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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 36 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP 1228 1222 1167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.02% 4.87% 4.41%
As % of the Vendors category 10.95% 10.54% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 705 557
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £622 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 9
Average hourly rate - £16.52 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +12.90%
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
11218 11594 12022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.90% 46.20% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7224 7528 7319
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 261 331
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.08 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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 16 September 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
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 16 September 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 -9 153 £438 -7.89% 50
Uxbridge -4 20 £310 -34.73% 4
Canary Wharf +25 13 £450 -2.17%
Kingston Upon Thames +4 10 £375 - 1
Feltham +8 8 £391 -13.22%
Chiswick -2 2 - -
Docklands, London +10 1 £575 +16.75%
Wimbledon - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 606 (25.18%) Finance
2 358 (14.87%) ERP
3 308 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
4 285 (11.84%) Migration
5 282 (11.72%) Oracle
6 258 (10.72%) Project Management
7 229 (9.51%) Manufacturing
8 217 (9.02%) Data Migration
9 206 (8.56%) SAP BW
10 190 (7.89%) SAP FI
11 183 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 170 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
13 162 (6.73%) SAP CO
13 162 (6.73%) Retail
14 150 (6.23%) SAP FI/CO
15 147 (6.11%) Change Management
16 145 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
17 140 (5.82%) FMCG
18 139 (5.77%) SAP Implementation
18 139 (5.77%) Microsoft
19 137 (5.69%) Business Objects
19 137 (5.69%) BusinessObjects
20 129 (5.36%) MS Excel
21 126 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
22 121 (5.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
23 119 (4.94%) ABAP
24 118 (4.90%) SQL
24 118 (4.90%) SAP HR
25 117 (4.86%) Marketing
26 110 (4.57%) SAP BI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 49 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 39 (1.62%) NetWeaver
3 36 (1.50%) SAS
4 27 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 20 (0.83%) MS Project Server
6 13 (0.54%) AquaLogic
6 13 (0.54%) SAP Portal
6 13 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
7 11 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.33%) CMS
9 6 (0.25%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.25%) SAP EP
10 4 (0.17%) LiveCycle
11 3 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.12%) Apache
11 3 (0.12%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.083%) Documentum
12 2 (0.083%) IIS
12 2 (0.083%) Tomcat
Applications
1 129 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 80 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 78 (3.24%) MS Office
4 61 (2.53%) MS Project
5 33 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.042%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 190 (7.89%) SAP FI
2 162 (6.73%) SAP CO
3 150 (6.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 121 (5.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 118 (4.90%) SAP HR
6 98 (4.07%) SAP SRM
7 93 (3.86%) SAP SD
8 82 (3.41%) SAP BPC
9 61 (2.53%) SAP MM
10 57 (2.37%) SAP ERP
11 47 (1.95%) SAP APO
12 44 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
13 43 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
14 39 (1.62%) SAP PM
15 37 (1.54%) SAP FSCM
15 37 (1.54%) Oracle Retail
16 33 (1.37%) SAP CRM
17 31 (1.29%) SAP Retail
18 29 (1.20%) SAP HCM
18 29 (1.20%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.50%) SuccessFactors
2 27 (1.12%) SaaS
3 5 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.12%) Office 365
4 3 (0.12%) IaaS
5 1 (0.042%) Trello
5 1 (0.042%) Taleo
5 1 (0.042%) Force.com
5 1 (0.042%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.83%) Firewall
2 12 (0.50%) WAN
3 10 (0.42%) Intranet
4 8 (0.33%) SAN
4 8 (0.33%) LDAP
4 8 (0.33%) LAN
5 7 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.17%) Internet
8 2 (0.083%) CTI
8 2 (0.083%) HTTP
8 2 (0.083%) VPN
8 2 (0.083%) Wireless
8 2 (0.083%) VoIP
9 1 (0.042%) SSH
9 1 (0.042%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.042%) LTE
9 1 (0.042%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.042%) NAS
9 1 (0.042%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (8.56%) SAP BW
2 137 (5.69%) BusinessObjects
3 110 (4.57%) SAP BI
4 58 (2.41%) SQL Server
5 55 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (1.91%) SAP HANA
7 42 (1.74%) SAP Data Services
8 33 (1.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 19 (0.79%) QlikView
10 17 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (0.66%) Big Data
12 15 (0.62%) DB2
13 14 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (0.54%) Relational Database
15 11 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.46%) OLAP
15 11 (0.46%) MS Access
16 10 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (2.62%) LSMW
2 9 (0.37%) JIRA
3 6 (0.25%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.17%) Toad
4 4 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.12%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.12%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.12%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.083%) ERwin
6 2 (0.083%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.083%) NetBeans
6 2 (0.083%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.083%) Subversion
6 2 (0.083%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.083%) NWDS
6 2 (0.083%) Selenium
6 2 (0.083%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.083%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.083%) NeoLoad
General
1 606 (25.18%) Finance
2 229 (9.51%) Manufacturing
3 162 (6.73%) Retail
4 145 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 117 (4.86%) Marketing
6 96 (3.99%) Telecoms
7 90 (3.74%) Banking
8 65 (2.70%) Electronics
9 35 (1.45%) Billing
9 35 (1.45%) Legal
10 31 (1.29%) Back Office
11 28 (1.16%) Front Office
11 28 (1.16%) General Ledger
12 16 (0.66%) French Language
12 16 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 16 (0.66%) Publishing
13 15 (0.62%) German Language
14 6 (0.25%) Dutch Language
15 4 (0.17%) Law
15 4 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 776 (32.24%) Consultant
2 649 (26.96%) SAP Consultant
3 375 (15.58%) Analyst
4 237 (9.85%) SAP Manager
5 193 (8.02%) Project Manager
6 166 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 159 (6.61%) Architect
8 151 (6.27%) Developer
9 127 (5.28%) SAP Analyst
10 88 (3.66%) SAP Project Manager
11 81 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
12 73 (3.03%) SAP Business Analyst
13 70 (2.91%) Functional Consultant
13 70 (2.91%) Trainer
14 68 (2.83%) SAP Developer
14 68 (2.83%) Data Consultant
15 66 (2.74%) Data Analyst
16 64 (2.66%) SAP Trainer
17 59 (2.45%) SAP Data Consultant
18 56 (2.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (2.08%) .NET
2 44 (1.83%) XML
3 38 (1.58%) BAPI
3 38 (1.58%) SAP PI
4 33 (1.37%) HTML
5 28 (1.16%) SOAP
5 28 (1.16%) Web Services
6 24 (1.00%) DOM
7 21 (0.87%) EDI
8 18 (0.75%) SAP XI
8 18 (0.75%) Middleware
8 18 (0.75%) XSLT
8 18 (0.75%) HTML5
9 17 (0.71%) CSS
9 17 (0.71%) SAP Basis
10 14 (0.58%) WSDL
10 14 (0.58%) XSD
11 13 (0.54%) UDDI
11 13 (0.54%) JAX-WS
11 13 (0.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 170 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (5.82%) FMCG
3 65 (2.70%) DTV
4 47 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 27 (1.12%) Data Integration
6 23 (0.96%) NHS
7 21 (0.87%) Mathematics
8 20 (0.83%) SWIFT
9 19 (0.79%) Data Extraction
10 16 (0.66%) PMI
11 15 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (0.50%) User Experience
12 12 (0.50%) Data Conversion
13 11 (0.46%) Learning Management System
14 10 (0.42%) Computer Science
15 9 (0.37%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.37%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.33%) Replication
17 7 (0.29%) E-Learning
17 7 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 47 (1.95%) Windows
2 34 (1.41%) Linux
3 28 (1.16%) UNIX
4 15 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 13 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.50%) AIX
7 11 (0.46%) Windows 8
8 8 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.25%) SUSE
10 4 (0.17%) Android
11 2 (0.083%) Solaris
12 1 (0.042%) HPUX
12 1 (0.042%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.042%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.042%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.042%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (14.87%) ERP
2 308 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
3 285 (11.84%) Migration
4 258 (10.72%) Project Management
5 217 (9.02%) Data Migration
6 183 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 147 (6.11%) Change Management
8 139 (5.77%) SAP Implementation
9 126 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 110 (4.57%) Programme Management
11 106 (4.40%) CRM
12 97 (4.03%) Procure-to-pay
13 96 (3.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 88 (3.66%) PRINCE2
15 84 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
15 84 (3.49%) Data Management
16 77 (3.20%) Digital Marketing
17 76 (3.16%) Test Scripting
18 73 (3.03%) Business Analysis
19 72 (2.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 119 (4.94%) ABAP
2 118 (4.90%) SQL
3 67 (2.78%) Java
4 30 (1.25%) JavaScript
5 26 (1.08%) C
6 23 (0.96%) VBA
7 13 (0.54%) T-SQL
7 13 (0.54%) XPath
8 12 (0.50%) C#
9 10 (0.42%) PHP
9 10 (0.42%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.33%) VBScript
11 7 (0.29%) Perl
11 7 (0.29%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.25%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.25%) VB
13 4 (0.17%) SAS Macro
13 4 (0.17%) SAPscript
14 3 (0.12%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 63 (2.62%) Degree
2 37 (1.54%) SAP Certification
3 22 (0.91%) PMI Certification
4 16 (0.66%) PMP
5 15 (0.62%) CISA
6 13 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (0.54%) CISSP
7 12 (0.50%) ISEB
7 12 (0.50%) Security Cleared
8 11 (0.46%) CIMA
8 11 (0.46%) CCAB
9 10 (0.42%) ACCA
10 9 (0.37%) CCA
10 9 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.29%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.25%) CISM
12 6 (0.25%) GIAC
12 6 (0.25%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.08%) QA
2 32 (1.33%) SLA
3 26 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.37%) MiFID
5 9 (0.37%) EMIR
6 7 (0.29%) GAAP
6 7 (0.29%) RosettaNet
7 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.083%) COBIT
8 2 (0.083%) IAS 39
8 2 (0.083%) GxP
8 2 (0.083%) COSO
8 2 (0.083%) FINREP
9 1 (0.042%) COREP
9 1 (0.042%) Basel III
9 1 (0.042%) PAS 55
9 1 (0.042%) HL7
9 1 (0.042%) GAMP
9 1 (0.042%) GMP
System Software
1 25 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.54%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.25%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.083%) XenApp
5 2 (0.083%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.042%) RACF
6 1 (0.042%) Samba
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.042%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.042%) Squid
6 1 (0.042%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.042%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.042%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 26 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.96%) Tivoli
3 13 (0.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 10 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (0.29%) AppDNA
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.12%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.083%) SCCM
9 1 (0.042%) SCOM
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.042%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.042%) MOM
9 1 (0.042%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.042%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.042%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 282 (11.72%) Oracle
2 139 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 137 (5.69%) Business Objects
4 65 (2.70%) IBM
5 52 (2.16%) PeopleSoft
6 46 (1.91%) JD Edwards
7 35 (1.45%) Citrix
8 32 (1.33%) VMware
9 30 (1.25%) Open Text
10 28 (1.16%) JDA
10 28 (1.16%) Adobe
11 22 (0.91%) Cognos
12 18 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (0.66%) HP
14 13 (0.54%) EMC
14 13 (0.54%) BEA
14 13 (0.54%) Hyperion
14 13 (0.54%) Siebel
14 13 (0.54%) hybris
15 12 (0.50%) Sybase
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