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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 29 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing SAP 2822 2755 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.54% 5.66% 5.16%
As % of the Vendors category 12.06% 12.11% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1407 1346 1194
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 33
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.20 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.10 £37.80 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +12.90%
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
23409 22747 24578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 46.74% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 12936 12896
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1027 1041 1259
Average hourly rate £18.44 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +5 1289 £450 -5.26% 199
South East -5 399 £400 -8.57% 115
West Midlands -4 221 £435 +16.00% 31
South West +24 181 £384 -6.96% 46
North West -7 178 £450 +5.88% 54
East of England -15 119 £425 -5.55% 32
Yorkshire +15 90 £498 +17.17% 20
East Midlands -3 81 £450 +3.44% 17
North East -1 40 £438 +34.61% 12
Midlands 0 27 £350 -28.20% 4
South Coast +9 7 - -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1369 (24.65%) Finance
2 748 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
3 721 (12.98%) ERP
4 642 (11.56%) Manufacturing
5 632 (11.38%) Oracle
6 605 (10.89%) Project Management
7 546 (9.83%) Migration
8 437 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 428 (7.71%) Microsoft
10 417 (7.51%) SAP BW
11 398 (7.17%) CRM
12 392 (7.06%) SAP FI
13 386 (6.95%) SQL
14 379 (6.82%) Marketing
15 374 (6.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 374 (6.73%) Data Migration
16 373 (6.72%) Telecoms
17 369 (6.64%) Programme Management
18 357 (6.43%) SAP Implementation
19 355 (6.39%) ABAP
20 341 (6.14%) SAP CO
21 314 (5.65%) PRINCE2
22 312 (5.62%) SAP FI/CO
23 306 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
24 302 (5.44%) MS Excel
25 295 (5.31%) Retail
26 286 (5.15%) SAP SD
27 281 (5.06%) Digital Marketing
28 277 (4.99%) Change Management
29 272 (4.90%) Electronics

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 140 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 113 (2.03%) NetWeaver
3 96 (1.73%) WebSphere
4 50 (0.90%) SAS
5 30 (0.54%) SAP Portal
6 24 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 23 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 22 (0.40%) MS Project Server
8 22 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 20 (0.36%) Apache
10 19 (0.34%) IIS
11 16 (0.29%) CMS
11 16 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 13 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
13 12 (0.22%) IBM Notes
13 12 (0.22%) Documentum
14 11 (0.20%) SAP EP
14 11 (0.20%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 302 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 186 (3.35%) MS Office
3 131 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 117 (2.11%) MS Project
5 81 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.18%) AutoCAD
8 9 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.072%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.036%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.018%) InDesign
12 1 (0.018%) SPSS
12 1 (0.018%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.018%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.018%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 392 (7.06%) SAP FI
2 374 (6.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 341 (6.14%) SAP CO
4 312 (5.62%) SAP FI/CO
5 286 (5.15%) SAP SD
6 201 (3.62%) SAP HR
7 186 (3.35%) SAP MM
8 164 (2.95%) SAP SRM
9 152 (2.74%) SAP CRM
10 151 (2.72%) SAP ERP
11 118 (2.12%) SAP IS-U
12 109 (1.96%) SAP BPC
13 102 (1.84%) SAP PP
14 100 (1.80%) SAP APO
15 96 (1.73%) SAP HCM
16 93 (1.67%) SAP PM
17 87 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
18 65 (1.17%) SAP QM
18 65 (1.17%) SAP WM
19 62 (1.12%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 71 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
2 59 (1.06%) SaaS
3 19 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.22%) Office 365
6 9 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.16%) Force.com
7 7 (0.13%) IaaS
8 6 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.090%) PaaS
10 4 (0.072%) Taleo
11 2 (0.036%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.018%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.018%) Trello
12 1 (0.018%) CheetahMail
12 1 (0.018%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 35 (0.63%) Firewall
1 35 (0.63%) HTTP
2 25 (0.45%) WAN
3 21 (0.38%) LAN
4 19 (0.34%) SAN
5 17 (0.31%) LDAP
6 16 (0.29%) Internet
6 16 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 15 (0.27%) DNS
7 15 (0.27%) Intranet
8 11 (0.20%) DHCP
9 10 (0.18%) FTP
10 8 (0.14%) MPLS
10 8 (0.14%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.13%) RTP
11 7 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.11%) Wireless
12 6 (0.11%) VoIP
12 6 (0.11%) CTI
12 6 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (7.51%) SAP BW
2 232 (4.18%) BusinessObjects
3 198 (3.56%) SQL Server
4 179 (3.22%) SAP BI
5 136 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
6 92 (1.66%) SAP Data Services
7 70 (1.26%) Oracle Database
8 68 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 67 (1.21%) SAP HANA
10 66 (1.19%) Relational Database
11 56 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 49 (0.88%) DB2
13 45 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 44 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
15 42 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
16 34 (0.61%) MS Access
17 32 (0.58%) QlikView
18 29 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 29 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
19 27 (0.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 93 (1.67%) LSMW
2 26 (0.47%) Selenium
2 26 (0.47%) JIRA
3 22 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (0.34%) LoadRunner
5 14 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 13 (0.23%) Maven
6 13 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (0.23%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.22%) JUnit
7 12 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 11 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
9 10 (0.18%) Subversion
10 9 (0.16%) SoapUI
11 8 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.13%) Ant
12 7 (0.13%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.090%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.090%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.090%) Cucumber
General
1 1369 (24.65%) Finance
2 642 (11.56%) Manufacturing
3 379 (6.82%) Marketing
4 373 (6.72%) Telecoms
5 295 (5.31%) Retail
6 272 (4.90%) Electronics
7 230 (4.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 162 (2.92%) Billing
9 131 (2.36%) Banking
10 105 (1.89%) Automotive
11 72 (1.30%) German Language
12 62 (1.12%) Legal
13 49 (0.88%) General Ledger
14 45 (0.81%) Back Office
15 33 (0.59%) French Language
16 28 (0.50%) Front Office
17 19 (0.34%) Publishing
17 19 (0.34%) Dutch Language
18 14 (0.25%) Advertising
18 14 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1652 (29.74%) Consultant
2 1454 (26.18%) SAP Consultant
3 862 (15.52%) Analyst
4 520 (9.36%) Project Manager
5 499 (8.98%) SAP Manager
6 428 (7.71%) Architect
7 425 (7.65%) Developer
8 372 (6.70%) Business Analyst
9 264 (4.75%) SAP Analyst
10 219 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
11 181 (3.26%) SAP Project Manager
12 150 (2.70%) SAP Business Analyst
13 132 (2.38%) SAP Architect
14 129 (2.32%) Data Analyst
15 123 (2.21%) SAP Developer
16 120 (2.16%) Functional Consultant
17 105 (1.89%) SAP Functional Consultant
18 104 (1.87%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
19 102 (1.84%) Test Analyst
20 100 (1.80%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (3.44%) .NET
2 122 (2.20%) Web Services
3 111 (2.00%) XML
4 90 (1.62%) SAP Basis
5 89 (1.60%) SOAP
6 85 (1.53%) HTML
7 83 (1.49%) Middleware
8 73 (1.31%) SAP PI
9 67 (1.21%) EDI
10 59 (1.06%) BAPI
11 55 (0.99%) CSS
11 55 (0.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 45 (0.81%) REST
13 38 (0.68%) jQuery
14 37 (0.67%) J2EE
15 36 (0.65%) SAP XI
16 35 (0.63%) ASP.NET
17 31 (0.56%) HTML5
18 30 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
19 26 (0.47%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 269 (4.84%) DTV
2 207 (3.73%) FMCG
3 95 (1.71%) Management Information System
4 64 (1.15%) Data Integration
5 55 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (0.83%) NHS
7 36 (0.65%) Open Source
8 31 (0.56%) PMI
9 29 (0.52%) GIS
9 29 (0.52%) Smart Meter
10 27 (0.49%) SWIFT
11 25 (0.45%) Data Conversion
12 23 (0.41%) Mathematics
13 22 (0.40%) Data Extraction
14 20 (0.36%) Visualisation
15 19 (0.34%) E-Learning
15 19 (0.34%) Computer Science
16 18 (0.32%) Mobile App
16 18 (0.32%) CMDB
16 18 (0.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 157 (2.83%) Windows
2 115 (2.07%) Linux
3 108 (1.94%) UNIX
4 46 (0.83%) AIX
5 44 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 27 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 24 (0.43%) VMS
8 23 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (0.25%) Solaris
12 11 (0.20%) zOS
12 11 (0.20%) CentOS
13 9 (0.16%) HPUX
14 8 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.14%) Android
14 8 (0.14%) SUSE
14 8 (0.14%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.13%) Windows NT
15 7 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
2 721 (12.98%) ERP
3 605 (10.89%) Project Management
4 546 (9.83%) Migration
5 437 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 398 (7.17%) CRM
7 374 (6.73%) Data Migration
8 369 (6.64%) Programme Management
9 357 (6.43%) SAP Implementation
10 314 (5.65%) PRINCE2
11 306 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 281 (5.06%) Digital Marketing
13 277 (4.99%) Change Management
14 208 (3.75%) ITIL
15 196 (3.53%) Logistics
16 195 (3.51%) Business Analysis
17 170 (3.06%) Test Scripting
18 166 (2.99%) Procure-to-pay
19 164 (2.95%) Validation
20 153 (2.75%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 386 (6.95%) SQL
2 355 (6.39%) ABAP
3 249 (4.48%) Java
4 94 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 66 (1.19%) VBA
6 63 (1.13%) C#
7 60 (1.08%) PL/SQL
8 48 (0.86%) C
9 45 (0.81%) PHP
10 43 (0.77%) T-SQL
11 36 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 32 (0.58%) VB
13 31 (0.56%) Perl
14 30 (0.54%) Python
15 21 (0.38%) VBScript
16 20 (0.36%) SAPscript
17 16 (0.29%) C++
18 13 (0.23%) Ruby
19 12 (0.22%) XPath
20 11 (0.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 169 (3.04%) Degree
2 135 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 114 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 99 (1.78%) ISEB
5 67 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 52 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 51 (0.92%) SAP Certification
8 46 (0.83%) ISTQB
9 36 (0.65%) PMP
10 34 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
11 30 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 25 (0.45%) CIMA
13 24 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (0.40%) CCA
15 21 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 18 (0.32%) ACCA
16 18 (0.32%) CISSP
17 16 (0.29%) CISA
18 12 (0.22%) CCAB
19 11 (0.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (2.93%) QA
2 55 (0.99%) SLA
3 49 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.18%) RosettaNet
7 9 (0.16%) GxP
7 9 (0.16%) MiFID
7 9 (0.16%) EMIR
8 5 (0.090%) GAAP
9 4 (0.072%) P3O
9 4 (0.072%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.072%) GMP
9 4 (0.072%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.036%) FINREP
10 2 (0.036%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.036%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.036%) COSO
10 2 (0.036%) GAMP
10 2 (0.036%) GCP
System Software
1 54 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 35 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.29%) VMware ESX
4 11 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (0.18%) PowerHA
6 7 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.11%) XenApp
7 6 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.090%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.090%) vSphere
9 3 (0.054%) Cronacle
9 3 (0.054%) NFS
9 3 (0.054%) RACF
10 2 (0.036%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.036%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.036%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.036%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.036%) Squid
10 2 (0.036%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.018%) Xen
Systems Management
1 96 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (0.54%) Tivoli
3 12 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 8 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 8 (0.14%) SCCM
5 7 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (0.13%) AppDNA
6 6 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.11%) SCOM
6 6 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
7 5 (0.090%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.090%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.090%) Puppet
8 4 (0.072%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.054%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.054%) SAP Afaria
9 3 (0.054%) Ansible
10 2 (0.036%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.036%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.036%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 632 (11.38%) Oracle
2 428 (7.71%) Microsoft
3 232 (4.18%) Business Objects
4 205 (3.69%) IBM
5 113 (2.03%) JD Edwards
6 97 (1.75%) HP
7 75 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 70 (1.26%) PeopleSoft
9 63 (1.13%) VMware
10 58 (1.04%) Cognos
11 57 (1.03%) Citrix
12 53 (0.95%) Siebel
13 51 (0.92%) Adobe
14 44 (0.79%) JDA
15 43 (0.77%) Red Hat
16 36 (0.65%) Open Text
17 35 (0.63%) Informatica
18 31 (0.56%) Cisco
19 29 (0.52%) Primavera
20 28 (0.50%) EMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £650 - £800 per day + /on application
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TalentHawk
Posted: 13 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
People Source Consulting
Rate: daily rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum + Benefits - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum + Benefits - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum + Benefits - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum + Benefits - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 23 hours ago