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 1 September 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 37 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 2467 2812 2708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.58% 5.49% 5.63%
As % of the Vendors category 10.43% 12.06% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 1403 1339
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 36
Average hourly rate £21.25 £26.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £58.30 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.54 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.84% +42.85%
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
23660 23316 22213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.91% 45.55% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14310 13339 12603
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1021 1036 1028
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -22 884 £475 +5.55% 142
South East +6 492 £438 +9.37% 79
North West 0 219 £438 -2.77% 61
West Midlands -1 193 £440 +1.14% 40
East of England +18 154 £465 +9.35% 43
South West -14 149 £375 -6.25% 34
Yorkshire -18 101 £425 -14.82% 24
East Midlands -3 91 £438 -2.77% 19
Midlands +3 45 £484 +38.21% 1
North East -38 25 £400 -8.57% 9
South Coast +1 6 - -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1337 (27.88%) Finance
2 746 (15.55%) Business Intelligence
3 668 (13.93%) ERP
4 665 (13.87%) Manufacturing
5 562 (11.72%) Project Management
6 501 (10.45%) Oracle
7 474 (9.88%) Migration
8 407 (8.49%) SAP BW
9 395 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 384 (8.01%) BusinessObjects
10 384 (8.01%) Programme Management
11 381 (7.94%) Telecoms
12 372 (7.76%) CRM
13 365 (7.61%) SQL
14 362 (7.55%) Microsoft
15 359 (7.49%) Marketing
16 348 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
17 347 (7.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 317 (6.61%) Electronics
19 310 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
20 307 (6.40%) SAP FI
21 304 (6.34%) Retail
22 303 (6.32%) Digital Marketing
23 302 (6.30%) DTV
24 285 (5.94%) ABAP
25 275 (5.73%) Data Migration
26 272 (5.67%) MS Excel
27 268 (5.59%) PRINCE2
28 255 (5.32%) Change Management
29 246 (5.13%) ITIL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 124 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 97 (2.02%) NetWeaver
3 51 (1.06%) WebSphere
4 48 (1.00%) SAS
5 36 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
6 25 (0.52%) IBM Notes
6 25 (0.52%) Confluence
7 23 (0.48%) SAP Portal
8 22 (0.46%) MS Exchange
8 22 (0.46%) CMS
9 21 (0.44%) SAP EP
10 17 (0.35%) WebLogic
11 14 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
11 14 (0.29%) Mule
11 14 (0.29%) Lync
12 11 (0.23%) Apache
13 10 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.21%) JBoss
13 10 (0.21%) Commerce Server
13 10 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 272 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 175 (3.65%) MS Office
3 96 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 81 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 80 (1.67%) MS Project
6 20 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.29%) SPSS
8 6 (0.13%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.063%) HipChat
11 2 (0.042%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.042%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.021%) Simulink
12 1 (0.021%) Windchill
12 1 (0.021%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.021%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 347 (7.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 307 (6.40%) SAP FI
3 243 (5.07%) SAP CO
4 237 (4.94%) SAP FI/CO
5 172 (3.59%) SAP CRM
6 170 (3.54%) SAP HR
7 143 (2.98%) SAP SD
7 143 (2.98%) SAP ERP
8 122 (2.54%) SAP MM
9 105 (2.19%) SAP BPC
10 83 (1.73%) SAP IS-U
11 80 (1.67%) SAP SRM
12 76 (1.58%) SAP PP
13 70 (1.46%) SAP APO
14 65 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
15 61 (1.27%) SAP EWM
16 57 (1.19%) SAP HCM
17 49 (1.02%) SAP WM
18 47 (0.98%) SAP Retail
18 47 (0.98%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 104 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
2 42 (0.88%) SaaS
3 35 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (0.60%) Office 365
5 19 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (0.27%) PaaS
7 11 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.19%) IaaS
9 8 (0.17%) Taleo
10 4 (0.083%) Boomi
11 3 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.063%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.042%) Google Checkout
12 2 (0.042%) Yammer
12 2 (0.042%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.021%) GitHub
13 1 (0.021%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.021%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.021%) Veeva
13 1 (0.021%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 57 (1.19%) SAN
2 29 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 23 (0.48%) WAN
4 22 (0.46%) Firewall
5 20 (0.42%) DNS
6 19 (0.40%) FTP
7 18 (0.38%) HTTP
7 18 (0.38%) LAN
8 17 (0.35%) Intranet
9 16 (0.33%) Internet
10 14 (0.29%) Network Security
11 12 (0.25%) NAS
12 10 (0.21%) DHCP
13 8 (0.17%) VPN
14 7 (0.15%) SMTP
15 6 (0.13%) LDAP
15 6 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (0.13%) VLAN
16 5 (0.10%) HTTPS
17 4 (0.083%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (8.49%) SAP BW
2 384 (8.01%) BusinessObjects
3 191 (3.98%) SQL Server
4 160 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
5 154 (3.21%) SAP BI
6 145 (3.02%) SAP HANA
7 118 (2.46%) SAP Data Services
8 89 (1.86%) Oracle Database
9 70 (1.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 64 (1.33%) DB2
11 55 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 53 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
13 51 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 47 (0.98%) Relational Database
15 46 (0.96%) QlikView
16 34 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 34 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
17 33 (0.69%) MySQL
18 32 (0.67%) Big Data
19 31 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (0.96%) LSMW
2 38 (0.79%) JIRA
3 25 (0.52%) ERwin
4 18 (0.38%) Visual Studio
5 15 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
6 13 (0.27%) Toad
6 13 (0.27%) LoadRunner
7 12 (0.25%) Selenium
8 11 (0.23%) Subversion
9 10 (0.21%) Git (software)
10 9 (0.19%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.19%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.15%) Maven
11 7 (0.15%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.15%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
13 5 (0.10%) HP UFT
13 5 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.10%) WebDriver
General
1 1337 (27.88%) Finance
2 665 (13.87%) Manufacturing
3 381 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 359 (7.49%) Marketing
5 317 (6.61%) Electronics
6 304 (6.34%) Retail
7 188 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 163 (3.40%) Banking
9 88 (1.83%) Automotive
10 65 (1.36%) Billing
11 54 (1.13%) Legal
12 53 (1.11%) German Language
13 37 (0.77%) General Ledger
14 26 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 23 (0.48%) Spanish Language
16 21 (0.44%) Advertising
16 21 (0.44%) Back Office
17 19 (0.40%) Local Government
18 17 (0.35%) Aerospace
19 15 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1253 (26.13%) Consultant
2 1103 (23.00%) SAP Consultant
3 779 (16.24%) Analyst
4 472 (9.84%) Project Manager
5 437 (9.11%) Architect
6 415 (8.65%) SAP Manager
7 407 (8.49%) Developer
8 313 (6.53%) Business Analyst
9 214 (4.46%) SAP Analyst
10 208 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
11 180 (3.75%) SAP Project Manager
12 158 (3.29%) SAP Architect
13 150 (3.13%) SAP Developer
14 122 (2.54%) SAP Business Analyst
15 114 (2.38%) Data Analyst
16 106 (2.21%) Test Manager
17 99 (2.06%) Test Analyst
18 82 (1.71%) Functional Consultant
19 79 (1.65%) Trainer
20 78 (1.63%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (2.52%) SAP Basis
2 107 (2.23%) Web Services
3 98 (2.04%) .NET
4 94 (1.96%) SAP PI
5 90 (1.88%) XML
6 68 (1.42%) Middleware
7 67 (1.40%) SAP XI
8 60 (1.25%) HTML
9 45 (0.94%) SOAP
10 42 (0.88%) EDI
11 38 (0.79%) BAPI
12 35 (0.73%) J2EE
13 33 (0.69%) ASP.NET
13 33 (0.69%) CSS
14 32 (0.67%) Web Dynpro
15 30 (0.63%) REST
16 29 (0.60%) HTML5
17 26 (0.54%) JSON
18 22 (0.46%) .NET Framework
19 21 (0.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 310 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 302 (6.30%) DTV
3 166 (3.46%) FMCG
4 132 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 70 (1.46%) Data Centre
6 58 (1.21%) NHS
7 44 (0.92%) User Experience
8 37 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (0.75%) Visualisation
10 34 (0.71%) Clustering
10 34 (0.71%) Data Structures
11 33 (0.69%) Replication
12 30 (0.63%) PMI
13 28 (0.58%) Computer Science
14 26 (0.54%) Statistics
14 26 (0.54%) Mobile App
15 23 (0.48%) Data Extraction
16 22 (0.46%) Life Science
17 20 (0.42%) Data Integration
17 20 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 177 (3.69%) Windows
2 134 (2.79%) UNIX
3 119 (2.48%) Linux
4 50 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 48 (1.00%) AIX
6 40 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (0.50%) VMS
10 23 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 21 (0.44%) Apple iOS
12 19 (0.40%) Solaris
13 15 (0.31%) Android
14 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.19%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.19%) zOS
16 8 (0.17%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
18 4 (0.083%) Amazon Linux
