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 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 30 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 2555 2740 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.53% 6.16% 5.40%
As % of the Vendors category 12.03% 13.50% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1339 1334 1014
Average daily rate
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£450 £451 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £319 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 31
Average hourly rate £20.63 £41.90 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.77% +109.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £15.22 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £73.15 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £43.90 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-56.71% +154.49%
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
21239 20302 19305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 45.62% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12658 11595 10381
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 941 925 1249
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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
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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 -6 1063 £465 -2.10% 193
South East -4 485 £425 -8.84% 113
East of England +38 219 £480 +6.66% 26
North West 0 185 £475 +11.76% 53
West Midlands -15 145 £450 +15.38% 50
South West +1 128 £416 +4.71% 76
East Midlands +16 101 £400 -11.60% 29
Yorkshire +9 66 £450 +9.43% 32
Midlands 0 46 £365 -23.15% 19
North East +14 38 £538 +21.95% 13
South Coast -1 2 - -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1307 (25.95%) Finance
2 713 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
3 661 (13.12%) ERP
4 597 (11.85%) Manufacturing
5 538 (10.68%) Oracle
6 518 (10.28%) Migration
7 511 (10.14%) SAP BW
8 478 (9.49%) Project Management
9 388 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 379 (7.52%) SAP FI
11 359 (7.13%) SQL
12 355 (7.05%) ABAP
13 338 (6.71%) Microsoft
14 331 (6.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 328 (6.51%) Data Migration
16 313 (6.21%) CRM
17 307 (6.09%) Telecoms
17 307 (6.09%) Programme Management
18 296 (5.88%) Retail
19 291 (5.78%) SAP CO
20 282 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
21 280 (5.56%) Marketing
22 278 (5.52%) SAP FI/CO
23 269 (5.34%) Business Objects
23 269 (5.34%) BusinessObjects
24 265 (5.26%) Change Management
25 261 (5.18%) Agile Software Development
26 257 (5.10%) PRINCE2
27 256 (5.08%) MS Excel
28 237 (4.71%) Digital Marketing

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 162 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 159 (3.16%) NetWeaver
3 82 (1.63%) WebSphere
4 47 (0.93%) CMS
5 39 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
6 33 (0.66%) SAP Portal
7 21 (0.42%) Apache
8 19 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 18 (0.36%) Confluence
10 16 (0.32%) MS Exchange
11 14 (0.28%) SAS
12 13 (0.26%) SAP EP
12 13 (0.26%) Tomcat
13 12 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
14 11 (0.22%) IIS
15 9 (0.18%) LiveCycle
15 9 (0.18%) Documentum
16 8 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (0.14%) Lync
17 7 (0.14%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 256 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 123 (2.44%) MS Office
3 121 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 115 (2.28%) MS Project
5 64 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.099%) SPSS
8 4 (0.079%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.079%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.079%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.060%) Windchill
10 1 (0.020%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.020%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.020%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 379 (7.52%) SAP FI
2 331 (6.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 291 (5.78%) SAP CO
4 278 (5.52%) SAP FI/CO
5 212 (4.21%) SAP SD
6 189 (3.75%) SAP ERP
7 180 (3.57%) SAP HR
8 167 (3.32%) SAP BPC
9 149 (2.96%) SAP SRM
10 135 (2.68%) SAP MM
11 133 (2.64%) SAP CRM
12 122 (2.42%) SAP APO
13 93 (1.85%) SAP IS-U
14 91 (1.81%) SAP PP
15 86 (1.71%) SAP HCM
16 68 (1.35%) SAP WM
17 67 (1.33%) Agresso
18 63 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
19 62 (1.23%) SAP QM
20 54 (1.07%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 63 (1.25%) SaaS
1 63 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
2 16 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.14%) Force.com
4 7 (0.14%) Office 365
5 6 (0.12%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.12%) PaaS
6 5 (0.099%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.060%) Taleo
8 2 (0.040%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.020%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.020%) GitHub
9 1 (0.020%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (0.87%) SAN
2 29 (0.58%) Internet
3 27 (0.54%) WAN
4 25 (0.50%) Firewall
5 22 (0.44%) Intranet
6 20 (0.40%) HTTP
7 17 (0.34%) DNS
8 16 (0.32%) LAN
8 16 (0.32%) FTP
9 15 (0.30%) TCP/IP
10 14 (0.28%) LDAP
10 14 (0.28%) NAS
11 12 (0.24%) DHCP
12 9 (0.18%) Network Security
13 6 (0.12%) SSL
13 6 (0.12%) Wireless
13 6 (0.12%) RTP
14 5 (0.099%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.099%) VPN
14 5 (0.099%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (10.14%) SAP BW
2 269 (5.34%) BusinessObjects
3 172 (3.41%) SQL Server
4 170 (3.38%) SAP BI
5 126 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 91 (1.81%) DB2
7 85 (1.69%) SAP HANA
8 80 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
9 74 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 62 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 52 (1.03%) Oracle Database
12 48 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
13 47 (0.93%) Relational Database
14 40 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 37 (0.73%) Big Data
16 35 (0.69%) QlikView
17 28 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 28 (0.56%) MySQL
18 25 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
19 24 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 62 (1.23%) LSMW
2 37 (0.73%) JIRA
3 25 (0.50%) Selenium
4 18 (0.36%) ERwin
5 16 (0.32%) Subversion
5 16 (0.32%) LoadRunner
6 14 (0.28%) Eclipse
7 13 (0.26%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.26%) JUnit
7 13 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (0.24%) Maven
9 9 (0.18%) Git (software)
10 8 (0.16%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.16%) SoapUI
11 7 (0.14%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.12%) Redmine
12 6 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.12%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.099%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (0.099%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1307 (25.95%) Finance
2 597 (11.85%) Manufacturing
3 307 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 296 (5.88%) Retail
5 280 (5.56%) Marketing
6 226 (4.49%) Electronics
7 195 (3.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 177 (3.51%) Banking
9 91 (1.81%) Automotive
10 85 (1.69%) Billing
11 68 (1.35%) General Ledger
12 61 (1.21%) Legal
13 48 (0.95%) German Language
14 37 (0.73%) Publishing
15 33 (0.66%) Back Office
16 32 (0.64%) Investment Banking
16 32 (0.64%) French Language
17 27 (0.54%) Front Office
18 21 (0.42%) Retail Banking
19 15 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1684 (33.43%) Consultant
2 1498 (29.74%) SAP Consultant
3 794 (15.76%) Analyst
4 448 (8.89%) SAP Manager
5 446 (8.85%) Project Manager
6 432 (8.58%) Architect
7 338 (6.71%) Business Analyst
8 335 (6.65%) Developer
9 241 (4.78%) SAP Analyst
10 200 (3.97%) SAP Project Manager
11 183 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
12 146 (2.90%) SAP Architect
12 146 (2.90%) SAP Business Analyst
13 130 (2.58%) Functional Consultant
14 114 (2.26%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 113 (2.24%) SAP Developer
16 106 (2.10%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
17 98 (1.95%) Data Analyst
18 87 (1.73%) Test Analyst
19 83 (1.65%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (2.90%) .NET
2 138 (2.74%) Web Services
3 122 (2.42%) XML
4 95 (1.89%) HTML
5 87 (1.73%) SAP Basis
6 82 (1.63%) SAP PI
7 79 (1.57%) Middleware
8 65 (1.29%) EDI
9 59 (1.17%) SAP XI
10 57 (1.13%) BAPI
10 57 (1.13%) CSS
11 45 (0.89%) SOAP
12 41 (0.81%) J2EE
13 36 (0.71%) Web Dynpro
14 35 (0.69%) REST
14 35 (0.69%) jQuery
15 33 (0.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 33 (0.66%) SAP ALE
15 33 (0.66%) Spring
16 32 (0.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 282 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 224 (4.45%) DTV
3 195 (3.87%) FMCG
4 117 (2.32%) Management Information System
5 61 (1.21%) Data Structures
6 48 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 44 (0.87%) Data Integration
8 40 (0.79%) Computer Science
9 37 (0.73%) Data Extraction
10 36 (0.71%) PMI
11 32 (0.64%) Client/Server
12 31 (0.62%) NHS
13 28 (0.56%) Visualisation
14 25 (0.50%) Data Conversion
15 22 (0.44%) Smart Meter
16 21 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
16 21 (0.42%) E-Learning
17 20 (0.40%) Open Source
18 19 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 17 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 180 (3.57%) Windows
2 139 (2.76%) UNIX
3 108 (2.14%) Linux
4 46 (0.91%) AIX
5 32 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 23 (0.46%) Android
8 18 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (0.36%) zOS
8 18 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 17 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.30%) Windows 8
11 13 (0.26%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.20%) Solaris
13 9 (0.18%) VMS
14 8 (0.16%) HPUX
15 7 (0.14%) CentOS
16 6 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
2 661 (13.12%) ERP
3 518 (10.28%) Migration
4 478 (9.49%) Project Management
5 388 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 328 (6.51%) Data Migration
7 313 (6.21%) CRM
8 307 (6.09%) Programme Management
9 265 (5.26%) Change Management
10 261 (5.18%) Agile Software Development
11 257 (5.10%) PRINCE2
12 237 (4.71%) Digital Marketing
13 235 (4.67%) ITIL
14 233 (4.63%) SAP Implementation
15 231 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
16 178 (3.53%) ETL
17 174 (3.45%) Logistics
18 167 (3.32%) Data Modelling
19 159 (3.16%) Procure-to-pay
20 127 (2.52%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 359 (7.13%) SQL
2 355 (7.05%) ABAP
3 233 (4.63%) Java
4 76 (1.51%) JavaScript
5 68 (1.35%) C#
6 51 (1.01%) C
7 43 (0.85%) PL/SQL
8 36 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 35 (0.69%) VB
9 35 (0.69%) SAPscript
10 23 (0.46%) VBA
11 22 (0.44%) Python
12 19 (0.38%) PHP
12 19 (0.38%) Shell Script
13 16 (0.32%) Ruby
14 13 (0.26%) Perl
15 11 (0.22%) PowerShell
16 10 (0.20%) Delphi
17 9 (0.18%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 187 (3.71%) Degree
2 108 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 79 (1.57%) SAP Certification
4 75 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 66 (1.31%) PMI Certification
5 66 (1.31%) ISEB
6 42 (0.83%) PMP
7 37 (0.73%) CIMA
8 35 (0.69%) ACCA
9 29 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 28 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 26 (0.52%) ISTQB
12 23 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.36%) MBA
14 17 (0.34%) CCA
15 14 (0.28%) APMP
16 12 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (0.20%) MCP
17 10 (0.20%) CISA
18 8 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (2.90%) QA
2 55 (1.09%) SLA
3 46 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 37 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (0.40%) GAAP
6 18 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.24%) COBIT
8 9 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.16%) ISO 9000
10 7 (0.14%) GxP
11 6 (0.12%) MiFID
11 6 (0.12%) EMIR
12 4 (0.079%) P3O
13 3 (0.060%) HL7
14 2 (0.040%) Basel II
14 2 (0.040%) COSO
15 1 (0.020%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.020%) Solvency II
15 1 (0.020%) PAS 55
15 1 (0.020%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 64 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 37 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.28%) PowerHA
4 11 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.079%) NFS
7 4 (0.079%) Veritas File System
7 4 (0.079%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.060%) Firmware
8 3 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.040%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.040%) HDFS
9 2 (0.040%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.040%) vSphere
9 2 (0.040%) Kerio MailServer
10 1 (0.020%) SAP ITS
10 1 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.020%) XenApp
10 1 (0.020%) KVM
Systems Management
1 85 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.32%) SCCM
3 15 (0.30%) Tivoli
4 13 (0.26%) SCOM
4 13 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.24%) Puppet
6 6 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.099%) Control-M
8 4 (0.079%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (0.079%) CA Wily
8 4 (0.079%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.040%) Nagios
9 2 (0.040%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.040%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.040%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.040%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.040%) Ansible
9 2 (0.040%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.020%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 538 (10.68%) Oracle
2 338 (6.71%) Microsoft
3 269 (5.34%) Business Objects
4 184 (3.65%) IBM
5 89 (1.77%) HP
6 77 (1.53%) VMware
7 76 (1.51%) JD Edwards
8 53 (1.05%) Informatica
9 52 (1.03%) Adobe
10 51 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
11 47 (0.93%) Cognos
12 44 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
13 40 (0.79%) Cisco
14 36 (0.71%) Red Hat
15 35 (0.69%) Open Text
16 34 (0.68%) Ariba
16 34 (0.68%) Primavera
17 33 (0.66%) Citrix
18 32 (0.64%) Hyperion
19 30 (0.60%) EMC
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