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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 24 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.95% 5.39% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 7.06% 22.50% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£440 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.54% -22.50%
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
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
85 40 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 55.92% 23.95% 53.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 19
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -41.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £14.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 7 (38.89%) Marketing
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
3 5 (27.78%) DTV
3 5 (27.78%) Electronics
3 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) ERP
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) OLAP
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (16.67%) MDX
6 2 (11.11%) Zend
6 2 (11.11%) Zend Framework
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (11.11%) Magento
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (16.67%) OLAP
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (38.89%) Marketing
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (27.78%) Electronics
3 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) AIX Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Magento Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) MDX
2 2 (11.11%) Zend Framework
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Data Conversion
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
2 3 (16.67%) CRM
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Document Management
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Zend
3 1 (5.56%) Rackspace