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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 6 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 20 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 14.49% 6.04% 5.30%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 13.24% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £43.90 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-53.87% +158.23%
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
52 68 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 37.68% 45.64% 56.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 14
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £120 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 33
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 8 (30.77%) Linux
1 8 (30.77%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 7 (26.92%) AIX
2 7 (26.92%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (19.23%) ERP
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) ABAP
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) BAPI
4 4 (15.38%) SAP CRM
4 4 (15.38%) SAP ALE
5 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
5 3 (11.54%) Logistics
5 3 (11.54%) Retail
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Finance
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) SAP FI
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) DB2
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (7.69%) Billing
6 2 (7.69%) SAP CO
6 2 (7.69%) Document Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP CRM
2 2 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (7.69%) SAP CO
2 2 (7.69%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (7.69%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.85%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.85%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Ant
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 6 (23.08%) AIX Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) SAP Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) CRM Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) BAPI
1 4 (15.38%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (19.23%) ERP
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Logistics
6 2 (7.69%) Document Management
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) Data Management
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) ABAP
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Rackspace