £400 -11.11% 1
North East -14 40 £450 +32.35% 7
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1383 (25.26%) Finance
2 765 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
3 722 (13.18%) ERP
4 653 (11.92%) Oracle
4 653 (11.92%) Manufacturing
5 601 (10.98%) Project Management
6 539 (9.84%) Migration
7 440 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 423 (7.72%) Microsoft
9 397 (7.25%) SAP BW
10 391 (7.14%) SQL
10 391 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 390 (7.12%) Telecoms
12 378 (6.90%) Marketing
13 377 (6.88%) CRM
14 376 (6.87%) SAP FI
15 375 (6.85%) Programme Management
16 369 (6.74%) Data Migration
17 355 (6.48%) ABAP
18 347 (6.34%) SAP Implementation
19 330 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
20 318 (5.81%) SAP CO
21 313 (5.72%) MS Excel
22 305 (5.57%) Retail
22 305 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
23 300 (5.48%) PRINCE2
24 296 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
25 292 (5.33%) SAP FI/CO
26 282 (5.15%) Electronics
27 279 (5.09%) DTV

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 149 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 117 (2.14%) NetWeaver
3 109 (1.99%) WebSphere
4 46 (0.84%) SAS
5 25 (0.46%) SAP Portal
5 25 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
6 23 (0.42%) WebLogic
6 23 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 22 (0.40%) MS Project Server
8 17 (0.31%) CMS
8 17 (0.31%) IIS
9 16 (0.29%) Apache
9 16 (0.29%) MS Exchange
10 15 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 15 (0.27%) Confluence
11 13 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
11 13 (0.24%) AquaLogic
11 13 (0.24%) Documentum
11 13 (0.24%) IBM Notes
12 11 (0.20%) SAP EP
Applications
1 313 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 175 (3.20%) MS Office
3 136 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 126 (2.30%) MS Project
5 87 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 36 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 9 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.073%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.018%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.018%) InDesign
11 1 (0.018%) SPSS
11 1 (0.018%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 391 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 376 (6.87%) SAP FI
3 318 (5.81%) SAP CO
4 292 (5.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 257 (4.69%) SAP SD
6 205 (3.74%) SAP HR
7 166 (3.03%) SAP MM
8 151 (2.76%) SAP SRM
9 140 (2.56%) SAP ERP
10 135 (2.47%) SAP CRM
11 122 (2.23%) SAP BPC
12 108 (1.97%) SAP APO
13 103 (1.88%) SAP HCM
14 100 (1.83%) SAP PP
15 95 (1.73%) SAP IS-U
16 91 (1.66%) SAP PM
17 89 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
18 68 (1.24%) SAP QM
19 64 (1.17%) SAP WM
20 58 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 65 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
1 65 (1.19%) SaaS
2 19 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.20%) Office 365
4 11 (0.20%) Force.com
5 9 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.13%) IaaS
7 6 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.091%) PaaS
9 3 (0.055%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.055%) Taleo
10 1 (0.018%) GitHub
10 1 (0.018%) Trello
10 1 (0.018%) CheetahMail
10 1 (0.018%) Pure360
10 1 (0.018%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 37 (0.68%) HTTP
2 36 (0.66%) Firewall
3 29 (0.53%) WAN
4 25 (0.46%) SAN
5 22 (0.40%) LAN
6 19 (0.35%) Internet
7 16 (0.29%) LDAP
7 16 (0.29%) Intranet
8 15 (0.27%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.24%) FTP
10 12 (0.22%) DNS
11 9 (0.16%) MPLS
12 8 (0.15%) Wireless
12 8 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.15%) DHCP
12 8 (0.15%) NAS
13 7 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.13%) RTP
14 6 (0.11%) 3G
14 6 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (7.25%) SAP BW
2 253 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
3 190 (3.47%) SQL Server
4 179 (3.27%) SAP BI
5 122 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
6 93 (1.70%) SAP Data Services
7 68 (1.24%) SAP HANA
8 63 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 63 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 61 (1.11%) DB2
10 60 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 50 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 49 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 43 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 39 (0.71%) MS Access
15 38 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
16 29 (0.53%) OLAP
17 28 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
18 27 (0.49%) QlikView
19 26 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 91 (1.66%) LSMW
2 33 (0.60%) JIRA
3 30 (0.55%) Selenium
4 19 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (0.29%) LoadRunner
5 16 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 15 (0.27%) JUnit
7 13 (0.24%) Maven
7 13 (0.24%) Subversion
7 13 (0.24%) Eclipse
8 12 (0.22%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (0.18%) SoapUI
10 8 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (0.15%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.13%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.13%) WebDriver
11 7 (0.13%) Ant
12 6 (0.11%) Toad
13 5 (0.091%) Hudson
General
1 1383 (25.26%) Finance
2 653 (11.92%) Manufacturing
3 390 (7.12%) Telecoms
4 378 (6.90%) Marketing
5 305 (5.57%) Retail
6 282 (5.15%) Electronics
7 217 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 146 (2.67%) Billing
9 143 (2.61%) Banking
10 115 (2.10%) Automotive
11 70 (1.28%) German Language
12 57 (1.04%) Legal
13 48 (0.88%) Back Office
14 46 (0.84%) General Ledger
15 35 (0.64%) French Language
16 33 (0.60%) Front Office
17 23 (0.42%) Publishing
18 19 (0.35%) Investment Banking
19 18 (0.33%) Dutch Language
20 12 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1634 (29.84%) Consultant
2 1426 (26.04%) SAP Consultant
3 866 (15.81%) Analyst
4 502 (9.17%) Project Manager
5 478 (8.73%) SAP Manager
6 433 (7.91%) Architect
7 420 (7.67%) Developer
8 379 (6.92%) Business Analyst
9 245 (4.47%) SAP Analyst
10 200 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
11 182 (3.32%) SAP Project Manager
12 152 (2.78%) SAP Business Analyst
13 124 (2.26%) SAP Architect
14 122 (2.23%) SAP Developer
15 112 (2.05%) Functional Consultant
15 112 (2.05%) Data Analyst
16 101 (1.84%) Trainer
17 96 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
18 94 (1.72%) Data Consultant
19 93 (1.70%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (3.29%) .NET
2 125 (2.28%) Web Services
3 118 (2.15%) XML
4 92 (1.68%) Middleware
5 89 (1.63%) HTML
6 84 (1.53%) SAP Basis
7 78 (1.42%) SOAP
8 71 (1.30%) SAP PI
9 67 (1.22%) BAPI
10 58 (1.06%) CSS
11 56 (1.02%) EDI
12 50 (0.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 44 (0.80%) jQuery
14 43 (0.79%) REST
15 41 (0.75%) SAP XI
16 40 (0.73%) J2EE
17 37 (0.68%) ASP.NET
18 33 (0.60%) HTML5
19 30 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
19 30 (0.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 330 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 279 (5.09%) DTV
3 202 (3.69%) FMCG
4 92 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 60 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (1.10%) Data Integration
6 47 (0.86%) NHS
7 37 (0.68%) Open Source
8 35 (0.64%) PMI
9 32 (0.58%) Smart Meter
9 32 (0.58%) Data Extraction
10 25 (0.46%) Data Conversion
10 25 (0.46%) GIS
11 22 (0.40%) Mathematics
12 21 (0.38%) Computer Science
12 21 (0.38%) E-Learning
13 20 (0.37%) Mainframe
13 20 (0.37%) Visualisation
13 20 (0.37%) User Experience
14 19 (0.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 174 (3.18%) Windows
2 133 (2.43%) UNIX
3 121 (2.21%) Linux
4 42 (0.77%) AIX
5 38 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 33 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 30 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (0.35%) VMS
8 19 (0.35%) zOS
9 18 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.22%) Solaris
12 11 (0.20%) Android
13 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.16%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.15%) SUSE
14 8 (0.15%) CentOS
15 7 (0.13%) HPUX
16 6 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
2 722 (13.18%) ERP
3 601 (10.98%) Project Management
4 539 (9.84%) Migration
5 440 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 377 (6.88%) CRM
7 375 (6.85%) Programme Management
8 369 (6.74%) Data Migration
9 347 (6.34%) SAP Implementation
10 305 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 300 (5.48%) PRINCE2
12 296 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
13 278 (5.08%) Change Management
14 257 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
15 204 (3.73%) ITIL
16 189 (3.45%) Business Analysis
17 180 (3.29%) Logistics
18 156 (2.85%) Procure-to-pay
18 156 (2.85%) Data Management
19 155 (2.83%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 391 (7.14%) SQL
2 355 (6.48%) ABAP
3 253 (4.62%) Java
4 81 (1.48%) JavaScript
5 72 (1.31%) VBA
6 69 (1.26%) C#
7 62 (1.13%) PL/SQL
8 52 (0.95%) C
9 45 (0.82%) T-SQL
10 38 (0.69%) Shell Script
11 37 (0.68%) PHP
12 34 (0.62%) VB
13 32 (0.58%) Python
14 29 (0.53%) Perl
15 23 (0.42%) SAPscript
16 19 (0.35%) VBScript
17 16 (0.29%) C++
17 16 (0.29%) PowerShell
18 15 (0.27%) XPath
19 13 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 165 (3.01%) Degree
2 141 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 114 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 89 (1.63%) ISEB
5 58 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 56 (1.02%) SAP Certification
7 55 (1.00%) PMI Certification
8 43 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 35 (0.64%) PMP
10 31 (0.57%) CIMA
11 28 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 25 (0.46%) ACCA
13 22 (0.40%) CCA
13 22 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (0.29%) CISA
16 15 (0.27%) CISSP
17 12 (0.22%) CCAB
18 10 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (3.01%) QA
2 53 (0.97%) SLA
3 45 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.18%) GxP
7 9 (0.16%) EMIR
7 9 (0.16%) MiFID
7 9 (0.16%) GAAP
8 7 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.073%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.073%) P3O
10 3 (0.055%) COBIT
10 3 (0.055%) GAMP
10 3 (0.055%) GMP
10 3 (0.055%) RosettaNet
11 2 (0.037%) GCP
11 2 (0.037%) IAS 39
11 2 (0.037%) COSO
11 2 (0.037%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 37 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.29%) VMware ESX
4 11 (0.20%) PowerHA
4 11 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.091%) XenApp
6 5 (0.091%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.091%) NFS
7 4 (0.073%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.073%) vSphere
8 3 (0.055%) RACF
9 2 (0.037%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.037%) Cronacle
9 2 (0.037%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.037%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.037%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.018%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.018%) ACF2
10 1 (0.018%) KVM
Systems Management
1 80 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (0.53%) Tivoli
3 12 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 10 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (0.13%) AppDNA
6 7 (0.13%) SCCM
7 6 (0.11%) SCOM
8 4 (0.073%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.073%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (0.073%) Puppet
9 3 (0.055%) Ansible
9 3 (0.055%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.055%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.055%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.055%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.037%) OMEGAMON
10 2 (0.037%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.018%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 653 (11.92%) Oracle
2 423 (7.72%) Microsoft
3 253 (4.62%) Business Objects
4 223 (4.07%) IBM
5 107 (1.95%) JD Edwards
6 88 (1.61%) HP
7 76 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 75 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
9 68 (1.24%) VMware
10 58 (1.06%) Cognos
10 58 (1.06%) Citrix
11 56 (1.02%) Adobe
12 54 (0.99%) Siebel
13 40 (0.73%) Informatica
14 39 (0.71%) JDA
15 37 (0.68%) Primavera
16 36 (0.66%) Open Text
16 36 (0.66%) Cisco
17 33 (0.60%) Red Hat
18 28 (0.51%) webMethods
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