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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 45 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 1026 1225 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.16% 4.84% 4.73%
As % of the Vendors category 9.27% 10.62% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 713 555
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 £315 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.09 £17.15 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.69% -58.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £18.97 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+48.26% -36.76%
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
11068 11536 11513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.93% 45.54% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7364 7607 7146
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 229 307
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.65 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 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 21 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 21 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 -22 138 £435 -8.42% 51
Uxbridge +6 34 £409 -11.62% 2
Canary Wharf +21 11 £450 -7.02%
Feltham -1 9 £475 -17.39% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +3 8 - - 2
Docklands, London +13 1 £575 +25.00%
Hayes - 1 £410 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 592 (26.54%) Finance
2 323 (14.48%) ERP
3 305 (13.67%) Business Intelligence
4 273 (12.24%) Migration
5 259 (11.61%) Oracle
6 239 (10.71%) Project Management
7 201 (9.01%) Data Migration
8 195 (8.74%) SAP BW
8 195 (8.74%) Manufacturing
9 173 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
10 165 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 159 (7.13%) SAP FI
12 147 (6.59%) Retail
13 146 (6.54%) BusinessObjects
13 146 (6.54%) Business Objects
14 136 (6.10%) Microsoft
15 134 (6.01%) MS Excel
16 131 (5.87%) FMCG
17 130 (5.83%) SAP CO
18 127 (5.69%) Change Management
19 125 (5.60%) Pharmaceutical
20 121 (5.42%) SAP FI/CO
21 117 (5.24%) ABAP
22 116 (5.20%) SAP Implementation
23 115 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
24 110 (4.93%) SQL
25 109 (4.89%) SAP BI
26 102 (4.57%) Agile Software Development
27 99 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
27 99 (4.44%) SAP HR

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 54 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 41 (1.84%) NetWeaver
3 24 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 17 (0.76%) MS Project Server
4 17 (0.76%) SAS
5 14 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
6 12 (0.54%) AquaLogic
6 12 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (0.49%) SAP Portal
7 11 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.31%) CMS
9 6 (0.27%) LiveCycle
10 5 (0.22%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.18%) Apache
11 4 (0.18%) SAP EP
12 2 (0.090%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.090%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.090%) IIS
12 2 (0.090%) Documentum
Applications
1 134 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 81 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 70 (3.14%) MS Office
4 64 (2.87%) MS Project
5 31 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 23 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.13%) Windchill
7 3 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.045%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 159 (7.13%) SAP FI
2 130 (5.83%) SAP CO
3 121 (5.42%) SAP FI/CO
4 115 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 99 (4.44%) SAP HR
6 96 (4.30%) SAP SD
7 77 (3.45%) SAP BPC
8 71 (3.18%) SAP SRM
9 51 (2.29%) SAP MM
10 50 (2.24%) SAP APO
11 46 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
12 42 (1.88%) SAP ERP
13 41 (1.84%) SAP FSCM
14 36 (1.61%) SAP PM
15 32 (1.43%) SAP CRM
16 31 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
17 28 (1.26%) SAP Retail
18 27 (1.21%) SAP QM
19 25 (1.12%) SAP Payroll
19 25 (1.12%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.17%) SaaS
2 24 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.13%) Office 365
4 3 (0.13%) IaaS
5 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.090%) Force.com
6 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.045%) PaaS
6 1 (0.045%) GitHub
6 1 (0.045%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.85%) Firewall
2 15 (0.67%) WAN
3 13 (0.58%) SAN
4 9 (0.40%) Intranet
5 7 (0.31%) LAN
5 7 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.18%) Internet
8 3 (0.13%) LDAP
9 2 (0.090%) RTP
9 2 (0.090%) HTTP
9 2 (0.090%) VPN
9 2 (0.090%) DNS
10 1 (0.045%) SSL
10 1 (0.045%) S/MIME
10 1 (0.045%) IPv4
10 1 (0.045%) IPv6
10 1 (0.045%) VoIP
10 1 (0.045%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.045%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (8.74%) SAP BW
2 146 (6.54%) BusinessObjects
3 109 (4.89%) SAP BI
4 55 (2.47%) SQL Server
5 51 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (2.15%) SAP HANA
7 42 (1.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 37 (1.66%) SAP Data Services
9 17 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
10 16 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (0.72%) Big Data
11 15 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (0.58%) DB2
12 13 (0.58%) QlikView
12 13 (0.58%) Oracle Database
13 12 (0.54%) Relational Database
13 12 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (0.54%) OLAP
13 12 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 60 (2.69%) LSMW
2 11 (0.49%) JIRA
3 8 (0.36%) Selenium
4 7 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (0.27%) LoadRunner
5 6 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.18%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.18%) Toad
6 4 (0.18%) Subversion
7 3 (0.13%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (0.13%) ERwin
7 3 (0.13%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.13%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.090%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.090%) NWDS
8 2 (0.090%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.090%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.090%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.090%) NeoLoad
General
1 592 (26.54%) Finance
2 195 (8.74%) Manufacturing
3 147 (6.59%) Retail
4 125 (5.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 94 (4.21%) Banking
6 93 (4.17%) Marketing
7 82 (3.68%) Telecoms
8 55 (2.47%) Electronics
9 39 (1.75%) Billing
10 32 (1.43%) Front Office
11 31 (1.39%) Back Office
12 28 (1.26%) Legal
13 20 (0.90%) General Ledger
14 19 (0.85%) Investment Banking
15 17 (0.76%) German Language
16 16 (0.72%) Publishing
17 14 (0.63%) French Language
18 5 (0.22%) Spanish Language
18 5 (0.22%) Law
19 4 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 704 (31.56%) Consultant
2 586 (26.27%) SAP Consultant
3 355 (15.91%) Analyst
4 199 (8.92%) SAP Manager
5 186 (8.34%) Project Manager
6 166 (7.44%) Business Analyst
7 158 (7.08%) Architect
8 145 (6.50%) Developer
9 110 (4.93%) SAP Analyst
10 81 (3.63%) SAP Project Manager
11 75 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
12 73 (3.27%) Functional Consultant
13 72 (3.23%) SAP Business Analyst
14 65 (2.91%) SAP Developer
15 61 (2.73%) Trainer
16 59 (2.64%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 57 (2.55%) Data Consultant
18 55 (2.47%) SAP Trainer
18 55 (2.47%) Data Analyst
19 51 (2.29%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (1.75%) Web Services
2 37 (1.66%) SAP PI
3 36 (1.61%) .NET
4 35 (1.57%) BAPI
5 33 (1.48%) XML
6 28 (1.26%) HTML
7 26 (1.17%) DOM
8 22 (0.99%) SOAP
8 22 (0.99%) SAP XI
9 17 (0.76%) Middleware
9 17 (0.76%) EDI
10 16 (0.72%) XSLT
11 13 (0.58%) XSD
11 13 (0.58%) WSDL
11 13 (0.58%) HTML5
12 12 (0.54%) UDDI
12 12 (0.54%) CSS
13 11 (0.49%) ASP.NET
13 11 (0.49%) Apache Axis
13 11 (0.49%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 173 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (5.87%) FMCG
3 55 (2.47%) DTV
4 51 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 29 (1.30%) Data Structures
5 29 (1.30%) Data Integration
6 19 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (0.76%) Data Extraction
8 15 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 15 (0.67%) PMI
9 13 (0.58%) NHS
9 13 (0.58%) Data Conversion
10 11 (0.49%) Visualisation
10 11 (0.49%) User Experience
11 10 (0.45%) Replication
11 10 (0.45%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.40%) HACMP
12 9 (0.40%) SWIFT
12 9 (0.40%) Learning Management System
13 8 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (2.60%) Windows
2 35 (1.57%) Linux
3 30 (1.34%) UNIX
4 15 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 12 (0.54%) Windows 8
5 12 (0.54%) AIX
6 10 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.27%) SUSE
9 4 (0.18%) Android
9 4 (0.18%) HPUX
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.090%) Solaris
12 1 (0.045%) VMS
12 1 (0.045%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.045%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (14.48%) ERP
2 305 (13.67%) Business Intelligence
3 273 (12.24%) Migration
4 239 (10.71%) Project Management
5 201 (9.01%) Data Migration
6 165 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 127 (5.69%) Change Management
8 116 (5.20%) SAP Implementation
9 102 (4.57%) Agile Software Development
10 99 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 97 (4.35%) Programme Management
12 91 (4.08%) CRM
12 91 (4.08%) Procure-to-pay
13 84 (3.77%) PRINCE2
14 82 (3.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 76 (3.41%) Data Management
16 74 (3.32%) Data Modelling
17 71 (3.18%) Logistics
18 67 (3.00%) Digital Marketing
19 64 (2.87%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 117 (5.24%) ABAP
2 110 (4.93%) SQL
3 55 (2.47%) Java
4 31 (1.39%) C
5 25 (1.12%) VBA
6 24 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 14 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 12 (0.54%) PL/SQL
8 12 (0.54%) C#
8 12 (0.54%) XPath
9 8 (0.36%) VBScript
10 7 (0.31%) VB
10 7 (0.31%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.27%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.18%) PHP
13 3 (0.13%) Perl
13 3 (0.13%) C++
13 3 (0.13%) Ruby
13 3 (0.13%) SAPscript
13 3 (0.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 65 (2.91%) Degree
2 39 (1.75%) SAP Certification
3 19 (0.85%) PMI Certification
4 14 (0.63%) PMP
5 13 (0.58%) CIMA
6 12 (0.54%) ACCA
6 12 (0.54%) CISA
6 12 (0.54%) CISSP
7 11 (0.49%) CCAB
7 11 (0.49%) Security Cleared
8 10 (0.45%) ISEB
9 7 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.27%) GIAC
10 6 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.27%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.22%) NVQ Level 4
11 5 (0.22%) CISM
11 5 (0.22%) CCA
11 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (2.55%) QA
2 26 (1.17%) SLA
3 21 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.40%) GAAP
6 7 (0.31%) EMIR
6 7 (0.31%) MiFID
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.090%) COBIT
8 2 (0.090%) IAS 39
8 2 (0.090%) GxP
8 2 (0.090%) COSO
9 1 (0.045%) HL7
9 1 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.045%) PAS 55
9 1 (0.045%) Basel II
9 1 (0.045%) GAMP
9 1 (0.045%) GMP
9 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.72%) VMware ESX
4 9 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.40%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.090%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.090%) XenApp
5 2 (0.090%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.045%) Squid
6 1 (0.045%) Firmware
6 1 (0.045%) RACF
6 1 (0.045%) Samba
6 1 (0.045%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.045%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 25 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (0.99%) Tivoli
3 10 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 10 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 7 (0.31%) AppDNA
5 6 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.13%) SCCM
7 3 (0.13%) SCOM
8 2 (0.090%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.090%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.045%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.045%) MOM
9 1 (0.045%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.045%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.045%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 259 (11.61%) Oracle
2 146 (6.54%) Business Objects
3 136 (6.10%) Microsoft
4 64 (2.87%) IBM
5 47 (2.11%) PeopleSoft
6 39 (1.75%) VMware
7 34 (1.52%) Citrix
8 32 (1.43%) JD Edwards
9 29 (1.30%) Adobe
10 23 (1.03%) Open Text
11 21 (0.94%) Cognos
12 18 (0.81%) Hyperion
12 18 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (0.81%) hybris
13 16 (0.72%) HP
13 16 (0.72%) EMC
13 16 (0.72%) Cisco
14 15 (0.67%) Siebel
14 15 (0.67%) NetApp
15 12 (0.54%) JDA
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