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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 34 28 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing SAP 1063 1280 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.07% 5.86% 4.04%
As % of the Vendors category 11.15% 12.94% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 690 413
Average daily rate
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£465 £475 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £29.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.25 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £80.00 £62.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £43.90 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-56.71% +154.49%
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
9537 9889 8903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.44% 45.28% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6350 6402 5638
Average daily rate £425 £423 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 224 285
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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
City of London -1 170 £450 -5.26% 50
Brentford 0 67 £450 -14.28% 1
Uxbridge +8 11 £400 -6.97% 1
Canary Wharf +3 3 £550 +33.33%
Hammersmith -1 1 - -
Paddington -2 1 - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 562 (27.10%) Finance
2 303 (14.61%) ERP
3 280 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
4 260 (12.54%) Migration
5 259 (12.49%) SAP BW
6 216 (10.41%) Oracle
7 191 (9.21%) Project Management
8 190 (9.16%) Manufacturing
9 174 (8.39%) Data Migration
10 161 (7.76%) SAP FI
11 142 (6.85%) Pharmaceutical
11 142 (6.85%) ABAP
12 140 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 135 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
14 127 (6.12%) SAP BPC
15 125 (6.03%) FMCG
15 125 (6.03%) Retail
16 122 (5.88%) SAP CO
17 120 (5.79%) SAP FI/CO
18 113 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
18 113 (5.45%) SQL
18 113 (5.45%) Business Objects
19 112 (5.40%) Change Management
20 109 (5.26%) Banking
21 106 (5.11%) Microsoft
22 102 (4.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
23 101 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
24 95 (4.58%) SAP BI
25 94 (4.53%) CRM
26 90 (4.34%) Data Modelling

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 66 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 59 (2.84%) NetWeaver
3 19 (0.92%) SAP Portal
4 16 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (0.63%) Apache
6 12 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 10 (0.48%) CMS
7 10 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (0.24%) SAP EP
9 4 (0.19%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.19%) AquaLogic
9 4 (0.19%) LiveCycle
9 4 (0.19%) Confluence
9 4 (0.19%) SAS
9 4 (0.19%) IIS
9 4 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.19%) Node.js
10 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.14%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 88 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.60%) MS Project
3 51 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (2.12%) MS Office
5 25 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.24%) SPSS
8 3 (0.14%) Windchill
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.048%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.048%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 161 (7.76%) SAP FI
2 127 (6.12%) SAP BPC
3 122 (5.88%) SAP CO
4 120 (5.79%) SAP FI/CO
5 102 (4.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 78 (3.76%) SAP SD
7 72 (3.47%) SAP SRM
8 71 (3.42%) SAP APO
8 71 (3.42%) SAP HR
9 57 (2.75%) SAP MM
9 57 (2.75%) SAP ERP
10 45 (2.17%) SAP CRM
11 37 (1.78%) SAP WM
12 32 (1.54%) SAP FI-AP
12 32 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
13 31 (1.49%) SAP FSCM
13 31 (1.49%) SAP PP
14 30 (1.45%) Agresso
15 29 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
16 25 (1.21%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.21%) SaaS
2 17 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.14%) Office 365
3 3 (0.14%) PaaS
4 2 (0.096%) Taleo
4 2 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.096%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.096%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.096%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.048%) GitHub
5 1 (0.048%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.63%) SAN
2 12 (0.58%) WAN
3 8 (0.39%) Firewall
4 7 (0.34%) LDAP
4 7 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.34%) Intranet
5 6 (0.29%) DNS
5 6 (0.29%) LAN
6 5 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.19%) Network Security
7 4 (0.19%) RTP
8 2 (0.096%) VPN
8 2 (0.096%) DHCP
8 2 (0.096%) FTP
8 2 (0.096%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.048%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.048%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.048%) Multicast
9 1 (0.048%) SNMP
9 1 (0.048%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (12.49%) SAP BW
2 113 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
3 95 (4.58%) SAP BI
4 72 (3.47%) SQL Server
5 59 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (2.46%) SAP HANA
7 43 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (1.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 33 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
10 32 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
11 22 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (0.87%) Big Data
12 18 (0.87%) Oracle Database
13 16 (0.77%) DB2
14 13 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.63%) QlikView
15 12 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.53%) OLAP
16 11 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
17 10 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (1.83%) LSMW
2 19 (0.92%) JIRA
3 17 (0.82%) ERwin
4 14 (0.68%) Selenium
5 12 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (0.43%) LoadRunner
6 9 (0.43%) Subversion
7 8 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.39%) JUnit
8 6 (0.29%) Redmine
9 5 (0.24%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.19%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.19%) Toad
10 4 (0.19%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.14%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.14%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.14%) PowerDesigner
11 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.14%) Maven
12 2 (0.096%) TestNG
General
1 562 (27.10%) Finance
2 190 (9.16%) Manufacturing
3 142 (6.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 125 (6.03%) Retail
5 109 (5.26%) Banking
6 75 (3.62%) Marketing
7 68 (3.28%) Telecoms
8 53 (2.56%) Electronics
9 32 (1.54%) Legal
10 29 (1.40%) Investment Banking
11 26 (1.25%) Billing
12 22 (1.06%) Front Office
13 21 (1.01%) Publishing
14 20 (0.96%) General Ledger
15 19 (0.92%) Back Office
16 17 (0.82%) German Language
17 15 (0.72%) French Language
18 7 (0.34%) Spanish Language
19 5 (0.24%) Military
19 5 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 759 (36.60%) Consultant
2 654 (31.53%) SAP Consultant
3 299 (14.42%) Analyst
4 197 (9.50%) SAP Manager
5 173 (8.34%) Project Manager
6 161 (7.76%) Architect
7 142 (6.85%) Business Analyst
8 141 (6.80%) Developer
9 87 (4.19%) SAP Project Manager
9 87 (4.19%) SAP Analyst
10 77 (3.71%) Functional Consultant
11 68 (3.28%) SAP Architect
11 68 (3.28%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 68 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
12 64 (3.09%) SAP Business Analyst
13 57 (2.75%) SAP Developer
14 50 (2.41%) Data Analyst
14 50 (2.41%) SAP APO Consultant
15 39 (1.88%) Trainer
15 39 (1.88%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (2.12%) SAP PI
2 42 (2.03%) Web Services
3 41 (1.98%) .NET
4 32 (1.54%) XML
5 31 (1.49%) BAPI
6 26 (1.25%) HTML
6 26 (1.25%) SOAP
7 24 (1.16%) SAP XI
8 23 (1.11%) EDI
9 18 (0.87%) SAP Basis
10 16 (0.77%) CSS
10 16 (0.77%) DOM
11 14 (0.68%) Spring
11 14 (0.68%) Middleware
12 12 (0.58%) J2EE
13 11 (0.53%) HTML5
13 11 (0.53%) REST
13 11 (0.53%) jQuery
13 11 (0.53%) JSON
14 10 (0.48%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 135 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (6.03%) FMCG
3 62 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 53 (2.56%) DTV
5 30 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 25 (1.21%) Data Integration
7 22 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (0.87%) Data Extraction
8 18 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 14 (0.68%) Data Conversion
10 12 (0.58%) Visualisation
11 9 (0.43%) User Experience
11 9 (0.43%) HACMP
11 9 (0.43%) NHS
11 9 (0.43%) PMI
11 9 (0.43%) Replication
11 9 (0.43%) E-Learning
11 9 (0.43%) Learning Management System
12 8 (0.39%) Statistics
12 8 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 62 (2.99%) Windows
2 33 (1.59%) UNIX
3 23 (1.11%) Linux
4 15 (0.72%) AIX
4 15 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 10 (0.48%) Windows 8
7 8 (0.39%) HPUX
7 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.34%) Android
9 5 (0.24%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.19%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.096%) zOS
12 2 (0.096%) Solaris
13 1 (0.048%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.048%) VMS
13 1 (0.048%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (14.61%) ERP
2 280 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
3 260 (12.54%) Migration
4 191 (9.21%) Project Management
5 174 (8.39%) Data Migration
6 140 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 112 (5.40%) Change Management
8 101 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
9 94 (4.53%) CRM
10 90 (4.34%) Data Modelling
11 87 (4.19%) Programme Management
12 84 (4.05%) SAP Implementation
13 83 (4.00%) ETL
14 80 (3.86%) PRINCE2
15 79 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
16 78 (3.76%) Procure-to-pay
17 70 (3.38%) Data Management
18 68 (3.28%) Validation
19 63 (3.04%) GAP Analysis
20 62 (2.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 142 (6.85%) ABAP
2 113 (5.45%) SQL
3 56 (2.70%) Java
4 28 (1.35%) C
5 25 (1.21%) JavaScript
6 14 (0.68%) C#
6 14 (0.68%) T-SQL
7 10 (0.48%) PL/SQL
8 9 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.29%) VB
10 5 (0.24%) VBA
10 5 (0.24%) SAPscript
11 4 (0.19%) XPath
11 4 (0.19%) C++
12 3 (0.14%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.14%) Perl
12 3 (0.14%) Python
12 3 (0.14%) Ruby
13 2 (0.096%) Korn
13 2 (0.096%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (3.33%) Degree
2 64 (3.09%) SAP Certification
3 23 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 19 (0.92%) PMP
5 18 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 18 (0.87%) CIMA
6 16 (0.77%) ACCA
7 11 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (0.39%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (0.39%) ISEB
9 7 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.34%) CISA
10 6 (0.29%) CCAB
11 5 (0.24%) CISSP
12 4 (0.19%) QiCA
12 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.14%) MCP
13 3 (0.14%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (2.89%) QA
2 26 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.16%) SLA
4 20 (0.96%) GAAP
5 14 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.29%) COBIT
6 6 (0.29%) MiFID
6 6 (0.29%) EMIR
7 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.096%) HL7
7 2 (0.096%) GxP
8 1 (0.048%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.048%) PAS 55
8 1 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.048%) GAMP
8 1 (0.048%) Basel II
8 1 (0.048%) COSO
System Software
1 28 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.43%) PowerHA
4 9 (0.43%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.096%) HDFS
7 1 (0.048%) Firmware
7 1 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.048%) Samba
7 1 (0.048%) vSphere
7 1 (0.048%) Squid
Systems Management
1 32 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (0.48%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.24%) Control-M
4 5 (0.24%) SCCM
4 5 (0.24%) SCOM
5 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.096%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.096%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.048%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.048%) MOM
7 1 (0.048%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.048%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.048%) WSUS
Vendors
1 216 (10.41%) Oracle
2 113 (5.45%) Business Objects
3 106 (5.11%) Microsoft
4 52 (2.51%) IBM
5 38 (1.83%) JD Edwards
6 28 (1.35%) Open Text
6 28 (1.35%) HP
7 24 (1.16%) Hyperion
7 24 (1.16%) VMware
8 23 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
9 21 (1.01%) Siebel
9 21 (1.01%) Adobe
10 20 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (0.82%) Informatica
11 17 (0.82%) NetApp
12 16 (0.77%) Cisco
13 15 (0.72%) TIBCO
14 14 (0.68%) Cognos
15 13 (0.63%) Primavera
15 13 (0.63%) Teradata
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Rate: £200.00 - £239.00 per day
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Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
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