The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hertfordshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 35 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 27 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.05% 4.06% 4.48%
As % of the Vendors category 8.65% 7.67% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £320 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £560 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £426
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+17.10% -20.00%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
312 326 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.85% 52.92% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 168 168
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 34
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £41.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
SAP
East of England

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Hertfordshire region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Hertfordshire region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Watford - 2 £400 - 3
Stevenage +5 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 £375 -36.97%
Letchworth - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (21.57%) ERP
2 11 (21.57%) ETL
3 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
3 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
4 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.73%) SAP Data Services
4 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle
4 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 6 (11.76%) SAP FI
5 6 (11.76%) SQL
6 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
6 5 (9.80%) Project Management
6 5 (9.80%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
6 5 (9.80%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Service Management
7 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Analytics
7 4 (7.84%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (7.84%) SAP CO
7 4 (7.84%) HP
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
8 3 (5.88%) MS Office
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.96%) Lync
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Project
4 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) SAP FI
2 4 (7.84%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (7.84%) SAP CO
3 3 (5.88%) SAP QM
4 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (3.92%) SAP WM
4 2 (3.92%) SAP PM
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.96%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.96%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) MPLS
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (13.73%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
5 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (3.92%) QlikView
6 1 (1.96%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.96%) OLAP
6 1 (1.96%) DTS
6 1 (1.96%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) LSMW
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Consultant
2 12 (23.53%) Developer
3 11 (21.57%) SAP Consultant
4 8 (15.69%) SAP Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Architect
7 4 (7.84%) ETL Developer
8 3 (5.88%) SAP Developer
8 3 (5.88%) SAP QM Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
8 3 (5.88%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Business Process Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Process Manager
9 2 (3.92%) SAP Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Business Manager
9 2 (3.92%) SAP CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) CSS
1 1 (1.96%) BAPI
1 1 (1.96%) SAP CO-PA
1 1 (1.96%) HTML5
1 1 (1.96%) CSS3
1 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
1 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.88%) FMCG
2 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.92%) EPoS
2 2 (3.92%) EFT
3 1 (1.96%) DTV
3 1 (1.96%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.96%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ETL
1 11 (21.57%) ERP
2 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
3 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.80%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (9.80%) Project Management
4 5 (9.80%) Service Management
4 5 (9.80%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Analytics
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL
7 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.92%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.92%) Change Management
7 2 (3.92%) Information Management
7 2 (3.92%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.96%) ABAP
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.88%) ISEB
4 2 (3.92%) PMP
4 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.96%) SolidWorks