The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 38 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP 39 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.82% 4.24% 3.69%
As % of the Vendors category 8.71% 9.46% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 20
Average daily rate
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£429 £430 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £542 £504
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 £25.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
SAP
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
448 423 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 43.84% 44.81% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 235 269
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 19
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £20.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (26.47%) SAP IS-U
2 17 (25.00%) Project Management
3 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2
4 9 (13.24%) NetWeaver
4 9 (13.24%) ITIL
4 9 (13.24%) Oracle
4 9 (13.24%) SAP HCM
4 9 (13.24%) Finance
4 9 (13.24%) Smart Meter
5 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.76%) ABAP
6 7 (10.29%) CRM
6 7 (10.29%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
7 6 (8.82%) HP
7 6 (8.82%) SAP CRM
7 6 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (8.82%) ServiceCenter
8 5 (7.35%) SAP Smart Forms
8 5 (7.35%) BAPI
8 5 (7.35%) Release Management
8 5 (7.35%) ERP
8 5 (7.35%) OO
8 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
8 5 (7.35%) HTML
8 5 (7.35%) Java
8 5 (7.35%) SAPscript
9 4 (5.88%) Information Security Management
9 4 (5.88%) Security Management
9 4 (5.88%) SAP Certification

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (13.24%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (26.47%) SAP IS-U
2 9 (13.24%) SAP HCM
3 6 (8.82%) SAP CRM
4 3 (4.41%) SAP FI
4 3 (4.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (4.41%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.94%) SAP PM
5 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (1.47%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.47%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.47%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (1.47%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.94%) SAP BI
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Billing
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.47%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Consultant
2 20 (29.41%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.76%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Developer
6 5 (7.35%) SAP Manager
6 5 (7.35%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) ABAP Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.41%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Release Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) SAP Smart Forms
1 5 (7.35%) BAPI
1 5 (7.35%) HTML
2 4 (5.88%) SAP Basis
3 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.94%) XML
4 2 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.47%) Spring
5 1 (1.47%) Ajax
5 1 (1.47%) JSON
5 1 (1.47%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.47%) WCF
5 1 (1.47%) WPF
5 1 (1.47%) jQuery
5 1 (1.47%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.47%) HTML5
5 1 (1.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Smart Meter
2 4 (5.88%) PMI
3 1 (1.47%) EPoS
3 1 (1.47%) DTV
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Replication
3 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.47%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Project Management
2 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2
3 9 (13.24%) ITIL
4 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.29%) Risk Management
5 7 (10.29%) CRM
6 5 (7.35%) ERP
6 5 (7.35%) OO
6 5 (7.35%) Release Management
7 4 (5.88%) Information Security
7 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.88%) Information Security Management
7 4 (5.88%) Security Management
7 4 (5.88%) Migration
8 3 (4.41%) ETL
8 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.94%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (2.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) ABAP
2 5 (7.35%) SAPscript
2 5 (7.35%) Java
3 3 (4.41%) SQL
4 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.88%) SAP Certification
3 2 (2.94%) PMP
3 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) CCA
4 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) ServiceCenter
1 6 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) HP
3 2 (2.94%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.94%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (1.47%) hybris
4 1 (1.47%) Informatica
4 1 (1.47%) Cognos
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe