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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 36 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP 6 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.76% 8.88% 11.52%
As % of the Vendors category 4.65% 19.25% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £530 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -5.76%
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
129 161 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 37.83% 46.13% 48.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 72 40
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.42 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 April 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 +3 5 £425 +25.92% 1
Hinckley -3 1 - -
SAP
East Midlands

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
2 7 (23.33%) AIX
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (16.67%) SAP CRM
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) CRM
3 5 (16.67%) ABAP
4 4 (13.33%) SAP MM
4 4 (13.33%) Finance
4 4 (13.33%) BAPI
4 4 (13.33%) Retail
4 4 (13.33%) SAP ALE
5 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (10.00%) SAP CO
5 3 (10.00%) SAP WM
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) SAP FI
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 2 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (6.67%) IBM
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SAP CRM
2 4 (13.33%) SAP MM
3 3 (10.00%) SAP WM
3 3 (10.00%) SAP FI
3 3 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (10.00%) SAP CO
4 2 (6.67%) SAP ERP
4 2 (6.67%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (6.67%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.33%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
2 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Consultant
1 7 (23.33%) Administrator
1 7 (23.33%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) SAP Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) CRM Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) SAP WM Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) SAP Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) SAP Manager
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SAP MM Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) BAPI
1 4 (13.33%) SAP ALE
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) XSD
2 1 (3.33%) WSDL
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) AIX
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (23.33%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (10.00%) ERP
4 3 (10.00%) ETL
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Document Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.33%) System Testing
6 1 (3.33%) BPR
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) ABAP
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft