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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 62 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP 1 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% 1.22% 4.72%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 2.67% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 13
Average daily rate
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£638 £360 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £436
% change year-on-year
- -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £8.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +343.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+48.57% +12.90%
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
242 225 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.92% 45.64% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 70 118
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £155 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 60 34
Average hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £9.28 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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
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 15 September 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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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
Basildon - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Harlow - - - - 2
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 6 (27.27%) ABAP
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle
4 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (18.18%) QA
5 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) Test Management
6 3 (13.64%) SAP Basis
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) VBA
6 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.64%) VB
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.64%) DTS
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (9.09%) Linux

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Documentum
1 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (9.09%) assyst
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IBM SmartCloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) DTS
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) TestDirector
1 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Tester
1 3 (13.64%) Analyst
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Tester
2 2 (9.09%) Provisioning Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
2 2 (9.09%) Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Release Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) SAP Basis
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ERP
1 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
1 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 3 (13.64%) Test Management
2 3 (13.64%) Change Control
2 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.09%) Process Management
3 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 2 (9.09%) Release Management
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) ABAP
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) VBA
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) VB
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ACCA
2 1 (4.55%) CIMA
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
4 2 (9.09%) JD Edwards
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) EMC
4 2 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Business Objects