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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 48 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing SAP 4 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.81% 0.87% 4.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 1.98% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £270 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -48.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £270 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £270 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +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
245 202 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 49.90% 43.72% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 67 135
Average daily rate £383 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 29
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.59% -13.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 - 1 £360 -
Basildon - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) .NET
4 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle
6 6 (19.35%) ABAP
6 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
6 6 (19.35%) ERP
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Quality Management
7 5 (16.13%) Java
7 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
7 5 (16.13%) QA
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (16.13%) Marketing
7 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
8 4 (12.90%) SAP Basis
8 4 (12.90%) C
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.90%) CRM
8 4 (12.90%) Change Control
9 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
9 3 (9.68%) Magento
9 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (9.68%) DTS
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) Linux

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) Documentum
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.23%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Magento
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (6.45%) assyst
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.23%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) NAS
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) DTS
4 2 (6.45%) SAP BW
4 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Local Government
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Tester
2 4 (12.90%) SAP Tester
3 2 (6.45%) Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Release Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Change Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) SAP Change Manager
3 2 (6.45%) SAP Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Business Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Provisioning Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.23%) Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) SAP Basis
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.45%) AS400
4 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ERP
2 5 (16.13%) Quality Management
2 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
3 4 (12.90%) CRM
3 4 (12.90%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.68%) OO
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) Test Management
4 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.45%) ITSM
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) ABAP
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) C
5 3 (9.68%) VBA
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.68%) VB
6 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CIMA
3 1 (3.23%) ACCA
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
3 3 (9.68%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) NetApp
4 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) VMware