The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 29 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP 9 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.15% 6.21% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 6.52% 18.95% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Average daily rate
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£453 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £303 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £450 £473
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 £22.75 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +12.90%
SAP
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
138 95 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 48.25% 32.76% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 31
Average daily rate £350 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £112 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £439 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 8 19
Average hourly rate £25.50 £31.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -3 6 £440 +13.54% 1
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
SAP
East Midlands

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 14 (38.89%) Marketing
2 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 9 (25.00%) Finance
5 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 8 (22.22%) JIRA
5 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.22%) ISEB
5 8 (22.22%) HP
6 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
6 7 (19.44%) QA
6 7 (19.44%) Use Case
6 7 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (16.67%) Electronics
7 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 6 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 6 (16.67%) ERP
7 6 (16.67%) DTV
8 5 (13.89%) IBM
8 5 (13.89%) SAP BW
8 5 (13.89%) CRM
8 5 (13.89%) Java
8 5 (13.89%) C++
8 5 (13.89%) VBScript
8 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Retail

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (8.33%) Magento
2 3 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.78%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SAP BW
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.33%) OLAP
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) DB2
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) JIRA
2 4 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (8.33%) Sahi
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Ant
4 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (38.89%) Marketing
2 9 (25.00%) Finance
3 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 6 (16.67%) Electronics
4 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (13.89%) Retail
6 3 (8.33%) Billing
7 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Tester
2 5 (13.89%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) SAP Tester
4 3 (8.33%) Magento Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Manual Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Web Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) AIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) MDX
2 3 (8.33%) Zend Framework
3 1 (2.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) DTV
2 2 (5.56%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (19.44%) Use Case
3 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 6 (16.67%) ERP
4 5 (13.89%) CRM
4 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Document Management
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) ETL
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) C++
3 5 (13.89%) VBScript
4 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) VB
5 2 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 8 (22.22%) ISEB
2 7 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PMP
3 1 (2.78%) CIMA
3 1 (2.78%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) HP
2 5 (13.89%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) JD Edwards
4 3 (8.33%) Zend
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Genesys
6 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.78%) Business Objects