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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 24 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.42% 4.66% 3.95%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 16.07% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
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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
90 56 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 61.64% 29.02% 53.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 26
Average daily rate £341 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £100 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
3 4 (26.67%) Electronics
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (26.67%) DTV
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (26.67%) ERP
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (20.00%) MDX
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) OLAP
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) AIX
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (20.00%) OLAP
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) DB2
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (26.67%) Electronics
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) AIX Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Magento Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) MDX
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) DTV
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) AIX
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Document Management
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (13.33%) Zend
3 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft