The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 32 29 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing SAP 1338 1146 983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.53% 5.30% 3.51%
As % of the Vendors category 12.42% 11.51% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 620 458
Average daily rate £475 £475 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £349 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +70.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £11.60 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.75 £60.95 £55.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.42% +48.57%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
SAP
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -26 167 £463 -2.63% 78
Uxbridge -2 24 £375 -21.05% 2
Brentford 0 22 £450 -12.83%
Feltham +5 17 £500 +19.76% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -9 2 £375 -0.66%
Ruislip - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Barnet - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 600 (22.88%) Finance
2 356 (13.58%) ERP
3 346 (13.20%) Migration
4 293 (11.17%) Project Management
5 284 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
6 273 (10.41%) SAP BW
7 261 (9.95%) SAP FI
8 259 (9.88%) Oracle
9 247 (9.42%) Data Migration
10 234 (8.92%) SAP CO
11 226 (8.62%) SAP FI/CO
12 208 (7.93%) CRM
13 205 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 168 (6.41%) FMCG
15 167 (6.37%) Manufacturing
16 154 (5.87%) ABAP
17 152 (5.80%) SQL
18 151 (5.76%) Pharmaceutical
19 148 (5.64%) SAP Implementation
20 145 (5.53%) BusinessObjects
20 145 (5.53%) Business Objects
21 141 (5.38%) Microsoft
22 138 (5.26%) PRINCE2
22 138 (5.26%) SAP SRM
23 137 (5.23%) Change Management
24 136 (5.19%) SAP SD
25 129 (4.92%) Retail
26 126 (4.81%) SAP BI
27 124 (4.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
28 120 (4.58%) MS Excel

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 39 (1.49%) NetWeaver
3 25 (0.95%) SAS
4 15 (0.57%) SAP Portal
5 10 (0.38%) CMS
6 9 (0.34%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.27%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.19%) Apache
11 4 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.15%) MS Project Server
11 4 (0.15%) LiveLink
11 4 (0.15%) PowerExchange
12 3 (0.11%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.11%) SAP EP
12 3 (0.11%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.11%) Liferay
Applications
1 120 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 75 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 70 (2.67%) MS Office
4 46 (1.75%) MS Project
5 26 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.11%) SPSS
6 3 (0.11%) ProjectWise
6 3 (0.11%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.076%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.076%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.076%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 261 (9.95%) SAP FI
2 234 (8.92%) SAP CO
3 226 (8.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 138 (5.26%) SAP SRM
5 136 (5.19%) SAP SD
6 124 (4.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 98 (3.74%) SAP CRM
8 97 (3.70%) SAP BPC
9 96 (3.66%) SAP ERP
10 93 (3.55%) SAP HR
11 92 (3.51%) SAP MM
12 66 (2.52%) SAP APO
13 50 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
14 38 (1.45%) SAP WM
14 38 (1.45%) SAP IS-U
15 36 (1.37%) SAP HCM
16 35 (1.33%) SAP R/3
17 33 (1.26%) SAP PM
18 30 (1.14%) Oracle CRM
18 30 (1.14%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 49 (1.87%) SuccessFactors
2 27 (1.03%) SaaS
3 5 (0.19%) Taleo
4 3 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.076%) PaaS
5 2 (0.076%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.038%) Force.com
6 1 (0.038%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.038%) IaaS
6 1 (0.038%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.038%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.50%) RTP
2 12 (0.46%) LDAP
3 10 (0.38%) 4G
4 9 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.34%) SAN
5 6 (0.23%) NAS
6 5 (0.19%) Wireless
7 4 (0.15%) Internet
7 4 (0.15%) CTI
7 4 (0.15%) HTTP
8 3 (0.11%) FTP
8 3 (0.11%) VoIP
8 3 (0.11%) WAN
8 3 (0.11%) Firewall
8 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.11%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.076%) X.400
9 2 (0.076%) Intranet
9 2 (0.076%) SMTP
9 2 (0.076%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (10.41%) SAP BW
2 145 (5.53%) BusinessObjects
3 126 (4.81%) SAP BI
4 78 (2.97%) SAP Data Services
5 74 (2.82%) SQL Server
5 74 (2.82%) SAP HANA
6 68 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (1.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 36 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 21 (0.80%) QlikView
9 20 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
9 20 (0.76%) DataStage
10 19 (0.72%) MS Access
10 19 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.50%) OLAP
13 13 (0.50%) Relational Database
14 10 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 93 (3.55%) LSMW
2 9 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.31%) LoadRunner
4 7 (0.27%) Subversion
5 6 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (0.19%) JUnit
6 5 (0.19%) JIRA
6 5 (0.19%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.15%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.11%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.076%) Hudson
9 2 (0.076%) Maven
9 2 (0.076%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.076%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.038%) Toad
10 1 (0.038%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.038%) MSI
General
1 600 (22.88%) Finance
2 167 (6.37%) Manufacturing
3 151 (5.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 129 (4.92%) Retail
5 102 (3.89%) Banking
6 86 (3.28%) Marketing
7 59 (2.25%) Billing
8 58 (2.21%) Telecoms
9 43 (1.64%) General Ledger
10 38 (1.45%) Legal
11 29 (1.11%) German Language
12 20 (0.76%) Electronics
13 19 (0.72%) Games
14 18 (0.69%) Front Office
15 15 (0.57%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.53%) French Language
16 14 (0.53%) Back Office
16 14 (0.53%) Advertising
17 13 (0.50%) Publishing
18 12 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 967 (36.88%) Consultant
2 846 (32.27%) SAP Consultant
3 355 (13.54%) Analyst
4 262 (9.99%) SAP Manager
5 214 (8.16%) Project Manager
6 189 (7.21%) Architect
6 189 (7.21%) Developer
7 155 (5.91%) SAP Analyst
8 135 (5.15%) Business Analyst
9 107 (4.08%) SAP Architect
10 100 (3.81%) SAP Project Manager
11 95 (3.62%) Data Analyst
12 90 (3.43%) Functional Consultant
13 85 (3.24%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
14 82 (3.13%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 76 (2.90%) SAP Business Analyst
16 75 (2.86%) SAP Developer
17 70 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
18 66 (2.52%) Data Consultant
19 62 (2.36%) SAP SRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (3.55%) .NET
2 57 (2.17%) XML
3 54 (2.06%) SAP PI
4 43 (1.64%) HTML
5 34 (1.30%) SAP Basis
6 32 (1.22%) EDI
7 30 (1.14%) Web Dynpro
8 27 (1.03%) Middleware
8 27 (1.03%) Web Services
9 26 (0.99%) SOAP
9 26 (0.99%) CSS
10 20 (0.76%) BAPI
11 19 (0.72%) SAP Smart Forms
12 15 (0.57%) AngularJS
12 15 (0.57%) Backbone.js
13 14 (0.53%) HTML5
13 14 (0.53%) Spring
14 12 (0.46%) SAP TM
14 12 (0.46%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (0.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 168 (6.41%) FMCG
2 67 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 36 (1.37%) Data Integration
4 34 (1.30%) Data Conversion
5 27 (1.03%) PMI
6 20 (0.76%) DTV
7 19 (0.72%) Learning Management System
8 16 (0.61%) Mathematics
9 15 (0.57%) E-Learning
9 15 (0.57%) SWIFT
10 14 (0.53%) Data Extraction
11 10 (0.38%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.38%) Clustering
11 10 (0.38%) NHS
12 9 (0.34%) Statistics
13 8 (0.31%) Life Science
14 7 (0.27%) EPoS
15 6 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.19%) LIMS
16 5 (0.19%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 46 (1.75%) Windows
2 40 (1.53%) UNIX
3 37 (1.41%) Linux
4 28 (1.07%) Apple iOS
5 19 (0.72%) AIX
6 11 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.31%) Solaris
8 8 (0.31%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.23%) HPUX
11 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.11%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.076%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.076%) Mac OS X Server
13 2 (0.076%) SUSE
13 2 (0.076%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.038%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (13.58%) ERP
2 346 (13.20%) Migration
3 293 (11.17%) Project Management
4 284 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
5 247 (9.42%) Data Migration
6 208 (7.93%) CRM
7 205 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 148 (5.64%) SAP Implementation
9 138 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 137 (5.23%) Change Management
11 100 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 99 (3.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 93 (3.55%) ETL
14 91 (3.47%) Procure-to-pay
15 85 (3.24%) ITIL
16 81 (3.09%) Data Management
17 79 (3.01%) Business Analysis
17 79 (3.01%) Data Modelling
18 76 (2.90%) Logistics
18 76 (2.90%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 154 (5.87%) ABAP
2 152 (5.80%) SQL
3 119 (4.54%) Java
4 48 (1.83%) JavaScript
5 34 (1.30%) PHP
6 26 (0.99%) C
7 24 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 15 (0.57%) SAPscript
9 8 (0.31%) Apex Code
9 8 (0.31%) Perl
10 7 (0.27%) VBA
11 6 (0.23%) C#
11 6 (0.23%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.19%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.15%) XPath
13 4 (0.15%) SAS Macro
13 4 (0.15%) VB
13 4 (0.15%) C++
14 3 (0.11%) VBScript
14 3 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (3.09%) Degree
2 42 (1.60%) PMI Certification
3 30 (1.14%) SAP Certification
4 25 (0.95%) PMP
5 23 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 21 (0.80%) Security Cleared
7 16 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (0.61%) ACCA
8 14 (0.53%) CIMA
9 12 (0.46%) SC Cleared
9 12 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.38%) ISEB
11 8 (0.31%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.27%) CISSP
12 7 (0.27%) CISM
13 6 (0.23%) CCA
14 5 (0.19%) APMP
15 4 (0.15%) CISA
16 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
17 1 (0.038%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.10%) Data Quality
2 35 (1.33%) QA
3 23 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 21 (0.80%) SLA
5 10 (0.38%) RosettaNet
6 8 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.19%) GxP
8 3 (0.11%) GMP
9 2 (0.076%) Basel III
9 2 (0.076%) EMIR
9 2 (0.076%) FINREP
9 2 (0.076%) MiFID
9 2 (0.076%) COBIT
10 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.038%) GAMP
10 1 (0.038%) GAAP
10 1 (0.038%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.038%) P3O
10 1 (0.038%) COREP
System Software
1 17 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.27%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.27%) XenApp
5 6 (0.23%) PowerHA
5 6 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.076%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.038%) NFS
9 1 (0.038%) Postfix
9 1 (0.038%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.038%) vSphere
9 1 (0.038%) Squid
9 1 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.34%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.11%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.076%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.038%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.038%) Nagios
7 1 (0.038%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.038%) SCCM
7 1 (0.038%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.038%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.038%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.038%) Puppet
Vendors
1 259 (9.88%) Oracle
2 145 (5.53%) Business Objects
3 141 (5.38%) Microsoft
4 88 (3.36%) JD Edwards
5 61 (2.33%) IBM
6 27 (1.03%) Cognos
7 26 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
7 26 (0.99%) Informatica
7 26 (0.99%) Open Text
8 20 (0.76%) HP
8 20 (0.76%) VMware
9 19 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (0.72%) JDA
10 18 (0.69%) Adobe
10 18 (0.69%) Hyperion
10 18 (0.69%) Citrix
11 15 (0.57%) hybris
12 14 (0.53%) EMC
13 12 (0.46%) NetApp
14 11 (0.42%) Sybase
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