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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 34 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 2472 2845 2556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.96% 6.04% 5.71%
As % of the Vendors category 10.90% 13.10% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1289 1434 1080
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
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 36 44 35
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £64.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -23.07%
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
22678 21720 21206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.48% 46.08% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13808 12627 11317
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1032 1295
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.46 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -12 1037 £475 +3.82% 191
South East -9 513 £415 -9.78% 88
North West -8 166 £468 +10.00% 33
East of England +31 160 £475 +5.55% 25
West Midlands -17 134 £450 +16.12% 21
South West +1 128 £416 -0.89% 37
East Midlands +5 96 £375 -15.73% 20
Yorkshire +1 68 £481 +37.50% 18
Midlands 0 44 £388 -22.50% 15
North East -7 32 £525 +19.11% 7
South Coast 0 1 - -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1357 (26.17%) Finance
2 740 (14.27%) Business Intelligence
3 673 (12.98%) ERP
4 607 (11.70%) Manufacturing
5 599 (11.55%) Oracle
6 538 (10.37%) Migration
7 531 (10.24%) Project Management
8 449 (8.66%) SAP BW
9 397 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 388 (7.48%) SQL
11 352 (6.79%) Microsoft
12 347 (6.69%) SAP FI
13 346 (6.67%) Data Migration
14 344 (6.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 336 (6.48%) Telecoms
16 335 (6.46%) ABAP
17 320 (6.17%) Programme Management
18 310 (5.98%) CRM
19 302 (5.82%) Marketing
20 298 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
21 286 (5.51%) Retail
22 275 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
23 271 (5.23%) Change Management
24 261 (5.03%) Business Objects
24 261 (5.03%) BusinessObjects
25 256 (4.94%) MS Excel
25 256 (4.94%) SAP CO
26 253 (4.88%) PRINCE2
27 252 (4.86%) Digital Marketing
28 249 (4.80%) SAP Implementation

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 145 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 142 (2.74%) NetWeaver
3 87 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 35 (0.67%) CMS
5 34 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (0.54%) SAP Portal
7 22 (0.42%) Apache
8 20 (0.39%) MS Project Server
9 17 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 17 (0.33%) Confluence
9 17 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
10 14 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.27%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.25%) SAS
12 10 (0.19%) SAP EP
13 9 (0.17%) LiveCycle
13 9 (0.17%) IIS
14 8 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.15%) Lync
15 7 (0.13%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 256 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 121 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 119 (2.29%) MS Office
4 117 (2.26%) MS Project
5 63 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.058%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.058%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.058%) Windchill
9 2 (0.039%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.019%) SPSS
10 1 (0.019%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 347 (6.69%) SAP FI
2 344 (6.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 256 (4.94%) SAP CO
4 241 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
5 213 (4.11%) SAP SD
6 195 (3.76%) SAP HR
7 186 (3.59%) SAP ERP
8 168 (3.24%) SAP BPC
9 140 (2.70%) SAP SRM
9 140 (2.70%) SAP CRM
10 133 (2.56%) SAP MM
11 111 (2.14%) SAP APO
12 105 (2.02%) SAP IS-U
13 104 (2.01%) SAP PP
14 92 (1.77%) SAP HCM
15 72 (1.39%) SAP QM
16 69 (1.33%) SAP PM
17 67 (1.29%) Agresso
18 66 (1.27%) SAP Payroll
19 58 (1.12%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 69 (1.33%) SaaS
2 61 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
3 13 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.15%) Force.com
5 8 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.15%) Office 365
6 5 (0.096%) PaaS
6 5 (0.096%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.077%) Taleo
7 4 (0.077%) IaaS
8 2 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.019%) GitHub
9 1 (0.019%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (0.81%) SAN
2 32 (0.62%) Firewall
3 31 (0.60%) Internet
4 25 (0.48%) WAN
5 22 (0.42%) HTTP
6 16 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.31%) FTP
6 16 (0.31%) Intranet
6 16 (0.31%) DNS
7 14 (0.27%) LDAP
7 14 (0.27%) LAN
7 14 (0.27%) NAS
8 11 (0.21%) DHCP
9 10 (0.19%) Network Security
10 6 (0.12%) RTP
11 5 (0.096%) SSL
11 5 (0.096%) VPN
11 5 (0.096%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.096%) Wireless
12 4 (0.077%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (8.66%) SAP BW
2 261 (5.03%) BusinessObjects
3 184 (3.55%) SQL Server
4 171 (3.30%) SAP BI
5 132 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
6 80 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
6 80 (1.54%) SAP HANA
7 79 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 78 (1.50%) DB2
9 62 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 60 (1.16%) Oracle Database
11 52 (1.00%) Relational Database
12 45 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 45 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
13 37 (0.71%) QlikView
13 37 (0.71%) Big Data
14 35 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 31 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
16 29 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 28 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 61 (1.18%) LSMW
2 35 (0.67%) JIRA
3 30 (0.58%) Selenium
4 16 (0.31%) Subversion
4 16 (0.31%) LoadRunner
5 15 (0.29%) Visual Studio
5 15 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (0.27%) ERwin
7 13 (0.25%) JUnit
7 13 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 11 (0.21%) Maven
9 10 (0.19%) Git (software)
10 9 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.17%) SoapUI
11 8 (0.15%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.13%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
12 7 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (0.096%) WebDriver
General
1 1357 (26.17%) Finance
2 607 (11.70%) Manufacturing
3 336 (6.48%) Telecoms
4 302 (5.82%) Marketing
5 286 (5.51%) Retail
6 239 (4.61%) Electronics
7 179 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 172 (3.32%) Banking
9 106 (2.04%) Automotive
10 105 (2.02%) Billing
11 60 (1.16%) Legal
12 57 (1.10%) General Ledger
13 55 (1.06%) German Language
14 45 (0.87%) Back Office
15 42 (0.81%) French Language
16 35 (0.67%) Front Office
17 32 (0.62%) Investment Banking
18 30 (0.58%) Publishing
19 16 (0.31%) Advertising
20 15 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1690 (32.59%) Consultant
2 1491 (28.75%) SAP Consultant
3 805 (15.52%) Analyst
4 457 (8.81%) Project Manager
5 449 (8.66%) SAP Manager
6 433 (8.35%) Architect
7 364 (7.02%) Developer
8 348 (6.71%) Business Analyst
9 244 (4.70%) SAP Analyst
10 192 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
11 185 (3.57%) SAP Project Manager
12 153 (2.95%) SAP Business Analyst
13 125 (2.41%) SAP Architect
14 120 (2.31%) Functional Consultant
15 111 (2.14%) SAP Developer
16 103 (1.99%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 98 (1.89%) Data Analyst
18 86 (1.66%) Test Analyst
18 86 (1.66%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
19 83 (1.60%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (2.58%) .NET
2 118 (2.28%) Web Services
3 110 (2.12%) XML
4 84 (1.62%) Middleware
5 81 (1.56%) SAP Basis
6 80 (1.54%) HTML
7 68 (1.31%) SAP PI
8 67 (1.29%) EDI
9 59 (1.14%) BAPI
10 56 (1.08%) SAP XI
11 49 (0.94%) CSS
12 46 (0.89%) SOAP
13 40 (0.77%) J2EE
14 37 (0.71%) REST
15 32 (0.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 32 (0.62%) jQuery
16 30 (0.58%) JSON
16 30 (0.58%) ASP.NET
17 29 (0.56%) Spring
18 27 (0.52%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 298 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 236 (4.55%) DTV
3 205 (3.95%) FMCG
4 107 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 51 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
5 51 (0.98%) Data Structures
6 49 (0.94%) Data Integration
7 45 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 41 (0.79%) Data Extraction
9 37 (0.71%) PMI
10 35 (0.67%) Open Source
11 30 (0.58%) NHS
12 28 (0.54%) Data Conversion
13 27 (0.52%) Smart Meter
13 27 (0.52%) Visualisation
13 27 (0.52%) Client/Server
14 25 (0.48%) Replication
15 24 (0.46%) E-Learning
16 22 (0.42%) Mainframe
17 19 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 179 (3.45%) Windows
2 139 (2.68%) UNIX
3 112 (2.16%) Linux
4 33 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 32 (0.62%) AIX
6 19 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (0.35%) zOS
7 18 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (0.33%) Windows 8
8 17 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.31%) Android
10 14 (0.27%) VMS
10 14 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.19%) Solaris
13 9 (0.17%) HPUX
14 6 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.12%) Windows NT
14 6 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (14.27%) Business Intelligence
2 673 (12.98%) ERP
3 538 (10.37%) Migration
4 531 (10.24%) Project Management
5 397 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 346 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 320 (6.17%) Programme Management
8 310 (5.98%) CRM
9 275 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
10 271 (5.23%) Change Management
11 253 (4.88%) PRINCE2
12 252 (4.86%) Digital Marketing
13 249 (4.80%) SAP Implementation
14 242 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 214 (4.13%) ITIL
16 189 (3.64%) Logistics
17 177 (3.41%) ETL
18 161 (3.10%) Data Modelling
19 153 (2.95%) Procure-to-pay
20 136 (2.62%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 388 (7.48%) SQL
2 335 (6.46%) ABAP
3 235 (4.53%) Java
4 73 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 66 (1.27%) C#
6 61 (1.18%) PL/SQL
7 57 (1.10%) C
8 48 (0.93%) VBA
9 46 (0.89%) T-SQL
10 33 (0.64%) SAPscript
11 32 (0.62%) Python
12 29 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 29 (0.56%) VB
13 23 (0.44%) Perl
14 18 (0.35%) PHP
15 13 (0.25%) C++
15 13 (0.25%) Ruby
15 13 (0.25%) PowerShell
16 10 (0.19%) Delphi
17 9 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 197 (3.80%) Degree
2 112 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 79 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 68 (1.31%) SAP Certification
5 65 (1.25%) ISEB
6 59 (1.14%) PMI Certification
7 41 (0.79%) CIMA
8 37 (0.71%) PMP
9 34 (0.66%) ACCA
10 31 (0.60%) ISTQB
11 25 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 24 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 20 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (0.35%) CCA
15 17 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (0.21%) CISA
16 11 (0.21%) CCAB
17 10 (0.19%) MBA
17 10 (0.19%) MCP
18 9 (0.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (3.05%) QA
2 55 (1.06%) SLA
3 41 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 32 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (0.42%) GAAP
6 10 (0.19%) COBIT
7 9 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.17%) GxP
8 8 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.13%) EMIR
9 7 (0.13%) MiFID
10 4 (0.077%) P3O
11 3 (0.058%) GAMP
12 2 (0.039%) GCP
12 2 (0.039%) GMP
12 2 (0.039%) Basel II
12 2 (0.039%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.039%) IAS 39
12 2 (0.039%) HL7
13 1 (0.019%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 43 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.27%) PowerHA
4 12 (0.23%) VMware ESX
5 9 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.077%) NFS
7 4 (0.077%) Firmware
7 4 (0.077%) Veritas File System
7 4 (0.077%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.058%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.039%) XenApp
9 2 (0.039%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.039%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.039%) Kerio MailServer
9 2 (0.039%) vSphere
9 2 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.039%) HDFS
10 1 (0.019%) KVM
10 1 (0.019%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 89 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (0.37%) Tivoli
3 14 (0.27%) SCCM
4 13 (0.25%) SCOM
5 12 (0.23%) Puppet
6 11 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 6 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 5 (0.096%) Control-M
10 4 (0.077%) CA Wily
11 3 (0.058%) Ansible
12 2 (0.039%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.039%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.039%) AppDNA
12 2 (0.039%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.039%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.039%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.039%) Nagios
Vendors
1 599 (11.55%) Oracle
2 352 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 261 (5.03%) Business Objects
4 208 (4.01%) IBM
5 86 (1.66%) HP
6 69 (1.33%) JD Edwards
6 69 (1.33%) VMware
7 62 (1.20%) Adobe
8 53 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 51 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
10 49 (0.94%) Informatica
11 45 (0.87%) Primavera
12 44 (0.85%) Cognos
13 43 (0.83%) Siebel
14 42 (0.81%) Citrix
15 37 (0.71%) Red Hat
16 36 (0.69%) Cisco
17 34 (0.66%) Hyperion
18 33 (0.64%) hybris
19 30 (0.58%) Open Text
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £15.00 - £20 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £465 per day £465 a day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £465 per day £465 a day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £ Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Square One Resources
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago