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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 39 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 2313 2765 2666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.65% 5.77% 5.88%
As % of the Vendors category 10.32% 12.77% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 1419 1256
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 50
Average hourly rate £23.54 £22.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.47% +1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.45 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £45.75 £62.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.11%
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
22418 21649 21252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.10% 45.21% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13456 12388 11690
Average daily rate £400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 983 1169
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.24 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -13 890 £488 +8.33% 195
South East 0 420 £438 +15.89% 112
North West +2 230 £400 +5.26% 42
East of England +6 176 £400 -5.88% 26
West Midlands -18 143 £423 -0.58% 64
South West -17 139 £400 +6.66% 55
East Midlands 0 74 £485 +27.63% 17
Yorkshire -1 74 £425 - 34
Midlands 0 29 £525 +25.00% 6
North East -30 23 £325 -21.21% 14
South Coast +8 6 - -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1325 (26.51%) Finance
2 739 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
3 685 (13.71%) ERP
4 668 (13.37%) Manufacturing
5 545 (10.90%) Project Management
6 500 (10.00%) Oracle
7 484 (9.68%) Migration
8 411 (8.22%) Microsoft
9 410 (8.20%) SAP BW
10 383 (7.66%) Telecoms
11 382 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 361 (7.22%) SQL
13 357 (7.14%) CRM
14 354 (7.08%) Programme Management
15 345 (6.90%) SAP FI
16 334 (6.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 332 (6.64%) Marketing
18 307 (6.14%) ABAP
19 306 (6.12%) Business Objects
19 306 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
20 302 (6.04%) Electronics
21 296 (5.92%) Retail
22 295 (5.90%) MS Excel
23 294 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
24 293 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
25 292 (5.84%) Data Migration
26 286 (5.72%) Digital Marketing
27 284 (5.68%) DTV
28 274 (5.48%) SAP CO
29 268 (5.36%) PRINCE2

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 148 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 121 (2.42%) NetWeaver
3 64 (1.28%) WebSphere
4 44 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 43 (0.86%) SAS
6 28 (0.56%) CMS
6 28 (0.56%) IBM Notes
7 23 (0.46%) MS Exchange
8 22 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 20 (0.40%) SAP Portal
10 18 (0.36%) Confluence
10 18 (0.36%) Mule
11 16 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
11 16 (0.32%) SAP EP
12 15 (0.30%) Apache
13 14 (0.28%) Documentum
14 11 (0.22%) MS Project Server
14 11 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.20%) Lync
16 9 (0.18%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 295 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 182 (3.64%) MS Office
3 104 (2.08%) MS Project
3 104 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 82 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.14%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.12%) SPSS
8 4 (0.080%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.080%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.060%) HipChat
10 2 (0.040%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.040%) Windchill
10 2 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.040%) FastStats
11 1 (0.020%) GIMP
11 1 (0.020%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.020%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 345 (6.90%) SAP FI
2 334 (6.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 274 (5.48%) SAP CO
4 265 (5.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 169 (3.38%) SAP SD
6 168 (3.36%) SAP HR
7 161 (3.22%) SAP ERP
8 149 (2.98%) SAP CRM
9 147 (2.94%) SAP MM
10 103 (2.06%) SAP BPC
11 94 (1.88%) SAP SRM
12 93 (1.86%) SAP PP
13 92 (1.84%) SAP WM
13 92 (1.84%) SAP APO
14 76 (1.52%) SAP HCM
15 72 (1.44%) SAP IS-U
16 61 (1.22%) SAP EWM
17 56 (1.12%) SAP PM
18 54 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
19 46 (0.92%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 121 (2.42%) SuccessFactors
2 48 (0.96%) SaaS
3 39 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (0.66%) Office 365
5 14 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.18%) PaaS
8 8 (0.16%) IaaS
8 8 (0.16%) Boomi
9 5 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.10%) Taleo
10 2 (0.040%) SmartFocus
10 2 (0.040%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.040%) CheetahMail
10 2 (0.040%) Pure360
10 2 (0.040%) Yammer
10 2 (0.040%) Google Checkout
10 2 (0.040%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.020%) Silverpop
11 1 (0.020%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.04%) SAN
2 31 (0.62%) Firewall
3 24 (0.48%) WAN
4 21 (0.42%) Intranet
5 20 (0.40%) HTTP
5 20 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.36%) DNS
7 17 (0.34%) LAN
8 16 (0.32%) HTTPS
9 15 (0.30%) Internet
10 13 (0.26%) FTP
11 12 (0.24%) Network Security
12 10 (0.20%) NAS
13 8 (0.16%) VPN
14 7 (0.14%) DHCP
15 5 (0.10%) DMZ
15 5 (0.10%) Wireless
15 5 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (0.080%) Cisco ICM
16 4 (0.080%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (8.20%) SAP BW
2 306 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
3 192 (3.84%) SQL Server
4 169 (3.38%) SAP BI
5 156 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
6 138 (2.76%) SAP HANA
7 124 (2.48%) SAP Data Services
8 68 (1.36%) Oracle Database
9 62 (1.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 60 (1.20%) DB2
11 52 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 46 (0.92%) QlikView
12 46 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 45 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
14 43 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 43 (0.86%) Relational Database
15 35 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
16 33 (0.66%) MySQL
17 28 (0.56%) Big Data
18 25 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (1.10%) LSMW
2 29 (0.58%) JIRA
3 27 (0.54%) ERwin
4 16 (0.32%) Visual Studio
4 16 (0.32%) Selenium
5 15 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 14 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.28%) Toad
6 14 (0.28%) LoadRunner
7 13 (0.26%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.20%) Subversion
8 10 (0.20%) Maven
9 8 (0.16%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.14%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.12%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.12%) JUnit
11 6 (0.12%) PowerBuilder
11 6 (0.12%) PowerDesigner
12 5 (0.10%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.10%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1325 (26.51%) Finance
2 668 (13.37%) Manufacturing
3 383 (7.66%) Telecoms
4 332 (6.64%) Marketing
5 302 (6.04%) Electronics
6 296 (5.92%) Retail
7 190 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 157 (3.14%) Banking
9 113 (2.26%) Automotive
10 72 (1.44%) Billing
11 60 (1.20%) Legal
12 51 (1.02%) General Ledger
13 44 (0.88%) German Language
14 27 (0.54%) Spanish Language
15 20 (0.40%) Local Government
15 20 (0.40%) Investment Banking
16 19 (0.38%) Back Office
17 17 (0.34%) Advertising
18 16 (0.32%) French Language
19 15 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1481 (29.63%) Consultant
2 1306 (26.13%) SAP Consultant
3 736 (14.73%) Analyst
4 483 (9.66%) Architect
5 472 (9.44%) Project Manager
6 456 (9.12%) SAP Manager
7 361 (7.22%) Developer
8 313 (6.26%) Business Analyst
9 216 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
10 196 (3.92%) SAP Project Manager
11 195 (3.90%) SAP Analyst
12 166 (3.32%) SAP Architect
13 125 (2.50%) SAP Developer
14 123 (2.46%) SAP Business Analyst
15 103 (2.06%) Functional Consultant
16 98 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
16 98 (1.96%) Data Analyst
17 93 (1.86%) Test Analyst
17 93 (1.86%) SAP Functional Consultant
18 92 (1.84%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (3.08%) Web Services
2 127 (2.54%) .NET
3 109 (2.18%) XML
4 100 (2.00%) SAP Basis
5 83 (1.66%) SAP PI
6 79 (1.58%) Middleware
7 72 (1.44%) HTML
8 57 (1.14%) EDI
9 50 (1.00%) SAP XI
10 45 (0.90%) CSS
11 44 (0.88%) J2EE
12 43 (0.86%) SOAP
13 40 (0.80%) Web Dynpro
14 35 (0.70%) ASP.NET
14 35 (0.70%) BAPI
15 29 (0.58%) HTML5
16 28 (0.56%) REST
16 28 (0.56%) Spring
16 28 (0.56%) .NET Framework
16 28 (0.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 293 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
2 284 (5.68%) DTV
3 178 (3.56%) FMCG
4 143 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 64 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 59 (1.18%) NHS
7 51 (1.02%) User Experience
8 46 (0.92%) Data Structures
9 35 (0.70%) Data Integration
10 34 (0.68%) Computer Science
11 31 (0.62%) Mobile App
12 30 (0.60%) Visualisation
13 28 (0.56%) PMI
13 28 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (0.50%) Clustering
15 23 (0.46%) GIS
16 21 (0.42%) Statistics
17 19 (0.38%) Smart Meter
18 18 (0.36%) AS400
19 17 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 170 (3.40%) Windows
2 148 (2.96%) UNIX
3 115 (2.30%) Linux
4 54 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (0.98%) AIX
6 36 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 29 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 24 (0.48%) Android
10 22 (0.44%) VMS
11 16 (0.32%) Solaris
11 16 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (0.30%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.18%) zOS
14 6 (0.12%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.10%) CentOS
15 5 (0.10%) HPUX
16 4 (0.080%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.080%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
2 685 (13.71%) ERP
3 545 (10.90%) Project Management
4 484 (9.68%) Migration
5 382 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 357 (7.14%) CRM
7 354 (7.08%) Programme Management
8 294 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 292 (5.84%) Data Migration
10 286 (5.72%) Digital Marketing
11 268 (5.36%) PRINCE2
12 265 (5.30%) SAP Implementation
13 263 (5.26%) Change Management
14 248 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
15 244 (4.88%) ITIL
16 206 (4.12%) Logistics
17 203 (4.06%) Data Modelling
18 179 (3.58%) ETL
19 162 (3.24%) Workflow
20 155 (3.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 361 (7.22%) SQL
2 307 (6.14%) ABAP
3 225 (4.50%) Java
4 68 (1.36%) C#
5 55 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 36 (0.72%) C
7 28 (0.56%) VBA
8 26 (0.52%) PL/SQL
9 25 (0.50%) T-SQL
10 21 (0.42%) VB
11 20 (0.40%) SAPscript
12 17 (0.34%) Python
13 15 (0.30%) Ruby
14 14 (0.28%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.26%) C++
16 12 (0.24%) R
17 11 (0.22%) Perl
18 8 (0.16%) PHP
19 7 (0.14%) COBOL
19 7 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 179 (3.58%) Security Cleared
2 157 (3.14%) Degree
3 147 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 70 (1.40%) PMI Certification
5 69 (1.38%) ISEB
6 64 (1.28%) SAP Certification
7 57 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 51 (1.02%) PMP
9 39 (0.78%) ACCA
10 33 (0.66%) ISTQB
11 30 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
12 29 (0.58%) DV Cleared
13 26 (0.52%) CIMA
14 23 (0.46%) CISSP
15 22 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 17 (0.34%) APMP
16 17 (0.34%) CCA
16 17 (0.34%) MBA
17 16 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (0.30%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (2.64%) QA
2 81 (1.62%) SLA
3 50 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 45 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 23 (0.46%) GxP
6 22 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.34%) ISO 9000
8 11 (0.22%) GAAP
9 7 (0.14%) HL7
10 6 (0.12%) COBIT
11 4 (0.080%) GMP
11 4 (0.080%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.080%) GAMP
12 3 (0.060%) P3O
12 3 (0.060%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.040%) COREP
13 2 (0.040%) GCP
14 1 (0.020%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.020%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.020%) COSO
System Software
1 60 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 50 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (0.80%) Xen
4 27 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.16%) Firmware
8 7 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (0.12%) vSphere
10 5 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (0.080%) Veritas File System
11 4 (0.080%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.060%) NFS
12 3 (0.060%) SRDF
12 3 (0.060%) XenApp
13 2 (0.040%) Varnish
13 2 (0.040%) GPFS
13 2 (0.040%) Ceph
14 1 (0.020%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 77 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (0.62%) SCCM
3 23 (0.46%) Backup Exec
4 17 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 10 (0.20%) Puppet
7 9 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.16%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.10%) SCOM
10 5 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.10%) Graphite
11 4 (0.080%) EMC VPLEX
11 4 (0.080%) Cisco UCCE
12 3 (0.060%) SnapMirror
12 3 (0.060%) SnapVault
12 3 (0.060%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.060%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.060%) WSUS
Vendors
1 500 (10.00%) Oracle
2 411 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 306 (6.12%) Business Objects
4 133 (2.66%) IBM
5 131 (2.62%) HP
6 98 (1.96%) VMware
7 89 (1.78%) Citrix
8 86 (1.72%) Ariba
9 57 (1.14%) Informatica
10 56 (1.12%) JD Edwards
11 46 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
12 40 (0.80%) Cognos
12 40 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
13 38 (0.76%) Adobe
14 37 (0.74%) EMC
14 37 (0.74%) hybris
15 36 (0.72%) Cisco
16 35 (0.70%) Symantec
17 33 (0.66%) Sybase
18 29 (0.58%) Tableau
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Posted: 6 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £295 - £340 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East Riding
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Pesaro Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
Addlestone, Surrey
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: Yesterday