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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 18 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP 18 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.04% 5.84% 6.33%
As % of the Vendors category 15.00% 12.59% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £315 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £560 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £155.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -91.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -39.42%
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
120 135 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.27% 46.39% 52.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 49 29
Average daily rate £300 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £184 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £378 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 37
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.15 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £30.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +12 13 £438 - 2
Hinckley -1 1 - -
SAP
East Midlands

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 11 (29.73%) Migration
2 9 (24.32%) ERP
3 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) AIX
3 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) SAP Implementation
4 6 (16.22%) Retail
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.81%) SAP MM
6 4 (10.81%) ABAP
6 4 (10.81%) CRM
6 4 (10.81%) ETL
6 4 (10.81%) Finance
6 4 (10.81%) BAPI
6 4 (10.81%) SAP CRM
6 4 (10.81%) SAP ALE
7 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Logistics
7 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
7 3 (8.11%) Data Governance
7 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.11%) SAP CO
7 3 (8.11%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (8.11%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (8.11%) SAP WM
7 3 (8.11%) IBM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (8.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP MM
1 4 (10.81%) SAP CRM
2 3 (8.11%) SAP CO
2 3 (8.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (8.11%) SAP WM
2 3 (8.11%) SAP FI
3 2 (5.41%) SAP SD
3 2 (5.41%) SAP ERP
3 2 (5.41%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.11%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BI
General
1 6 (16.22%) Retail
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.41%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) AIX Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) SAP Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) CRM Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Functional Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) SAP Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) SAP Manager
6 3 (8.11%) SAP WM Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) BAPI
1 4 (10.81%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.70%) WSDL
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) XSD
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) AIX
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Migration
2 9 (24.32%) ERP
3 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) CRM
5 4 (10.81%) ETL
6 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Logistics
6 3 (8.11%) Data Governance
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) Document Management
8 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.70%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) ABAP
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.70%) VCP4
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) VMware
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft