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 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 40 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 3 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.00% 5.21% 3.59%
As % of the Vendors category 2.05% 11.11% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£550 £418 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.73% +12.08%
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
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
146 135 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 48.67% 46.88% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 58
Average daily rate £350 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £8.50 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £21.80 £162.50
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 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
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 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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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
Dartford - 1 £550 -
Dover - 1 - - 1
SAP
South East

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) SAP SD
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) LSMW
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) PMI
4 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) GxP
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) ABAP
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) DataStage
4 1 (10.00%) SAP WM
4 1 (10.00%) DTV

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (10.00%) SAP WM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (10.00%) SAP EHS
2 1 (10.00%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LSMW
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SAP WM Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP QM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
1 1 (10.00%) DTV
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
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