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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 53 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.62% 0.63% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 1.34% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £499 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +84.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +42.85%
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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
276 224 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 42.79% 46.86% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 105 59
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £238 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £494 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 45
Average hourly rate £26.00 £28.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +25.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.80 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.37 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (37.50%) VMS
1 6 (37.50%) SAP SD
2 5 (31.25%) EDIFACT
2 5 (31.25%) Logistics
2 5 (31.25%) Automotive
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (18.75%) Data Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Data Governance
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) French Language
4 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.25%) Publishing
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) JSON
5 1 (6.25%) SWOT Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SAP SD
2 1 (6.25%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) OLAP
1 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Ingres
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BI
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (31.25%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) French Language
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
2 7 (43.75%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) SAP SD Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP BI Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) EDIFACT
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) VMS
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Logistics
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (18.75%) Data Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Data Governance
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) COBOL
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft