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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 22 30 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP 10 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.22% 4.10% 9.01%
As % of the Vendors category 6.94% 11.30% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £270 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +265.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.37 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.29% -38.78%
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
144 115 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 60.76% 36.28% 52.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 41 60
Average daily rate £325 £285 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 October 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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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 +11 6 £500 +48.14% 1
Lutterworth - 1 £300 -
SAP
East Midlands

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (52.63%) ERP
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Logistics
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) DB2
4 2 (10.53%) Ant
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Billing
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) Document Management
4 2 (10.53%) Maven
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Ant
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
1 2 (10.53%) Billing
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) AIX Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Integration Architect
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Conversion
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) AIX
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ERP
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Logistics
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Document Management
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Python
1 2 (10.53%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.26%) CIMA
1 1 (5.26%) CCAB
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft