The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 39 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP 985 1281 862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.64% 5.79% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 10.35% 12.99% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 695 468
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.60 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £80.00 £117.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.58 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -2.12%
SAP
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9521 9864 8964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.82% 44.60% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6246 6300 5712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 214 239
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.31 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 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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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 0 150 £450 -5.26% 35
Brentford +3 76 £418 +1.21% 3
Uxbridge -1 11 £425 +3.65% 3
Canary Wharf +7 3 £550 +120.00%
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 513 (26.46%) Finance
2 280 (14.44%) ERP
3 276 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
4 234 (12.07%) Migration
5 233 (12.02%) SAP BW
6 191 (9.85%) Project Management
7 183 (9.44%) Oracle
8 170 (8.77%) Manufacturing
9 156 (8.05%) Data Migration
10 154 (7.94%) SAP FI
11 139 (7.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 139 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 131 (6.76%) FMCG
13 130 (6.70%) ABAP
14 118 (6.09%) SQL
14 118 (6.09%) SAP CO
15 116 (5.98%) SAP FI/CO
16 113 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
17 111 (5.72%) SAP BPC
18 110 (5.67%) Change Management
19 109 (5.62%) Business Objects
19 109 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
20 105 (5.42%) Retail
21 93 (4.80%) Microsoft
22 91 (4.69%) PRINCE2
22 91 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
22 91 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
23 90 (4.64%) Banking
23 90 (4.64%) CRM
24 87 (4.49%) SAP BI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 59 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.73%) NetWeaver
3 18 (0.93%) SAP Portal
4 17 (0.88%) Apache
5 11 (0.57%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.41%) CMS
6 8 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (0.36%) SAS
8 6 (0.31%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.26%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.21%) LiveCycle
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.21%) IIS
10 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.21%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.21%) Confluence
10 4 (0.21%) Node.js
11 3 (0.15%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.15%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 74 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.37%) MS Project
2 46 (2.37%) MS Office
3 44 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.26%) SPSS
7 3 (0.15%) Windchill
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.052%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.052%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 154 (7.94%) SAP FI
2 118 (6.09%) SAP CO
3 116 (5.98%) SAP FI/CO
4 111 (5.72%) SAP BPC
5 86 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 72 (3.71%) SAP SD
7 69 (3.56%) SAP APO
8 62 (3.20%) SAP HR
8 62 (3.20%) SAP ERP
9 61 (3.15%) SAP MM
10 59 (3.04%) SAP SRM
11 58 (2.99%) SAP WM
12 46 (2.37%) SAP CRM
13 43 (2.22%) SAP PP
14 32 (1.65%) SAP FI-AP
15 30 (1.55%) SAP GRC
15 30 (1.55%) Agresso
16 28 (1.44%) SAP FSCM
17 24 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
17 24 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.44%) SaaS
2 14 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.15%) PaaS
3 3 (0.15%) Office 365
3 3 (0.15%) Taleo
4 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.052%) Force.com
5 1 (0.052%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.41%) SAN
2 7 (0.36%) LDAP
3 6 (0.31%) LAN
3 6 (0.31%) DNS
4 5 (0.26%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.26%) WAN
4 5 (0.26%) Firewall
5 4 (0.21%) RTP
5 4 (0.21%) Network Security
5 4 (0.21%) Intranet
6 3 (0.15%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.10%) DHCP
7 2 (0.10%) FTP
8 1 (0.052%) SNMP
8 1 (0.052%) VPN
8 1 (0.052%) GSM
8 1 (0.052%) Internet
8 1 (0.052%) OSPF
8 1 (0.052%) BGP
8 1 (0.052%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (12.02%) SAP BW
2 109 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
3 87 (4.49%) SAP BI
4 70 (3.61%) SQL Server
5 55 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (2.53%) SAP HANA
7 40 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (1.91%) SAP Data Services
9 29 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
10 27 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 24 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (0.88%) Oracle Database
13 14 (0.72%) Big Data
14 13 (0.67%) DB2
14 13 (0.67%) QlikView
14 13 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (0.62%) Hadoop
15 12 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.57%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 28 (1.44%) LSMW
2 18 (0.93%) JIRA
3 16 (0.83%) Selenium
3 16 (0.83%) ERwin
4 11 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (0.52%) LoadRunner
5 10 (0.52%) JUnit
5 10 (0.52%) Subversion
6 8 (0.41%) Eclipse
6 8 (0.41%) Redmine
7 5 (0.26%) SoapUI
7 5 (0.26%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.21%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.21%) Toad
9 3 (0.15%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.15%) Maven
9 3 (0.15%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.10%) TestNG
10 2 (0.10%) ReSharper
General
1 513 (26.46%) Finance
2 170 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 139 (7.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 105 (5.42%) Retail
5 90 (4.64%) Banking
6 69 (3.56%) Marketing
7 63 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 50 (2.58%) Electronics
9 32 (1.65%) Legal
10 27 (1.39%) Billing
11 23 (1.19%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.03%) German Language
13 19 (0.98%) General Ledger
14 16 (0.83%) Portuguese Language
15 14 (0.72%) French Language
16 13 (0.67%) Publishing
17 10 (0.52%) Front Office
17 10 (0.52%) Back Office
18 8 (0.41%) Spanish Language
19 7 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 739 (38.11%) Consultant
2 645 (33.26%) SAP Consultant
3 255 (13.15%) Analyst
4 184 (9.49%) SAP Manager
5 168 (8.66%) Project Manager
6 153 (7.89%) Architect
7 122 (6.29%) Developer
8 109 (5.62%) Business Analyst
9 86 (4.44%) SAP Project Manager
10 74 (3.82%) SAP Analyst
11 65 (3.35%) SAP Architect
11 65 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
12 64 (3.30%) Functional Consultant
13 60 (3.09%) SAP Functional Consultant
14 56 (2.89%) SAP APO Consultant
15 53 (2.73%) SAP Business Analyst
16 50 (2.58%) Data Analyst
17 45 (2.32%) SAP Developer
18 39 (2.01%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
19 38 (1.96%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (2.58%) Web Services
2 46 (2.37%) .NET
3 39 (2.01%) SAP PI
4 32 (1.65%) XML
5 30 (1.55%) BAPI
6 26 (1.34%) SOAP
7 24 (1.24%) HTML
7 24 (1.24%) EDI
8 20 (1.03%) SAP XI
9 19 (0.98%) SAP Basis
10 18 (0.93%) J2EE
11 17 (0.88%) CSS
11 17 (0.88%) Spring
12 15 (0.77%) JSON
13 13 (0.67%) REST
14 12 (0.62%) jQuery
15 9 (0.46%) HTML5
15 9 (0.46%) Hibernate
15 9 (0.46%) JSP
16 8 (0.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 131 (6.76%) FMCG
2 113 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 48 (2.48%) DTV
5 33 (1.70%) Data Integration
6 25 (1.29%) Data Structures
7 22 (1.13%) Computer Science
8 17 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (0.83%) Data Extraction
10 15 (0.77%) User Experience
11 13 (0.67%) Data Conversion
12 11 (0.57%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.46%) Learning Management System
13 9 (0.46%) Statistics
14 8 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.41%) NHS
15 7 (0.36%) E-Learning
16 6 (0.31%) PMI
16 6 (0.31%) Replication
17 5 (0.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 54 (2.78%) Windows
2 33 (1.70%) UNIX
3 22 (1.13%) Linux
4 13 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (0.52%) HPUX
6 9 (0.46%) AIX
6 9 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.41%) Windows 8
7 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.31%) Android
9 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.21%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.15%) Solaris
12 2 (0.10%) zOS
13 1 (0.052%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.052%) CentOS
13 1 (0.052%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (14.44%) ERP
2 276 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
3 234 (12.07%) Migration
4 191 (9.85%) Project Management
5 156 (8.05%) Data Migration
6 139 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 110 (5.67%) Change Management
8 91 (4.69%) PRINCE2
8 91 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 90 (4.64%) CRM
10 85 (4.38%) ETL
11 79 (4.07%) Programme Management
12 74 (3.82%) ITIL
12 74 (3.82%) SAP Implementation
13 70 (3.61%) Procure-to-pay
14 69 (3.56%) Data Modelling
15 64 (3.30%) Validation
16 62 (3.20%) Data Management
16 62 (3.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (6.70%) ABAP
2 118 (6.09%) SQL
3 63 (3.25%) Java
4 24 (1.24%) JavaScript
5 23 (1.19%) C
6 18 (0.93%) C#
7 13 (0.67%) T-SQL
8 8 (0.41%) Python
8 8 (0.41%) PL/SQL
9 7 (0.36%) Ruby
10 6 (0.31%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.26%) MATLAB
11 5 (0.26%) R
11 5 (0.26%) C++
11 5 (0.26%) VB
12 4 (0.21%) SAPscript
12 4 (0.21%) Clojure
13 3 (0.15%) VBA
14 2 (0.10%) VC++
14 2 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 69 (3.56%) Degree
2 53 (2.73%) SAP Certification
3 29 (1.50%) PMI Certification
4 26 (1.34%) PMP
5 19 (0.98%) Security Cleared
6 17 (0.88%) CIMA
6 17 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (0.77%) ACCA
8 12 (0.62%) VCP4
9 10 (0.52%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.52%) ISEB
10 6 (0.31%) CISA
10 6 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.31%) QiCA
11 5 (0.26%) MBA
12 4 (0.21%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.21%) CCA
13 3 (0.15%) CISSP
13 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.73%) QA
2 29 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.13%) SLA
4 19 (0.98%) GAAP
5 15 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.41%) COBIT
7 3 (0.15%) GxP
8 2 (0.10%) GAMP
8 2 (0.10%) HL7
8 2 (0.10%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.052%) PAS 55
9 1 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.052%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.052%) Basel II
System Software
1 34 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.21%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.21%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.10%) HDFS
6 1 (0.052%) vSphere
6 1 (0.052%) Firmware
6 1 (0.052%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.26%) Control-M
5 4 (0.21%) SCCM
5 4 (0.21%) SCOM
5 4 (0.21%) Graphite
6 2 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.10%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.052%) MOM
7 1 (0.052%) MIIS
7 1 (0.052%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.052%) WSUS
7 1 (0.052%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.052%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.052%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 183 (9.44%) Oracle
2 109 (5.62%) Business Objects
3 93 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 42 (2.17%) IBM
5 39 (2.01%) JD Edwards
6 37 (1.91%) HP
7 25 (1.29%) Hyperion
8 21 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
9 20 (1.03%) VMware
9 20 (1.03%) Open Text
10 17 (0.88%) Adobe
10 17 (0.88%) Informatica
11 16 (0.83%) Siebel
11 16 (0.83%) Sybase
12 15 (0.77%) Cisco
12 15 (0.77%) NetApp
13 14 (0.72%) TIBCO
13 14 (0.72%) Remedy
14 13 (0.67%) hybris
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