The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 41 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 10 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.35% 3.32% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 4.67% 6.91% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £49.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-61.26% +180.28%
SAP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
214 275 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 50.35% 48.08% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 152 67
Average daily rate £300 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £123 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.45 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.04 £43.25 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
(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
Colchester - 2 £303 -
Brentwood - 1 - - 3
Chelmsford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Adobe
4 3 (27.27%) SAP SD
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (27.27%) Software Licensing
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) CMDB
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) SAP CO
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (18.18%) CMS
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) AS400
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
5 2 (18.18%) SAP FI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP SD
2 2 (18.18%) SAP CO
2 2 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (18.18%) SAP FI
3 1 (9.09%) BASE24
3 1 (9.09%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) SAP SD Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) SAP CRM Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) CRM Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Software Asset Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Software Manager
3 2 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP CO Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
1 2 (18.18%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) CRM
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Software Licensing
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Adobe
5 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (9.09%) VMware