The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 Kent 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 35 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP 6 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.48% 6.43% 4.72%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% 11.18% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £418 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.77% +21.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £383 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £516 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
132 161 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 54.55% 57.50% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 95 63
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 18
Average hourly rate £32.25 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.56% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £19.80 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
SAP
South East

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 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
Canterbury - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Dover - - - -
SAP
South East

SAP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (50.00%) SAP SD
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) LSMW
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) DataStage
4 1 (12.50%) SAP WM
4 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) SAP EHS
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (12.50%) SAP WM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP EHS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) LSMW
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) SAP Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP WM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP SD Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) ABAP
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft