The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 22 May 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 6 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 6.67% 2.94% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 7.69% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£465 £600 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £24.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -6.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Vendors Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 26.67% 38.24% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 11
Average daily rate £465 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

SAP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) SAP XI
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Migration Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SAP XI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects