The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Essex region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 44 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP 22 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.89% 0.49% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 6.11% 1.05% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate £388 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.15% +48.57%
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
360 191 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.37% 46.36% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 88 95
Average daily rate £400 £263 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £98 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 45 28
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +4.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £37.42 £41.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
SAP
East of England

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Essex region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Essex region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +8 10 - -
Basildon - 3 £288 - 1
Brentwood - 2 £525 - 2
Chelmsford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 14 (32.56%) Finance
3 13 (30.23%) Java
4 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 12 (27.91%) CRM
5 10 (23.26%) Marketing
6 9 (20.93%) ERP
6 9 (20.93%) Linux
7 8 (18.60%) OO
7 8 (18.60%) .NET
7 8 (18.60%) PHP
7 8 (18.60%) Business Objects
7 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
7 8 (18.60%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (18.60%) JD Edwards
7 8 (18.60%) Oracle CRM
7 8 (18.60%) Magento
7 8 (18.60%) Apple iOS
8 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
9 6 (13.95%) UNIX
10 5 (11.63%) Project Management
10 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.63%) Web Services
10 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (11.63%) Procure-to-pay
11 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
11 4 (9.30%) SAP ERP
11 4 (9.30%) SAP CRM
11 4 (9.30%) Management Information System

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.33%) FormScape
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
3 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle CRM
1 8 (18.60%) Magento
2 4 (9.30%) SAP ERP
2 4 (9.30%) SAP CRM
3 3 (6.98%) SAP APO
3 3 (6.98%) SAP SCM
4 2 (4.65%) SAP PP
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (2.33%) SAP Business One
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.33%) SAP HR
5 1 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.33%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) FTP
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
1 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) Ingres
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) QlikView
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) LSMW
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Local Government
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Tester
4 4 (9.30%) SAP Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.65%) SAP Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) SAP Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 4 (9.30%) SAP Basis
4 2 (4.65%) JSON
4 2 (4.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) AS400
2 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Apple iOS
3 6 (13.95%) UNIX
4 4 (9.30%) Windows
5 2 (4.65%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) CRM
2 9 (20.93%) ERP
3 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
3 8 (18.60%) OO
4 5 (11.63%) Procure-to-pay
4 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.63%) Project Management
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.98%) Network Planning
5 3 (6.98%) Logistics
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) ETL
6 2 (4.65%) System Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) PHP
4 4 (9.30%) C
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Business Objects
2 8 (18.60%) JD Edwards
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Manugistics
4 2 (4.65%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) JBoss
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Northgate
5 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds