The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 6 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP 17 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.88% 3.23% 9.38%
As % of the Vendors category 30.91% 7.81% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £338 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £434 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.63 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.48% -27.69%
SAP
Leicestershire

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

Vendors Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 64 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 41.67% 41.29% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 26
Average daily rate £320 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £231 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £411 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 28
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £36.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 8 (36.36%) ERP
2 5 (22.73%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) SAP CRM
3 4 (18.18%) BAPI
3 4 (18.18%) ABAP
3 4 (18.18%) SAP ALE
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
4 3 (13.64%) Document Management
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Logistics
4 3 (13.64%) Billing
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Finance
5 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) AIX
5 2 (9.09%) DB2
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (9.09%) SAP IS-U

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP CRM
2 2 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
3 1 (4.55%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Billing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
1 5 (22.73%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) CRM Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Functional Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) SAP CRM Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) BAPI
1 4 (18.18%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ERP
2 5 (22.73%) CRM
3 3 (13.64%) Document Management
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Logistics
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) ABAP
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft