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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 23 25 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing SAP 5 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.69% 6.06% 16.81%
As % of the Vendors category 6.85% 13.64% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -23.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £275 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £435
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.80%
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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
73 88 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 39.25% 44.44% 49.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 15
Average daily rate £325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
Average hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 1 May 2015, 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 9 (36.00%) Migration
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) SAP Implementation
2 7 (28.00%) AIX
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) SAP CRM
3 5 (20.00%) ABAP
3 5 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) BAPI
4 4 (16.00%) SAP ALE
5 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.00%) Finance
5 3 (12.00%) SAP WM
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.00%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (8.00%) SAP FI
6 2 (8.00%) SAP MM
6 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (8.00%) SAP CO
6 2 (8.00%) Retail
6 2 (8.00%) Billing
6 2 (8.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (8.00%) Document Management
6 2 (8.00%) WebSphere

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP CRM
2 3 (12.00%) SAP WM
3 2 (8.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (8.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (8.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (8.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (8.00%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) SAP Consultant
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
1 7 (28.00%) Administrator
2 6 (24.00%) SAP Administrator
2 6 (24.00%) AIX Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) CRM Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) SAP WM Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) SAP MM Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Manager
6 2 (8.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) BAPI
1 4 (16.00%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) FMCG
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) AIX
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Migration
2 7 (28.00%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Document Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Governance
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Master Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) BPR
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) ABAP
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.00%) IBM