18 4 (0.083%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 746 (15.55%) Business Intelligence
2 668 (13.93%) ERP
3 562 (11.72%) Project Management
4 474 (9.88%) Migration
5 395 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 384 (8.01%) Programme Management
7 372 (7.76%) CRM
8 348 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
9 303 (6.32%) Digital Marketing
10 275 (5.73%) Data Migration
11 268 (5.59%) PRINCE2
12 255 (5.32%) Change Management
13 246 (5.13%) ITIL
14 230 (4.80%) SAP Implementation
15 226 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
16 221 (4.61%) Data Modelling
17 173 (3.61%) ETL
18 169 (3.52%) Logistics
19 154 (3.21%) Data Management
20 151 (3.15%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 365 (7.61%) SQL
2 285 (5.94%) ABAP
3 205 (4.27%) Java
4 61 (1.27%) C#
5 47 (0.98%) JavaScript
6 39 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 33 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 31 (0.65%) C
8 31 (0.65%) VBA
9 28 (0.58%) T-SQL
10 22 (0.46%) VB
11 16 (0.33%) C++
12 14 (0.29%) SAPscript
13 13 (0.27%) Ruby
13 13 (0.27%) Perl
13 13 (0.27%) Python
14 12 (0.25%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.23%) R
16 10 (0.21%) Objective-C
17 9 (0.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 195 (4.07%) Security Cleared
2 156 (3.25%) SC Cleared
3 140 (2.92%) Degree
4 51 (1.06%) ISEB
4 51 (1.06%) SAP Certification
5 50 (1.04%) ISTQB
6 47 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 45 (0.94%) PMI Certification
8 41 (0.85%) ACCA
9 39 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 29 (0.60%) CIMA
11 28 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (0.50%) PMP
12 24 (0.50%) CISSP
13 21 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 19 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (0.33%) CCA
16 15 (0.31%) MCTS
16 15 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (0.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (2.54%) QA
2 80 (1.67%) SLA
3 57 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 32 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 31 (0.65%) GxP
6 20 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.27%) ISO 9000
8 11 (0.23%) GAAP
9 8 (0.17%) GAMP
10 7 (0.15%) GMP
11 4 (0.083%) GCP
11 4 (0.083%) HL7
11 4 (0.083%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.042%) Basel III
12 2 (0.042%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.042%) COBIT
12 2 (0.042%) COREP
13 1 (0.021%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.021%) P3O
13 1 (0.021%) EMIR
System Software
1 60 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 45 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (0.71%) Xen
4 23 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 23 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.19%) vSphere
7 8 (0.17%) Firmware
8 7 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 6 (0.13%) NFS
9 6 (0.13%) SRDF
10 5 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.10%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.083%) Veritas File System
11 4 (0.083%) XenApp
12 2 (0.042%) XenServer
12 2 (0.042%) ClearTrust
12 2 (0.042%) GPFS
12 2 (0.042%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 74 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (0.52%) Backup Exec
3 23 (0.48%) SCCM
4 16 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (0.29%) NetBackup
6 13 (0.27%) Data Guard
7 12 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.17%) Puppet
10 8 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.15%) SCOM
11 7 (0.15%) EMC VPLEX
12 6 (0.13%) SnapMirror
12 6 (0.13%) SnapVault
13 5 (0.10%) WSUS
13 5 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.083%) Nagios
15 3 (0.063%) Control-M
15 3 (0.063%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 501 (10.45%) Oracle
2 362 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 146 (3.04%) IBM
4 128 (2.67%) HP
5 83 (1.73%) VMware
6 75 (1.56%) Citrix
7 74 (1.54%) Ariba
8 66 (1.38%) Informatica
9 53 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
10 47 (0.98%) Adobe
11 41 (0.85%) Cognos
11 41 (0.85%) Symantec
12 37 (0.77%) Red Hat
13 36 (0.75%) Cisco
14 35 (0.73%) Sybase
15 33 (0.69%) OpenText
16 32 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
17 31 (0.65%) JD Edwards
17 31 (0.65%) hybris
18 30 (0.63%) EMC
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: excellent daily rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Safran
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Safran
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
HFG
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
NIIT Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Talent Spa
Rate: DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Montash
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago