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 10 February 2016 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 37 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 2228 2591 2793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.72% 5.50% 6.16%
As % of the Vendors category 11.07% 12.00% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1252 1343 1354
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 39 28
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.25 £41.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -51.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.42 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £67.00 £69.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.94% -52.50%
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
20132 21592 20644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.66% 45.85% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12166 12738 11641
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 932 923
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 799 £463 +2.77% 248
South East +3 505 £413 -2.94% 109
North West -6 203 £425 -7.60% 52
East of England -7 153 £465 -4.12% 63
West Midlands -17 130 £450 +2.85% 36
South West -7 109 £375 -11.24% 80
East Midlands -7 89 £385 -3.75% 24
Yorkshire -4 88 £498 +4.73% 23
North East -26 31 £421 -11.42% 8
Midlands -5 22 £550 +37.50% 1
South Coast +1 9 £700 - 1
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (29.03%) Finance
2 847 (18.55%) Business Intelligence
3 693 (15.18%) Manufacturing
4 586 (12.84%) Oracle
5 574 (12.57%) ERP
6 489 (10.71%) Migration
7 485 (10.62%) Project Management
8 458 (10.03%) Programme Management
9 441 (9.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 435 (9.53%) Marketing
11 423 (9.27%) Telecoms
12 422 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
13 416 (9.11%) BusinessObjects
14 395 (8.65%) SAP BW
15 386 (8.46%) Microsoft
16 382 (8.37%) SQL
17 371 (8.13%) Digital Marketing
17 371 (8.13%) Electronics
18 347 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
19 342 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
20 337 (7.38%) CRM
21 296 (6.48%) ABAP
22 285 (6.24%) MS Excel
23 276 (6.05%) Data Migration
24 275 (6.02%) Security Cleared
25 257 (5.63%) SAP FI
26 243 (5.32%) Change Management
27 235 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
28 233 (5.10%) SC Cleared
29 224 (4.91%) Retail

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 135 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 114 (2.50%) NetWeaver
3 51 (1.12%) WebSphere
4 48 (1.05%) SAS
5 38 (0.83%) Confluence
6 35 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 30 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 29 (0.64%) CMS
9 27 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
10 26 (0.57%) IIS
11 25 (0.55%) Apache
11 25 (0.55%) JBoss
12 22 (0.48%) MS Exchange
13 18 (0.39%) Documentum
13 18 (0.39%) Drupal
14 16 (0.35%) SAP Portal
15 12 (0.26%) MQSeries
15 12 (0.26%) Skype for Business
16 11 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
16 11 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 285 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 166 (3.64%) MS Office
3 80 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 75 (1.64%) MS Project
5 67 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.55%) SPSS
7 23 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.066%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.044%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.022%) CATIA
11 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.022%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.022%) Simulink
11 1 (0.022%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 441 (9.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 257 (5.63%) SAP FI
3 194 (4.25%) SAP CO
4 186 (4.07%) SAP HR
5 185 (4.05%) SAP FI/CO
6 156 (3.42%) SAP MM
7 154 (3.37%) SAP ERP
8 128 (2.80%) SAP CRM
9 123 (2.69%) SAP BPC
10 113 (2.48%) SAP SRM
11 111 (2.43%) SAP SD
12 99 (2.17%) SAP IS-U
13 83 (1.82%) SAP HCM
14 80 (1.75%) SAP Payroll
15 69 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
15 69 (1.51%) SAP PM
16 64 (1.40%) SAP GRC
16 64 (1.40%) SAP PP
17 55 (1.20%) SAP APO
18 47 (1.03%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 144 (3.15%) SuccessFactors
2 66 (1.45%) SaaS
3 31 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (0.68%) Office 365
4 26 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (0.42%) Boomi
6 18 (0.39%) PaaS
7 17 (0.37%) IaaS
8 16 (0.35%) Taleo
9 10 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.11%) Yammer
11 4 (0.088%) IBM PureFlex
11 4 (0.088%) Veeva
12 3 (0.066%) AdWords
12 3 (0.066%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.066%) Force.com
13 2 (0.044%) GitHub
13 2 (0.044%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.044%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (0.64%) DNS
2 25 (0.55%) Firewall
2 25 (0.55%) SAN
3 24 (0.53%) WAN
4 22 (0.48%) DHCP
5 21 (0.46%) HTTP
5 21 (0.46%) LAN
6 20 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.37%) FTP
8 14 (0.31%) VPN
9 12 (0.26%) MPLS
10 11 (0.24%) Internet
10 11 (0.24%) LDAP
11 10 (0.22%) Wireless
12 9 (0.20%) IPsec
12 9 (0.20%) Network Security
12 9 (0.20%) SSL
13 8 (0.18%) BGP
13 8 (0.18%) OSPF
14 6 (0.13%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (9.11%) BusinessObjects
2 395 (8.65%) SAP BW
3 213 (4.67%) SQL Server
4 211 (4.62%) SAP HANA
5 149 (3.26%) SAP BI
6 140 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
7 119 (2.61%) Oracle Database
8 111 (2.43%) SAP Data Services
9 94 (2.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 66 (1.45%) DB2
11 65 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 64 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 61 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
14 60 (1.31%) Big Data
15 50 (1.10%) Relational Database
16 42 (0.92%) Data Mining
16 42 (0.92%) MySQL
17 40 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
18 39 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
19 36 (0.79%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 59 (1.29%) JIRA
2 45 (0.99%) LSMW
3 25 (0.55%) Subversion
4 18 (0.39%) Selenium
5 16 (0.35%) ERwin
5 16 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 15 (0.33%) Eclipse
7 13 (0.28%) Git (software)
7 13 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
7 13 (0.28%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.26%) HP UFT
9 11 (0.24%) LoadRunner
9 11 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
9 11 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.20%) WebDriver
11 8 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (0.18%) Toad
12 7 (0.15%) JUnit
12 7 (0.15%) Log4j
13 6 (0.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 1325 (29.03%) Finance
2 693 (15.18%) Manufacturing
3 435 (9.53%) Marketing
4 423 (9.27%) Telecoms
5 371 (8.13%) Electronics
6 224 (4.91%) Retail
7 168 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 155 (3.40%) Banking
9 109 (2.39%) Billing
10 60 (1.31%) Automotive
11 43 (0.94%) Legal
12 39 (0.85%) General Ledger
13 35 (0.77%) Aerospace
14 29 (0.64%) Back Office
15 24 (0.53%) Advertising
16 21 (0.46%) Publishing
17 20 (0.44%) Investment Banking
17 20 (0.44%) Retail Banking
18 19 (0.42%) French Language
19 17 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1289 (28.24%) Consultant
2 1094 (23.96%) SAP Consultant
3 803 (17.59%) Analyst
4 410 (8.98%) SAP Manager
5 400 (8.76%) Architect
6 395 (8.65%) Project Manager
7 383 (8.39%) Developer
8 374 (8.19%) SAP Analyst
9 262 (5.74%) Business Analyst
10 201 (4.40%) SAP Project Manager
11 173 (3.79%) SAP Architect
12 159 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
13 133 (2.91%) SAP Developer
14 114 (2.50%) Functional Consultant
15 110 (2.41%) Test Analyst
16 107 (2.34%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 100 (2.19%) Data Analyst
18 97 (2.12%) SAP FI Consultant
19 92 (2.02%) Administrator
20 91 (1.99%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (2.43%) SAP Basis
2 108 (2.37%) .NET
3 97 (2.12%) HTML
4 85 (1.86%) Web Services
5 83 (1.82%) CSS
5 83 (1.82%) SAP XI
6 81 (1.77%) SAP PI
7 65 (1.42%) XML
8 58 (1.27%) BAPI
9 57 (1.25%) jQuery
10 49 (1.07%) Middleware
11 48 (1.05%) HTML5
12 38 (0.83%) J2EE
12 38 (0.83%) Web Dynpro
13 36 (0.79%) SAP Fiori
13 36 (0.79%) SAPUI5
14 33 (0.72%) REST
15 28 (0.61%) SOAP
16 27 (0.59%) EDI
17 22 (0.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 422 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (3.53%) FMCG
3 157 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 76 (1.66%) User Experience
5 72 (1.58%) Data Centre
6 55 (1.20%) Visualisation
7 44 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 43 (0.94%) Data Integration
9 37 (0.81%) Replication
10 35 (0.77%) Computer Science
10 35 (0.77%) PMI
11 31 (0.68%) Clustering
12 30 (0.66%) Life Science
13 28 (0.61%) Client/Server
14 27 (0.59%) Data Structures
15 25 (0.55%) NHS
16 23 (0.50%) Data Extraction
17 20 (0.44%) e-Learning
17 20 (0.44%) Mobile App
17 20 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 202 (4.42%) Windows
2 164 (3.59%) Linux
3 125 (2.74%) Unix
4 51 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (1.10%) AIX
6 47 (1.03%) Solaris
7 39 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 20 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 18 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 15 (0.33%) Android
11 15 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.20%) VMS
13 9 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.20%) zOS
14 7 (0.15%) HPUX
15 2 (0.044%) CentOS
15 2 (0.044%) NetWare
15 2 (0.044%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 847 (18.55%) Business Intelligence
2 574 (12.57%) ERP
3 489 (10.71%) Migration
4 485 (10.62%) Project Management
5 458 (10.03%) Programme Management
6 371 (8.13%) Digital Marketing
7 347 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
8 342 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 337 (7.38%) CRM
10 276 (6.05%) Data Migration
11 243 (5.32%) Change Management
12 235 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 210 (4.60%) ITIL
14 205 (4.49%) PRINCE2
15 198 (4.34%) Data Modelling
16 172 (3.77%) ETL
17 171 (3.75%) Data Management
18 162 (3.55%) SAP Implementation
19 148 (3.24%) Procure-to-pay
20 146 (3.20%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 382 (8.37%) SQL
2 296 (6.48%) ABAP
3 214 (4.69%) Java
4 99 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 84 (1.84%) PL/SQL
6 72 (1.58%) Shell Script
7 55 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 49 (1.07%) VBA
9 46 (1.01%) C#
10 29 (0.64%) C
11 26 (0.57%) VB
12 24 (0.53%) Python
13 23 (0.50%) Perl
14 21 (0.46%) PHP
14 21 (0.46%) Ruby
15 18 (0.39%) R
15 18 (0.39%) T-SQL
16 13 (0.28%) SAPscript
16 13 (0.28%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 275 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 233 (5.10%) SC Cleared
3 215 (4.71%) Degree
4 62 (1.36%) SAP Certification
5 60 (1.31%) DV Cleared
6 51 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 34 (0.74%) ISEB
8 32 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 31 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 29 (0.64%) PMP
11 26 (0.57%) ISTQB
12 18 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (0.37%) CISM
13 17 (0.37%) CISSP
13 17 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 16 (0.35%) ACCA
14 16 (0.35%) CCA
14 16 (0.35%) MBA
15 14 (0.31%) CIMA
16 13 (0.28%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (2.98%) QA
2 116 (2.54%) Data Quality
3 53 (1.16%) SLA
4 46 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (0.44%) GxP
6 8 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.11%) COBIT
7 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.088%) GAAP
8 4 (0.088%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.066%) GAMP
9 3 (0.066%) GMP
10 2 (0.044%) Basel III
10 2 (0.044%) GCP
10 2 (0.044%) HL7
10 2 (0.044%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.044%) P3O
10 2 (0.044%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.022%) AICPA
11 1 (0.022%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 48 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.22%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.20%) ClearTrust
7 7 (0.15%) PowerHA
7 7 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.15%) Xen
8 4 (0.088%) vSphere
9 3 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.066%) XenApp
10 2 (0.044%) Firmware
10 2 (0.044%) NFS
10 2 (0.044%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.022%) Docker
11 1 (0.022%) HDFS
11 1 (0.022%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.022%) UAG
11 1 (0.022%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 58 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 22 (0.48%) Tivoli
4 20 (0.44%) Data Guard
5 16 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (0.28%) SCCM
7 9 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.20%) SCOM
8 8 (0.18%) Puppet
9 7 (0.15%) Control-M
9 7 (0.15%) HP UCMDB
10 4 (0.088%) Legato
11 3 (0.066%) Nagios
11 3 (0.066%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.044%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.044%) MOM
12 2 (0.044%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 2 (0.044%) vRealize
12 2 (0.044%) WSUS
13 1 (0.022%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 586 (12.84%) Oracle
2 386 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 115 (2.52%) IBM
4 95 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 89 (1.95%) Informatica
6 81 (1.77%) HP
7 77 (1.69%) Ariba
8 76 (1.66%) VMware
9 75 (1.64%) OpenText
10 67 (1.47%) Cognos
11 62 (1.36%) Red Hat
12 57 (1.25%) hybris
13 53 (1.16%) Sybase
14 47 (1.03%) Tableau
15 38 (0.83%) Teradata
16 36 (0.79%) Cisco
16 36 (0.79%) JD Edwards
17 35 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
18 31 (0.68%) Siebel
19 27 (0.59%) Citrix
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