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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 49 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 7 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.63% 2.62% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 3.55% 5.34% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Average daily rate £350 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £505 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 £27.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-40.80% +11.11%
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
197 262 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 45.81% 48.97% 47.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 141 173
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 14 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £42.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +123.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Infor
3 6 (46.15%) COM
4 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) Line Management
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) SAP PP
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
6 3 (23.08%) German Language
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) Document Management
7 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) Yammer
7 2 (15.38%) Case Management
7 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP PP
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
1 2 (15.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) OLTP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) German Language
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Automotive
5 1 (7.69%) Electronics
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) SAP PP Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Product Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) RACF Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Trainer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
1 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (23.08%) Line Management
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Case Management
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISA
1 1 (7.69%) CISM
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) RACF
1 1 (7.69%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Data Guard
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Infor
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) HP