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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 36 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 2309 2707 2534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.77% 5.62% 5.94%
As % of the Vendors category 10.55% 12.49% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1404 1231
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 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 43 62
Average hourly rate £28.00 £26.08 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -4.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.17 £55.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.08 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+15.03% -1.58%
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
21883 21671 19851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.17% 45.00% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13006 12550 10925
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1000 1130
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £10.89 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -12 871 £480 +6.66% 186
South East -4 383 £425 +6.78% 75
North West +12 247 £425 +11.98% 59
East of England -1 164 £400 -15.78% 28
West Midlands -18 152 £469 +17.18% 34
South West -5 147 £398 +9.65% 35
East Midlands +8 91 £451 +28.78% 21
Yorkshire -34 53 £409 +18.55% 26
North East +3 38 £500 +11.11% 9
Midlands +1 38 £513 +28.12% 5
South Coast +9 5 £700 +180.00%
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1286 (26.21%) Finance
2 695 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
3 658 (13.41%) ERP
4 623 (12.70%) Manufacturing
5 488 (9.95%) Project Management
6 454 (9.25%) Migration
7 450 (9.17%) SAP BW
8 447 (9.11%) Oracle
9 384 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 364 (7.42%) Microsoft
11 358 (7.30%) CRM
12 347 (7.07%) Telecoms
13 344 (7.01%) SAP FI
14 330 (6.73%) SQL
15 325 (6.62%) Programme Management
16 314 (6.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 306 (6.24%) ABAP
18 296 (6.03%) Marketing
19 293 (5.97%) Data Migration
20 285 (5.81%) Retail
21 277 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
22 272 (5.54%) SAP CO
22 272 (5.54%) Business Objects
22 272 (5.54%) BusinessObjects
23 270 (5.50%) Electronics
24 263 (5.36%) SAP FI/CO
24 263 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
25 262 (5.34%) PRINCE2
26 258 (5.26%) MS Excel
27 256 (5.22%) Change Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 154 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 132 (2.69%) NetWeaver
3 63 (1.28%) WebSphere
4 50 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
5 35 (0.71%) SAS
6 30 (0.61%) SAP Portal
7 28 (0.57%) CMS
8 19 (0.39%) Apache
9 18 (0.37%) WebLogic
10 15 (0.31%) Confluence
10 15 (0.31%) Mule
10 15 (0.31%) Documentum
10 15 (0.31%) MS Exchange
11 14 (0.29%) IBM Notes
11 14 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
12 11 (0.22%) MS Project Server
12 11 (0.22%) IIS
13 10 (0.20%) SAP EP
14 9 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 258 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 163 (3.32%) MS Office
3 97 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 92 (1.88%) MS Project
5 61 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.14%) SPSS
8 5 (0.10%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.082%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.082%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.041%) Windchill
10 2 (0.041%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.041%) FastStats
10 2 (0.041%) HipChat
10 2 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.020%) GIMP
11 1 (0.020%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.020%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.020%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 344 (7.01%) SAP FI
2 314 (6.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 272 (5.54%) SAP CO
4 263 (5.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 182 (3.71%) SAP SD
6 179 (3.65%) SAP ERP
7 154 (3.14%) SAP MM
8 153 (3.12%) SAP CRM
9 150 (3.06%) SAP HR
10 123 (2.51%) SAP SRM
11 112 (2.28%) SAP BPC
12 107 (2.18%) SAP APO
13 103 (2.10%) SAP WM
14 82 (1.67%) SAP PP
15 73 (1.49%) SAP IS-U
16 58 (1.18%) SAP SCM
17 53 (1.08%) SAP HCM
18 50 (1.02%) SAP PM
19 49 (1.00%) SAP EWM
20 44 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 99 (2.02%) SuccessFactors
2 50 (1.02%) SaaS
3 32 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.35%) Office 365
5 10 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.16%) Taleo
7 8 (0.16%) Boomi
8 7 (0.14%) PaaS
9 5 (0.10%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (0.061%) IaaS
11 2 (0.041%) SmartFocus
11 2 (0.041%) CheetahMail
11 2 (0.041%) Pure360
11 2 (0.041%) Google Checkout
11 2 (0.041%) Yammer
12 1 (0.020%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.020%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.020%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (0.88%) SAN
2 34 (0.69%) Firewall
3 24 (0.49%) Internet
4 23 (0.47%) HTTP
5 19 (0.39%) Intranet
6 18 (0.37%) HTTPS
7 16 (0.33%) WAN
8 14 (0.29%) Network Security
9 13 (0.26%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.26%) LAN
10 12 (0.24%) FTP
11 11 (0.22%) DNS
12 9 (0.18%) DMZ
13 8 (0.16%) NAS
14 6 (0.12%) VPN
14 6 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.10%) Wireless
15 5 (0.10%) RFID
16 4 (0.082%) GSM
16 4 (0.082%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (9.17%) SAP BW
2 272 (5.54%) BusinessObjects
3 171 (3.49%) SQL Server
4 170 (3.47%) SAP BI
5 148 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
6 118 (2.41%) SAP Data Services
7 113 (2.30%) SAP HANA
8 63 (1.28%) DB2
9 57 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 51 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 47 (0.96%) Oracle Database
12 46 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 44 (0.90%) QlikView
14 43 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 41 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
16 35 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
17 34 (0.69%) Relational Database
18 26 (0.53%) OLAP
18 26 (0.53%) Data Mining
19 25 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (1.12%) LSMW
2 26 (0.53%) JIRA
3 21 (0.43%) ERwin
4 16 (0.33%) Visual Studio
4 16 (0.33%) LoadRunner
5 13 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 12 (0.24%) Selenium
7 11 (0.22%) Subversion
8 10 (0.20%) Toad
8 10 (0.20%) Maven
9 7 (0.14%) JUnit
10 6 (0.12%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (0.12%) PowerDesigner
11 5 (0.10%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.10%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.082%) Ant
12 4 (0.082%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1286 (26.21%) Finance
2 623 (12.70%) Manufacturing
3 347 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 296 (6.03%) Marketing
5 285 (5.81%) Retail
6 270 (5.50%) Electronics
7 220 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 155 (3.16%) Banking
9 93 (1.90%) Automotive
10 71 (1.45%) Billing
11 68 (1.39%) Legal
12 67 (1.37%) General Ledger
13 38 (0.77%) German Language
14 28 (0.57%) Spanish Language
15 20 (0.41%) French Language
16 19 (0.39%) Investment Banking
16 19 (0.39%) Back Office
17 18 (0.37%) Publishing
18 13 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
18 13 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1553 (31.66%) Consultant
2 1386 (28.25%) SAP Consultant
3 701 (14.29%) Analyst
4 474 (9.66%) SAP Manager
5 462 (9.42%) Project Manager
6 451 (9.19%) Architect
7 351 (7.15%) Developer
8 297 (6.05%) Business Analyst
9 209 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
10 200 (4.08%) SAP Analyst
11 199 (4.06%) SAP Project Manager
12 158 (3.22%) SAP Architect
13 128 (2.61%) SAP Developer
14 117 (2.38%) SAP Business Analyst
15 109 (2.22%) Functional Consultant
16 101 (2.06%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
17 99 (2.02%) Data Analyst
17 99 (2.02%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 99 (2.02%) Test Manager
18 83 (1.69%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (3.26%) Web Services
2 125 (2.55%) .NET
3 112 (2.28%) XML
4 98 (2.00%) SAP Basis
5 83 (1.69%) HTML
6 77 (1.57%) SAP PI
7 74 (1.51%) Middleware
8 64 (1.30%) EDI
9 50 (1.02%) Web Dynpro
9 50 (1.02%) BAPI
10 49 (1.00%) CSS
11 44 (0.90%) SOAP
11 44 (0.90%) J2EE
11 44 (0.90%) SAP XI
12 40 (0.82%) REST
13 34 (0.69%) HTML5
14 33 (0.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 33 (0.67%) SAP ALE
15 32 (0.65%) ASP.NET
16 31 (0.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 277 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 251 (5.12%) DTV
3 186 (3.79%) FMCG
4 124 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 62 (1.26%) NHS
6 44 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 43 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 43 (0.88%) User Experience
8 41 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 37 (0.75%) Data Integration
10 29 (0.59%) PMI
11 27 (0.55%) Visualisation
12 26 (0.53%) Mobile App
13 25 (0.51%) Clustering
14 24 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (0.45%) GIS
16 20 (0.41%) Smart Meter
17 18 (0.37%) Statistics
18 16 (0.33%) Client/Server
18 16 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 154 (3.14%) Windows
2 129 (2.63%) UNIX
3 99 (2.02%) Linux
4 52 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (0.92%) AIX
6 36 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 27 (0.55%) Android
8 26 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 25 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (0.37%) VMS
11 17 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.29%) Solaris
13 12 (0.24%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.16%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.12%) zOS
16 5 (0.10%) HPUX
17 4 (0.082%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.082%) Fedora
17 4 (0.082%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 695 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
2 658 (13.41%) ERP
3 488 (9.95%) Project Management
4 454 (9.25%) Migration
5 384 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 358 (7.30%) CRM
7 325 (6.62%) Programme Management
8 293 (5.97%) Data Migration
9 263 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
10 262 (5.34%) PRINCE2
11 256 (5.22%) Change Management
12 255 (5.20%) SAP Implementation
13 253 (5.16%) Digital Marketing
14 228 (4.65%) ITIL
15 223 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
16 218 (4.44%) Logistics
17 168 (3.42%) Workflow
18 163 (3.32%) ETL
19 160 (3.26%) Data Modelling
20 154 (3.14%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 330 (6.73%) SQL
2 306 (6.24%) ABAP
3 209 (4.26%) Java
4 67 (1.37%) C#
5 56 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 32 (0.65%) C
7 29 (0.59%) PL/SQL
8 28 (0.57%) VBA
9 21 (0.43%) T-SQL
9 21 (0.43%) SAPscript
10 20 (0.41%) Python
11 17 (0.35%) VB
12 16 (0.33%) Shell Script
12 16 (0.33%) Ruby
13 13 (0.26%) C++
14 10 (0.20%) PHP
14 10 (0.20%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.14%) R
15 7 (0.14%) Perl
16 6 (0.12%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 176 (3.59%) Degree
2 161 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 131 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 76 (1.55%) PMI Certification
5 67 (1.37%) ISEB
6 61 (1.24%) SAP Certification
7 55 (1.12%) PMP
8 43 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 36 (0.73%) ACCA
10 31 (0.63%) ISTQB
11 26 (0.53%) CIMA
12 25 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (0.43%) CISSP
14 20 (0.41%) DV Cleared
15 19 (0.39%) MBA
16 18 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 17 (0.35%) APMP
17 17 (0.35%) CISA
18 16 (0.33%) CCA
19 14 (0.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (2.32%) QA
2 81 (1.65%) SLA
3 48 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 48 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.31%) GxP
6 13 (0.26%) ISO 9000
7 12 (0.24%) GAAP
8 11 (0.22%) COBIT
9 7 (0.14%) HL7
10 4 (0.082%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.061%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.061%) P3O
12 2 (0.041%) COREP
13 1 (0.020%) EMIR
13 1 (0.020%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.020%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.020%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.020%) COSO
13 1 (0.020%) JSP 440
System Software
1 54 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 32 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.53%) Xen
4 16 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.10%) Firmware
9 4 (0.082%) Veritas File System
9 4 (0.082%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.041%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.041%) vSphere
10 2 (0.041%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.041%) GPFS
10 2 (0.041%) Ceph
11 1 (0.020%) HDFS
11 1 (0.020%) XenApp
11 1 (0.020%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.020%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 67 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (0.45%) SCCM
3 20 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 16 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (0.22%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.16%) SCOM
7 8 (0.16%) Puppet
8 5 (0.10%) Graphite
8 5 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.082%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.061%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.061%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.041%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.041%) MIIS
11 2 (0.041%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.041%) WebInspect
11 2 (0.041%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.041%) CA LISA
12 1 (0.020%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 447 (9.11%) Oracle
2 364 (7.42%) Microsoft
3 272 (5.54%) Business Objects
4 126 (2.57%) IBM
5 111 (2.26%) HP
6 76 (1.55%) Ariba
7 73 (1.49%) VMware
8 65 (1.32%) Citrix
9 62 (1.26%) JD Edwards
10 54 (1.10%) Informatica
11 40 (0.82%) hybris
12 39 (0.79%) Cognos
13 38 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
13 38 (0.77%) Adobe
14 35 (0.71%) Sybase
15 33 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
16 28 (0.57%) Tableau
17 26 (0.53%) Cisco
18 25 (0.51%) Symantec
19 23 (0.47%) TIBCO
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