The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 25 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing SAP 16 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.65% 2.16% 8.39%
As % of the Vendors category 10.60% 5.81% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £398 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £336 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £49.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-61.26% +180.28%
SAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
151 86 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 53.36% 37.23% 53.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 38 88
Average daily rate £400 £295 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +55.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 11
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.91 £22.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Dover - 4 £450 -
Tonbridge - - - -
SAP
South East

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 15 (42.86%) ERP
2 14 (40.00%) UNIX
3 13 (37.14%) Epicor
4 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (22.86%) DTV
5 8 (22.86%) Electronics
5 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
5 8 (22.86%) Finance
5 8 (22.86%) Manufacturing
5 8 (22.86%) Programme Management
5 8 (22.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (22.86%) Marketing
5 8 (22.86%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (17.14%) SAP APO
7 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 5 (14.29%) SAP SD
7 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 5 (14.29%) Publishing
7 5 (14.29%) Lync
8 4 (11.43%) Retail
8 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.43%) CRM
9 3 (8.57%) SQL
9 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
9 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 5 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (17.14%) SAP APO
3 5 (14.29%) SAP SD
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (22.86%) Electronics
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
1 8 (22.86%) Manufacturing
1 8 (22.86%) Marketing
2 5 (14.29%) Publishing
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) SAP APO Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Applications Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Data Quality Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SAP SD Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) DTV
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) PMI
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ERP
2 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.86%) Programme Management
3 8 (22.86%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.43%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Data Governance
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
1 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Epicor
2 1 (2.86%) Tableau
2 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow