The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 32 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP 1242 1271 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.27% 5.24% 4.33%
As % of the Vendors category 11.78% 11.44% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 695 536
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £434
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 12
Average hourly rate £73.75 £17.00 £42.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+333.82% -59.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £15.00 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £114.75 £65.00 £61.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% -8.88%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10539 11111 11854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.69% 45.84% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6671 7064 7132
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 290 331
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
SAP
England

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in London

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in London

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram in London

SAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
City of London -13 157 £425 -5.66% 51
Uxbridge -2 15 £419 -4.28% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +4 12 £375 - 2
Feltham +3 9 £391 -13.22%
Canary Wharf +25 8 £375 -
Docklands, London +9 4 £400 -13.51%
Chiswick -3 2 - -
Croydon - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 603 (23.93%) Finance
2 363 (14.40%) ERP
3 336 (13.33%) Migration
4 278 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
5 268 (10.63%) Data Migration
6 264 (10.48%) Project Management
7 262 (10.40%) Oracle
8 241 (9.56%) SAP FI
9 217 (8.61%) SAP CO
10 210 (8.33%) Manufacturing
10 210 (8.33%) SAP BW
11 204 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 204 (8.10%) SAP FI/CO
12 170 (6.75%) FMCG
13 155 (6.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 155 (6.15%) Change Management
14 152 (6.03%) SAP Implementation
15 146 (5.79%) SQL
16 140 (5.56%) Microsoft
17 129 (5.12%) User Acceptance Testing
17 129 (5.12%) Retail
18 125 (4.96%) CRM
18 125 (4.96%) ABAP
19 124 (4.92%) MS Excel
20 122 (4.84%) Business Objects
20 122 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
21 119 (4.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
22 116 (4.60%) Marketing
22 116 (4.60%) SAP SRM
23 110 (4.37%) Stakeholder Engagement

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 55 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 36 (1.43%) SAS
3 28 (1.11%) NetWeaver
4 23 (0.91%) WebSphere
5 21 (0.83%) MS Project Server
6 14 (0.56%) SAP Portal
7 13 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
8 11 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (0.44%) AquaLogic
9 10 (0.40%) CMS
10 7 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.16%) LiveCycle
11 4 (0.16%) LiveLink
11 4 (0.16%) Apache
11 4 (0.16%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.12%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 124 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 88 (3.49%) MS Office
3 76 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 51 (2.02%) MS Project
5 28 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.12%) ProjectWise
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.079%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.079%) SPSS
8 2 (0.079%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.040%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.040%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 241 (9.56%) SAP FI
2 217 (8.61%) SAP CO
3 204 (8.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 119 (4.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 116 (4.60%) SAP SRM
6 109 (4.33%) SAP SD
7 104 (4.13%) SAP HR
8 86 (3.41%) SAP ERP
9 71 (2.82%) SAP MM
10 67 (2.66%) SAP BPC
11 55 (2.18%) SAP APO
12 47 (1.87%) SAP PM
12 47 (1.87%) SAP CRM
13 36 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
14 33 (1.31%) SAP HCM
15 31 (1.23%) SAP WM
15 31 (1.23%) SAP FSCM
16 30 (1.19%) SAP PP
16 30 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
17 29 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.55%) SuccessFactors
2 24 (0.95%) SaaS
3 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.12%) IaaS
5 2 (0.079%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.079%) Office 365
6 1 (0.040%) Trello
6 1 (0.040%) PaaS
6 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.040%) Force.com
6 1 (0.040%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.67%) Firewall
2 10 (0.40%) LDAP
3 6 (0.24%) LAN
3 6 (0.24%) SAN
4 5 (0.20%) Intranet
4 5 (0.20%) Internet
4 5 (0.20%) CTI
4 5 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.16%) WAN
5 4 (0.16%) RTP
6 3 (0.12%) VoIP
6 3 (0.12%) HTTP
6 3 (0.12%) NAS
7 2 (0.079%) Wireless
8 1 (0.040%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.040%) 3G
8 1 (0.040%) DNS
8 1 (0.040%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.040%) SNMP
8 1 (0.040%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (8.33%) SAP BW
2 122 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
3 106 (4.21%) SAP BI
4 61 (2.42%) SQL Server
4 61 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (2.02%) SAP Data Services
6 48 (1.90%) SAP HANA
7 25 (0.99%) QlikView
8 23 (0.91%) Oracle Database
9 22 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (0.60%) Relational Database
11 15 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 15 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (0.56%) DataStage
13 12 (0.48%) Big Data
13 12 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.44%) MS Access
15 10 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 78 (3.10%) LSMW
2 9 (0.36%) LoadRunner
3 8 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.20%) Subversion
5 4 (0.16%) JUnit
5 4 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.12%) JIRA
7 2 (0.079%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.079%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.079%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.079%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.079%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.079%) JConsole
7 2 (0.079%) VisualVM
7 2 (0.079%) NeoLoad
7 2 (0.079%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.040%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 603 (23.93%) Finance
2 210 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 155 (6.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 129 (5.12%) Retail
5 116 (4.60%) Marketing
6 82 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 79 (3.13%) Banking
8 50 (1.98%) Electronics
9 37 (1.47%) General Ledger
10 35 (1.39%) Billing
11 32 (1.27%) Legal
12 24 (0.95%) Back Office
13 23 (0.91%) German Language
14 21 (0.83%) Front Office
15 14 (0.56%) French Language
16 10 (0.40%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.32%) Dutch Language
17 8 (0.32%) Publishing
18 7 (0.28%) Advertising
18 7 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 862 (34.21%) Consultant
2 736 (29.21%) SAP Consultant
3 375 (14.88%) Analyst
4 253 (10.04%) SAP Manager
5 190 (7.54%) Project Manager
6 160 (6.35%) Architect
7 155 (6.15%) Developer
8 144 (5.71%) Business Analyst
8 144 (5.71%) SAP Analyst
9 94 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
10 91 (3.61%) Data Analyst
11 89 (3.53%) SAP Project Manager
12 76 (3.02%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 70 (2.78%) Functional Consultant
13 70 (2.78%) Data Consultant
14 68 (2.70%) Trainer
15 66 (2.62%) SAP Architect
16 64 (2.54%) SAP Business Analyst
17 63 (2.50%) SAP Trainer
18 62 (2.46%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (2.74%) .NET
2 51 (2.02%) XML
3 41 (1.63%) SAP PI
4 37 (1.47%) HTML
5 33 (1.31%) BAPI
5 33 (1.31%) SOAP
5 33 (1.31%) Web Services
6 29 (1.15%) EDI
7 26 (1.03%) SAP Basis
8 22 (0.87%) CSS
9 19 (0.75%) Web Dynpro
10 16 (0.63%) HTML5
11 15 (0.60%) XSLT
12 14 (0.56%) SAP XI
13 13 (0.52%) CSS3
13 13 (0.52%) Middleware
13 13 (0.52%) DOM
14 12 (0.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 12 (0.48%) jQuery
14 12 (0.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 170 (6.75%) FMCG
2 54 (2.14%) Management Information System
3 50 (1.98%) DTV
4 36 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 21 (0.83%) Mathematics
5 21 (0.83%) SWIFT
6 19 (0.75%) NHS
7 18 (0.71%) PMI
8 16 (0.63%) Data Conversion
8 16 (0.63%) Data Extraction
9 11 (0.44%) Learning Management System
9 11 (0.44%) Computer Science
10 10 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.36%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.28%) E-Learning
12 7 (0.28%) Replication
12 7 (0.28%) Life Science
13 6 (0.24%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.24%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (1.79%) Windows
2 29 (1.15%) Linux
3 28 (1.11%) UNIX
4 23 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 12 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 10 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 8 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.28%) AIX
10 6 (0.24%) SUSE
11 3 (0.12%) Solaris
12 2 (0.079%) Android
12 2 (0.079%) Mac OS X Server
12 2 (0.079%) HPUX
12 2 (0.079%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.040%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.040%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.040%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.040%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (14.40%) ERP
2 336 (13.33%) Migration
3 278 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
4 268 (10.63%) Data Migration
5 264 (10.48%) Project Management
6 204 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 155 (6.15%) Change Management
8 152 (6.03%) SAP Implementation
9 129 (5.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 125 (4.96%) CRM
11 110 (4.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 107 (4.25%) PRINCE2
13 106 (4.21%) Procure-to-pay
14 100 (3.97%) Programme Management
15 88 (3.49%) Test Scripting
16 82 (3.25%) Validation
17 79 (3.13%) Logistics
18 76 (3.02%) Business Analysis
18 76 (3.02%) Data Cleansing
19 74 (2.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (5.79%) SQL
2 125 (4.96%) ABAP
3 91 (3.61%) Java
4 40 (1.59%) JavaScript
5 22 (0.87%) PHP
5 22 (0.87%) VBA
6 21 (0.83%) PL/SQL
7 15 (0.60%) C
8 11 (0.44%) XPath
9 10 (0.40%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.36%) VBScript
10 9 (0.36%) C#
11 7 (0.28%) Perl
11 7 (0.28%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.20%) VB
12 5 (0.20%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.16%) SAS Macro
13 4 (0.16%) SAPscript
14 3 (0.12%) R
14 3 (0.12%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 83 (3.29%) Degree
2 27 (1.07%) SAP Certification
3 26 (1.03%) PMI Certification
4 20 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 20 (0.79%) PMP
5 17 (0.67%) Security Cleared
6 13 (0.52%) CISSP
6 13 (0.52%) CIMA
6 13 (0.52%) CISA
7 12 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.48%) ACCA
7 12 (0.48%) ISEB
8 9 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.36%) CCA
8 9 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.32%) CISM
10 7 (0.28%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.24%) CCAB
11 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.16%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (1.94%) Data Quality
2 42 (1.67%) QA
3 35 (1.39%) SLA
4 19 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.40%) RosettaNet
6 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.12%) EMIR
7 3 (0.12%) GAAP
7 3 (0.12%) GxP
7 3 (0.12%) MiFID
8 2 (0.079%) COBIT
8 2 (0.079%) IAS 39
8 2 (0.079%) FINREP
9 1 (0.040%) COREP
9 1 (0.040%) Basel III
9 1 (0.040%) GMP
9 1 (0.040%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.040%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.040%) COSO
9 1 (0.040%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.40%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.12%) XenApp
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.079%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.040%) ACF2
6 1 (0.040%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.040%) RACF
6 1 (0.040%) NFS
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.040%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.040%) Samba
6 1 (0.040%) Postfix
6 1 (0.040%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.040%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.040%) Squid
Systems Management
1 33 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.91%) Tivoli
3 10 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 7 (0.28%) AppDNA
5 6 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 4 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.12%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.040%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.040%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.040%) Puppet
8 1 (0.040%) Nagios
8 1 (0.040%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.040%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.040%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.040%) SCCM
Vendors
1 262 (10.40%) Oracle
2 140 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 122 (4.84%) Business Objects
4 70 (2.78%) IBM
5 54 (2.14%) JD Edwards
6 47 (1.87%) PeopleSoft
7 35 (1.39%) Open Text
8 28 (1.11%) Cognos
8 28 (1.11%) Adobe
9 27 (1.07%) VMware
10 26 (1.03%) JDA
11 24 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (0.91%) HP
13 22 (0.87%) Citrix
14 18 (0.71%) Hyperion
15 13 (0.52%) hybris
15 13 (0.52%) Informatica
16 11 (0.44%) Syclo
16 11 (0.44%) BEA
16 11 (0.44%) Sybase
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