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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 39 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP 1102 1214 1153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.55% 4.81% 4.49%
As % of the Vendors category 9.99% 10.48% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 716 550
Average daily rate
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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 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £604 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Average hourly rate £46.54 £15.90 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.76% -61.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.78 £13.60 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.31 £19.39 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+51.42% -12.50%
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
11031 11581 11746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.52% 45.91% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7245 7566 7184
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 240 321
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 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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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 -21 131 £425 -10.52% 47
Uxbridge 0 29 £405 -13.60% 4
Canary Wharf +28 14 £450 -4.66%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 9 - - 1
Feltham -1 7 £450 -23.72%
Docklands, London +18 1 £575 +25.00%
Chiswick -2 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 609 (26.47%) Finance
2 337 (14.65%) ERP
3 292 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
4 280 (12.17%) Migration
5 270 (11.73%) Oracle
6 251 (10.91%) Project Management
7 215 (9.34%) Manufacturing
8 205 (8.91%) Data Migration
9 202 (8.78%) SAP BW
10 182 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 179 (7.78%) SAP FI
12 165 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
13 162 (7.04%) Retail
14 151 (6.56%) SAP CO
15 148 (6.43%) Change Management
16 144 (6.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 140 (6.08%) SAP FI/CO
18 138 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
18 138 (6.00%) Business Objects
19 136 (5.91%) Microsoft
20 132 (5.74%) MS Excel
21 131 (5.69%) FMCG
22 125 (5.43%) SAP Implementation
23 117 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
24 113 (4.91%) ABAP
25 110 (4.78%) SAP BI
26 108 (4.69%) Marketing
26 108 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
27 104 (4.52%) SQL
28 103 (4.48%) SAP SRM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 52 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 39 (1.69%) NetWeaver
3 27 (1.17%) SAS
4 25 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 19 (0.83%) MS Project Server
6 16 (0.70%) Adobe CQ
7 12 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (0.52%) AquaLogic
8 11 (0.48%) SAP Portal
8 11 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.35%) CMS
10 5 (0.22%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.17%) SAP EP
11 4 (0.17%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.13%) Apache
13 2 (0.087%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.087%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.087%) IIS
13 2 (0.087%) Tomcat
Applications
1 132 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 82 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 74 (3.22%) MS Office
4 65 (2.82%) MS Project
5 31 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.043%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 179 (7.78%) SAP FI
2 151 (6.56%) SAP CO
3 140 (6.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 117 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 103 (4.48%) SAP SRM
6 102 (4.43%) SAP HR
7 90 (3.91%) SAP SD
8 84 (3.65%) SAP BPC
9 57 (2.48%) SAP MM
10 49 (2.13%) SAP ERP
11 43 (1.87%) SAP APO
12 41 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
13 39 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
14 37 (1.61%) SAP PM
15 36 (1.56%) SAP FSCM
16 34 (1.48%) Oracle Retail
17 31 (1.35%) SAP Retail
18 29 (1.26%) SAP CRM
19 27 (1.17%) SAP QM
20 26 (1.13%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.09%) SaaS
2 22 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.13%) Office 365
4 3 (0.13%) IaaS
5 2 (0.087%) Force.com
5 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.043%) PaaS
6 1 (0.043%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.043%) GitHub
6 1 (0.043%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.83%) Firewall
2 12 (0.52%) WAN
3 10 (0.43%) SAN
3 10 (0.43%) Intranet
4 7 (0.30%) LAN
5 6 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.26%) LDAP
6 5 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.17%) Internet
8 2 (0.087%) VPN
8 2 (0.087%) HTTP
8 2 (0.087%) VoIP
9 1 (0.043%) SSH
9 1 (0.043%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.043%) NAS
9 1 (0.043%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.043%) Wireless
9 1 (0.043%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.043%) SNMP
9 1 (0.043%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (8.78%) SAP BW
2 138 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
3 110 (4.78%) SAP BI
4 51 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 47 (2.04%) SAP HANA
6 35 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 35 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
7 17 (0.74%) Big Data
8 16 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (0.61%) QlikView
11 13 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.56%) DB2
12 12 (0.52%) Relational Database
12 12 (0.52%) Oracle Database
12 12 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (0.52%) OLAP
13 10 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (2.43%) LSMW
2 9 (0.39%) JIRA
3 6 (0.26%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.17%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.17%) Toad
5 4 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.17%) Selenium
6 2 (0.087%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.087%) LoadUI
6 2 (0.087%) JConsole
6 2 (0.087%) VisualVM
6 2 (0.087%) NWDS
6 2 (0.087%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.087%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.087%) ERwin
6 2 (0.087%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.087%) NetBeans
6 2 (0.087%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 609 (26.47%) Finance
2 215 (9.34%) Manufacturing
3 162 (7.04%) Retail
4 144 (6.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 108 (4.69%) Marketing
6 91 (3.95%) Banking
7 86 (3.74%) Telecoms
8 57 (2.48%) Electronics
9 35 (1.52%) Billing
10 32 (1.39%) Front Office
11 30 (1.30%) Back Office
11 30 (1.30%) Legal
12 24 (1.04%) General Ledger
13 16 (0.70%) Publishing
14 15 (0.65%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.56%) French Language
15 13 (0.56%) German Language
16 4 (0.17%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.17%) Dutch Language
17 3 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 735 (31.94%) Consultant
2 617 (26.81%) SAP Consultant
3 359 (15.60%) Analyst
4 222 (9.65%) SAP Manager
5 192 (8.34%) Project Manager
6 165 (7.17%) Business Analyst
7 155 (6.74%) Architect
8 141 (6.13%) Developer
9 122 (5.30%) SAP Analyst
10 87 (3.78%) SAP Project Manager
11 77 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
12 73 (3.17%) Functional Consultant
12 73 (3.17%) SAP Business Analyst
13 64 (2.78%) SAP Developer
14 61 (2.65%) Trainer
15 59 (2.56%) SAP Functional Consultant
16 58 (2.52%) Data Consultant
17 57 (2.48%) Data Analyst
18 55 (2.39%) SAP Trainer
19 52 (2.26%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (2.00%) .NET
2 40 (1.74%) SAP PI
3 37 (1.61%) XML
4 33 (1.43%) BAPI
5 30 (1.30%) HTML
6 29 (1.26%) Web Services
7 25 (1.09%) DOM
8 22 (0.96%) SOAP
9 21 (0.91%) SAP XI
10 17 (0.74%) Middleware
10 17 (0.74%) EDI
10 17 (0.74%) HTML5
11 16 (0.70%) XSLT
12 14 (0.61%) CSS
13 13 (0.56%) SAP Basis
13 13 (0.56%) XSD
13 13 (0.56%) WSDL
14 12 (0.52%) CSS3
14 12 (0.52%) UDDI
14 12 (0.52%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 165 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (5.69%) FMCG
3 57 (2.48%) DTV
4 46 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 30 (1.30%) Data Integration
6 25 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 16 (0.70%) PMI
7 16 (0.70%) NHS
7 16 (0.70%) Mathematics
7 16 (0.70%) Data Extraction
8 15 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (0.65%) SWIFT
9 13 (0.56%) Data Conversion
10 11 (0.48%) User Experience
11 10 (0.43%) Replication
11 10 (0.43%) Visualisation
11 10 (0.43%) Computer Science
12 9 (0.39%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.30%) E-Learning
13 7 (0.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 49 (2.13%) Windows
2 34 (1.48%) Linux
3 30 (1.30%) UNIX
4 13 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 13 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.43%) Windows 8
6 10 (0.43%) AIX
7 9 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.26%) SUSE
9 4 (0.17%) Android
10 2 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.087%) Solaris
11 1 (0.043%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.043%) HPUX
11 1 (0.043%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (14.65%) ERP
2 292 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
3 280 (12.17%) Migration
4 251 (10.91%) Project Management
5 205 (8.91%) Data Migration
6 182 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 148 (6.43%) Change Management
8 125 (5.43%) SAP Implementation
9 108 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 102 (4.43%) Programme Management
11 101 (4.39%) Procure-to-pay
12 97 (4.22%) CRM
13 93 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
14 90 (3.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 89 (3.87%) PRINCE2
16 84 (3.65%) Data Management
17 70 (3.04%) Digital Marketing
18 68 (2.96%) Test Scripting
19 67 (2.91%) Business Analysis
20 66 (2.87%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 113 (4.91%) ABAP
2 104 (4.52%) SQL
3 67 (2.91%) Java
4 33 (1.43%) C
5 24 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 24 (1.04%) VBA
6 12 (0.52%) C#
6 12 (0.52%) XPath
7 11 (0.48%) T-SQL
8 10 (0.43%) PL/SQL
9 9 (0.39%) PHP
10 8 (0.35%) VBScript
11 7 (0.30%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.26%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.26%) VB
13 5 (0.22%) Perl
14 4 (0.17%) SAPscript
15 3 (0.13%) Python
15 3 (0.13%) C++
16 2 (0.087%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 60 (2.61%) Degree
2 40 (1.74%) SAP Certification
3 21 (0.91%) PMI Certification
4 15 (0.65%) PMP
5 14 (0.61%) CISA
6 12 (0.52%) CISSP
6 12 (0.52%) CIMA
6 12 (0.52%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.48%) CCAB
7 11 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (0.43%) ISEB
8 10 (0.43%) ACCA
9 8 (0.35%) CCA
9 8 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.30%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.26%) GIAC
12 5 (0.22%) CISM
12 5 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.35%) QA
2 31 (1.35%) SLA
3 19 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.30%) MiFID
5 7 (0.30%) GAAP
5 7 (0.30%) EMIR
6 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.087%) FINREP
7 2 (0.087%) GxP
7 2 (0.087%) RosettaNet
7 2 (0.087%) COSO
7 2 (0.087%) IAS 39
7 2 (0.087%) COBIT
8 1 (0.043%) HL7
8 1 (0.043%) GAMP
8 1 (0.043%) GMP
8 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.043%) Basel III
8 1 (0.043%) PAS 55
System Software
1 25 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.56%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.26%) PowerHA
4 6 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.087%) XenApp
5 2 (0.087%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.087%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.043%) Squid
6 1 (0.043%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.043%) Samba
6 1 (0.043%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.043%) RACF
6 1 (0.043%) Firmware
6 1 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.043%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 25 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (1.00%) Tivoli
3 11 (0.48%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 10 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (0.30%) AppDNA
6 6 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.13%) SCCM
8 3 (0.13%) SCOM
8 3 (0.13%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.087%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.043%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.043%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.043%) CA SiteMinder
10 1 (0.043%) MOM
10 1 (0.043%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.043%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 270 (11.73%) Oracle
2 138 (6.00%) Business Objects
3 136 (5.91%) Microsoft
4 62 (2.69%) IBM
5 53 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
6 42 (1.83%) JD Edwards
7 34 (1.48%) Citrix
8 32 (1.39%) VMware
9 29 (1.26%) Adobe
10 24 (1.04%) Open Text
11 22 (0.96%) JDA
12 18 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (0.74%) Cognos
14 16 (0.70%) hybris
14 16 (0.70%) HP
15 14 (0.61%) Hyperion
16 13 (0.56%) Siebel
16 13 (0.56%) EMC
17 12 (0.52%) BEA
17 12 (0.52%) Cisco
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